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Accotink UU Church makes its facilities available for others as long as it doesn't interfere with the Church's activities or mission. Rental of space can be on a one time basis or on a repeated long-term basis.
For more information and reservations please contact the Church office at (703) 503-4579
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The primary purpose of the Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church (AUUC) is to provide a spiritual home for the members of its congregation. To the extent that our facilities are not committed to church-sponsored activities, the facilities are available, at the sole discretion of the AUUC Board of Trustees (BOT), to individuals and community groups.
Sanctuary Hall Capacity: 200
All arrangements for dates, times and set up must be made through the church rental committee. The church administrator will arrange contact with the proper church contact people.
The maximum occupancy for the sanctuary is 200 people. 165 movable chairs are available for use within the sanctuary. An additional 40 chairs can be placed in the overflow area. The sanctuary can accommodate up to 15 eight-foot long tables, each seating eight people. The room is equipped with a sound system that can accommodate up to 3 microphones, and has a tape cassette and CD player.
Lower Level Rooms
Folding tables and chairs are available on the lower level in the storage closet adjacent to Room 107.
The paved lighted parking lot contains 50 parking spaces. Additional on-street parking is available.
Groups or individuals wanting to reserve space must submit a completed application form (attachment 1) to the Congregational Administrator. Each application form must be signed by the applicant and accompanied by the required deposit as specified below. Reservations may not be made more than one year in advance unless approved by the BOT.
Security Deposit: A refundable deposit equal to the greater of one half the rental fee or $200, whichever is greater, must accompany each reservation request. Security deposits for long-term or recurring use rentals may be higher, as specified in individual rental agreements.
General Fees for Use of Facilities: This fee provides the user the right to use the specified spaces only. It does not include services of the minister, caterers, janitor, or other services. The facility use fee covers the entire time requested for use of the facility, including time required for set-up and clean-up. Only rooms expressly contracted for can be used or occupied by the renter.
Standard Facility Use Fees are as follows:
Long-term and recurring use: A separate rental agreement will be negotiated for rental periods exceeding one-time use.
Exclusive use of the building (e.g. wedding with reception, or other events requiring exclusive use of all facilities): $675 for seven hours, including set-up and clean-up. Includes sole use of the building and grounds. Additional usage may be contracted at $100 per hour.
Wedding without reception: $420 for five hours, including set-up and clean-up. Includes use of the sanctuary, nursery, and two additional rooms. Additional usage may be contracted at $100 per hour.
Other events: Fees are based on the specific space used and the duration of use, including time for set-up and clean-up. Rentals for specific spaces do not provide for use of any spaces not specifically identified in the rental agreement. Use of bathrooms and access to rented spaces is included with all rentals.
Sanctuary/Fellowship Hall: $90 per hour
Sanctuary and kitchen: $110 per hour
Room 114; Room 121 $50 per hour
Room 107; Room 124 $35 per hour
Room 112; Room 116; Rm 126 $20 per hour
Gallery: $35 per hour. Included with Sanctuary rental.
Kitchen: Additional $20 per hour with any other space. (Kitchen cannot be rented separately.)
Discounts from established fees are available to the following special categories:
The security deposit will be refunded in full within 30 days of the conclusion of the event, except as follows:
Policies: In addition to policies that may be specified in specific rental agreements, renters will comply with the following policies. Failure to comply may result in forfeiture of the security deposit and being banned from future rental opportunities.