First Evangelical Free Church, Brooklyn




Situated in the Bay Ridge neighborhood, the First Evangelical Free Church in Brooklyn has its roots in the values of family, community connectedness, and unwavering faith -- all of the things that set the foundation for a beautiful marriage. With this in mind, it comes as little surprise that this church is an ideal location for saying your “I do’s.” Originally established in 1897 to serve a large Norwegian community in the area, the church has since evolved into an incredibly diverse congregation that reflects its surrounding neighborhoods. Despite its historic status, the church itself has a distinctly modern feel that is perfect for progressive couples. The sky high vaulted ceilings harken to the reaches of heaven, while expansive windows with colorful stained glass accents allow the sunlight to stream in. Wood paneled walls add a touch of warmth to the space. From the stunning interiors to the deep history of creating love and light, the First Evangelical Free Church in Brooklyn is an ideal location for merging two families into one!

Venue Style



Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 9:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $1,200 for a ceremony and reception and includes 3 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $700. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $75/hr. A refundable security deposit of $200 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at First Evangelical Free Church, Brooklyn is estimated at between $3,423 and $7,974 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.



Amenities Included

Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking

Special Restrictions

General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
No smoking
Music must end by 9:00PM
No alcohol allowed