Facilities Use Policy

Facilities Use Policy

St. Charles United Methodist Church (SCUMC) exists to carry on the ministry of the local church. The church has an active ministry to children, youth, adults, and senior adults. It has a significant outreach into the community through the various social services and programs. The programs and people of SCUMC are the top priority when it comes to building use.

Facility use activities fall under the jurisdiction of the Board of Trustees (BOT). Facility use is managed by the BOT designate hereafter referred to as the Property Administrator. No commitment for building use is finalized until the Room Use Agreement has been completed and executed by the Property Administrator.

SCUMC has a number of long-standing relationships with several community organizations for ongoing use. Availability for such ongoing usage is limited but can be considered.

Local organization and individuals for one-time or short-term usage also use SCUMC. When possible we attempt to make our facility available for such groups. Our first priority is to SCUMC programs and membership needs. Priority is then given to nonprofit groups that are supported by SCUMC and then finally to other organizations.

Approval of the use of the grounds and facilities of SCUMC does not constitute or imply endorsement of a group, their mission, or their positions. Groups approved to use facilities at SCUMC must not advertise the event in such a way as to imply endorsement by the congregation or SCUMC. No activities or advocacy may take place within SCUMC, its buildings or grounds that conflict with the Discipline and the practices of this congregation and the United Methodist Church.

A copy of our Facilities Usage Rules and Regulations can be read here.

A Facilities Use Application can be obtained here.