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Building Use: Calendar, Rates and Details

Thank you for your interest in space at The First Church in Belmont. Please start by checking the church calendar below to see if the space you're interested in is available, then use this form for your space request

We schedule one event per day in the Parish Hall. If there is an event scheduled for the Parish Hall, even at a different time, it is not available that day.

A note about rental requests for music events: All use of church space for music rental events such as concerts, performances, and fundraisers must be approved by the Director of Music. The church hosts many music events throughout the year and needs to ensure that any music rentals are not a conflict. Please include details your music event in your rental request.

For details on the space, including pricing, please click here.

 

Building use is regulated by the church’s tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service. For instance, church premises may not be rented or used in any way to engage in political campaigning. 

Space at The First Church is reserved by the hour. Plan to include the time for the event as well as set-up and clean-up. All rooms in the church are wheelchair-accessible. Custodial services are required for all rentals and custodial fees are included (the Congregational Administrator will discuss custodial needs with you). If you have further questions, please email the church office

Building Use Calendar

Calendar of all Building Use

Building Rentals

Rate information:

”Church member“ refers to members of record of The First Church in Belmont who wish to rent church space for a private event for family or friends (party, wedding, celebration of life, and so on). The rental event cannot include fundraising or the sale of tickets, cannot produce income for the member or others, and cannot be affiliated with or on behalf of any organization, either for-profit or non-profit.

 

Non-profits must provide a non-profit tax ID number when reserving space.

 

Regular hourly rate is for all other use.

Sanctuary and Parlor

Capacity: Sanctuary seats 192; Parlor seats 22

  • Hourly rate: $125

  • Non-profit hourly rate+: $75

  • FCB Members*: No rental fee for personal events. 

Parish Hall; includes use of Upper Hall and Kitchen if needed

Capacity: 220 seated in rows facing stage; approximately 125 seated at tables

  • Hourly rate: $200

  • Non-profit hourly rate: $125

  • FCB Members hourly rate, for personal events: $100​

 

We book no more than one event per day in the Parish Hall. If there is an event scheduled for the Parish Hall, even at a different time, it is not available that day.

Custodial services are required for all events in the Parish Hall.

Kitchen

Capacity: 14

  • Hourly rate: $75

  • Non-profit rate: $50

  • FCB Members, for personal events: $25

Library

  • Seats 30 theater-style in rows; has video screen

  • Standard rate: $50

  • Non-profit rate: $25

  • FCB Members: $10

Classrooms

  • Classroom seats up to 20

    • Classroom availability is currently very limited

  • Standard rate: $25

  • Non-profit rate: $15

  • FCB Members: $10

Rental Info
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