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Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ An Elegant Party for 8

2 Tickets to Janis Joplin

Host an elegant party with special and substantive appetizers (beef tenderloin, anyone?), wine, and soft drinks. Charlene & Susan will even stay to serve & clean-up if you like.

Spend an afternoon at Arena Stage getting to know the “rough and vulnerable” Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. The show is packed with classic Joplin songs.

Donated by Charlene Bickford & Susan Olson Minimum bid: $150.00

Donated by Peggy Collier Minimum bid: $75.00

Private Yoga Instruction

Let Them Eat Cake

Let certified trainer and yoga instructor Laura Dow help you take your practice to the next level, with 2 hours of one-on-one yoga instruction. Namaste!

...without turning on your oven! Enjoy an 8 inch specialty cake made by the pastry chefs at Randolph’s. Perfect for a birthday party or any other special occasion.

Donated by Laura Dow Minimum bid: $40

Donated by Pastries by Randolph Minimum bid: $15.00

God’s Harvest Silent Auction Catalog All proceeds benefit Stop Hunger Now, AFAC, and Church World Service’s Water for All campaign.

Why Cook? Enjoy a delicious meal at one of these generous restaurants instead —and thank them for supporting our Silent Auction! $40 at La Union Restaurant (Salvadoran) — Minimum bid: $25.00

Auction Date: Sunday, September 30, 2012

$35 at Pasha’s Café — Minimum bid: $20.00 $40 at Pie Tanza — Minimum bid: $25.00 $25 at Cassat’s Kiwi Café — Minimum bid: $15.00 The Fine Print

Specific details, including any restrictions on auction items, will be available at the auction.

If the winning bidder is not present, s/he will be contacted by phone at the end of the auction day. Payment must be made within one week, or the item will be awarded to the second highest bidder.

Winning bidder is responsible for transporting the item and/or for making arrangements with the donor to schedule.

We accept cash and personal checks.

Bidding opens at 9:30 a.m. and closes at 1:00 p.m. Check-out begins at 2:00 p.m. Enjoy this preview of our auction items. More items are still being added. Join us on September 30 — bid early and bid often!

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Homemade Christmas Cookies Tin of cookies, baked with love by Julie. Varieties customized to your taste, and could include peanut blossoms, buckeyes, fudge, shortbreads, or other tasty treats. Delivered in December.

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Lake Anna House Enjoy Mon.-Fri. at this beautiful lake house. Only 90 miles away, but feels like another world!

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Necklaces A Silpada three-strand bronze colored fresh water pearl necklace will complement many outfits. Or perhaps you would prefer an IMAGINE pendant necklace. Bid on either or both!

Donated by Susan & Peter Geiger Minimum bid: $375.00

Donated by a friend of Rock Spring Minimum bid: $30 each

A Taste of Cuba

Birthday Party Consultants

Time for Tea

Babysitting Services

Join Sara & Walt for an evening featuring the food, drinks, and music of Cuba. Up to four people.

Take the stress out of your child’s birthday party! Courtney & Kathy will help you plan a themed party in your home. Invitations, cake, & decorations included!

Enjoy a Taiwanese Tea experience for up to 5 people with Janet Parker, at her home or yours.

Up to 5 hours of babysitting, for any number of children, to be arranged at a mutually convenient time. Sure to be a fun, safe time for all!

Donated by Sara Fitzgerald & Walt Wurfel Minimum bid: $50.00

Donated by: Courtney Klamar & Kathy Dwyer Minimum bid: $50.00

Donated by Janet Parker Minimum bid: $25.00

Donated by Courtney Klamar Minimum bid: $50.00

Nationals Baseball Tickets

Pedicure at Nails 2000

Babysitting Services

Household Items

Take a night off while an enthusiastic & responsible 7th grader babysits your children up to 9 years old. Anna is trained and experienced and lots of fun!

Pick up a few new-to-you treasures for your home.

