First Parish is available for weddings, child dedications and m
emorial services. You do not have to be a member of our church to have your function at First Parish.
The Church Building
There are several different spaces available for rent
Most weddings and unions at the church take place in the Sanctuary, The Sanctuary is also used for child dedications, memorial services and concerts. The Sanctuary holds about two hundred (200) people.
Sanctuary rental fee: $225.
The Vestry, or Church Hall, seats about one hundred (100) people and is well suited for parties and larger meetings which require the use of a kitchen. The Vestry also has a small stage which can be used for informal performances.
Vestry rental fee: $75 (light kitchen use) and $100 (full kitchen use)
Our Chapel is a smaller and less formal sacred space. The Chapel is suitable for small weddings and ceremonies. There is a small raised platform in the Chapel which can be used for smaller performances. The Chapel holds about ninety (90) people.
Chapel rental fee: $75
The Sanctuary has both a baby grand piano and an organ, and the Chapel and Vestry both have upright pianos. THe organ and pianos may be used, but requires prior arraignment with the Music Committee. If you plan to use the instruments, please indicate that on your rental form.
First Parish also has serval smaller rooms suitable for meetings. Rental fee for each of these is $40
- Early Beginner Room (Rm 1) - seats 8+
- Emerson Room (Rm 2) - seats 12+
- Bartlett Room (Rm 3) - seats 18+
- Howard Room (Rm 4) - seats 10+
We have a small nursery room off the Sanctuary available for child care during an event. Rental fee for the Nursery is $30
Building Use Rules & Procedures