Vintage Retro Women's Ministry Theme

Treasures of the Past
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted June 08, 2011

Spiritual Application

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

Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

Classic Christian Woman

See the 3 Starters Theme Page and look under "Mason Jar" for some ideas for devotionals for this theme.

Devotionals by Julia

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

Vintage Charm

Worn and Loved

Reclaiming Our Roots

Eras Gone By

Vintage Inspired

Appreciating the Past


Color:  any

Vintage items and accessories

Dishware with floral motifs

Embroidered handkerchiefs


Skeleton keys and hardware


Embroidered dishtowels and linens

Vintage Purses

Vintage Jewelry

Old Books

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.)

Hand Fans

Anything with a retro feel

See my blog for creative favor ideas.

Door Prizes

Set of Ladies Handkerchiefs

Retro Apron

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips

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.

Vintage Invitations:

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.

Hospitality in Women's Ministry

Copyright ©2011 Julia Bettencourt
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This theme is geared for you to take a few ideas for a small meeting or take several for a larger event. These are suggestions for you to build upon.  Be creative...Julia

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