Blessed Is She – Luke 1:45 Free Printable

A couple of months ago I was procrastinating perusing Pinterest and stumbled upon the cutest scripture cards. A couple of clicks later I was gushing over all the goodies at Marydean Draws. Mary is a talented artist who takes God’s Word and creates the neatest note cards and coloring pages. Ladies, you are going to want to use these for yourself and for your women's ministry! Right away I printed out a sheet of cards (this one … [Read more...]

Day 10 – Decorating for Your Women’s Ministry Retreat

Decorations can be a fun way to play up the theme of your women's ministry retreat. Lighthouses, oversize coffee cups, mason jars with flowers, bowls of fruit, and princess crowns. Each can be used to help communicate your theme and leave a lasting visual impression on your attendees. What are somethings you need to consider? Budget – decorations should not be costly or extravagant. Remember we want to keep the retreat as … [Read more...]

Decor and Favor Ideas for Your Summer Event

Is your team hosting a summer fellowship or event? Does your retreat or conference have a summer or beach theme? Do you need to decorate for a summertime baby or bridal shower at church? I've rounded up some summer-inspired décor and favor ideas that I think you'll love! Please note: These are affiliate links. You won't pay a penny more, but I may receive a small commission that will help offset the costs of this blog and replenish my … [Read more...]

Tablescape Inspiration

Many Women's Ministry Teams host annual "table events". They might be know as the "Festival of Tables" or "Banquet of Tables" in your church. I'm always impressed by the attention to detail and diversity of the tables. I had the opportunity to attend a Banquet of Tables back in the fall. The theme of the event was God's Word is Timeless. Table hostesses were asked to pick a decade. I thought you might like to see some of the tables … [Read more...]

Free Christmas Chalkboard Printable – Luke 2:11

*Please note this post contains affiliate links. Your support is appreciated! Chalkboard printables are all the rage right now! And many of you are using them in décor for your events. I've created this Christmas chalkboard printable as an 8x10. It's perfect for framing. Luke 2:11 shares the news of the birth of the Savior. Use it as: Décor and/or door prize for your Women's Ministry Christmas Fellowship A conversation … [Read more...]

Tip 24 – Shop the Home Improvement Store

Welcome to 31 days of Women's Ministry Tips! I love the challenge of shopping for Women’s Ministry supplies on a tight budget. Most of our events are break-even events. We need to balance the cost of the event with the amount we charge for the event. With a desire to keep costs for our women as low as possible each budget line item is kept to a minimum. One way to keep your decorating costs low is to shop at your local home … [Read more...]

Tip 6 – Storing Your Treasures

Welcome to 31 Women's Ministry Tips! Tip 6 is about storing your treasures (aka supplies). When I first started as the Women’s Ministry Director neither of our teams (at either church) had storage or much stuff to store. Our guest bedroom often served as the “off-site women’s ministry storage unit”. Until we had company preparing to come, in which case I hurriedly packed it all up and hauled it to the church or moved it to the … [Read more...]

Trendy Table Decor

Last week I had the opportunity to volunteer at a fundraising banquet for a local pregnancy center in Mooresville, NC. Creating a beautiful event for close to 450 people on a budget is no small challenge. Their team did a fabulous job with the décor and I snapped a few photos so I could share it with you. It was simple with an understated elegance. A few of my favorite features: Burlap squares were draped over sections of each … [Read more...]

Reno Project #1: Excessive Decorations

Put your hard hats on ladies, it’s time to start the renovation process! Today we’re going to take a close look at decorating and how you might need to do some renovating in that area of your women’s ministry. How do you know if you need to renovate your decorations? Your women are distracted by the décor on stage and have a hard time focusing on the speaker and the message. The best conferences I’ve been to have had little to no décor … [Read more...]

Free Printable Valentine Verses

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching! Perhaps you're searching for a quick double-duty decoration door prize (use it as décor and then give it away at the end of the event) for a Sweetheart Banquet or Women's Ministry Event. Maybe you'd like to give out "happies" to your Women's Ministry team next month. I've created 3 different sets of Valentine 4x6 printables featuring Colossians 3:1 (Above all love each other deeply, for love covers … [Read more...]

Table Event: Hostess Responsibilities

Table events allow a larger number of women to be actively involved your Women's Ministry Event. The Table Hostess will need to know: What is expected? What will be supplied? What she must supply? When can she set up? We created a list this past year for our Table Hostess Team Leaders to reference and distribute to the Table Hostesses. Please feel free to copy, edit, use, and tweak to make this work for your … [Read more...]

Table Decor Ideas Part 2

I've got some more inspiration for your tables today! If you missed the first post, check out Table Décor Ideas Part 1. Get my posts sent to your email box so you don't miss out on the next posts on Table Events. Planning details, time lines, and hostess info are soon to come! Check out 8 more table décor ideas below. Layered shades of brown make for a rich and sophisticated look. One of our women serves as an ESL … [Read more...]