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COVID UPDATE:  Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 we are currently not renting our space to outside groups until further notice.  

The UCM Covid-19 Task Force has been meeting regularly to advise the Executive Team and the Board of Directors about the use of our building during the pandemic. A collective decision has been made that the church building will remain closed and there will be no services in the sanctuary until further notice.

June 15 Update: Even though the state of Vermont has removed restrictions related to Covid-19 the UCM church building will continue to be closed through the summer for activities, including rentals. Currently only the Summer Meditation group on Sundays, and the Monday and Thursday meal preparation groups may use the building.

We hope to reopen in the fall but the timing at the moment is uncertain.


The Unitarian Church of Montpelier is centrally located in downtown Montpelier.  There are several excellent rooms for events.  Our building is partially accessible and is located near public transportation. WiFi is available in every meeting space in our building. Directions can be found here.

If you would like to speak with someone about holding your event here at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, please contact the Rental Coordinator.

We offer several meeting spaces that seat from 5 to 100 people comfortably.  Need a centrally located place for your group to meet?  We’re the perfect place!

Our sanctuary is a much sought after venue for concerts of all kinds.  We’ve hosted concerts by Capital City ConcertsMontpelier Chamber OrchestraAnima Women’s Early Music Ensemble and many others.

Memorial Services
Our minister is here to provide meaningful memorials for your family and loved ones.  Please don’t hesitate to ask.

Our vestry is the ideal setting for receptions and private parties as well as larger events and sit down meals.

Room Descriptions


The sanctuary seats a maximum of 230 people.  This room is equipped with an organ, a grand piano and a sound system that can accommodate playing CDs or iPods.  It is accessible by stairs, and elevette during Sunday services, when trained operators are present.






The vestry is located on the first floor near restrooms.  It can accommodate 80 people at banquet tables and 200 sitting in chairs.  This space is close to the kitchen and has a coffee bar.  It is ideal for rehearsal dinners, parties and receptions.






Fireplace Room
Fireplace Room

The fireplace room can accommodate up to 20 people sitting in chairs.  The room is on the first floor and located near the restrooms.  The room is decorated with period furniture.






Children's Chapel
Children’s Chapel

The children’s chapel is located on the second floor, accessible by stairs.  It can comfortably accommodate 20 people in chairs or 10 around tables.







The classroom is located on the second floor, accessible by stairs.  It can comfortable accommodate 10 people in chairs or 6 around tables.






Bell Tower Room
Bell Tower Room

The bell tower room is located on the second floor, accessible by stairs.  It can accommodate 20 people in chairs or 10 around tables.







The nursery is located on the first floor near restrooms.  It can accommodate 8 people in chairs.







wheelchair-symbol-clip-art-32524There is an accessible restroom in the vestry to the right of the doors that lead to the Main Street entrance. There is a ramp at the School Street entrance and an elevator between the vestry and sanctuary levels located in the vestry to the left of the doors that lead to the Main Street entrance.





You can download the following forms:

Building Use Agreement
Space Use Request
Guidelines and Requirements
Fee Schedule