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Our Mission at The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist is to grow as a caring, justice-making, anti-racist, diverse, spiritual community.

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Rev. Carlos R. Martinez
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As a Unitarian Universalist congregation, we encourage one another "to grow our souls" -- to pursue our personal religious and spiritual journeys in a warm, caring and supportive community and to make a better world for all. Explore our site to find out how you can "grow your soul" at Community.

Grow Your Soul

This Sunday's Worship
Service 11 am

Religious Education & Family Ministries
Our Sunday School and More

Share Your Gifts

“We, the members of The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, embrace the transforming vision of the "Beloved Community" — a just world in which all persons can share equitably in the wealth of the world, and freely develop their gifts and potential...read our vision

Our Spaces - 2018


Event and Meeting Facilities
Available for Public or Private Events - Wi-Fi available in all spaces except the Hall of Worship
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
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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. 

    $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.


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See "What We Offer" for more Exterior photos.
See "Guest House Off Park" for more Brownstones photos.


Last Published: September 20, 2018 5:00 PM