If Icebreaker: Valentine Version

  Looking for a quick Valentine icebreaker for your Women's Ministry, small group, or Bible study? Print off the If Icebreaker: Valentine Version and you'll be ready to go! If Icebreaker: The Valentine Version Group size: 4 – 8 people per group Time needed: 15 minutes Supplies: Valentine If game cards Instructions: Print and cut the game cards. (Click link below for free PDF.) Place the cards in a stack in the center … [Read more...]

Valentine Icebreaker: Heart to Heart (Free Printable)

Have you ever made a "heart to heart" connection? You know, when you meet someone and you instantly bond over usually trivial things. This Valentine Icebreaker, Heart to Heart, helps to make those connections between the people in your group. Participants quickly discover who else loves Hershey kisses, who enjoys reading romance novels, and even who doesn't like to celebrate Valentine's Day. Heart to Heart is a quick, fun icebreaker that … [Read more...]

Valentine Icebreaker Questions (Free Printable)

  I love a good set of icebreaker questions! These Valentine Icebreaker Questions are perfect for: Women's Ministry Team Meeting Women's Ministry Fellowship Bible Study Group Small Group College Group Valentine Breakfast Sweetheart Banquet Valentine Party Print and cut them out (click the link below for the free PDF) and place them in a Valentine-themed bag or bowl. Valentine Icebreaker Questions Have each … [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...]

10 Things I’ve Learned About Sweetheart Banquets

Ah, sweetheart banquets.... Over the years I had the opportunity to help plan a few Sweetheart Banquets at our church. Our women's minstry team would partner with the men's ministry, but honestly the women did almost all of the planning. We'd divy out a few tasks to the guys. We had some big hits and a few misses. I hope this list will help as you plan your sweetheart banquet. Here are 10 Things I've Learned About Sweetheart … [Read more...]

The Great Valentine Candy Pass

In need of a quick Valentine's Day icebreaker? The Great Valentine Candy Pass is a quick and easy icebreaker. It's perfect for a smaller group, but easily adaptable to large groups. The Great Valentine Candy Pass Supplies: 2-4 wrapped, hard candies (such as mints) per person; bag(s) or bowl(s) for each group to contain candies; printed list of questions Participants needed: Group of at least 6; multiple groups seated at separate tables … [Read more...]

5 Keys to a Successful Sweetheart Banquet

Through a great amoutn of trial and error our Women's Ministry Team discovered these 5 Keys to a Successful Sweetheart Banquet. I hope they'll help you with your planning! 5 Keys to a Successful Sweetheart Banquet 1. Affordable. Keep in mind that many of the couples you are targeting are on a tight budget. Make certain your event is affordable for all - including the cost of childcare. 2. Childcare Childcare for all ages should be … [Read more...]

Not-so Newlywed Game Script

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and your church may be hosting a Valentine's Banquet or Couples Dinner this year. Looking for a creative, fun way to entertain your guests for the evening? I've got you covered! Remember the Newlywed Game and the crazy questions contestants answered? This game is a twist on that once popular show. We take married couples (Not-so Newlywed), divide them up, and try to get them to match their spouses answers … [Read more...]

10 Sweetheart Banquet Ideas

*Please note this post contains affiliate links. Should you choose to make a purchase, I may receive a small commission which will be used to help cover the costs of this blog. Your support is appreciated! Many churches host Sweetheart Banquets or Couples Dinners in February. Often times the event planning falls to the Women's Ministry team. With annual events it's easy to get into a rut planning the same thing year after … [Read more...]