Written Description of
Our Rental Spaces
First Parish Congregational Church has a variety of spaces available for rent. Our contemporay spaces are fully ADA compliant, including a wheelchair ramp, an elevator, and a wheelchair lift which makes all levels accessible within the building. In our sanctuary our pews have built-in wheelchair spaces.
Our Sanctuary has seating for up to 400 people for functions such as weddings, funerals, concerts, lectures or other approved events. All sight lines are clear. The sanctuary also features a state of the art audio & visual system, which allows for video projection, event recording, audio mixing and recording, and broadcast of sanctuary events to all areas of the facility as well as online.
The seats curve which makes for a more intimate and friendly seating arrangement.
In the kitchen you will find a fully equipped stainless steel setup for food cooking, preparation, and clean up. The kitchen can be used for cooking classes, serving finger food for social events, or delivering full course meals. Stoves, baking ovens, and warming ovens are all part of the offerings.
The all-stainless steel kitchen has 2 islands and a dishwashing center.
The atrium consists of our foyer, Workshop Hall, and Fellowship Hall. These sizeable spaces can function as single units using our moveable, full height, wall partions. When the the partitions are stored all 3 spaces create a very large hall. This gives any user the flexibility to work the spaces as needed to fit defined needs. On this level is a fully appointed parlor, coat racks, and restrooms. A Quiet Room has a large window looking into the sanctuary.
The atrium is 3-spaces-in-1 with use
of walls on ceiling tracks (not shown).
The Second Floor
On our second floor the Flexible Use and Conference Rooms are available for regular group meeting rental. The Flexible Use room is set up as needed, whereas the Conference room is already set up with wood meeting tables and comfortable chairs. A whiteboard is available in the Conference Room. Restrooms are at the end of the hall and the balcony entrance is at the other end.
The Lower Level
On the lower level classrooms and a nursery are available for rental. These spaces work very well for teaching classes, music lessons, tutoring, crafting, meetings or other approved requests. All classrooms and the nursery have sinks and cleaning accessories. The Youth Room is the largest and has a self-contained lounge and kitchen area. Next to the Youth Room are male and female restrooms with 2 shower stalls in each restroom.
To pursue your rental call the Church office at 283-3771 or email us at office@firstparishsaco,org.
Church Office Hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
To facilitate the rental process, download our Building Rental and Usage Handbook with all the inforrmation and forms you need to rent from First Parish.