GUIDELINES FOR USE OF ST. THOMAS’ HALL
January 24, 2016
All who use St. Thomas’ Hall are reminded that:
(1) we are a church and represent the Lord Jesus Christ in our communities;
(2) activities and events conducted here must be morally and ethically responsible; and
(3) Canon Law and Church Annual/Council Meetings provide more details for guidelines and By-laws
|1.||CLEAN UP! Every organization and/or person using the hall at any time is responsible for cleaning up after each use: failure to do so will result in a janitorial charge of $30.00.|
|2.||ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING!|
|3.||NO ALCOHOL, ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR NON-PRESCIPTION DRUGS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF WINE AT WEDDINGS, ANNIVERSARIES OR RECEPTIONS, WHEN THE NECESSARY LICENSE HAS BEEN OBTAINED.|
|4.||ANYTHING BROKEN MUST BE PAID FOR BY THE PERSON RENTING THE HALL.|
|5.||NO FORM OF GAMBLING, SUCH AS CARD PLAYING OR BINGO, FOR EXAMPLE AND IN PARTICULAR, IS TO OCCUR ON THE PREMISES FOR THE PURPOSE OF RAISING MONEY. This is in accord with Canon 37:23 – Lotteries, raffles, games of chance and/or entertainments as a means of raising money for financing diocesan or parochial needs are absolutely prohibited!|
|6.||CHURCH-OWNED TABLECLOTHS AND DISPOSABLE ITEMS ARE TO BE USED WITH PERMISSION ONLY. (Please make these arrangements at time of booking.
A fee may be charge.)
|1.||CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS||No Charge|
|2.||NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS||(A) $25.00/week for 52 weeks (based on long term usage)
|(B) $65.00/occasion for one time or occasional use (this includes use of kitchen)|
|(C) French River 4H - special rate.|
|(D) French River and Spring Brook WI - $50.00|
|3.||PRIVATE USE - PARISHIONERS||$50.00/occasion, including use of kitchen, e.g. baby and bridal showers, anniversaries, wedding receptions, etc
|PRIVATE USE - NON PARISHIONERS||$75.00/occasion, including use of kitchen; e.g. Fishermen’s Assoc., political parties, Etc., for parties, meetings, receptions, baby & bridal showers, anniversaries, etc.
|4.||FUNERAL RECEPTIONS||Parishioners: $115.00 for catered reception - with sandwiches, sweets, veggie or fruit tray, hot and cold drinks.
Non-Parishioners: $215.00 for catered reception - with sandwiches, sweets, veggie or fruit tray, hot and cold drinks.
|5.||COMMERCIAL USE||$150.00 per day. (8 hour day)|
|1.||Church use of the hall always takes priority over all other bookings.|
|2.||All use of the hall is subject to the decision of the Rector & Wardens.|
|3.||Please contact Hall Rental Chair - Lola Meek Ogilvie (902) 886-2653 for information and rental.|