Church Facility Rental

Are you looking for a space to use for a birthday party? anniversary dinner? reunion? Is your organization looking for a weekly or monthly meeting location? Do you need meeting space for another event? First Baptist Church has several spaces available for use. The basic rates on this page are for outside organizations (both non-profit and for-profit) or individuals looking to use our facilities and are based off of a single event of 3 hours including an hour setup and cleanup (5 hours in the building). We have an on-site AED and first aid kit and plenty of street parking is available on Hamilton Blvd and Front St.

Henderson Hall

This is the larger of our church’s two halls. The room features a small 16′ stage one end of the room as well as a PA system with microphone and 1/8″ aux input for phones and laptops. Tables and chairs are provided up to the capacity of 92.

Rate: $200 ($275 including kitchen facilities)

Maximum Occupancy:

  • Tables and Charis: 92
  • Chairs Only: 198
  • Standing Only: 277

Fellowship Hall

This is the second of our two church halls. The occupancy is roughly half of Henderson Hall, but the room is well suited for smaller events with a wooden floor, 150″ projection screen for presentations and serving counter for refreshments.

Rate: $150 ($225 including kitchen)

Maximum Occupancy:

  • Tables and Chairs: 45
  • Charis Only 96
  • Standing Only: 135


Looking for a worship space? A sanctuary for a wedding? A venue for recitals or other formal events? Our Sanctuary provides seating for 176,  features two main 55″ screens and 40″ stage screen, a PA system with various XLR and 1/4″ inputs, a Yamaha baby grand piano and Aeolian Skinner pipe organ.

Rate for 2 hours: $250

Wedding Fees:

  • Sanctuary: $400
  • Minister: $250 (includes Prepare/Enrich Premarital Program
  • Organist/Pianist: $200
  • Wedding fees include sanctuary usage for day of wedding as well as a Thursday Rehearsal.

Please note that the organ and piano are reserved solely for use by First Baptist Church’s musicians unless prior approval is given. When reserving space, please indicate your request for permission to have qualified musicians use the church’s instruments.


Our church features a small kitchen suitable for storing cold or frozen perishables, warming foods or cooking small meals. Request to use kitchen permits use of the space for this purpose as well as limited non-disposable kitchenware.

Contact Us Today:

908-753-2382 ext. 301

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Brief message including date and space requested. If facility is available, we will send you a copy of our Application for Building Use as well as regulations regarding facility rental

All church facilities requests must be approved by the Board of Trustees. Considerations for rate reduction will be taken into account for non-profit and regular users. If multiple rooms are requested for a single event, the requested donation rate may be reduced. A Certificate of Liability Insurance must be presented for church facility use by any organization requesting space (both for-profit and non-profit).


201 Hamilton Blvd, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
908-753-2382 908-753-6619
Sunday School 9:30 AM Sunday Worship 10:30 AM