Seeley's Bay Pastoral Charge

Talent Auction - November 16, 2019

at Seeley's Bay United Church

In these uncertain economic times, everyone tries to find new and innovative ways of earning extra money to stay afloat. That holds true for local churches as well. To that end, Seeley’s Bay United Church Pastoral Charge is tapping into the abilities and creativity of its parishioners to offer up talents or services for a Talent Auction to be held at the Seeley’s Bay United Church on Saturday, November 19th. Our talented auctioneers will be Keith Hubbard and Janice Holland.

Enthusiasm is building in our three churches (Lyndhurst, Olivet and Seeley’s Bay United Churches) for the upcoming auction.

Enjoy wine & cheese while you browse the auction items (beginning at 5:30pm).

The auction will start at 6:30 pm; cash or cheques only please. 

Come out and enjoy an evening of fun, and buy the best Christmas gift ever!

See you there!

Here are some of the items included in the auction. Many of the same or similar items are being offered again this year so if you got out-bid last year, now is your chance to try again!

Keep checking for more auction items, as they could be added to the website right up to auction day - November 16th!

For more information, please contact Monique Hartley;

email: monique.a.hartley@gmail.com

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A Blueberry Picnic

 A tour of the blueberry field and afternoon tea for 4 people

Delightful and delicious!

Donated by Chef Moira Vanderwerf of Briarlea Farms at Sweets Corners

Chocolate Basket

Our favourite chocolate shop 'Ridgway Confections' is offering a basket of their chocolates - beautiful to look at and fabulous to eat!

Donated by Cindy and Derek of Ridgway Confections

(not exactly as illustrated)
Wings Of Angels

Wings of Angels Concert

2 tickets to the Dec. 21 matinee (2pm) Wings of Angels concert in Kingston at The Spire, 82 Sydenham St.

Cantibile’s annual holiday concert featuring an imaginative programme ranging from heart warming carols and nostalgic winter songs to thrilling world music.

Donated by Susie Allen


A Day in the Pottery Studio

A day of hand building and possibly wheel work- includes all materials, bisque firing, glazing and glaze firing. 

Offered by Sherry Rogers

Prime Rib Dinner

Prime Rib of Beef Dinner

Prime Rib dinner for up to 10 guests

By Mary Whitney

(Date to be in 2020)

Fresh Green Christmas Wreath

Your entrance will say 'Merry Christmas' with Danny's artistry.

(not exactly as illustrated)

Created by Dan Roantree
Sign        Sign

Wooden Sign (2-sided)

Approximate dimensions - 7" x 72"

Made by Lindsay Munro

National Art Gallery

A Trip to the National Art Gallery in Ottawa for up to 3 people
Your guide is Reverend Don Stiles, knowledgeable gallery member.

(The date to be arranged at a mutually convenient time)

Donated by Reverend Don Stiles

Needlepoint picture and frame - Beautiful scene of a boat harbour and a town

Created by Nicole Wright

Lovely handcrafted wooden trivets

(Sold individually)

Made by Jack Harvey

Handcrafted pottery - This cream and sugar and butter dish with tray will make a beautiful addition to your table

Made by Sherry Rogers

Just a sampling of the hand knit items to be auctioned.
Bob Burtch Fishing Trip

Fishing Trip for 2 people with fishing guide Bob Burtch. Tackle and bait supplied. Tasty Shore lunch provided for 2 people. Date to be determined based on a convenient time for all as well as weather.


Tupperware Basket

Donated by Jan Holland
Bob Webster Fishing Trip

Fishing trip for 4 on Gananoque Lake with professional fishing guide Bob Webster. The day will include a shore lunch. Yum!!

Boat Cruise

Donated by Paul and Jan Holland

Computer System Optimization

Donated by Dave Munro

(Windows based computers only)
Sign   Sign

Wooden Sign (2-sided)

Approximate dimensions - 9" x 48"

Made by Lindsay Munro

Basket(s) of pickles, relishes & jams

Peach marmalade, Corn relish, chili sauce, icicle pickles

Donated by Jane McCarthy, Mary Barker, Peggy Sweet-McCumber, Jan Holland

Small Halls Tickets

"Deck the Small Halls" Tickets

Two tickets to see "Fortunate Ones", Saturday November 30 at the Seeley's Bay Community Hall

