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LA 200  Always a favorite! A weekend at the Rosebud Cottage at Wallowa Lake, Oregon near Joseph: the closest real mountains often described as America’s Alps. The Leonards are offering  two nights, available April 17 through November, 20 exclusive of holidays, subject to availability due to prior bookings.  Two bedrooms (with queen beds), two sofa beds (1 queen one double); one bath.   Capacity: 8.  Value: $300. Starting bid at $200

LA201  Michael Irvin offers a Framed (21”x17”) Fine Art Intaglio Portrait of Benjamin Franklin from the Franklin Mint: Founding Fathers/American History Series

  • Exacting, Highest quality engraving
  • Ol’ Ben never looked better
  • Printed on Acid-free Archival Quality paper Heirloom Quality;
  • Will retain its value
  • Signed Uniquely numbered print
  • In mint condition Signed Certificate of Authenticity included

LA202  Hydee and Dennis Becker have a guest suite in the basement of our home that is available through Airbnb as the “North Hayes House.”  We would like to offer the guest suite to your visiting friends or family for up to one week (six nights and seven days) anytime after September 1, 2019 and before June 15, 2020.  Are you expecting visitors for homecoming, the holidays, mom’s or dad’s weekend at the University, graduation, or some other event during the 2019-2020 academic year? If so, bid on this!  The guest suite has a private entry with two bedrooms (one with a queen bed and one with a bunk bed), bathroom, living room, kitchenette, and a laundry room that accommodates up to five people.

LA203  Artisan Sour Dough loaves offered by Nancy Nelson: Six weeks of artisan bread: The large crusty loaves will be made with local and regional flours from a variety of recipes. This bread goes very well with cheese and makes lovely toast and grilled sandwiches. The sour dough culture gives it a subtle tang and and flavor that improves after a day or two. The bread has a long shelf life and freezes well. (Note: Baking day is Sunday in May and mid-June. Summer baking will be on Thursday or Friday.)

LA204 Remember those BIG HEART COOKIES?  Alora Urie is offering two sets this year!

LA205  Back from sabbatical, the minister-sublime (you know who she is) offers to prepare a Sunday Service on the topic of your choice (with her approval). Minimum bid $100.

LA207 Marcus and Molly Smith have donated a ‘Gold Tone’ 5-string open-back banjo with a soft “backpack” case. Set up & ready to play. This is a nice slightly used instrument valued at $250. A new one from Amazon costs $360. (without a case)

LA208  Karen and Ken Faunce offer a Dusty Strings Hammered Dulcimer $500 value. Bidding to start at $100.

LA209  All the Sunday flower arrangements from Martha Schmidt’s garden. Available almost every Sunday when the flowers start blooming in the spring until they are finished in the fall.

Special Auction Items from the Young Adult/Campus Ministry, to be auctioned by Ginger and Veronica:

Bookworm’s Special
Enjoy your favorite drink and the intrigue of what’s on the next page. 
  • Eight books from Book People of Moscow
  • A $10 gift card to Cafe Artista
A Midsummer Day’s Dream
Treat yourself to a Saturday of Farmer’s Market and a delicious lunch. 
  • A $20 gift card to Maialina Pizzeria Napoletana
  • Reusable bags from The Moscow Food Co-op
A Time to Wine About It
Take a load off and drink things through with your favorite humans. 
  • A $25 gift card to Sangria Grille
  • A bottle of Huckleberry Mead from Camas Prairie Winery
  • Wine glasses
Sustenance and Cinema
It’s the age old date night combo. Can’t beat it. 
  • Dinner for two at Casa Lopez
  • Loot de Lopez (Pint glasses and more)
  • Two tickets to the Kenworthy Theater
  • Up to four hours of childcare


1. Pam Arborgreen’s Homemade frosted cinnamon rolls, 2 doz.  Not itty bitty. Delivered as per your instructions.  Yummmmmmmy.  Starting bid of $5.
2. Homemade Fresh Blackberry pie by Pam Arborgreen.  Available August-November, TBD.  Serves 8.  Really flaky crust just the way my mama made em.  Value:  $ 15.  Starting bid $8.
3. Gooseberry Pie, organic locally grown gooseberries .  To be delivered at a mutually agreed upon time by Margaret Dibble.
4. Gail Miller agrees to bake a  6” Gluten free Mexican Hot chocolate tea cake that serves 4.