St. John’s auction on Sunday, August 29th, gives the parish a fabulous opportunity to Gather together, share our talents with Gratitude, and showcase the Generosity of time and money that makes St. John’s an exceptional community. This biennial tradition has three main goals for 2021:
Bidding for Auction items August 28-30: Bidding and sign-up for auction events runs from August 28-30. You will register for the auction on zoom at no charge—a link will be provided for easy access.
Cocktails Celebrating Connection 4-5 pm August 29: Gather in your home with vaccinated friends for Cocktails Celebrating Connection from 4-5 p.m. People who buy the kit for two ($40 for alcohol, $25 for non-alcohol) will pick up (or have delivered if desired) an ‘English Tea’ box of appetizers, drinks, and treats. Then Carolyn George and professional mixologist Sean Van Straatum will host a Happy Hour over zoom that will inform, delight and entertain you and your guests….Consider inviting your friends, family and neighbors (who are vaccinated) to join you in your home to have a spectacular party
5-6 pm August 29 Live Auction with Jim McIlvaine and special program including a surprise from Rev. Scott!
Now is the time to start planning what you would like to donate to the auction. Think about the kinds of services, creative events, vacation getaways, tickets, or other gifts that parishioners and their friends will either need or enjoy. For example, popular items from past auctions in the Services category have included:
We are led by a super talented crew that is focused on fun ways to accomplish these goals. Contact any of them if you want to help on their committees.
Laurie Bennett firstname.lastname@example.org Chairperson
Jon Owens email@example.com Staff rep and communications
Pat Harden firstname.lastname@example.org Vestry rep and communications
Carolyn George email@example.com Cocktails Celebrating Connection
Judi Marr firstname.lastname@example.org Technology/database coordinator
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