 Donated by Peter and Bonnie Roantree
Pickles & Relish

Basket of Homemade pickles and relishes

Bread and Butter, Icicle, Beets, Tomato and Cucumber Lunch

Donated by Cindy Tye

(May not be exactly as illustrated)
Chris Munro Painting 1

Framed 8x10 Oil Painting

Creek at the bottom of the Big Hill on the Big Hill Road, Seeley's Bay

Created by Chris Munro
Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding

Donated by Joan Hubbard

(not exactly as illustrated)
Chris Munro Painting 2

Framed 8x10 Oil Painting

Created by Chris Munro

Baby Blanket

"Fawn" pink and brown baby blanket with hood
Beer Mitt

Practical "Beer" Mitt
Felted Tea Cozy

Felted Tea Cozy
Mitts, Toque & Scarf

A set of Mitts, Toque & Scarf

Donated by Green Gecko
Oven Mitt and Pot Holder

Felted Oven Mitt & Pot Holder
Felted Slippers

Pair of Felted Slippers

Size 7/8

Original Quilted Design on Pillow

Crafted By Jane McCarthy
Pillow 2

Original Quilted Design on Pillow

Crafted By Jane McCarthy
Pillow 3

Original Quilted Design on Pillow

Crafted By Jane McCarthy
Coleman Backpack

Coleman Cooler Backpack

Donated by Gary and Darlene Bracken

Rocker Rails

Handcrafted wood rocker rails

Donated by Art Shaw
Robe Hanger 1

Handcrafted Wooden Robe Hangers

Donated by Art Shaw
Robe Hanger 2

Handcrafted Wooden Robe Hanger

Donated by Art Shaw
Lap Quilt 1

Lap Quilt

Donated by Ruth Antoine
Lap Quilt 2

Lap Quilt

Donated by Ruth Antoine
Tulip Bulbs

Tulip bulbs and compost pail

Donated by Gary & Darlene Bracken
Wall Hanging

Painted Slate Wall Hanging

Donated by Gary & Darlene Bracken
Hand Knit Socks

Hand-knit Socks

Crafted by Sheila Stiles
Mary Anne Jackson Christmas Cookies

Christmas Baking

Five dozen assorted Christmas style cookies and squares

(not exactly as illustrated)

Donated by Mary Anne Jackson
Tea Cups & Tea Basket

Tea Cups and Tea Basket

Donated by Lyndhurst UCW, Hazel Gilfillen, Jane Griggs & Sherry Rogers
Cindy Tye Handbag


Machine quilted , has pockets inside and outside with a flap with a button closer. In colours navy,white and pink.wonderful gift for someone who enjoys the sun.

Made by Cindy Tye
Kids Reversible Mitts

Kids reversible, double knit mitts

Made by Penny Roantree
Adult Reversible Mitts

Adult reversible double knit mitts

Made by Penny Roantree
Cooling Rack

Hardwood cooling rack

Works well for hot dishes, pans, and pots!

6 racks will be available, to be sold individually

Woodwork by Ben Whitney

Cozy Afghan

30" x 60

Made by Penny Roantree
Robbie Burns Night

A Robbie Burns Evening 

Come celebrate Robbie Burns Day with an evening of poetry and single malts. We will sample some of Burns' greatest works and taste four single malts from four of the characteristic single malt whisky regions of Scotland - Lowland, Highland, Speyside, and Islay.  The whisky and the poetry are provided by your host, just come and enjoy.  There will also be haggis for tasting - if you dare!😁

Hosted by Reverend Don Stiles
Centrepiece by Janet Jackson

Beautiful Centrepiece

Made by Janet Jackson
Hat & Cowl

Hat & Cowl

Made by Penny Roantree
Baby Blanket

Baby Blanket

32" x 34"

Made by Penny Roantree
Infinity Scarf

Infinity Scarf & Double Knit Mitts

Made by Penny Roantree
Loon Pillow

Original Quilted Design on Pillow

Crafted By Jane McCarthy
Lyndhurst Bridge Pillow

Quilted Design of the Lyndhurst Bridge on Pillow

Crafted By Jane McCarthy
Hummingbird Pillow

Original Quilted Design on Pillow

Crafted By Jane McCarthy
Holly Jolly Pillows

Holly Jolly Pillow Set

Each pillow is 12" x 16". (The backs are striped in matching colours)

Crocheted by Jessica Munro
Apron & Oven Mitts

Kitchen apron with two matching potholders and two matching oven mitts

Made by Jane McCarthy

Beautiful Festive Wall Hanging

 For your door or wall

Donated by Jane Billings
Leather Hangin

Hand Tooled Leather Wall Hanging

Inspired by indigenous art

Handcrafted by Joyce Fleming
SHaBean Coffee

A collection of roasted coffees

Delicious SHaBean Cofee, including the brewer and package of filters

Donated by John Barker

Girl's Dress

Handmade Little Girl's Smocked Dress

 Size 4

Donated by Tom MacFarland and made by his mom

Dinner Rolls

Mouth-watering Dinner Rolls

   3 dozen (to be sold by the dozen) 

Baked by Ruby Sweet

(may not be exactly as illustrated)
Cinnamin Buns

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

2 dozen (to be sold by the half dozen)

 Take them home with you on auction night!

Baked by Chris Munro

(not exactly as illustrated)


14 tonnes (1 tandem load) of  Crushed Limestone - 5/8" or 7/8"
Compactable, well-draining material ideal for driveway surface -- limited delivery area.

Donated by George Tackaberry and delivered by David Sweet

David is expert at spreading this material

Yummy Homemade Cinnamon Buns

(sticky buns) multiple trays

Donated by Neta de Vette/Fred Wilson

(not exactly as illustrated)

Ground Beef

20 lbs of ground beef in 1.5 lb packs. Farm raised, no antibiotic or growth hormones. It is killed, cut, wrapped and frozen by Farmersville abattoir, just outside Athens.

Take it home with you on Auction Night!

Donated by Barb Donaldson

(not exactly as illustrated)
Danny Creche

Beautiful wooden creche/nativity scene, with miniature figures

Handmade by Dan Roantree
Hand Sweaters

Hand Sweaters

100% woolen mittens made from recycled sweaters.

Donated by Gail Simmons
Canada Revenue Agency

Professional Tax Preparation

Personal Income Tax Preparation (Ontario) for Individual or Couple for one tax year
Non business – up to 40 tax related slips
Electronic filing by CRA authorized filer

Provided by Bruce Jackson
Arctic Moments Book

"Arctic Moments"

Written by James Raffan & Andre Gallant

Homemade Bread

Baked by Sonia Tye
Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder

Crafted by Dan Roantree
Chelsea Buns

Chelsea Buns

Baked by Sonia Tye
Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards

Made by Cindy Tye

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