First Congregational Church

Camden, Maine

An open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ

Building Use & Rental 2019–2020 Fee Schedule

Thank you for your interest in using the facilities of First Congregational Church! It is our tradition to perform memorial services, baptisms and weddings for those who are and are not members of our church. All are welcome! Please contact the church office at 207-236-4821 to make arrangements.

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Church Members


Sanctuary (not to be used as hall except by Trustees approval)
View our beautiful Sanctuary here.
No charge for members weddings
or memorial services
300.00 memorial services
450.00 weddings
Pilgrim Room 100.00 150.00
with kitchen 175.00 200.00
75.00 125.00
Mayflower Room
60.00 100.00
Scout Room
25.00 50.00
Music Room 25.00 50.00
Class Room
25.00 50.00
Maintenance weekday

During work hours: 8:00am–3:00pm 00.00
After work hours 50.00
Maintenance weekend

Prices are subject to change. Please contact the church office for further information.

Party renting space is responsible for kitchen clean-up/trash removal.


Baptisms are performed during the Sunday worship service. There is no charge.


The First Congregational Church of Camden is a beautiful and historic building, and we have a proud tradition of welcoming couples who wish to be married in our church, whether or not they are members.

Wedding/Memorial Fees



Minister’s Fees (suggested minimum) 400.00 200.00
Pre-marital counseling fee for materials 50.00
Organist 250.00 150.00
Wedding Rehearsal 75.00
Rehearsal with soloist 75.00 each soloist 75.00 each soloist
Maintenance weekday

During work hours: 8:00am–3:00pm 00.00 00.00
After work hours 150.00 150.00
Maintenance weekend 150.00 150.00

Prices are subject to change. Please contact the church office for further information.

For WEDDINGS for NON-MEMBERS a $500 Damage Deposit check is due at rehearsal time, to be returned after the wedding ceremony.

For an outdoor wedding

For those who desire to reserve our Sanctuary as a back-up location in case of inclement weather, we require a $50.00 non-refundable deposit, which will be applied toward the Sanctuary Use Fee in the event your service needs to be moved indoors.

Receptions at the church

Receptions at the church are by special arrangement only. Alcoholic beverages and smoking are not allowed on Church grounds.

General Information


The use of the building is at the discretion of the Board of Trustees, who will determine the suitability of any proposed use. Inquiries may be made through the Church Office and reservations will be approved whenever there is no conflict with church activities. In the event of unexpected church functions, notably funerals, we reserve the right to cancel any conflicting reservation.

Sexton Services

Sexton services are arranged for in advance through the Church Office. Fees will vary with size of group and services required. Users will be held responsible for any damage to premises and contents.


For events outside office hours, arrangements to gain access to the facility should be made in advance with the Church Office. On leaving, all lights must be turned off, windows closed, and the door(s) locked.


The church provides parking space for 80 cars.

Check Availability of Your Date

Please fill in the form below and the Church office will get back to you with a confirmation that your date is available.

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