Donated by Anna Kelly Minimum bid: $25.00

4 Porcelain Tea Cups

Donated by Julie & Dave Clarke Minimum bid: $20.00

Take me out to the ball game! Watch the Nats from these four club-level seats. Also includes an extremely convenient parking pass. Play ball! Donated by Don Manning Minimum bid: $175.00 Case of HomeBrewed Beer

Three gift certificates available: two for Spa Pedicures and one for a regular Pedicure. Treat your feet! Donated by Bethany & Will Mead Minimum bid: $20.00/$10.00 Metro 29 Diner Gift Certificate

Patio Furniture

24 bottles of beer or ale of your choice. Ready, with personalized labels, by Christmas.

Use this $50 gift certificate to treat yourself to delicious comfort food, or to take home some of their fabulous cakes & pies. An Arlington institution, located on Lee Highway.

48” round while glass-top patio table (with center hole for umbrella — not included), along with 4 chairs with cushions. It could be a piece of JFFAL history!

Donated by Wayne Limberg Minimum bid: $25.00

Donated by Takako Dickinson Minimum bid: $25.00

Donated by Bill & Donna Cartwright Minimum bid: $15.00

Antique Plant Stand Donated by Carol George Minimum bid $15.00 Donated by Peggy Greenwood Minimum bid $8.00 Lenox Chickadee Bowl Donated by Peggy Greenwood Minimum bid: $8.00 Hot/Cold Beverage Dispenser Donated by Bob & Bettie Clark Minimum bid $10.00 Teak Cutting Board Donated by Bob & Bettie Clark Minimum bid $10.00

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Maine Vacation Home

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3 Hours Concierge Service

Watercolor Painting

Handknit Scarf

Let Pastoral Intern Laura Martin cross some items off your “to-do” list on your behalf. She is willing to run errands, walk dogs, wait for deliveries, or tackle any other reasonable task.

Let this gorgeous original still life by Gail Briggs brighten a wall in your home. 15 x 18 inches, matted and framed.

Beautiful scarf knit of sock yarn (superwash wool with a little nylon). About 64” long by 5” wide. Colorful, intriguing pattern!

Donated by Eric Wenberg & Pam Quanrud Minimum bid: $600.00

Donated by Laura Martin Minimum bid: $40.00

Donated by Gail Briggs Minimum bid: $50.00

Donated by Peggy Greenwood Minimum bid: $45.00

Japanese Dinner

Longaberger Basket & Goodies

Rock the Red!

Wine & Cheese Party for 6

Homemade, family-style Japanese dinner for 4 to 6 people. You help choose the menu, and it will be delivered to your door.

Handwoven Longaberger basket filled with an assortment of goodies.

Four tickets to a Washington Capitals hockey game. Seats are located in Section 110.

Plan a wonderful evening with friends—all you have to do is issue the invitations! Includes 3 bottles of wine, 3 cheeses, and assorted accompaniments. Cheers!

Donated by Eri Kimura Minimum bid: $60.00

Donated by Sarah Gilmour Minimum bid: $50.00

Donated by Diane & Brad Smith Minimum bid: $100.00

Donated by Claudia Scott & Shirley Ruhe Minimum bid: $125.00

Framed “Curious George” Picture

Bryce Mountain Resort Cabin

Zen Rock Garden

Custom Exercise Plan

Pretty and inspiring hand decorated rocks in a handmade wooden box. “It’s Zen straight from the soul.”

Two sessions with a certified personal trainer in your home. She will diagnose your needs, and then she will design and teach you a custom plan to address them.

Spend a week on Mount Desert Island — home of Acadia National Park.

Let everyone’s favorite mischievous monkey adorn the wall of a child’s bedroom or playroom.

3-day, 2-night getaway, weekday or weekend. Ping pong table, dart board, and games galore!

Donated by John & Ann Parcell Minimum bid: $15.00

Donated by Susie Doyel Minimum bid: $375.00

Donated by Abby Martinage Minimum bid: $15.00

Indonesian Wood Sculpture

Signed Book

Williamsburg Condominium

Let this beautiful sculpture of a Hindu goddess grace your home. About 12 inches tall. Collected by the Schmidts during their travels abroad.

