Treasures of the Past
Women's Ministry Theme
Posted June 08, 2011
Holding to the Old Book and the old "paths" (Jeremiah 6:16)
This is a vintage - retro - theme.
Theme Verse Suggestions
Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls... Jeremiah 6:16
See the 3 Starters Theme Page and look under "Mason Jar" for some ideas for devotionals for this theme.
Alternative Theme Titles
Teasures of the Past
Holding to the Old Paths
The Old Paths
Treasures of the Heart
Glimpses of Yesteryear
The Vintage Traveler
The Vintage Table
Ain't It Quaint?
Heirloom Treasures of the Heart
Worn and Loved
Reclaiming Our Roots
Eras Gone By
Appreciating the Past
Vintage items and accessories
Dishware with floral motifs
Skeleton keys and hardware
Embroidered dishtowels and linens
Paper Products (such as paper dolls and postcards)
Lace and crochet items
Several items for ideas are listed above but remember that Vintage can go in a lot of directions.
There are vintage toys, paper dolls, hats, clothing, sewing patterns, posters and art, furniture and home accessories, home appliances, and the list could go on.
Check out thrift stores and yard sales or clean out garages and attics.
Laces, doilies, candles, lamps or any small vintage items in groupings for the tables.
The Old-time Religion
The Bible Stands
Embroidered cloth handkerchiefs (Check your 99 cent store. They sometimes carry them.)
Anything with a retro feel
See my blog for creative favor ideas.
Set of Ladies Handkerchiefs
Just for Fun
Have a "show and tell" and have some of your ladies bring in and share their vintage treasure or any heirloom.
Have a vintage fashion show. Check out some vintage or thrift shops for outfits for a few of your ladies to model.
Make vintage invitations using rubber stamps and embellish with paper doilies.
There are some great edge lace paper punches that are on the market that can be used on invites, programs, or even favors.
Also many of the rubber stamp companies have vintage style stamps.
Take a group trip to some vintage and antique shops.
Food and Serving
Fondue pot (cheese or chocolate) with dipping items.
Serve a molded Jello.
Serve in vintage Pyrex or Corningware dishes.
Copyright ©2011 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.