St. Croix Lutheran Gala

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Proceeds benefit students in grades 6-12

Saturday, April 1, 2017

If you were not able to attend the gala, but would like to support the event, you can do so by visiting the registration page and making a donation to SCL students.  

Radisson Blu at Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN 55425
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(Click here for a printable Directions & Parking PDF)

5:00-7:00 p.m. Silent Auction & Social Hour
7:00 p.m. Remarks, Dinner & Live Auction

Tickets include drinks and hors d’oeuvres during the silent auction, a three-course dinner, and a donation to SCL students.


Silent Auction Mobile Bidding

The silent auction features mobile bidding! Bring your own fully charged smart phone or tablet to place your silent auction bids (complimentary Wi-Fi is available) OR you can use one of the laptop bidding stations available around the room. Our friendly “bidding buddies” will be ready to assist you with any questions! Preview live and silent auction packages online starting in March.


For your convenience, a limited number of rooms have been reserved for St. Croix Lutheran guests at the Radisson Blu Mall of America for the night of April 1, 2017. Rooms will be reserved for SCL guests until March 1, 2017. To take advantage of our special group rate of $139++, please make reservations directly with the hotel and mention that you are with the St. Croix Lutheran Gala group. Reservations can be made by calling 1 (800) 333-3333 or by booking online at using promotional code "LUTHER".

Parking Options

  • Limited, free self-parking is available for SCL Gala guests in the Radisson Blu's private South Ramp.
  • Covered valet parking is available for $10 for SCL Gala guests ($25 per night for overnight guests).
  • Free, easy parking is available in all Mall of America parking ramps. Suggested parking ramps are P3 West (Hawaii), P4 West (Arizona), P3 East (Indiana), or P4 East (Florida). Radisson Blu is connected to the Mall of America via skyway - if entering from the mall or mall ramps, find the Radisson Blu's entrance on Level 2 on the South side, between J.Jill (S228) and Brighton Collectibles (S224). If staying in the hotel overnight, please give the Radisson Blu's front desk agents your vehicle information so that Mall of America security does not tow your vehicle. Visit Mall of America's website for an interactive directory.

Click here for a printable Directions & Parking PDF.


Event sponsors cover necessary expenses for our events, allowing 100% of guests' dollars to go directly to SCL students. For information on current sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jay Wendland, Director of Mission Advancement, at (651) 455-1521 x132.


This event wouldn't be possible without the support of friends of SCL who donate numerous items for our silent and live auctions. If you would like to donate items, cash/check to purchase items, gift certificate, 6-pack of craft beer, or bottle of wine, please contact Mission Advancement, at (651) 455-1521 x105, or send your donation to St. Croix Lutheran, 1200 Oakdale Ave, West St. Paul, MN 55118 with a completed Donation Receipt Form. Thank you!


Many volunteers are needed for the night of the Gala for various positions, including: registration, mobile bidding buddies, game hosts, live auction bid spotters, check out, and more. To sign up or to learn more about volunteer opportunities, please contact Mission Advancement at (651) 455-1521.


Every dollar raised plays an essential role toward the success of St. Croix Lutheran’s mission to educate the total student - spiritually, intellectually, and physically - in a caring, Christian family community.

Thank you for your support. God bless your generous hearts!

" Coach Boehm was not just a coach. He was a role model, and that second father figure away from home. He taught us all how to not just be athletes, but also athletes of character and integrity. "
- Wade '07