The United Church of Penacook
PO Box 6178
21 Merrimack Street
Penacook, NH 03303

UCP Sanctuary Policy

The Sanctuary of the UCP is limited to services of Christian worship, activities sponsored or hosted by the UCP, such as weddings, funerals, memorial services and other services/events, all of which are to be authorized by the Pastor and/or the Diaconate. No activity shall be in conflict with the faith of the Church.

The use of the Sanctuary includes access to the Sanctuary and the rest rooms. The Church is not responsible for loss or damage of property of groups renting the Sanctuary or that of their guests. The Church will provide an organist/pianist and a Media Coordinator. Please see fee schedule. Other musicians/sound engineers must be approved by the Church Organist and/or through the Media Coordinator as appropriate.

All arrangements are to be made through the Church Secretary, with as much notice as possible, and coordinated with the Church calendar. Rules and obligations are as follows:

  1. A rental fee of $150.00 must be paid one month in advance.
  2. All applicable fees per attached schedule must be forwarded to the appropriate person on or before the service.
  3. A key deposit of $50.00 is required. Refund of deposit will be made upon return of the key.
  4. No smoking is permitted in any portion of the building. If smoking is done in the parking lots, cans of sand must be provided for the cigarettes in which to be extinguished and the cans will be taken with you for disposal.
  5. No food or beverages are allowed in the Sanctuary with the exception of communion elements and water.
  6. Illegal drugs and gambling are PROHIBITED in and on Church property.
  7. In the event of an emergency either party may revoke this contract.

I, ____________ agree to the terms as set forth above and to be responsible for the conduct of all guests.

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Signature of Renter Witness for Church Date
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Address and Telephone number of Renter
I have arranged for supervision of this event _________________________________
  Church representative
Special Conditions: ________________________________________________________