Feast for Funds!

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Feast for Funds is a great way to have fun, enjoy delicious food, and meet new friends while raising money to support the many wonderful programs at First Church! It is a church-wide dining auction. Thanks go to the many members and friends who participated in Feast for Funds 2013. Last year's auction was a huge success - raising about $25,000! The success depended on wonderful hosts and willing bidders…here at First Church we have both!

Events last year were widely varied and included a Mexican Train Fiesta with Associate Minister Dena McPhetres, a Caribbean Getaway, a Taste of Africa, an Oscar Night Party, a Downton Abbey Dinner, and many more!

 

Feast for Funds Host Registration

Here is the 2014 timeline:

  • Members & friends volunteer to host Feast for Funds events, deadline for submission: September 28
  • Catalogs of Events available online and at Coffee Hour: October 12
  • October 19 & 26:  Auction
  • November 9 & 16: Payment during Coffee Hours
  • November through next summer: Bon Appetit!

Offer to host a Feast for Funds event! You can offer an event alone, with another person, with a committee...It's great fun! Do you have and idea for a dinner theme to offer? A get-a-way cabin? Could you host a holiday gathering? The options are endless. If you need help to get your creative juices flowing check out our feast ideas! Get your host form submitted by September 29!

Auction time!  Sundays, October 20 & 27: Bid on your favorite events during Coffee Hour both Sundays.  Bidding sheets with descriptions of each event will be in Coffee Hour.  Bidding will close as the end of Coffee Hour on October 27.  You do not need to be present at the final Coffee Hour – but you might be outbid.  Last year many events went fast – so don’t wait too long!

Auction payment, November 9 & 16: The top bidders to all Feast for Funds events will receive a letter with an invoice the week of November 2. Payments will be mailed to the church, paid during Coffee Hours on November 9 & 16, or paid online with a credit card.

Bon Appetit!  November 2014 through Summer of 2015: Each host or group of hosts will decide on a date if not pre-set for their event.  We’ll have a year of scrumptious dining and community gathering while raising money to support our wonderful congregation.

Wine: Wine in decorative bags will be auctioned off for $25 per bottle or $50 for 3 bottles. Donations of wine should be brought to the Feast for Funds volunteers during Coffee Hour.

 

A few pics from 2013-2014 Feast for Funds events...