First Metropolitan United Church has a beautiful and historical Sanctuary, offering a cathedral atmosphere. Built in 1915 of red brick in the perpendicular Gothic style, it is registered as a heritage building. The interior is richly adorned with carved wooden pews along the sides, a central aisle, a hand-carved Chancel and original artifacts all done in soft tones of burgundy, sage and heather.
With its soaring organ pipes and oak woodwork, the Sanctuary lends an air of romance and solemnity to your special occasions. Expansive stained glass windows provide natural lighting. The front is spacious with an open wooden cross in modified Celtic style.
The Sanctuary features:
A chapel, which seats about 60 people, offers a warm, intimate and informal setting for meetings, discussion groups, small weddings and memorial services and even for showing movies. The 9:00 a.m. Sunday Communion service is held in the Chapel.
The Chapel features:
The Fellowship Hall is a grand multi-purpose space that can be used for dining events, sports activities, plays, dances and wedding receptions. With a high ceiling and windows for cheerfujl daylight, the hall makes a perfect space for larger events.
The Fellowship Hall features:
Individual meeting rooms seating 15 to 60 people, some with attached preparation for coffee and tea, such as the Doreene McLeod Room. Catering options for these rooms and the Fellowship Hall include sandwiches, vegetables, fruit, dessert squares and beverages, or may be provided by yourself or external company.
Mon-Fri 9 AM-noon
July/Aug - Mon-Thu 10AM-2PM
Need pastoral care after hours? Please call the church at (250) 388-5188, press 4, then wait on the line.
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