Special to The Hays Daily News

The ninth annual Community Mission Auction will begin at 5 p.m. Dec. 1, with proceeds going to local, national and international charities. Last year, more than $30,000 was raised.

Celebration Community Church will auction nearly 400 items to support local organizations such as First Call for Help, Ellis County Ministerial Alliance's Second Mile Fund and the Community Assistance Center. The auction will help launch new churches and assist students on CrossCurrent, Encounter and Christian Challenge mission trips. Funds also will be given to Mary Elizabeth Maternity Home, Birthright, Rachel's Vineyard, Habitat for Humanity, Prison Ministries, local Christian radio stations, and disaster relief organizations around the world such as Samaritan's Purse, World Vision and Compassion International.

A list of items is at www.celebratejesus.org

The silent auction starts at 5 p.m. with the live auction beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are available at Cerv's locations for $15.

For more information, contact Kyle Ermoian at (785) 625-5483 or kyle@celebratejesus.org.