Northwood United Church offers many room sizes and capacities. We are conveniently located one block North of Fraser Highway at 156th Street, and just four blocks from the 152nd Skytrain station when it opens in 2025.
Our sanctuary offers seating for 300 with the option of being converted to a workshop or reception area. The sanctuary offers a Yamaha Baby Grand piano, organ & drums. We have the ability to Live Stream your event (extra charge). We have three standing mics and one at the pulpit. There is an overhead screen for your PowerPoint.
We are a very popular venue for piano recitals and concerts. The sanctuary rents for $110/hour.
Fireside Room - this is a small venue with a quaint feel. There is an upright piano and a keyboard available. Our propane fireplace, leather sofa and chairs, coffee and end tables makes it feel like home. There is a wall mounted flat screen TV.
There is a large table that can be used for meetings, food serving or sitting to enjoy a meal with your small group. This a wonderful space for a small piano recital. This room rents for $55/hour.
Gathering Area/Foyer - ideal for a birthday celebration, wedding or crafting workshop. This area accommodates 10 - 12 8 ft. round tables with 6 - 8 chairs per table. Six tables are included with the hourly rental, extra tables and chairs are available for an additional charge. This area rents for $110/hour
Kitchen - our kitchen has three sinks, one large upright stainless steel fridge, one chest style freezer (½ available) and a dish sanitizer. We have a 12 cup coffee machine and boiling water on tap. Stainless tea and coffee urns, plus two coffee perkulators, one 40 cup, and one 125 cup. The kitchen rents for $110/hour. Coffee percolators $20 for the 125 cup, $10 for the 40 cup.
Classroom 1 - seating for 20 - 30? ??, square footage?, rents for $30/hour. There is a wall-mounted flat screen TV.
Classroom 2 & 3 - this is a larger room that has a folding wall, there is a small sink, counter and microwave. There is also a flat screen TV on the wall. If you desire after your initial gathering to break into two smaller groups for discussions. This room rents for $45/hour
**This room is a daycare during the week so is decorated as such, nothing in the room belonging to the daycare is to be used.
Day Rentals - this includes the Sanctuary, Gathering Area and Kitchen. Our day rate is $800/day (8-hours) each additional hour is $100.
Hosting - we will provide a host for your event. Your host will open the church, getting everything setup for your event and in the case of shorter events will stay onsite until you are finished. Our hosting fee is $80 with a minimum 4-hour charge, each additional hour is $20/hour.
Damage Deposit - to secure your rental we must receive your damage deposit within five days of your inquiry, along with a signed rental agreement which we will prepare. The full rental fee is due no later than two weeks prior to your event. We prefer e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org, but we do accept cheques or a money order.
Music Recitals - Use of Sanctuary and Foyer for maximum 3 hours
- $210.00 set price includes use of piano, drums, up to 2 microphones, music stands
- includes access to tables and chairs in the Foyer
- does not include hosting or sound technician fees
- $100 fee for use of a second piano
- While we do regular upkeep, maintenance, and tuning on our pianos, extra tunings will be at the renter’s expense and must employ a tuner/technician approved by Northwood United Church Office.
- 10 hours (example 8:00 am – 6:00 pm)
- Access to more than 1 area of the church
- $ 810.00 includes kitchen use
- Extra charges apply for hosts or a sound technicia
We have WIFI available, and day rentals.