Set on a historic campus in the heart of Erie, St. Johns Lutheran Church offers affordable, spacious and accessible spaces. Whether planning an intimate bridal shower, meeting, sporting event or wedding, St. Johns offers a wide range of options for your next event. St. Johns offers:
-A large gymnasium with full kitchen and locker rooms
-A parlor with a full kitchen
-Assembly room with seating for 36
-Five complete classrooms
-Recreation room
-Plenty of free parking
-Liquor is permitted (with insurance premium)
-Custodial assistance available

 

Weddings
St Johns hosts weddings for our church members throughout the year. Our historic sanctuary was built in 1861 and our 1897 pipe organ has 2,570 pipes to provide a traditional musical accompaniment to your service. With rich woods, gold leafing and dark red carpeting the sanctuary provides the perfect backdrop for your ceremony. Our pastors, staff and musicians will work with you to create a memorable day.

 

Rental Fees

Parishioners

Gym/Parlor/Assembly Room
Key Deposit = $50
Security Deposit = $100

No charge event, personal event – Donation
Charge event related to personal benefit – Donation
Charge event for not for profit organization – Donation
Charge event for profit – Full Rental Fees

Non-Parishioners

Gym
Security Deposit – $200 (event with no alcohol) / $300 (event with alcohol)
Event/Party – 5 hours Friday through Sunday $400 + $25 each add’l hour (inc. setup and teardown)
Event/Party – 5 hours Monday through Thursday $300 + $25 each add’l hour (inc. setup and teardown)

Not for profit = 50% of going rate

Parlor
Security Deposit – $100 (no alcohol) / $150 (alcohol)
Event/Party – 5 hours Friday through Sunday $150 + $25 each add’l hour (inc. setup and teardown)
Event/Party – 5 hours Monday through Thursday $125 + $25 each add’l hour (inc. setup and teardown)

Not for profit = 50% of going rate

Assembly Room
Rental Fee: $30 (3 hrs) + $10 (add’l hr)
Sunday School: $30 (3 hrs) + $10 (add’l hr) + $10 (add’l room)

Sports Team Recreational = $25 (2-2.5 hours)

Sports Team Organization = $50 (2-2.5 hours)

Food Preparation = $200 (4 hours)

*Security deposits can be made by check 2 weeks in advance or by cash the day before the event.