The church building is available for use by members or non-members. The following information will serve as a guideline for the availability of and the fees associated with the use of the building, including the services of the pastor, organist and sexton. These fees are in effect July, 2012.

Arrangements and approval for all services shall be made through the pastor. Use of the building for meetings are arranged through the Trustees.


Baptism is normally included in the morning worship. There are no fees. Please read on for other uses and fees:

MEETINGS


There are no charges for our congregation or associated church groups for the use of the facilities.

Request for use of any part of the facility by an outside group must be submitted in writing and approved by the Trustees. Fees for the use of each church area are $125.00 per area plus the sexton’s fee of $75.00. Additional charges may be required for the use of the kitchen area and the organ/organis


Use of Sanctuary


April 1 - October 31: $200


November 1 - March 31: $300


FUNERALS OR MEMORIAL SERVICES:

Minister - $150.00

Organist - $100.00

     * Includes 15-minute prelude

Sexton - $55.00

Additional fees for receptions.

First Congregational Church of East Bloomfield

Rich in heritage, bonded in love, growing in Christ.

Use of Fellowship Hall and Kitchen for a reception (5 hours)


April 1 – October 31 - $200.00

November 1 – March 31 - $300.00

Sexton’s fee for reception - $150.00

IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT DRIPLESS CANDLES ARE USED IN ANY SERVICE TO PREVENT DAMAGE TO THE STAINED GLASS WINDOWS AND THE CARPETING. ALL CANDLES PURCHASED FOR USE IN THE CHURCH MUST BE DRIPLESS.

WEDDINGS (members)


We believe in the Biblical description (Genesis 2: 18-24) of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

Minister - $150.00

Organist - $125.00

     * (Includes 15-minute prelude and postlude and one solo, if requested.) Note: Requests for additional music are welcome, but will incur additional fees to be determined by the organist.

Sexton - $75.00


WEDDINGS (non-members)


Minister - $200


Organist - $175

      * See additional music note above


Sexton - $100