Lake Merritt United Methodist Church

1330 Lakeshore Avenue, office/mailing address:, Oakland, CA
Max Capacity: 250 people
About Lake Merritt United Methodist Church
Lake Merritt United Methodist Church is an open and welcoming congregation and as such, we offer our facilities to groups and individuals in the community regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, spiritual path/religion, marital status, economic status or personal ability. Our rental fees are based on the specific rooms needed and the total number of people you expect to be present at your event. Alcohol, smoking, and drugs are not permitted on church premises. Renters must have their own liability/property insurance. We generally rent our rooms out in 8-hour blocks of time, though hourly rates are available for some events. This amount of time includes your set-up/decorating time, as well as your clean up time. We provide and set up tables and chairs for your event. We also provide an event host/ess who is on site during your event.
Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Franklin Stark Room
Franklin Stark Room
Minnie May Edwards Room
Minnie May Edwards Room
The Courtyard
The Courtyard
The Worship Center
The Worship Center
Octagon Room
Worship Center And The Stark Room (Combined)
Venue Types
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 250
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 6