Special Event Guidelines

UNIVERSITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (UCC)
Special Event Guidelines
(Rehearsal dinners, Anniversaries, Birthdays/Wedding Receptions)

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Thank you for considering UCC for your up-­coming event.  We are committed to provide a memorable occasion for you and your guests in a welcoming atmosphere.  

Eligibility – The reception is planned for members of the church, their son or daughter, their mother, father or sibling.  Non-­‐members are also invited to use our facilities noted their event fall within our guidelines.

 Facility – Fellowship Hall 

  • UCC is handicap accessible
  • UCC is a non-­‐smoking facility
  • Fellowship Hall accommodates 150 persons at a seated event. 250 otherwise
  • Tables and linens are available
  • Kitchen facilities are available– food set-­‐up area (no cooking allowed), dishes, serving pieces, refrigerator: must be supervised by a Guild member
  • Audio equipment can be requested 

All Events – 

  • Arrangement of room coordinated with Women’s Guild
  • Decorations allowed on tables and window sills only
  • Catered foods, decorations and all service ware must be delivered at least one hour prior to the event
  • Alcohol (wine, champagne, beer) may be provided by guest, but is served by Guild members.  UCC reserves the right to limit alcohol consumption.

Fees – set for a 3-­‐hour rental except for weddings which is for 4 hours Rehearsal dinners and other parties or gatherings

  • A refundable $100 damage deposit required upon event schedule
  • Up to 50 persons – a flat rate* of $150, additional time $50.00/hour
  • 51 – 100 persons – flat rate* of $200, additional time $50.00/hour
  • Over 100 persons – flat rate* of $300, additional time $100/hour
  • Maximum time is three hours actual event
  • Audio equipment – by special arrangement (cost varies)
  • Custodial fee -­‐$100.00 paid directly to Church Sexton

Wedding Receptions

  • A refundable $200.00 damage deposit required upon event schedule
  • Up to 50 persons – a flat rate* of $300.00 additional time $100.00/hour
  • 51 – 100 persons – flat rate* of $500, additional time $100.00/hour
  • Over 100 persons – flat rate* of $650.00, additional time $150.00/hour
  • Maximum time is four hours actual event (Time begins immediately after the ceremony.)
  • Audio equipment – by special arrangement (cost varies)
  • Custodial fee -­‐ $150.00 paid directly to Church Sexton
  • *Flat rate includes – table linens, dinner service, serving trays, coffee/tea service, buffet service and kitchen clean up. If disposable plates, glasses and etc. are used, the flat rate is reduced by $50.00. Cutting/serving cake is also included at wedding receptions. Special arrangements may be made prior to the event (at least 2 weeks prior) and priced accordingly. All Fire and Safety regulation will be strictly enforced.

January 2017

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