Community Event

Steps for Reserving Your Community Event:

If you are a Community Member or Church Member looking to schedule an event for the Athens, Ohio community, please refer to the following steps to reserve a location and time for your event at Athens First United Methodist Church:

1.) Check the Church Calendar to make sure the desired time and date are available. 

2.) A Facility Request form (Digital* & Printable) needs to be completed and submitted to the church office through: 

A.) Personal Delivery (2 S. College St., Athens, OH 45701)

B.) Email (

C.) Physical Mail (2 S. College St., Athens, OH 45701)

*To use the fillable PDF you need to download the file to your Mac or PC and then fill out the form in an internet browser (Chrome, Edge, or Safari). 

3.) When we have received the Facility Request form, we will review the details and place a tentative hold on the church calendar (upon completion of the Facility Request form and submission of the down payment, your event will be officially booked in the church calendar).

Information Regarding Charges & Fees


The facilities may be available for rental to local organized clubs, associations, groups, and units on the following recommended basis. Fees charged are to recover direct and indirect costs. Fees must be received by the church no later than one week prior to the event/meeting.

Itemized Event Fees

*Includes an additional custodial fee of $75.00 and Supervisor Fee of $75.00

**Includes an additional custodial fee of $50.00 and Supervisor Fee of $75.00

Special Notice(s): 

Payment & Scheduling Notice(s):

Refund Policy:

a. If the event is cancelled less than 5 business days prior to the event the total is nonrefundable. 

b. If the event is cancelled with greater than 5 business days the total is refundable with the exception of the 10% down payment. 

Room Details

If you would like to review the details of each room, CLICK HERE.