Growing in God's Fragrant Beauty
Women's Ministry Theme
Posted March 06, 2004
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
Fragrance of Beauty by Julia
Discussion questions for this devotional
A Rose by Any Other Name------(Acts 4:12; John 14:6; Philippians 2:9-11; Matthew 1:21)
Blooming Hope------(study of Isaiah 35)
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
The Fragrance of Beauty
The Language of Love
Rose Garden Party
Color: Since roses come in all colors, any choice will do.
Make a rose garden - Baskets and pots of roses placed strategically will work.
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.
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.
Let the Beauty of Jesus (Albert Orsborn)
Altogether Lovely (Wendell P. Loveless)
Anything with roses. Check for magnets, small notepads, etc. in a rose theme.
Rose scented sachets
Rose scented candles
See my blog for creative favor ideas.
Anything with roses--bath soaps, dishtowels, stationary, etc.
Bouquet of 4oses
Book on rose care
Rose bush for planting
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.
Copyright ©2004 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.
Credit: Artwork for rose lesson questions by The Graphics Fairy.