GOSHEN — Gospel Echoes Team Prison Ministry will present its 31st annual benefit auction Friday and Saturday, April 12-13, at the Elkhart County Fairgrounds, 17746D CR 34, Goshen. The public is invited.
An open house with haystack supper will begin at 4:30 p.m. Friday. A Gospel Echoes Teams concert will begin at 6 p.m. and will be followed at 7:30 p.m. by a mini auction featuring specialty items.
An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be served at 7 a.m. Saturday. The menu includes biscuits and gravy, pancakes, sausage and fried mush. The auction will begin at 9 a.m. and food will be available all day for attendees.
More than 300 items will be auctioned off, including beautiful handmade quilts, solid oak furniture, tables, bedroom suites, specialty items, in-homes meals, tools, crafts, hand tools, collector toys, swing set, storage shed, zero turn lawn mower, Yoder Smokers YS 640 pellet grill, Big Green Egg grill and cart, three-sided horse shelter, 6 ft. x 9 ft. trailer, 400cc 4×4 four-wheeler, outdoor furniture and more.
A bookstore, bake sale and variety corner will be open both days.
Brochures and a current sale bill are available at www.gospelechoes.com.
Gospel Echoes Team provides Bible study correspondence courses, Scripture address booklets, ministry teams, freedom rallies and other special events to prisons throughout North America. A network of more than 700 graders provides ministry through correspondence lessons.
Gospel Echoes started in 1969 and provides ministry outreach to more than 700 prisons.
For more information, call Glendon Bender at (574) 533-0221 or visit www.facebook.com/gospelechoesteam.