Rose Theme

Growing in God's Fragrant Beauty
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted March 06, 2004



Spiritual Application

Using the rose as an inspiration, this theme revolves around manifesting the fragrance of God's beauty in our lives. 


Theme Verse Suggestions

And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.  Ephesians 5:2 

But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever.  2 Peter 3:18



Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

Fragrance of Beauty by Julia

Discussion questions for this devotional

Roses Lesson Discussion Questions

Downlaod in a PDF File


Devotional Idea: 

A Rose by Any Other Name------(Acts 4:12; John 14:6; Philippians 2:9-11; Matthew 1:21)

Devotional Idea:

Blooming Hope------(study of Isaiah 35)

More Devotionals by Julia


Alternative Theme Titles

Fragrance of Beauty

Beauty in Bloom

Bloom Where you are Planted

Blooming for Christ

Garden of Friends

Fragrant Roses and Pleasing Lives

Love Blooms Here

Smell the Roses

Take Time

The Fragrance of Beauty

The Language of Love

Rose Garden Party


Decorating

Color:  Since roses come in all colors, any choice will do.

Make a rose garden - Baskets and pots of roses placed strategically will work.

Birdbaths

Birdhouses

Watering cans

Make some 'garden signs' with the names of different rose varieties.

Use candles or tealights for tables.  There's nothing like roses and candles together. 

Rose centerpieces

Focal Point for large event - Rose Arbor

It depends on your budget and space as to how elaborate you want to make your arbor.

You can sometimes purchase the preformed wire ones.  Cover with garlands of greenery and silk roses.

It will make a nice entryway and also be a great place for photos to be taken.


Music

Let the Beauty of Jesus  (Albert Orsborn)

Altogether Lovely  (Wendell P. Loveless)  


Favors

Anything with roses.  Check for magnets, small notepads, etc. in a rose theme.

Rose scented sachets

Rose scented candles

Single rose

See my blog for creative favor ideas.


Door Prizes

Anything with roses--bath soaps, dishtowels, stationary, etc.

Bouquet of 4oses

Book on rose care

Gardening magazine

Gardening gloves

Rose tea

Rose bush for planting

Garden tools 

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips


Just for Fun

Group Craft Idea:  Make paper or coffee filter roses.


Food and Serving

You may want to try one or two rose recipes.  

Just always remember safety first.  

Do not use any rose hips that have been treated with pesticides and make sure you wash them thoroughly.

Hospitality in Women's Ministry


Copyright ©2004 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.
www.juliabettencourt.com


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Credit:  Artwork for rose lesson questions by The Graphics Fairy.

This theme is geared for you to take a few ideas for a small meeting or take several for a larger event. These are suggestions for you to build upon.  Be creative...Julia


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