Frequently Asked Questions
What does my rental include?
Your rental includes the private use of the main room, the catering kitchen, rear stone patio, tables and chairs, sound system, and wireless Internet service, at no additional cost.
Your rental does not include food/drink, food service supplies, linens, decorations or setup/removal of your decorations, or advertising or marketing of your event through Round Hill Community Church.
We can provide contact information for local caterers and party supply vendors, per request. Renters must remove all food, drink, outside kitchenware, and decorative items brought for the event at the conclusion of the event. Open flames are not allowed. Helium balloons must be securely attached; an additional removal fee will be assessed for loose balloons that become entangled in ceiling fans. Garbage and recyclables must be sorted and deposited into the provided receptacles.
What equipment is available onsite for my use?
You may use the microphones and sound system in the Community House, as well as the podium. Any kitchenware in the catering kitchen that is not in the locked cabinets is available to you. If you would like to use the functioning fireplace during your event, prior approval must be obtained from the Church Office.
What outdoor spaces are available at the Community House?
Use of the parking lot and back patio is included in the cost of your rental. Use of the expansive front lawn is available at an additional charge. Rental of the parking lot for an off-site event is also available.
What is an Event Supervisor and why do I need him/her?
An Event Supervisor must be present throughout your event. This person acts as an agent for the Church to ensure that your party goes smoothly and hassle-free. The Supervisor is there to assist you with everything from climate control to replacing toilet paper in the restrooms to contacting the proper authorities in the event of an emergency. Additionally, they will assist
with cleanup and breakdown at the conclusion of your event. The Supervisor is to be paid directly at a rate of $45/hour.
Will any other activities be taking place in the Community House during my event?
Your rental includes the private use of the main room, back patio and kitchen. There will not be any other events taking place in those spaces during your event. However, it is possible that the foyer and restrooms in the Community House may be made available to more than one renter at a time.
What is parking like at the Community House?
There is ample parking available on campus. The parking lot holds approximately 120 vehicles.
May I come in the day before to set up for my event?
Yes, depending on availability. Please contact the Church Office for more information.
Can I arrange to see the Community House prior to renting?
Of course! Please contact Tania for more information and to schedule a visit.
Is there a non-profit rate?
Yes. We believe in building and strengthening our community and supporting the efforts of our local nonprofit organizations. The discount for nonprofits is $100 less than the regular rate.
What do I need to do to secure a rental?
A signed rental contract is needed to secure your rental. The contract contains our complete terms and conditions for rental, including information on insurance requirements, security deposits, etc. Please contact Tania for more information and to check available dates.
We look forward to hosting your special event at the Community House and thank you for your interest in our venue!