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Hall Rental - Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sheraden

 

Click here to go to the Weddings page

 

 

To schedule a Hall Rental, call Bill at 412-331-0369

 

Please note that we may deny requests to rent the Social Hall for fundraising events.

 

Rental Fees:

 

The Church Council has set the following fees and rules for the rental of the Social Hall for events, such as baby showers, birthday parties, business meetings, dinners, etc.

 

Rooms and Personal Services Requested

Fees

·    For the use of the Social Hall (downstairs)

$100.00

·    Mandatory Church Custodian fee

$25.00

·    Mandatory Security Deposit (refundable)

$50.00

NOTE:  Security Deposit refund is pro-rated, based upon damage & cleanliness

  • Full payment of all rental fees must be made at least two (2) weeks prior to the date of your reservation.  Your reservation will be cancelled if full payment is not received by this deadline. 

  • Fee payments must be in cash, check or money order – payable to Trinity Lutheran Church. 

  • All funds will be deposited immediately after receipt.

  • A Returned Check fee of $25 will be charged for each returned check.  Returned checks and the Returned Check fee (s) must be paid by cash, money order or cashier’s check.

  • Security Deposit refund checks will be sent within three weeks after the completion of your event.  Funds may be withheld from the refund if the facility was not cleaned properly or if it was damaged.  Cleaning and repair labor costs are $50.00 per hour; property damage cost is based on the price of the parts and hours of labor needed to repair the damage.

  • The Custodian fee is to pay for the Custodian's time to open the church for you, to lock the church when you leave and for minor cleaning.  You are responsible for returning the church to the same condition as it was in when you arrived.

  • You are fully responsible for any costs incurred to repair damage caused by your guests.

To receive a full refund of your security deposit, you MUST:

  • Remove and dispose of all decorations (including all pieces of tape, crepe paper, etc.)
  • Take all trash to the dumpster.
  • Shut and lock all windows.
  • Ensure that all doors are shut and locked when you leave.
  • Contact Bill at 412-331-0369 to report any problems or damages.

                                                                                                                                     

Social Hall Rental Rules

  • You must schedule the Social Hall for the hours that you intend to be present; do not arrive earlier than your scheduled start time nor stay later than your scheduled end time.

  • You are renting the use of the Social Hall, the kitchen and the bathrooms.  The upstairs church Sanctuary, the basement classrooms and the rooms adjoining the Social Hall are off-limits.

  • You are fully responsible for any damage caused by your guests.

 

When you arrive:

  • Only three (3) tables will be set up; all others will be stored in their storage rack.
  • Only twenty (20) chairs will be set up; all others will be stored in their storage racks.
  • Clean china plates and bowls are available in the lower kitchen cupboards.
  • Clean mugs and cups are available in the upper kitchen cupboards.
  • Clean silverware is available in the kitchen drawers.
  • The bathrooms will be stocked with toilet paper, hand soap and paper towels.

 

You will need to supply:

  • Trash bags (if you use the bags that were already in the trash cans, then you must replace them)
  • Tablecloths or table plastic
  • Plastic silverware, paper plates, paper towels, napkins, Styrofoam bowls and cups
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Plastic wrap, aluminum foil, wax paper, etc.
  • Coffee, coffee filters, sugar, creamer, sweetener
  • All foods, beverages and condiments
  • All decorations

 

To receive a full refund of your security deposit, you MUST:

  • Sweep the floors.
  • Remove and dispose of all decorations (including all pieces of tape, crepe paper, etc.)
  • Return all but three (3) tables to the storage rack.
  • Return all but 20 gray chairs to their storage racks.
  • Place all trash onto the lid of the dumpster (in the parking lot).
  • Clean all china dishes, plates and cups, silverware and coffee pots.
  • Return all clean china dishes, plates and cups, silverware and coffee pots to their storage locations.
  • Wipe down all kitchen counters, the sink and the stove.
  • Clean the bathroom (remove trash, ensure toilets have been flushed and the floors are clean).
  • Turn off all lights.
  • Shut and lock all windows.
  • Ensure that all doors are shut and locked when you leave.
  • Contact Bill at 412-331-0369 to report any problems or damages.

 

Other Common Questions:

  • Do NOT park any vehicles on the front sidewalk!

  • Do NOT 'hang out' or smoke on the front area of the church.

  • Smoke ONLY outside the church, on the sidewalk Smoking Area; please dispose of your cigarette butts in the cigarette butt receptacle.

         

   
 

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Sheraden, 3102 Sherwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15204        412-331-0600