frontdoorAre you planning an important event such as a wedding, a reception, a reunion, or family party? Do you need space for your exercise or dance class? Do you need space for community meetings or support groups? The Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading has several attractive spaces available for rent. All areas are handicapped accessible.

If you are planning a religious service such as a wedding, child dedication, or funeral, please email or call our Church Administrator at 781-944-0494 to make an appointment with our minister.

If you would like to rent space(s) at UUCR, please fill out our Rental Request Form.

Sanctuary

Our sanctuary is available for wedding ceremonies and can seat up to 200 guests at your ceremony. An organ and/or piano is available for musical accompaniment, as are the services of our Minister, Organist, and Wedding Coordinator.

Please contact our Administrator to inquire about available dates for your ceremony, to arrange to view the sanctuary, to make an appointment to see the minister.

The Sanctuary is also available for the presentation of artistic performances which will be enhanced by the use of our state of the art sound system.

Fellowship Hall

fellowshiphall1Our Fellowship Hall, built in 2006, offers a beautiful air-conditioned hall and glass-roofed atrium space suitable for receptions, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, family parties, reunions, instrument recitals, dances, business meetings, seminars, performance and display events. The Fellowship Hall can seat a maximum of 96 persons (inclusive of all guests and head party) for a sit-down dinner event which allows a small space for some dancing.  A combination of round seating for 72 persons and rectangular seating for 24 persons can provide seating flexibility. Sound equipment is available.

A full service kitchen (renovated in 2006) is adjacent to the hall with ample space and new equipment for your caterer to provide preparation and service of your meal. Load-in to the kitchen is available through the rear of the building.

Community Hall

The 1500 square-foot Community Hall, refurbished in 2006, is suitable for dance classes, exercise groups, karate classes, club or community meetings, special interest classes and children’s birthday parties. With access to a small kitchenette including microwave oven and full refrigerator, renters can also serve simple refreshments to their gathering.

Loring House

loringhouseLoring House, the gray Victorian building to one side of the church, has rooms available for rent and suitable for showing films to an audience of up to 40 people (monitor provided), for club or small group meetings, as a tutoring, counseling, or support group site, or a meeting place for after school enrichment classes.  An elevator in the building and a ramped rear entrance allows wheelchair accessibility on both levels

Inquiries

Please fill out our Rental Request Form. Our Church Administrator will contact you about availability, tours of the facilities, information regarding rental policies and user fees, and making an appointment to see the minister (if needed).

 

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