Live Auction Items
  1. Beef.  It’s What For Dinner!                                                     
  • ​Stock your freezer!  Enjoy locally-raised, grain-fed Hereford ground beef all winter long!  You will get 50 lbs. of ground beef packaged by the pound.  “Beef up” this winter!                                                                 
  • Value $200                                                                                               
  • Donated by Brookhaven Farms – Brian & Suzanne Honebrink (grandparents of Addison Gilmore)
  1. Bowling Party
  • Gather a HUGE crowd for this fun night out since you can bring up to 40 people to Park Tavern Bowling!  This certificate entitles you to reserve up to 6 lanes with a minimum of 6 people per lane and is good for bowling and shoe rental.  Reservations must be made in advance.
  • Value $560
  • Donated by The Park Tavern Bowling & Entertainment Center
  1. Yard Games
  • You’ll love these insanely fun outdoor games - Yard Yahtzee & Farkle, Lawn Giant Jenga, Cornhole Bean Bag, and Kubb (a Swedish lawn game in which the object is to knock over wooden blocks by throwing wooden batons – a bit of a cross between bowling and horseshoes).  Fun for all ages!
  • Value Priceless
  • Donated by Mayer Lutheran Shop Class, the Miest Family, and the Gala Committee (with special thanks for the artistic talents of Deb Koehler and Mary Brockberg)

Will Estate Planning Package                                                  
  • Kruse Law Firm, PLLC offers you assistance in estate planning.  Although a single individual could use this package, it is best suited for a married couple because it includes:
    • 1 one-hour initial consultation
    • 1 one-hour signing meeting 
    • 2 Wills 
    • 2 Health Care Directives (medical wishes)
    • 2 Powers of Attorney (financial decisions)
    • Do you think your Estate plan will be more complex than the basic Will plan offered here? That's okay! Any additional services can be provided for an additional fee. 
    • *Please schedule initial consult with Kruse Law Firm by February 1, 2017*
  • Value $900
  • Donated by Jayme Kruse
  1. MN Wild Tickets                                                                                  
  • ​Did you know that 4 out of 5 dentists recommend hockey?  Bid on two MN Wild Tickets for the game on November 15, 2016 against the Calgary Flames at 7:00 P.M.  Tickets are for Section 103, Row 14, Seats 3 & 4.  Represent the “State of Hockey” and cheer on the Wild!
  • Value $218
  • Donated by Dr. Jeffrey Raines
  1. St. John’s Quilt                                                                                
  • ​This vibrant red and black custom-made quilt for a twin size mattress incorporates St. John's t-shirts throughout the years including the 150th anniversary, Walkathon, cross- country and basketball.  The bold SJLS lettering intersects the t-shirts to form a cross, surrounded by white, custom-quilted eagle heads.  Whether adorning your guest bed or snuggling up to watch a movie, this gorgeous custom quilt is sure to remind you of all the blessings St. John's offers. 
  • Value Priceless
  • Donated by Sandy Sailer – grandma of Ezekiel & Oliver Borcherding
  1. Kiddie Kitchen
  • Treat your little chef to a dream play kitchen!  Included with this kitchen (re-purposed from an entertainment center) is a Melissa & Doug Cookie Set, Cupcake Tea Set, Kids’ Apron, and Kids’ Chef Hat.
  • Value $250
  • Donated by Tawny Zbanski
  1. Big Green Egg
  • Grill your turkey this year for Thanksgiving! Feast on Prime Rib for Christmas!  Dazzle your Super Bowl crowd with wings and pizza!  This package includes a Large Big Green Egg with Nest, Eggmates, ConvEGGtor, Ash tool, Firestarters and Charcoal to make this possible.
  • Value $1,200
  • Donated by Friends of St. John’s
  1. Wild, Wild West Escape
  • Medora is located in the far western end of North Dakota and is known as a tourist hot spot for those interested in learning about the Wild West, Teddy Roosevelt, and the Badlands!Here, you can find the entrance to the Teddy Roosevelt National Park, which features wild bison, horses and antelope among many other animals. The town is quaint with themed restaurants and shops located throughout.You will enjoy a two-night stay at a local hotel, 4 tickets to the outdoor Medora Musical, and 4 rounds of golf at stunning Bully Pulpit Golf Course (ranked one of America’s Top 100 public golf courses). There is also a cowboy cookout and horseback riding available.Must redeem by Labor Day 2017.
  • Value $900
  • Donated by the Rick Guetzkow Family
  1. Golf Foursomes
  • Golf right here at Rush Creek Golf Club (and then head over to Island View Golf Club) when you win these foursomes!Rush Creek Golf Club features an 18-hole championship golf course, family-friendly par three course, and Highlander restaurant with outdoor dining & spectacular views.Island View Golf Club in Waconia, MN is an 18-hole semi-private gold course on Lake Waconia.It features scenic holes, fully stocked pro shop, casual dining, and a full-length driving range.Both foursomes include carts.Also included areTaylorMade Ghost putter, T-shirt, visors, and golf tees.
