Rentals and Weddings

Outside - event page

shaded patioYour guests are welcome at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lawrence! With our attractive suburban surroundings, award winning architecture and ample parking for 80 cars, we are the convenient and accommodating place for your next meeting.  Whether an anniversary, birthday, family reunion or a meeting of your club or civic organization, we are ready to meet your needs for groups up to 150.

 

 

Empty sanctuary - event pageWe have theater style seating for ceremonies and presentations and two reception areas for socializing or complete meal service.  Our modern kitchen is available for preparation of drinks and snacks or to facilitate your own caterer setting-up and serving your group.  That may include alcoholic beverages of your choice.   Our attractive deck and spacious private lawn are enjoyed by visitors nearly nine months of the year.

 

 

Audio-Visual Features

Our professionally engineered and installed audio-visual equipment provides the latest in PowerPoint and video projection, including receiving and projecting  off- site events that are live streamed to our A-V control booth.   An expert staff member will be on hand to assure your satisfaction with A-V presentations and live or recorded music.

We welcome phone inquiries as well as personal visits any weekday morning.
Please phone 785-842-3339 to schedule a visit or have a question answered.
We look forward to assuring a complete success for your next gathering!

Weddings
front garden -events

Our award winning facility in a beautiful, pastoral setting is the perfect venue for your wedding or other special occasion.  Only three miles from the center of the K.U. campus and with parking for over 80 cars, we offer both convenience and a suburban location that is comfortable and inspiring for people of all faiths.

As a non-dogmatic religious institution, we encourage committed couples, regardless of their faith traditions or orientations, to meet with our minister to arrange a beautiful and appropriate ceremony that honors the institution of marriage while respecting diversity of beliefs. Our understanding and compassionate professional staff is sensitive to each couples expectations.

Our Sanctuary seats 175 while our Reception Hall and Founders Hall are ideal for post-ceremony celebrations.  Our convenient deck and spacious, private lawn are also available for your guest’s enjoyment in all but the coldest months.

country setting

Your family and friends can provide the foods and beverages of your choice, or we can recommend caterers that will meet your highest expectations.  Our modern kitchen is available for preparation of drinks and snacks or to facilitate your caterer setting-up and serving your group.  That may include alcoholic beverages of your choice.

The professionally engineered and installed audio-visual system provides a full range of options for instrumental and vocal music.  And, our concert grand piano is available for your use.  PowerPoint and video projection is also sharp and convenient.   Our expert technician will assure your satisfaction.

Our Wedding Coordinator will work with you from start to finish assuring that all details are covered.   We invite your inquiry and look forward to working with you for a successful and memorable event.   Please phone us at 785-842-3339 for an appointment to visit us and see for yourself how we will meet your desires.