Annual Service Auction

Saturday, March 25

5:00 PM | First Unitarian Society

It’s the Service Auction!

Saturday, March 25
5 – 9 p.m.

at First Unitarian Society

First Unitarian Society members hold a service auction every March to raise funds for worthwhile causes both in our congregation and in our wider community.  The night is fun event for all that promotes a sense of community within our congregation. Events include a silent auction, a live auction, music, food, and drinks. Items sold at the auction are donated by congregation members and local businesses.

The doors open at 5:00 for hors d’oeuvres and drinks. The silent auction commences at 5:30. The live auction will follow at 7:30 with desserts to top off the evening.

Get your Service Auction Tickets Online Now!
Tickets are available through or you can purchase them in person at the Social Hour Sunday mornings. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the event. Please let us know if you’re bringing a child by registering them through Eventbrite as well.

This year’s proceeds to benefit:

  • Navigate Minnesota, a leadership development organization for immigrant youth
  • FUS Service Trip
  • FUS outdoor landscaping and playground

New! Online Bidding
This year we have online bidding! Search the catalogue of donations, place your bids, and receive notifications when you’ve been outbid! Our hope is to enable more people to participate, even if they are out of town. Look for the email inviting you to!

Volunteers are still needed
If you’d like to help with event set up, food prep, event activities or help in some other way, Sign up to volunteer.

Donations Still Welcome
Have a service, event or an item to donate? Donate online.

Donations already received include:
Dinners hosted by FUS members such as lobster dinner, BBQs, ethnic meals, dinner on the deck, wine tasting on the balcony and more!

Events including Women’s Celebration, Farmer for a Day, Fish Migration and more!

7-night stay for four in Hawaii (this is not a typo!!! Bid high and bid often!)

Gift cards to Panera, Guthrie Theater, Pizza Luce and more!

Donated items include margarita-themed basket, earring tree with earrings, jigsaw puzzle handmade by Betty Jerome, handmade hat, scarves, mittens and sweaters and more.

Services include babysitting, voice lesson (from Debra Gilroy!), reading tutoring and more!


FUS Service Auction, a gathering to support a more just, compassionate and peaceful world.

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