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Friday, May 8, 2015


To be Auctioned May 16, 2015 at First Parish, Bridgewater First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Bridgewater is holding its Annual Goods and Services Auction the evening of Saturday May 16, 2015.  There are two travel items up for auction that we think will be of interest to members of other UU churches.

We will take sealed bids for these items by e-mail.  If a sealed bid is higher than the final live bid at the auction, the sealed bid wins.   Please send an email message with your bid to no later than midnight, Friday May 15th, 2015.   Emailed bids must be received by midnight, May 15th to be included in the bidding. (Please clearly indicate which item you are bidding on.)  

3 Nights on Star Island for 2 people.
What’s Included:  This certificate is valid for any three nights during the summer of 2015 (June 20 - September 20, 2015) pending availability. Meals and ferry transportation from Portsmouth NH are included. Note that availability may be limited during July/August and on September weekends. The most available time is likely to be August 29 – September 5. The winner must contact the Star Island to arrange the nights.  Fair Market Value $840.

About Star Island:  Star is located 6 miles of the coast of New Hampshire and Maine.  A visit to Star is a step back in time.  Star Island was founded on the traditions of Unitarian Universalism and the United Church of Christ.  Star Island’s setting is both rich in history and access to nature. There are
many opportunities to learn, explore and relax. Visit the Vaughn Cottage Museum to learn about the history of the surrounding Isles of Shoals. Investigate the Gulf of Maine ecosystem at the Rutledge Marine Lab. Relax in a rocking chair on the Oceanic Hotel porch.  Kayaks and rowboats are available to rent, and sports equipment for lawn games or a tennis match is available.  To learn more:
2 Nights at Ferry Beach for 2 - Friday & Saturday nights, September 4 & 5, 2015.
What’s Included:  Two night standard room (dormitory stay), Friday and Saturday nights, September 4th and 5th, at Ferry Beach, Saco, Maine for 2 people. Includes Saturday breakfast, lunch, an all you can eat bbq dinner, and music from 4-8pm on Saturday. (Bring linens or they are available for a $25 charge.)  This is a $110 per night per person value with 2 full meal plans for Saturday, a $96 value.  Total fair market value is $316.  The winner must contact Ferry Beach to arrange the dates.

About Ferry Beach:  Ferry Beach is a UU retreat and conference center located on a 32-acre oceanfront campus in Saco, on the coast of southern Maine.  Founded in 1901 in the traditions of Universalism, it now continues those traditions whole espousing the principles of Unitarianism.  It is a place to experience nature, community and spiritual growth.  For more information: