Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m.
413-737-5311

361 Sumner Ave.
Springfield, MA 01108

Justice for Our Neighbors Dinner and Fundraiser

The Annual Celebration and Dinner Fundraiser for Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON) will be hosted by Trinity on October 19, beginning at 5:00 p.m. A silent auction of donated items will precede dinner and program.
 
The dinner will be prepared, as last year, by Nivan Pinto of the Brazilian Ministry.
 
The program will describe how the Springfield JFON Clinic, under the oversight of Urban Potential, Inc., has helped almost 500 clients over the past six years towards gaining citizenship.
 
Also featured will be information about the ESL classes which are taught at Trinity in partnership with the Gray House.
 
T.J. Mills, Regional Attorney for Justice For Our Neighbors, will speak at the event, along with several other special guests.
 

Tickets for the dinner are $25 each or $200 for a table of 8.  You can purchase tickets by mailing a check to Urban Potential, 361 Sumner Ave., Springfield, MA  01108.  If you have questions you can email Diane Mackie.

We hope many will join us to learn more about this essential ministry.

 

Silent Auction

We will be offering a variety of items for purchase during a silent auction.  You will have a chance to bid on the items prior to the dinner.  Winners will be announced following the dinner.

Check back often since auction items will be added to this page as they are donated.  

We are collecting a broad array of new or like-new items such as sports equipment, paintings and hand-crafted items, antiques, gift certificates, vacation camps/condos for a weekend or a week, boating excursions … contact us to discuss your novel ideas.  All donations must be received by October 13.

Proceeds from the silent auction will help defray attorney expenses for the legal clinic, and will go toward helping to continue ESL classes at Trinity. 

There will be minimum bids set for many of the items we are offering.

The auction is the major fundraiser for this ministry so folks are invited to both contribute items for the auction and come and bid on items that are being offered.  

To donate an item or to ask questions about one or more of the listed items, please contact Urban Potential.

Cape Cod Rental

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Are you looking for a get-away to Cape Cod?  A one week rental in this West Yarmouth home is just the answer.  This 5 room, 3 bedroom ranch is just a few blocks from Rt. 28 where you will find lots of shops and restaurants and about a mile from the beach.  Rental options are from September through June.

Bidding will start at $500.

 

 

Harvard Chair and Framed Print

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Vintage Harvard Chair and 

Original First Peoples framed print from British Columbia

Offered separately.

 

 

Gift Certificates

There are a number of items that have been donated including:

$100 Specs Perry Gift Certificate

Two tickets to the Majestic Theater

$25 Tupperware Gift Certificate

$50 Botaniste Florist (EastHampton) Gift Certificate

Other gift certificates will be available at the auction

 

 

Photo of Trinity

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12 x 18 inch framed photo of Trinity by Jim Sharrard

Apple Pie Gift Ensemble

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Everything you need for making an apple pie except for the apples.  This gift set (pictured front and back) was donated by King Arthur Flour and includes ingredients for making the crust plus apple cider for seasoning the pie.  Comes with complete instructions.  All you need is a bag of apples and you can impress your guests with your baking skills.

Tupperware Pie Carrier

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Tupperware covered pie carrier and stand including pie server and portion guide. This would make a great companion piece to the apple pie kit.

Hand crocheted unicorn

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This whimisical hand crocheted unicorn made by a member of Trinity's youth using the same pattern as her award-winning creative arts entry at the Big E is sure to be a hit with anyone who sees it.  

Crocheted Koi Fish

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This large (28 inch long) stuffed hand crocheted koi fish fashioned by a member of Trinity's youth is sure to be a conversation piece in your home or a delight for a youngster.  This amazing piece must be seen to be truly appreciated.

Handmade Market Totes

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Large lined market totes with buttoned interior pockets made by Clara Lee Sharrard from Frida Kahlo "Frida's Garden"  cotton fabric.  They are being sold separately.

Hand Woven Runner

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Exquisite hand woven runner measuring 54 x 15.5 inches including the fringe on the ends.  This piece would make a beautiful addition to your home.  It's perfect for the holidays or all year long.

