First Parish in Framingham rents out the Meeting House and the Parish House, and individual rooms in the Parish House. Our buildings are used for a variety of family and community events, such as weddings, memorial services, square dances and yoga classes.
All renters are required to pay a $100 security deposit. Renters can pay for tables and chairs to be set up as requested.
Contact Sara Morrison Neil, Church Administrator for more information about the rental spaces and fees.

 

Meetinghouse

 

exterior view of Meeting House with steeple
Meetinghouse

This beautiful, historic building
accommodates up to 200 people.                                                    

The Meetinghouse is available for weddings, lecture series, memorial services or funerals.

The rental fee for weddings is $500.

 

 

Parish House

Buillding with solar panels on roofThe Parish House houses Parish offices, meeting space and classrooms. For large events, you may want to rent the whole building. The rooms available for events are Scott Hall, the adjacent kitchen, the Memorial Room, the Huntley Room and Olympia Brown Room. We are very proud that the solar panels on the Parish House provide electricity for the Parish House and the Meeting House.

 

 

Scott Hall

This is our largest room, that can accommodate up to 100 people. This is an appropriate venue for dances, wedding receptions, birthday parties and music recitals. Availability is limited to Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sunday afternoons. The rental fee is $90 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum.(43×39 feet)

large meeting hall
Scott Hall
Wedding reception
Wedding reception in Scott Hall
people dancing on wooden floor
Dancing in Scott Hall

 

Kitchen

large kitchen with island counter.The kitchen adjacent to Scott Hall has three sinks, much counter space, a refrigerator, several sets of coffee percolators and a dishwasher.  Use of kitchen for an event is $25 per hour. If counter space only is needed for storing food, there is a flat $35 fee.

 

 

 

 

The Memorial Room

This lovely room has couches, a meeting table and comfortable chairs. It is suitable for small weddings, meetings or memorial services. It can accommodate up to 15 people. The rental fee is $50 an hour. (25×18 feet)

meeting room with couches

 

The Huntley Room

This room is well suited for small boardroom style meetings (15) or theater style seating (35). There is a screen that can be lowered from the ceiling by the touch of a button for viewing dvds, live streaming film or computer based presentations.The large table can be moved aside to accommodate movement classes for a small group.  It has a small kitchen next to it, with an electric range, refrigerator, and sink. Rental fee is $50 per hour. (30×20 feet)

board room style meeting room

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Olympia Brown Room

This small room is used for classes, small groups, yoga, singing rehearsals and auditions. There are lightweight tables stored in a cabinet, and chairs stored in a closet. Chairs arranged in a circle can accommodate up to 20 people. Table seating can accommodate up to 12. This room is only available on weekends or evenings. Rental fee is $50 per hour.

small meeting room