First Congregational Church of Los Angeles

Los Angeles



The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles is a Historic Stunningly Beautiful Neo-Gothic EPIC Cathedral built in 1931. Every piece of the building is striking & special from the stained-glass windows to the vast ceilings and outdoor courtyard areas. Ceremonies are most always held in the Sanctuary with it's Dramatic & Unforgettable Architecture & is also home to Largest Working Church Pipe Organ in the World.The Church is flanked with Majestically High Ceilings, Cushioned Pews & Stone Flooring, The Sanctuary’s façade is the backdrop of trees pre-lit with white lights and two beautiful vintage lamp posts. Mayflower Courtyard is another iconic PHOTO-OP MUST space with gothic arches, potted plants, stone staircases, balconies and a gorgeous fountain. The Venue is a DREAM Wedding Location for any couple wanting that magical, jaw dropping beautiful church wedding.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Church/Temple, Outdoor


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 1,000 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Saturday Ceremony ONLY Block 11:30am - 2:30pm
Saturday Ceremony Only OR with a Reception 3:30pm - 11:00pm
Receptions End at 11PM, Additional Time May Bought & Reception Extended.
Sunday Ceremony Only OR with a Reception 2pm - 11:00pm
Additional Time May Bought & Reception Extended.
Other Days MAY be Available Depending on date & time of year

Rental Fees

The fee to rent the church for a wedding ceremony ranges from $2,750 to $3,750. This includes 3 hours of setup, ceremony, photos, clean up as well as all of the staffing required for a ceremony (Minister, Organist, Venue Supervisor, (this is NOT a Coordinator), Facilities Staff, Sound Tech, Security at the Gate and parking, as is available. There is a Platinum Deal SPECIAL Available that includes Ceremony, Cocktail Hour & Reception Space for $5,500, (More Detailed Info may be found at / Wedding & Events. Receptions Space Rentals range from $2,100 to $5,000 and includes up to 10 hours of event time (including set up and clean up time). EARLY BUYOUTS are available for an additional $500.
Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. A refundable security deposit of $500 per space is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at First Congregational Church of Los Angeles is estimated at between $9,730 and $16,545 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


BYO, Choose from List



Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
No kitchen
Large parking lot
Mints, Water, Wifi, Kleenex, Straws for the Ladies - Provided in the Wedding Suites
6 Candle Shelf Walls with Candles for Stuart Hall Reception
Practice Bouqets for Rehearsals
ONE Special Custom Song can be requested for Organ if Sheet Music is Supplied

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM
No Drones Flown over the Property
No Bubbles, ONLY White Real Petals for Ceremony