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Pure Ministry in Michigan 2018 Auction


St. Paul Lutheran School had a wonderful evening at the Pure Ministry in Michigan Auction! St. Paul School raised $103,00!!! This money will be used to provide scholarships for future St. Paul students. 


Congratulations to the Orlando family who were the recipients of the door prize and will receive one year of free tuition!

A huge thank you to John and Lori Lewis for organizing this event! St. Paul is blessed by you and your gifts! Thanks also to Dr. Russ Keinath for serving as auctioneer and St. Paul PE teacher Heather Sharp who was the evening's DJ. 



Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018 (St. Patrick’s Day)

Location: St. Paul Lutheran School

Dress Attire:  Casual Dress


5:00 - 5:45 PM - VIP Reception for Sponsors with Guest of Honor Ray Scott

5:30 PM - Doors Open for Silent Auction

6:00 PM - Dinner and Presentation

7:00 PM - Silent Auction Concludes

7:15 PM - Live Auction Begins

9:00 - 11:00 PM - Post Auction Celebration and Dance*



St. Paul is excited to announce our 2018 PTL Auction, Pure Ministry in Michigan. It will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran School. We look forward to spending time in fun and fellowship with you as we raise funds to provide scholarships to future St. Paul students.


There will be a DOOR PRIZE this year! Everyone purchasing a ticket will be given the opportunity to receive one year of free tuition for one student (up to $5,000).


Our guest of honor for the evening will be Mr. Ray Scott, former Detroit Piston. Read more about Mr. Scott below. 

PLEASE NOTE: The VIP and Sponsors event with Mr. Ray Scott begins at 5:00 PM in the Fine Arts Room. All other doors open for the silent auction at 5:30 PM.


Child care is available at St. Paul in the Auxilliary Gym until 11:00 P.M.  Preregistration was required. If you have signed up for childcare, the location has been changed. Please bring your children to the AUXILLIARY GYM at St. Paul School. 


* Cash Bar - $2 a drink (beer and wine)








Guest of Honor - Raymond Scott

 John Raymond "Ray" Scott will be joining us as the guest of honor at the Pure Ministry in Michigan Auction. Mr. Scott is a retired American basketball player and coach. He had a 11-year career playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and later coached the Pistons for almost four seasons. In 1974, he won the NBA Coach of the Year Award, the first African-American to be so honored. Mr. Scott also coached the Eastern Michigan University Men's Basketball team, and he served as coach for the St. Paul Lutheran School Girls' team while his daughter, Devon, was a student here. In February, 2008, Mr. Scott was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, and in April 2008, during a celebration of the Pistons' 50th anniversary, he was named one of the "30 All-Time Pistons." Mr. Scott has also generously given of his talents in his position as ambassador for children and families for the Wellspring Lutheran service agency in Michigan


Please consider becoming a St. Paul Sponsor. All individuals participating at the sponsorship levels listed below are invited to a VIP reception with Mr. Scott from 5:00 - 5:45 PM on the evening of the auction. This intimate reception will be an opportunity for sponsors to meet with Mr. Scott and hear about his life an ministry. For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact John or Lori Lewis.


Scholar          $10,000

Essayist           $5,000

Author              $2,500