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Event Spaces Available for Rent

The United Church of Penacook, accessible from many major roads, is conveniently located in the center of the Village of Penacook at the corner of Merrimack Street and Community Drive. Parking lots behind the church can be entered from Community Drive and Canal Street. We are happy to share our facilities for both community and private functions. Rentals can be arranged for a one-time event or on a regular basis - daily, weekly, monthly, yearly.


Sanctuary

A traditional church sanctuary with rich colors, beautiful stained glass windows, stately woodwork, and high ceiling. Eleven rows of padded wooden pews divided by a center aisle easily accommodate up to 300 people.

A wheelchair ramp at the front entrance allows easy access to the Narthex (lobby) and Sanctuary. A rest room is available on this level.

This space is ideal for weddings, memorial or funeral services, musical rehearsals, recitals and concerts, conferences, and lectures.

No food or drink is allowed in this space. Bottled water is permitted.

Seating for 300
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Center aisle View from rear View of seating from front View from side aisle Front entrance and ramp
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Fellowship Hall

This open-space function room can accommodate up to 125 people for a sit-down dinner or 200 people with a meeting setup. Rental can include the adjoining full-service commercial kitchen. There is a small stage.

This space is ideal for receptions and social gatherings such birthday parties, showers, reunions, wedding receptions, and rehearsal dinners as well as large meetings, workshops, presentations, movies, fundraisers, and public suppers. Furniture can also be cleared away to make space for exercise or yoga classes.

Twelve eight-foot rectangular tables and two round tables with sufficient folding chairs are available to use at no extra cost.

Fellowship Hall is wheelchair-accessible, using a ramp from the parking lot directly behind the church.

Space for meetings and meals
 
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  Cabinets and coffee central Pass-thru to kitchen Side seating and breakout area Meeting setup  
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Kitchen

Are you looking for a commercial kitchen? With a commercial size stove with six burners and two ovens complete with pots and pans? An 6x8 work island with stainless steel counter top. Dishwasher and double deep well sinks.

This kitchen has been approved for preparing food for sale to the public. This includes start up bakery and farmers market products.

Kichen dishwasher and cleanup area
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  Pass-thru from kitchen Center island and dishwashing station Frig and microwave Stove  
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Meeting Room

A meeting space for up to 12 people on the mid-level has a large executive style table. A bathroom and a Children's Center are connected to this room.

Children's Center

A play area for children directly connected to the meeting room and ideal for parent groups or play groups.

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Parking Lots

On-site parking for 35 vehicles is available in two lots behind the church. Additional parking is available on Merrimack Street, Community Drive, and Canal Street.

Do you need a good location for a yard sale or flea market? Two parking lots at the corner of Community Drive and Canal Street are in a heavily travelled area one block from the center of the Village.

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Room Rates

For current rates, call the church.


Building Use Policies
  • United Church is not responsible for the loss of or damage to property of the renting group or their guests.
  • United Church is a totally smoke free facility. Smoking is not permitted inside or outside.
  • Alcoholic beverages including champagne are prohibited in or on church property.
  • Proof of insurance from the renting group may be required.

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