  • Value $1,225
  • Donated by Rush Creek Golf Club, Nature Valley, & Friends of St. John’s
  1. Cigars                                                                                                 
  • ​ Any cigar aficionado will appreciate this humidor that can contain 250 of your finest cigars.  It features a lock and key, rectangular design, beautiful wood-grain Rosewood exterior, and Spanish cedar-lined interior.  Equipped with two removable trays, you will have the most organized humidor around!  Start your stash with cigar brands such as Gurkha, Captain McMellow, and others.    Package includes:
    • The Salvador Rosewood Humidor (250 capacity)
    • 68 Cigars (ranging in value from $8-$50 each)
    • La Aroma de Cuba Red Ashtray
    • Rockwell Xikar Torch Lighter
  • Value $1,055
  • Donated by Cigars International & the Gala Committee
  1. Vail Resort Package                                                           
  • ​ Experience the slopes in Colorado or ski closer to home with these flexible Vail Resort Lift Tickets valid at any Vail Resort in CO, UT, MN, WI, MI, or even British Columbia or Australia!  (4) Lift tickets are valid for adult or child.  A $250 Visa gift card is included and could be applied toward airfare or lodging.  Complete your look and stay warm with bright socks and caps included in this package!                                          
  • Value $700
  • Donated by Nature Valley & the Gala Committee
  1. Pontoon Party
  • You bring your friends and everything else is provided for an afternoon/evening on Lake Minnetonka next fall 2017!  Appetizers and drinks (for kids and/or adults) will be served during this pontoon boat party for ten guests total.
  • Value $500
  • Donated by Stu & Liz Glock
  1. Me! Me! Me!
  • How many ways can you pamper yourself?  May we suggest a massage or facial, a manicure or two, a pedicure before you slip on your new pair of shoes, and a fresh look with a haircut and/or product?  It’s an all-out pamper package tucked inside of a beautiful little bag by Coach...
  • Value $510
  • Donated by
    • Hand & Stone Massage in Plymouth (gift card for a 50-minute massage or facial valued at $50)
    • Nails and Spa - manicure valued at $15
    • Salon Adagio - spa pedicure valued at $45
    • Turbo Nails - $30 gift card
    • Evolution Hair Studio - $20 gift certificate
    • Schuler Shoes - $50 gift card
    • Shawna Roepke at Spark Salon (deluxe hair cut with deep conditioning treatment valued at $75)
    • Floral Purse by Coach (valued at $225)
  1. Snow Blower
  • Blow that snow away with this Toro Power Max 724 OE Snow blower!It features a Toro Premium 212cc OHV 4-cycle engine, 24" clearing width & up to 40' throwing distance.It can clear 6-12" of snow at a time on a driveway made of concrete, asphalt or gravel surfaces that can park up to 4-10 cars.The Farmer’s Almanac is predicting a snowy winter this year so get prepared now!You will appreciate the electric starter, deep lug tires, locking control handles, and solid warranty.
  • Value $850
  • Donated by the Gala Committee
  1. Silver Oak Wine Flight                                                                    
  • ​Sip from 6 Silver Oak etched wine glasses when you win this Silver Oak wine flight.  Presenting to you this rare vertical collection of 2007-2012 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Chosen from some of their finest vintages, this collection offers you the opportunity to taste six wines at different levels of maturity. All of these wines have been bottle-aged in Silver Oak’s cellar since their release.  With additional cellaring, they will become even more complex and refined.                                                                                   
  • Value $600                                                                                    
  • Donated by Friends of St. John’s
  1. MN Wild Package                                                                             
  •  Go WILD for this hockey fan package including (2) “Club Level” MN Wild Tickets and an official NHL hockey puck autographed by Erik Haula.
  • Value $300
  • Donated by Ryan & Rebecca Erickson
  1.  Date Nights
  • Take your sweetie out on the town.  This auction item includes 5 different dates, each listed below.
  • Value $325
  • Donated by           
    • Pour Wine Bar and Bistro - $50 gift card
    • AMC Theatre Movie Ticket Vouchers – (2) $10 each in value
    • Punch Pizza - $25 gift card
    • Yellowtree Theatre - 2 tickets to a show of your choice excluding Nov-Jan, a $55 value with no expiration
    • Bonfire – complimentary pizza appetizer
    • Chanhassen Dinner Theatre – pass valid for two people for dinner and show to any Main Stage Dinner Theatre production, valued at $175
  1. MN Vikings Tickets                                                                    
  • ​Cheer for the Vikings during this season when they take on the Indianapolis Colts on December 18, 2016 at the new U.S. Bank Stadium!  You get 2 tickets in Section 120, Row 10...Skol Vikings! Let’s win this game!                                                    
  • Value $220                                                                                   
  • Donated by the Gala Committee
  1. St. John’s School VIP
  • This very important package includes:
    • 1 classroom ice cream party with Mr. Kloetzke
    • Lunch with Pastor Johnson
    • Last in, first out carline pass (without the glares from the other parents)
    • 8 front row seats to this year’s Christmas program
    • 8 front row seats to this year’s musical
    • 8 front row seats to this year’s graduation
    • 50 tickets to the Walk-a-Thon carnival
  • Value Priceless
  1. Christmas Cookies
  • Spend your holidays relaxing without a mess in your own kitchen, and enjoy some holiday sweets delivered right to your door!  You will receive 10 dozen Christmas treats including Butter Spritz, Peanut Butter Blossoms, Lemon Drops, Haystacks, Melting Moments, Chocolate Dipped Apricots, Russian Teacakes, Neapolitan Ribbon Cookies, Snickerdoodles and White Chocolate Almond cups.  All are homemade with quality ingredients and lots of love. Give notice one week before you would like your sweet treats and arrangements will be made for delivery.
  • Value Priceless
  • Donated by Mary & Roger Betlach -  grandparents of Sophie and Josh Glock