San Diego Event Rental

Meetings, weddings, memorials, banquets – First Church San Diego has you covered.

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Conveniently Located in Mission Valley / San Diego City Center

First United Methodist Church in Mission Valley is the perfect venue for your next event. Rentals are available for one-time or recurring needs. Whether it’s for work, family, or a significant life celebration, we have a wide range of meeting spaces and accommodations, including:

First Church San Diego sanctuary for weddings, memorials, baptisms, and other services
  • Cathedral style sanctuary
  • Intimate chapel
  • Beautiful banquet hall
  • Versatile classrooms
  • Fully equipped commercial kitchen
  • Ample parking – over 250 spaces, including 21 ADA spots  


Turnkey Event Options – Livestreaming & A/V Capabilities

Our spaces are wired and ready to host in-person, hybrid, and remote meetings and ceremonies. Providing an immersive experience for you and your guests with:

  • Flat screen monitors
  • Projectors
  • Livestreaming service
  • Sound and video technicians
  • Recording for concerts and performances

Plus, our commercial kitchen is available to prep, stage, and heat prepared food and refreshments.

Linder Hall meeting room with flatscreen monitor  Additional meeting room in Linder Hall 

    Wedding, Memorial, Celebration of Life, Trade Show, and More

    Our convenient location, ample parking, and expansive campus make us a popular venue for San Diego events. Here are some of the ways we’re currently used by people and groups throughout the San Diego region:

    Trotter Chapel at First Church is available for intimate weddings and other ceremonies

    • Formal & casual wedding ceremonies and receptions
    • Memorial, funeral, and celebration of life services
    • Family reunions, parties, and banquets
    • Seminars and educational lecture series
    • Board meetings and business retreats
    • Rehearsal space for choirs and acting groups
    • Concerts and performing arts
    • Trade shows, health fairs, and other public events

    Linder Hall set up for large lecture  Reception set up on patio outside of The Cove  Music practice space available for rent

    Event Space for Every Budget

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     We understand that every event is unique, as are the budgets associated with them.

    Our wide range of rooms and event spaces accommodate different budget levels, ensuring you can find an ideal option that fits your unique needs.


    Client Reviews

    Here’s what others have to say about event rentals at First United Methodist Church of San Diego:

    • “Yes, yes, and yes! We were treated so nicely compared to previous locations! Thank you for spoiling us. It’s the most fun I’ve had since I started this camp 32 years ago.” – Band at the Beach
    • “Great customer service from the staff!”
    • “Central location, familiarity, and great people!”
    • “The staff was very friendly and helpful!”
    • “It’s a great space for our needs!”


    Ask Your Questions or Book Your Event

    Our team is here to help! With such a popular venue, we tend to fill up quick. Be sure to place your reservation today.