Due to Covid-19 restriction, the Benefit Auction that was to be held October 23 & 24, 2020, has been cancelled.  We will be back in 2021!!

We are still having our Chicken BBQ Dinner on Friday night, October 23!

Available at three locations for your convenience!  Take Out Only!

From 4 PM to 7PM (or until dinners run out)

Meal includes:

Delicious chicken, Cheesy potatoes, Green beans, Coleslaw, Applesauce, Dinner roll, Whoopie pie, Drink

Suggested Donation: $12/meal

Available at the following places:

Mellinger Mennonite Church, 1916 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster

Martin’s Country Market, 1717 W Main St, Ephrata

Good’s Store, 1338 Main St, Blue Ball

For questions or more information:



Auction Location

Ephrata Business Center, 400 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA

In 2019, our 36th annual benefit auction was held on October 25 and 26 at the Ephrata Business Center. Collector items, beautiful quilts and wall hangings, toys, valuable gift certificates, great food, framed artwork, hardware, tools and many more items will be sold.  Proceeds were shared with the following 6 prison chaplain ministries and aftercare programs: Lancaster County Prison, Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center, Freedom Gate, Revelations of Freedom Ministries, TTC/the Potter’s House, and We Care Program.   In 36 years, total contribution to prison ministries: $2.8 million.

Items sold at the 2019 Auction

Donated Services Sold at the Auction
Larry Fox Builders:  Carpenter or Remolding Services. Up to 20 Hours (within 50 miles)
Martin’s Flooring: New flooring installed.  Up to $1,000 value
Martin’s Flooring: Carpet cleaning – up to 3 rooms
Hurst House Bed & Breakfast: One night lodging Sunday-Thursday

Valuable Gift Certificates

Valuable Gift Certificates were sold at silent auction tables and throughout the auction … including  Ebersole’s Vacuum Cleaners, Roxanne’s Flowers and Steffy’s Garage. Plus more from area restaurants, auto mechanics, haircuts, grocery and hardware stores, flowers and gifts.


Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Debit Cards