Over 50 items have already been donated! Our goal is 90ish. Fill out your donation form today!  Find the Auction Donation button and all auction details right here.

Take a glimpse at just some items already donated and listed below. You’ll find them in the silent auction or perhaps up for bid in the live auction. Creative giving remains the number one reason CUCC’s auction is Better Than Average!

Items to Take Home with You

Original artwork by established and budding artists alike
Belnick recliner with ottoman (Chair swivels Eames-style. Has exposed wood, black seat and back)
Fresh bread, other baked goodies
Jar of honey from loved local bees / Jar of sugar scrub so you can love your skin
Hand knitted hat / Vintage jewelry pieces
Book lover’s gift box / Mystery box / Quilts
Venison, yes venison!
Rock (hand picked, delivered to your yard, a traditional fave at the auction)


Math or science tutoring for middle or high school students / 4 hours of organizing
Piano man / inside house painter / genealogy / babysitting / use of pickup truck


Hosted Party or Guided Activity

A variety of meals or treats hosted in our homes or at CUCC for small- to medium-sized groups
Lake Gaston day of fun in the sun
Greenway bike ride, GoRaleigh Bus excursion, NCMA or Forest Park walking tour
Bird walk, geology hikes, control burn experience – led by experts
Trivia Team Competition – hosted by a pro
Tales of Bad Presidents – hosted by a pro
Say Who? A night of stories about ourselves
Winemaking experience
Beer tasting AND wine tasting events
Chair yoga

On Your Own

Mountain house in Boone for the weekend
Surf City Beach weekend- house on the beach 5BR, 3 BA
Durham Bulls baseball package for 4 people
Our pool, your party for 14 people
Two weekend nights in Raleigh studio apartment for 2 people

Details are important, of course, so stay tuned for a portion of the auction booklet to be published the week before the auction.
If you’re inspired to create your own fabulous event or package or item for the auction – fill out the simple form by April 8!
To tighten up details about your idea, email Susan Atkinson today – booatkinson@mac.com

See you at the auction April 23 at 6:30PM where you’ll also find:

$5 paddle fee to bid on live items (No fee to enter the event)
Silent auction items around the fellowship hall with 60ish items
Heavy hors d’oeuvres
Festive drinks
Fun & Games from our own Blip Scuppernong and Chuck Porterhouse
Live Auctioneer Jeff Langenderfer
Cash & Carry in the Bridge Rm will feature plants and jewelry

Thanks for being a “better than average” church!

Your Auction Ambassadors:
Tim Jensen
Jeff Langenderfer
Bill Lamb
Joe Retzer
Maria Mayorga
Dawn Koonce
Terri Fairley
Merrilee Jacobson
Charles Coble

Glenda Chen
Paul Atkinson
Susan Atkinson
Carol Clark, Ambassador emeritus, on whose shoulders we stand