Rent Our Space

We host a variety of rentals, including folk concerts, piano recitals, community events, choral and folk dance groups, and much more.

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Please confirm availability of space with our rental agent. For information or booking contact us at or call 617-924-6143.

Location

The church is located a short distance outside Watertown Square, easily accessible by public transit or car. Several MBTA bus lines serve Watertown Square. The church is centrally located near the Mass Pike at Exit 17. A parking lot adjoins the church, and municipal parking is a short walk away.

Our Space

Sanctuary

floor plan of sanctuary with piano on stage and chairs arranged in rows
Available 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM except Sundays
The sanctuary features a 4’ elevated stage, concert hall acoustics, and stained glass windows. The main floor is carpeted, with 100 moveable chairs. The stage is 16 feet by 25 feet, with a rug over hardwood. Both the room and stage are fully accessible, with access via an elevator to both levels. The room is equipped with a wireless microphone system. Use of the Steinway B grand piano on the stage is available with prior authorization and an additional fee.

Social Hall

Available 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The social hall, with adjoining kitchen, provides a space to host a gathering with refreshments. The social hall is located directly below the sanctuary. Various configurations are available in the social hall, with 17 six-foot tables and 80 folding chairs. Double doors at the rounded end of the church overlook the terrace and Memorial Garden. Kitchen amenities include a refrigerator, electric stovetop, electric convection oven, and commercial dishwasher.

Terrace & Memorial Garden

Available 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Memorial Garden consists of a Memorial Wall, landscaped Terrace, and adjacent lawn. It is a space for both celebration and quiet reflection. It is accessible from the Social Hall via double doors, and features lighting for evening events.
Smoking is not permitted on the Terrace or adjoining lawn.

Rates

The rates listed here are for single event rentals, in four-hour blocks. Rates do not include set up or clean up.

Please inquire for reduced rates for ongoing rentals, Watertown community groups, and First Parish members.

All Rates are for Four Hours

Weekend (Friday-Sunday)

SpaceStandard RateEducational or Arts Group Rate
Sanctuary only$320$280
Social Hall only$280$240
Social Hall & Terrace$340$280
Sanctuary & Social Hall$360$320

Weekday (Monday – Thursday)

SpaceStandard Rate 
Sanctuary only$200 
Social Hall only$180 
Social Hall & Terrace$240 
Sanctuary & Social Hall$300 

Additional Fees

  • Building Representative fee:  $100
  • Piano fee (as is – piano is tuned 3x/year) : $60
  • Piano tuning fee (additional tuning as close as possible to event date): $135
  • Overtime fee:  An additional hour’s fees will be charged for any additional time greater than 15 minutes.