Urbandale UCC

URBANDALE UNITED CHURCH
OF CHRIST

3530 70th St., Urbandale, Iowa 50322 | ph 515.276.0625
fax 515.276.2451 | email: staff@urbucc.org | how to find us
Rev. David Sickelka, Senior Pastor

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Building Use Policy

Church property is a trust from God. The church has grown to a size where more coordination and consideration is needed to accommodate uses that match our church's priorities.

 

Categories

Examples

A.
Free

Church events

Church services, Small Group & Team meetings, events planned by Teams, or groups sponsored by a UUCC Team.

Church member event—open (whole church invited)

Anniversaries, birthdays, graduations of members where the whole church is invited.

B.
Suggested Donation Plus Custodial Fee if used*

Church member event—closed

Member celebrations with a private guest list.

Community groups and groups to which a member belongs

Community groups, nonprofit groups, youth groups, or other groups congruent with the mission of UUCC.

C.
Pay

Outside groups

Groups not related to the church mission or a church member.  Includes nonprofit events which generate revenue.

Costs:

 

Fees

Suggested Donation*

Area

Whole Day

Half Day
(up to 4 hours)

Whole Day

Half Day
(up to 4 hours)

Sanctuary or
Fellowship Hall (each)

$100

$50

$50

$25

Kitchen or classroom
(per room)

$50

$25

$20

$10

*Custodial Fees:

Setup and cleanup: $25 for 1, $35 for both; unless the group volunteers to clean up, following procedures on the cleanup list.

Rates for an ongoing series may have a contract negotiated.

The church will not host partisan political events.

Scheduling

The Office Coordinator shall be responsible for scheduling and coordinating use of church facilities. The moderator shall assist as needed to resolve any scheduling conflicts. Requests for schedule changes affecting other parties may be granted only when necessary and after reasonable notice to and consultation with the other affected parties.

Keys

  • The Office Coordinator shall be responsible for distributing keys and for tracking who has them.
  • It is recommended that all keys be replaced every 5-10 years.

Weddings & funerals/memorial services have separate policies.

Borrowing church items for personal use is discouraged. Issues can often arise when items are not returned to their original place or if they become damaged.

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