APPLICATION PROCESS

Thank you for your interest in applying to use the facilities at First United Methodist Church of Reseda.
Submission of this application does not guarantee rental of facility.

Step 1: Once you have submitted this application, you should receive an email from our church confirming that your application has been received.
 
Step 2: Within 30 days, you should receive another email detailing whether or not your application has been conditionally approved.
It is for this reason that it would be wise to submit your application well in advance of the date that you wish to use the church facilities.
 
Step 3: A facility-use agreement will be drafted by our church and provided to you for your consideration.
This document will detail our policies and procedures.

Step: 4: Once you have accepted the conditions of the facility-use agreement, please return a signed copy of the document to the church office
along with any refundable security deposit that may be required. The church office staff will then confirm your booking and schedule your event on our church calendar.
 
If you have any questions or if you would like to schedule an on-site facility tour,
 please call our church office at 818-344-7135 or email: resedachurch@gmail.com.

APPLICANT INFORMATION




I attend First United Methodist Church of Reseda
I attend another United Methodist church
I attend another Christian church
I don't have a church home that I regularly attend (but you are welcome here!)


Our group is associated with a Christian church/organization
Our group is a community non-profit organization
Our group is a for-profit organization








EVENT INFORMATION


We want to use the church for a one-time only event
We want to use the church on a recurring basis


Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday


One week/month
Two weeks/month
Three weeks/month
Every week/month










Worship service
Bible study
Recital/performance
Wedding
Funeral/Memorial
Fundraiser
Board meeting
Educational class
Support group gathering
Private function
Board meeting
other


5-10
10-20
20-30
30-50
50-75
75-100
100-150
150-200
over 200 people


open to the public
for invited guests only


Main Sanctuary (approx. 300 pew seating)
Friendship Hall (approx. 200 chair seating or 100 table seating)
Main Kitchen adjacent to Friendship Hall
Outdoor Children's Playground adjacent to Friendship Hall
Chapel (approx. 80 chair seating)
West Outdoor Patio area
Fireside Room (approx 130 chair seating or 60 table seating)
Small Kitchenette adjacent to Fireside Room
Lounge (15 table seating) adjecent to Fireside Room
Toddler/Nursery Room
East Outdoor Patio area
Room #7 (approx 40 chair seating or less capacity with tables)
Room #8 (approx 40 chair seating or less capacity with tables)
Room #10 (approx 40 chair seating or less capacity with tables)


EQUIPMENT AND FURNISHINGS













Please indicate if you wish to use:
Piano
Organ
Podium
Hymnals
Video projector
Laptop computer
Video camera
Handheld wireless microphone
Lapel wireless microphone
Stage spot lighting
Extension cord(s)
Mp3 Player
CD player
Guitar stand(s)
Music stand(s)
Display easel(s)
Flipchart tripod
Flower stand(s)
Flower vase(s)
Altar candles
Candelabras
Altar kneeler
Wedding aisle runner
Wedding pew decoration hangers


PERSONNEL NEEDS



Our church's custodians
Our church's audio/video technician
Our church's pastor(s)
Our church's secretary(s)
Our church's event coordinator(s)
Our church's child-care personnel
Our church's kitchen staff
Our church's meal/refreshment servers
Our church's security personnel
Our church's ushers/greeters



church personnel to setup tables and chairs for your event
church personnel to take down tables and chairs after your event
church personnel to clean-up the facilities after your event
church personnel to make an audio recording of the event
church personnel to make an video recording of the event
church personnel to provide you with office supplies
church personnel to provide you access to our office photocopier



hiring a caterer to prepare food for your event
inviting a pastor from another church to come to speak at your event

EVENT SECURITY AND LIABILITY  



prohibit your participants from consuming alcohol on the church premises
repair/replace (or pay the cost of repair/replacement) of any items broken/damaged by the participants of your event
obtain a certificate of liability insurance (not less than $1,000,000 per occurence) and designate our church as a certificate holder
provide our church with a certificate of liability insurance at least 15 working days before your event
For more information about liability insurance, please visit www.resedachurch.org/application/liability.html.  

EVENT MISCELLANEOUS DETAILS



display signage on our church property to promote your event
sell goods/services at your event


EQUIPMENT AND FURNISHINGS

FINANCIAL GIFTS AND HONORARIUMS

Please generously consider the costs/expenses of our church facilities/equipment/supplies/ and furnishings.
Our church members would be grateful to receive from your group a heartfelt donation. Please indicate your pledge in the list below.

Please DO NOT include in your pledge any personal gifts that may want to give to our church personnel in appreciation of their services to you.
Instead, please speak to these church personnel privately and negotiate with them an appropriate amount for their ministry to your group.

What financial donation would your group be willing to give to our church?

none
$10/event
$20/event
$30/event
$40/event
$50/event
$75/event
$100/event
$150/event
$200/event
$300/event
$400/event
$500/event
more than $500/event
unspecified amount