TJMC Spring Service Auction 2017
Saturday May 6th
Join your TJMC community for our Spring Silent Auction. An evening not to be missed—fun, food, and fellowship while we support the church we know and love. Our Silent Auction will feature dinners, services, and items to bid on. Our goal is to make this the most successful auction yet so that TJMC can continue to be a beacon of light in the Charlottesville community.
Donations for Spring Auction
We’d love your donations of treasure, talent and time. The success of our service auction depends on your generosity!
We are especially seeking:
Gift Certificates for local services, businesses, and restaurants
Bigger Ticket Items—Vacation Getaways, Time Shares, Tickets for Concerts or Sporting Events
All donations will be accepted until April 23rd. Please email us at [email protected] to make arrangements with our team to receive your donations.
Short on time, energy or resources? We have easy ways to participate! Donate a favorite book to our “Blind Date with a Book” sale. Or take a tag off our Auction Giving Tree and bring in a small item to help create auction baskets. This year our themed baskets are inspired by our Shared Ministries—Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen, Meditation & Labyrinth, Religious Education, Racial Justice, Music, and Ever Green.Questions??—Contact your auction co-chairs—Cindy Shepard and Carol Gardner at [email protected] or find us at the Auction Table in the Social Hall on Sundays.
NEW Items this year:
Ministry Themed Auction Baskets—baskets that reflect the good work of our community—Labyrinth & Meditation, Music, Religious Education, Racial Justice, Ever Green, and Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen—donate an item and bid on a basket filled with TJMC inspired goodness!
Plant Sale—plants offered from members’ gardens
Grab and Go Treasure Room—one person’s treasure is another person’s Grab and Go—All items in this room will have low, set prices. Come find a treasure you can’t live without!
Pick A Number Board—Pick a number from 1-70 from our Rainbow Chalice and pay that amount. With each donation, a bidder will receive an earth friendly piece of the rainbow to remind them of our Seven Principles. If we “sell” all 70 spots we earn $2485! Perfect for those who wish to make a cash donation.
Auction Fast Facts:
Our 2016 Spring Auction raised over $14000 to support TJMC programming
Dinners are our most profitable and popular item—offer a dinner or bid on a seat for an auction dinner
We will have original artwork from a variety of artists
Our online catalog allows you to bid on items ahead of time and support our church even if you cannot attend in person
Featuring popular items—50/50 Raffle, “Blind Date with a Book” & Baked Goods