Hand Painted Landscape

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This framed landscape painting by a Trinity member is a "must have."  

Framed Lithograph

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Spy Print--a vintage framed Vanity Fair lithograph of a lawyer.  Perfect addition to your home or office.

Patriots Gear

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Show your Pats Pride with this bag, cooler, and mugs.  Perfect gift for the Pats fan on your list.

Irish Pieces

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Genuine Waterford crystal decanter

Vintage Belleek sugar bowl and creamer

Decorative Bird Cage

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This large decorative bird cage would make a perfect conversation piece for your home or office.

Vintage Print

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Framed vintage print of 2 Scotties standing together in a snowy scene.

Framed Photographs

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Set of 3 framed photographs featuring insects on flowers.  Photographs are by local clergyman Rev. Rick Bellows.

Marble Chess Board

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A unique marble combination chess and backgammon board from India measuring 10 inches square.

Monet Print

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Monet garden print bonded to hardboard.  This large print could be just the focal point you need for your home or office.

Dr. Seuss Themed Basket

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A basket of assorted items including a tea pot, tea cup, books, and more all related to the theme of Dr. Seuss.  

Advent Clergy Stole

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Beautiful handmade Advent clergy stole.

Hand Made Lap Quilt

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A hand pieced and tied lap quilt in yellows and blues.

Glass Decanter

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 Dartington English glass decanter.

Silver-plated Tea Service

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Four piece Leonard silver-plated tea service on a tray

Framed Asian Prints

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Set of 4 framed prints with an Asian theme.  

Framed Print

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Framed 20 x 24 inch print.

Mozart Musical Score

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Large canvas print of a Mozart musical score with an antique finish.  Piece measures 4 ft. x 3 ft.

Resin Figurines

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Three resin figurines by A Little Company.  These seated laughing figurines are being sold separately  Just the thing to add a bit of whimsy to your home.

Multi-Colored Pottery Vase

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An unusual flat sided pottery vase in shades of blue and brown.  Just the item you need for fall flowers.

Hand Made Quilt

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Single bed quilt made and tied by members of the Wesley United Methodist Church in Hadley.

Assorted Auction Items

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Pictured here are several assorted items including:

Chelsea (London) mid-century pottery cheese dome and plate

Two hand made pottery planters made by local artists

Dickensian Christmas "plum pudding" to be delivered between Thanksgiving and Christmas

Brass candelabra 

Model of MINI Cooper

 
 
 

 

Blue Pottery Vase

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Attractive blue pottery vase perfect for small arrangements.

Ceramic Teapots

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Set of three seasonal ceramic teapots.  Two of them are teapots on top of matching cups.  Definitely a "must-have" for the fun-loving tea drinker in your life.

Cast Stone Sconce

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Unusual exterior angel cast stone wall sconce.  

Pressed Glass Bowl

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This beautiful pressed glass bowl would be perfect for fruit or as a stand alone piece.

Framed Embroidery Picture

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Framed hand embroidered picture of birches measuring 18 x 24 inches.

Framed Print

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Large framed poster from museum exhibit.  

Vintage Mixing Bowl

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Large vintage pottery mixing bowl.  Perfect for bread making or as a decorative accent to your kitchen.

Beverage Glass Set

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A set of 4 beverage glasses with erasable blackboard area so guests can mark their glasses for the evening.  Just the conversation starter for your next event.  Chalk is included.

Winter Coat

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Vintage fur coat size medium.

Vintage Abacus

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Child's vintage abacus.  

Assorted Jewelry

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Assorted jewelry items.

Decorative Basket

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White metal decorative basket perfect for your home decor.

Single bed quilt

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Multi-colored flowers with blue borders quilt for a single bed.

Books

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The Treasure Houses of Britain is an extensive guide from an exhibition at Yale.  You can research your next trip to England using Rick Steves’ Guide.

 

 

 

Steeped Tea Gift Certificate

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Relax and enjoy a steeped tea session with a Trinity member.

Vintage bottles

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Set of 4 vintage bottles.