How to Host an Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

Are you looking for a fun mission project for your women for the fall? An Operation Christmas Child Packing Party provides an opportunity for your women to work together to bless children around the world! Operation Christmas Child is a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to … [Read more...]

‘Twas the night before the big women’s ministry event…

Sweet sisters, I thought it would be fun to share a little twist on the classic tale of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas with you all. My apologies to Clement Clarke Moore. ‘Twas the night before the big women’s ministry event, and all through the church not a volunteer was stirring, there was no need for me to search. The décor been placed on each table with care, in hopes that hundreds of women would soon be there. The rest of the … [Read more...]

Christmas Table Talk Cards (Free Printable)

I've got a brand-new Christmas icebreaker for you to add to your toolbox today! Due to the popularity of my Summer and Fall Table Talk Cards, I've created a set of Christmas Table Talk Cards. These Christmas Table Talk Cards are perfect for you to use at your: Women's Ministry Christmas Fellowship Event Women's Ministry Team Christmas Party Sunday School Christmas Party Bible Study Christmas Brunch Christmas Coffee … [Read more...]

What It’s Like to Give a Child a Shoebox

This fall God allowed me to be a part of something life-changing. Life-changing for me and the children I would soon meet. I was invited to travel on a Media Trip with Operation Christmas Child (OCC) to distribute boxes on the island of Grenada. Oh, ya'all! I was shaking when I read the email! I’ve had a heart for OCC for many years. Our family has packed boxes for more than 10 years. And I cry every time I watch the OCC promo videos. … [Read more...]

My Favorite Christmas Icebreaker Games

  Hosting or attending a Christmas party or fellowship? Want to guarantee the guests interact and have fun? A great Christmas icebreaker is the perfect way to get your guests to mix and mingle! Here's a quick round-up of my favorite Christmas icebreaker games. Almost every game includes a free printable PDF and very few supplies.   All of the games include detailed instructions, supply lists, and notes from … [Read more...]

If Icebreaker: The Christmas Version

Tired of the same old Christmas carol games? Need a last minute Christmas Icebreaker? Then this Christmas version of the "If" game is for you! The Christmas version of the “If” game is a great icebreaker for your Women’s Ministry Christmas fellowship, small group Christmas party, Youth Christmas celebration, or Christmas office party. Questions range from funny to serious. If you could sing a Christmas duet with anyone, what … [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...]

Why I Don’t Do White Elephant Exchanges

I don’t do White Elephant Exchanges. Or Dirty Santa Games. I don’t want to steal someone else’s gift. I’d rather not be the butt of someone’s joke. I’m not sure the when or how these games made the cross-over from Christmas office parties to Sunday school fellowships, Youth Group parties, and Women’s Ministry events, but I wish they never had. I readily admit I participated in my fair share when I belonged to a mommy group (not … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry Leader Gift Guide

Looking for something special to give to your Women’s Ministry Leader this Christmas? Or maybe you're shopping for your Sunday school teacher, church secretary, Bible study leader, or best friend? I’ve got a few gift ideas for you! There's something for every budget - these items ranges from $3.99-$25. Each one can be found at Christian Book Distributor. It's a site I order from often. I find their prices are very competitive, … [Read more...]

Icebreaker: Christmas Roll & Poll (Free Printable)

You may have had the chance to play one of my three versions of Roll & Poll. (If not - they are lots of fun! Be sure to check them out!) Today I've got a fourth version for you - Christmas Roll & Poll! This game is great for groups of any size and can be used over and over again. It's never the same game twice! Icebreaker: Christmas Roll & Poll Group size: Groups of 4-8 Time needed: 10 minutes Supplies: One die and one … [Read more...]

Christmas Icebreaker: Pick a Side

I’ve got a brand new Christmas Icebreaker for you today! It's perfect for your Women's Ministry Christmas fellowship, Youth Christmas gathering, or really any Christmas party! “Pick a Side” is a fun, quick game that involves the entire group. Participants must decide which of two Christmas traditions, items, or activities they prefer. Is your group more the “Elf” crowd or “It's a Wonderful Life”? Are they mostly hot chocolate … [Read more...]

Women’s Ministry Team Gift Guide

Christmas is fast approaching and chances are you have a small amount budgeted for gifts for your Women's Ministry Team. Not sure what to give them? Looking for a fresh gift idea? I've put together a list of ideas and links for you. I know you're on a budget, so I've made sure that all of these ideas are $10 or less (at the time of this posting). *Please note all of these are affiliate links. You don't pay a penny more, but I … [Read more...]