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Doing justice in the world is an integral part of our history and tradition here at The Community Church of New York. We encourage the personal spiritual growth of our members and seek to create a more just society and world. Find out more...

Recent Justice Making Events

Backpacks for the Street
We were a sponsor for the organization. Backpacks for the homeless were assembled in our Gallery

UN & Global Affairs honors and hosts activities on global multilateralism and the UN's three pillars of work - development, human rights, peace and security.

Green Sanctuary
Recent Environmrntal Program - Link Here

Yemen, Left to Die - UNGA Forum
Yemeni guests from a range of NGOs helped us gain  direct understanding from unique personal and professional views. We learned what is behind the crisis, what is happening now, and how we can help. See these Facbook links for more information for Feed Yemen.

Time Served! - Art Exhibit
Gallery35 @ Community presented art exploring the issue of overcoming the challenges facing those released from prison who are seeking new beginnings in the larger community.  Partnered with CSSNY's conference  Full Participation is a Human Right that was held at Community Church.

Community Church Concert
to Benefit
St Vincent Sevices for CHildren with AIDS
Jonathan Long performs


Doolittle Grants - Information

John Haynes Holmes Fellowships
Scholarships for UU Seminarians


Visit us on Facebook

Community is now on Facebook!

Our Spaces - 2018


Event and Meeting Facilities
Available for Public or Private Events - Wi-Fi available in most spaces.
For more information about our facilities or to make a reservation, contact Valerie Lynch, Membership Coordinator, serving as Interim Scheduler at (212) 683-4988 ext. 126- or email vlynch@ccny.org.
Hall of Worship
40 East 35th Street
Upper Level
Elevator Access
  • Our large formal space - ideal for lectures, seminars, music performances, public or private meetings or ceremonies
  • Seats 550
  • Cushioned folding seats with arm rests
  • Raised dais platform with podium
  • Steinway 9 ft. grand piano
  • Sound system with up to 4 mics
  • Brick / marble modern architecture


  • Please call for quote.


Assembly Hall
40 East 35th Street
Lower Level
Elevator Access
  • Multi-purpose room seats 200 in  rows of chairs or up to 96 at tables
  • Steinway 6 ft. baby grand piano
  • Sound system with up to 4 mics
  • Refreshment serving permitted


  • Please call for quote.

Additional Charges for Kitchen use.

Chapel of Peace
40 East 35th Street
Lower Level
Elevator Access
  • Tranquil, dignified space
  • Flexible seating for up to 40 people
  • Austin pipe organ
  • Baldwin upright piano
  • Brick / marble contemporary design


  • Please call for quote.


Conference Room and Classrooms
40 East 35th Street
Lower Level
Elevator Access
  • Informal spaces ideal for break out rooms or small meetings
  • Seats 10-12
  • Adjacent to Assembly Hall and Chape
  • Television/DVD Available


  • Please call for quote.
John H. Holmes Community House
28 East 35th Street
  • Warm, pleasant room
  • Open face brick wall
  • “Floor-thru” with windows at each end (front sidewalk and rear garden views)
  • Seats up to 40 in rows (25 around tables)
  • Additional sofa (living room style) seating
  • Food / refreshments permitted


  • Please call for quote.
Front Lounge

John H. Holmes Community House
28 East 35th Street
  • Seating for up to 20 around meeting tables


  • Please call for quote.
  • NOTE: not available weekdays before 5 pm
Rear Lounge
Photos Soon
John H. Holmes Community House
28 East 35th Street



Third Floor Meeting Rooms
John H. Holmes Community House
28 East 35th Street
  • 2 rooms, one with conference tables seating for 10; other with couches, seating for 12
  • Rooms may be used individually or as set with door open between them
  • Please call for quote.
* All payments for the use of our facilities are contributions which directly support the religious and charitable ministries of the Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist.
  • Sunday Availability:  All spaces in our facilities are reserved for use by our congregation on Sundays.
  • Reservation Confirmation: Reservations for use of any of our spaces are not considered “confirmed” until a signed written agreement and requested deposit have been received and processed by the church office.

The following surcharges will be assessed (when applicable) for all events:

        $500 - Late Closing (applies to all events ending after 10 pm
            (unless authorized in advance and in writing).

        $25 - Piano Use/$150 for Piano Tuning - Additional charges may apply.

        $25 - Coffee/Tea Setup

        $50 - Projector/Screen

        $250 - If food/beverages are served a cleaning deposit may be required,
                    payable with separate check which will be returned if area is left in clean condition.

Note regarding accessibility:  The main church building (40 East 35th Street) has barrier-free elevator access to both upper and lower levels.  The John Haynes Holmes Community House (28 East 35th Street) is less readily accessible - there are 5 stairs between the sidewalk and front entrance and no elevator service.






Last Published: April 4, 2019 4:54 PM