Sowing the Seeds - Friends of UCOM Benefit Concert

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Sowing the Seeds - Friends of UCOM Benefit Concert

With music from POSH4, international cuisine, and a virtual and in-person silent auction, the Friends of UCOM Benefit Concert is back!

By United Church Outreach Ministry

When and where

Date and time

Sunday, April 16 · 6 - 9pm EDT


Plymouth United Church of Christ 4010 Kalamazoo Ave Southeast Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

For the first time since 2019, the Friends of UCOM Benefit Concert is back!

Doors open at 6:00 for those looking to buy tickets in person. The festivities begin at 6:30 pm with an amazing dinner featuring international cuisine cooked by four of UCOM's neighbors. Tickets are $25 dollars and are limited to 100 seats. Dinner tickets can also be purchased as a package with the concert for only $40.

Silent auction packages will be available to peruse in person (you can also access them online through Handbid) starting at 6:00 pm. Bidding will close promptly at 7:50 pm as seating for the concert begins. This year's baskets include fantastic donations from local businesses like Affordable Limousine, Bonobo Winery, Five Shores Brewing, Fowling Warehouse, Locked 460 Escape Room, Lucia’s World Emporium, Mawby Vineyards, The Salted Cupcake, and many more! Bidding opens online on handbid on April 9th so don't forget to register and check out all the fantastic packages early!

This year's concert starts at 8:00 pm and features wonderful music from POSH4. POSH4 is composed of tremendously talented musicians Marilyn Ossentjuk, Rebecca Sneller, June Nelson, and Philip Pletcher playing simultaneously on two grand pianos for 8 hands, on 2 grands! Tickets for the concert are $25 but can be purchased with dinner tickets at a discounted rate of $40.

All proceeds from the Friends of UCOM Benefit Concert support UCOM neighbors and the innovative programs at UCOM.


Left to right:

Marilyn Ossentjuk, Rebecca Sneller, June Nelson, and Philip Pletcher


6:00 PM

Doors Open

Doors open for those wishing to purchase tickets in person.

6:00 PM - 7:50 PM

In-person silent auction

Browse the silent auction packages in person.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Tickets for our international dinner featuring cuisine from UCOM neighbors are available for $25 as a stand-alone or for $40 with a ticket to the concert.

8:00 PM - 9:15 PM


Music from POSH4, 8 hands, 2 grands. Tickets are $25 as a stand-alone, or $40 when purchased with a ticket to the international dinner.

About the organizer

Since 1985 United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM) has been helping build better and brighter futures.

UCOM values individuals and builds community in southwestern Kent County by providing material and educational assistance to meet basic needs, improve quality of life, and promote self-sufficiency.

$25 – $40