Take a break from the extremes of the current election and curl up instead with Elly Peterson: Mother of the Moderates by Sara Fitzgerald. Autographed as you wish by the author.

Enjoy Colonial Williamsburg all decked out for the holidays! 3night stay over this coming New Year’s Weekend. Well-appointed 1 bedroom condo sleeps 4.

Donated by Alice & Bob Schmidt Minimum bid: $25.00

Donated by Sara Fitzgerald Minimum bid: $20.00

Donated by Edith Heins Minimum bid: $500.00

Donated by: Sunday Night Sacred Circle Minimum bid: $50 Ole! Spanish Dinner for 2 Experience the cuisine (& wines!) of Spain at the Howell Hacienda.

Donated by Gail & John Howell Minimum bid: $35.00

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Whiskey Tasting & Light Dinner Come for a light meal and a tour of some of Scotland’s finest and most interesting single malts! Whether you know whiskey well or not at all, you’re sure to learn and enjoy! Up to 6 guests.

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Handmade Princess Costume Couture for your little princess! Stunning costume includes dress, hat, and sash.

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Photographs by David Moss Three striking photographs, each a 7x9 inch archival pigment print in an 11x14 inch matt. Still Life in Gardeners Shed at Stratford Hall, Water Lily 1, and Water Lily 2.

Donated by Alden & Carolyn Hart Minimum bid: $75.00

Donated by The Gibson Family Minimum bid: $35.00

Donated by David Moss

Minimum bid: $30.00 each

Deep Creek Lake House

Deep Creek Lake House

Vintage Cross-Cut Saw

Dinner for 6

Own a piece of Americana, circa 1900. Display on the wall, or put it to use! Sharpened and set.

Enjoy dinner for you and 5 of your friends prepared by Kathy Dwyer. This meal can be catered in your home or served at the parsonage hosted by Kathy and Dale. You help select the menu.

Donated by Wayne Limberg Minimum bid: $25.00

Donated by Kathy & Dale Dwyer Minimum bid: $200.00

Spend a winter weekend in this beautiful house — ski by day, relax in the hot tub at night!

Spend a summer week in this beautiful lakeside house. Swim, read, hike, relax!

Donated by Michael & Valerie Bell Minimum bid: $375.00

Donated by Michael & Valerie Bell Minimum bid: $975.00


A Month of Sundaes

Multi-Strand Necklace

4 Fitness Classes

Small Erector set (new in box!) and “Wrecker” car building set. Either will provide hours of fun for budding engineers — and maybe for their parents or grandparents, too!

4 quarts of gourmet, homemade ice cream in the flavors of your choosing — anything from simple dark chocolate to something more exotic like goat cheese with roasted cherries.

Dress up any outfit with this multistrand necklace made up of silver colored rings and pearls.

Personal Trainer Tracie Anzaldi will jump start your fitness program with 4 small group outdoor workout classes. Core, strength, and cardiovascular training included in each class.

Donated by John & Ann Parcell Minimum bid $15/$10

Donated by Ashley Martinage Minimum bid: $30.00

Donated by Ann Parcell Minimum bid: $15.00

Donated by Fitness Matters Minimum bid: $50.00

4 Hours of Handyman Services

Fall Wreath

One Day of Dog Sitting

One Week of Cat Sitting

Did you know that for the right bid, Rock Spring’s resident handyman makes house calls? Let John lend an experienced hand with your home maintenance or improvement needs!

Autumn is upon us and this beautiful wreath of fall leaves is the perfect adornment for your front door. Donated by Company Flowers, the company who provides most of our Sunday morning flower arrangements.

Let Isabella walk, feed, and play with your dog while you are away for a day. Fido’s never had it so good!

Relax knowing that Abby is taking loving care of your cat(s) while you are away. She will provide a daily visit to feed, play, and clean up.

Donated by John Overholt Minimum bid: $60.00

Donated by Company Flowers Minimum bid: $15.00

Donated by Isabella McCarthy Minimum bid: $10

Donated by Abby Martinage Minimum bid: $25.00

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