"Scripture - DOC"
SHOW ME NEW IDEAS Balance the Spiritual, Social and Service SPIRITUAL SOCIAL SERVICE Prayer Labyrinths Ice Breakers Find a local mission or ministry, - Rental (Large Mat) - Speed Meeting have someone from their - MP3 Based - See womensministry.net speaker’s bureau come to - Rooms/Tents - Personality Bingo present, have a related craft to - Finger Labyrinth - Color groups give to that group - Nature Walk - Birthday groups i.e. Child Advocacy / Tie Quilt - Canopy - Which Fruit are you? i.e. Crisis Pregnancy / Baby Item Bible Study Workshop Hands-on Craft Workshop Hands-on give back project Jeopardy Group women who do not know Putting Things Together - Institutions each other – have each one - Christmas boxes for - History / Places, etc. research and present (5 minutes) children - Places and Things a Cumberland topic – provide - Easter bags for soldiers - First Ordained guidance / materials / internet - Goodie Bag packing - Institutions - Cutting out / packaging Prayer Quilts/Squares - Symbols/Logos craft kits to give to - Show PowerPoint - Apportionments Sunday Schools - Least Coin, etc. Bible Games Bible Character Game Go to a Mission and do the event - Bible trivia jeopardy - Tape clues on back at their location - Bible book Rack-O i.e. Victory Mission Quiet Prayer/Meditation Retreat Ideas Have CAM come and be your - Special room - Talent Show event; if too far, they can send - Canopy Tent in a corner - Fun Night/Pajama the entire kit; see their brochure - Provide scripture guide - Down/Free Time Video-Devotional/Worship Fun Games Fundraisers - Jennifer Rothschild – - Minute to Win It - Silent Auction free resources (monthly - Each church / circle - Tea Party/Outreach video devotional) brings a game to share - Blessing Boxes/Aprons - Vocal Authority YouTube - Rice & Beans meal; global statistics; food money goes to a mission Speaker Ideas Do the event in a location Rotate church host locations - WM President/Director outside the church – tourism alphabetically so it is not always - Pastor/Pastor’s Wife mixed with ministry the same few churches, offer an - Local Speaker - Butterfly World opt-out to churches as their - Denominational Speaker - Historical Center name comes up - Missionary Speaker - New Museum /Venue - Specialty Speaker – in few have visited your own church/group Decorate different tables with a Salad Meeting – Each church Invite youth - give them a Cumberland mission; have that brings a salad, enjoy fellowship special job to raise funds table pray for the country, and meeting - Serve Tea missionaries, etc. after sharing - Wash Cars The spiritual side of social media Do the business meeting as a Display brochures, information Scripture, encouragement, break-out; then present to the on Cumberland missions; help inspiration, teaching whole group newer participant understand TIPS - Communicate with as many people as possible (email, facebook.com, circles) - Delegate with guidance – assign skits, presentations, devotionals, crafts to a particular church, circle, person; the more involvement, the more excitement - Start with a place, plan the program around the place - Start with a program, find a place that fits the program - Assign snacks to bring to retreat to different churches, or bring favorite snack for group - Mix women up to create new connections - Involve as many people as possible – create ownership and increase attendance - Use inclusive language with Scriptures – connect with the woman’s heart - If a church does not have its own local, combine interested women from various churches to form a multi-church local. - Plan in advance, reach out to your “Shepherd” from National - Tell people in advance how to dress, especially if it will be outdoors - Lead with flexibility; have back-up plans - Start a scrapbook for memorabilia of each event, pass on to the new president - Give something special for your executive committee to wear – i.e. neck RESOURCES - www.cumberland.org go to WM; logos, Bible Studies, Skits, etc. - www.womensministry.net – designed to support WM leaders with ideas; some free resources; tip of the week; this is Jennifer Rothschild’s website - http://www.answeredprayerscross.org - Various Regionals have their own Facebook page – connect with other leaders this way SAMPLE VIDEOS http://www.womensministry.net/public/1014.cfm: Video Devotional about Food http://www.womensministry.net/public/1014.cfm: Women of Faith YouTube clip – take a snippet of National to your Regional (Lip Liner, Eye Liner)