First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652
75 Main St, Farmington, CT

First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652

75 Main St
Farmington, CT 06032
First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Our Meetinghouse, completed in 1772, and Sarah Porter Memorial Hall reception hall make an elegant backdrop for your wedding, celebration, or special occasion!
75 Main St
Farmington, CT 06032

Maximum Capacity: 350 people
Availability
Located in the heart of historic Farmington, Connecticut, First Church of Christ's 1771 Meetinghouse is on the National Register of Historic Places, and its event hall, the Porter Memorial, an early 20th century gem, would provide an elegant backdrop for your reception.
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First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Our historic Meetinghouse, completed in 1772, seats 700 people.

Photos published with permission of First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652

First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Our historic Meetinghouse, completed in 1772, seats 700 people.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Sarah Porter Memorial Hall would be an elegant backdrop for your next event, and features crown moldings, a soaring ceiling, lovely chandeliers, a fireplace, elevated stage, enormous windows with amazing trim work, and hardwood flooring accented by coordinating area rugs and sofas. This room is available for rental for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, corporate events, holiday parties, wine tastings, etc. and is adjoined by a fully appointed catering kitchen.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Sarah Porter Memorial Hall, originally a gift of the alumnae of Miss Porter's School to the church, dates to the early 1900's and features crown moldings, a soaring ceiling, lovely chandeliers, a fireplace, elevated stage, enormous windows with amazing trim work, and hardwood flooring accented by coordinating area rugs and sofas. This room is available for rental for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, corporate events, holiday parties, wine tastings, etc. and is adjoined by a fully appointed catering kitchen.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Sarah Porter Memorial Hall interior, which features crown moldings, a soaring ceiling, lovely chandeliers, a fireplace, elevated stage, enormous windows with amazing trim work, and hardwood flooring accented by coordinating area rugs and sofas. This room is available for rental for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, corporate events, holiday parties, wine tastings, etc. and is adjoined by a fully appointed catering kitchen.
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First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Our Meetinghouse was completed in 1772, and features a high pulpit and center aisle of 38 feet. The Meetinghouse has a capacity of up to 700 people, including the balcony seating. In the background you can see Amistad Hall, which includes our reception room, Sarah Porter Memorial Hall, which was built in 1901.
Our Meetinghouse was completed in 1772, and features a high pulpit and center aisle of 38 feet. The Meetinghouse has a capacity of up to 700 people, including the balcony seating. In the background you can see Amistad Hall, which includes our reception room, Sarah Porter Memorial Hall, which was built in 1901.

Photos published with permission of First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652

First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Our Meetinghouse was completed in 1772, and features a high pulpit and center aisle of 38 feet. The Meetinghouse has a capacity of up to 700 people, including the balcony seating. In the background you can see Amistad Hall, which includes our reception room, Sarah Porter Memorial Hall, which was built in 1901.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Our Meetinghouse was completed in 1772, and features a high pulpit and center aisle of 38 feet. The Meetinghouse has a capacity of up to 700 people, including the balcony seating. Photo by LAM photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Our Meetinghouse was completed in 1772, and features a high pulpit and center aisle of 38 feet. The Meetinghouse has a capacity of up to 700 people, including the balcony seating. Photo by LAM photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by LAM Photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by LAM Photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by LAM Photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by LAM Photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by LAM Photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by LAM Photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by LAM Photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by LAM Photography.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — Our Meetinghouse was completed in 1772, and features a high pulpit and center aisle of 38 feet. The Meetinghouse has a capacity of up to 700 people, including the balcony seating.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse exterior.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse exterior.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse exterior.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse Green with Amistad Hall in background. Amistad Hall includes our reception room, Sarah Porter Memorial Hall.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse exterior at night; photo by Tim Nosenzo.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse exterior rear; photo by Tim Nosenzo.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse exterior rear; photo by Tim Nosenzo..First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church Farmington CT - Meetinghouse interior. Photo by Tim Nosenzo.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse interior; photo by Tim Nosenzo.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ, Farmington, CT - Meetinghouse rear entrance; photo by Tim Nosenzo.First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652 - Meetinghouse, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, Farmington — First Church of Christ,  Farmington - Meetinghouse Green with Meetinghouse rear in background; photo by Tim Nosenzo.
Located in the heart of historic Farmington, Connecticut, First Church of Christ's 1771 Meetinghouse is on the National Register of Historic Places. With its 18th century charm, and capacity to seat 700, our Meetinghouse is a one-of-a-kind venue for your wedding or vowel renewal.
Amenities
  • Access to Electricity
  • Access to Running Water
  • Air Conditioned
  • Courtyard
  • Dance Floor
  • Lawn
  • Rest Room Facilities
Features
  • Audio Visual: Portable Equipment
  • Floor Covering: Wood
  • Floor Number: 1
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