Women's Ministry Theme
Posted January 20, 2005
This theme revolves around the verse Psalm 56:8, "...tears in a bottle".
It's all about those cherished memories and how the Lord is there with us for the journey.
Theme Verse Suggestions
Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book? Psalm 56:8
Scrapbook Memories by Julia
A Few of My Favorite Things by Julia
Alternative Theme Titles
Tears In A Bottle
The Scraps of Life
A Crop of Memories
Color: any color scheme will do but you could do black and white to reflect photos.
Use a lot of photos.
Add in some picture frames.
Scrapbooks (Ask your ladies ahead of time to bring in any they'd like to share.)
Use some decorative scrapbooking papers on the tables such as under centerpieces.
Make a display with lots of photos.
If you have some photos of your ladies group from different functions, frame them and use them in the display.
You could even have your ladies bring in photos of their children and grandchildren ahead of time and place them all in the display.
Have a poster collage set up on an easel.
Have your ladies bring in photos of themselves as children ahead of time and let everyone see who can guess who is who.
Use scrapbooking papers and supplies to make the display eye pleasing.
As mentioned above under 'Photo Collage', have your ladies guess who is who from childhood photos.
My Favorite Things Song - Scrapbooking and Stamping Version
Only One Life
Mini photo albums
Mini picture frames
Mini bottles with verse attached (check craft stores)
Any scrapbook item
See my blog for creative favor ideas.
Gift Certificate for a family photo
Set of scapbooking scissors
Scrapbooking Gift Basket--Fill with all sorts of Scrapbooking papers and supplies.
Just for Fun
Have someone give a short demonstration or the basics of scrapbooking.
Ask ahead for your ladies to bring in one of their scrapbooks or photo albums and have a short sharing time.
Do a simple layout for a craft time with all of your ladies.
Make sure to have supplies on hand.
Scrapbooking paper, cut-outs, acid free glue, scrapbooking scissors, etc.
Tell them ahead of time to bring in 3 or 4 photos to use.
Copyright ©2005 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.