First United Methodist Church of Jamaica

162-10 Highland Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11432 Map · Phone number
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About First United Methodist Church of Jamaica

The First United Methodist Church of Jamaica is a stunning wedding venue based in Jamaica, New York. Couples are invited to celebrate their rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, engagement party, wedding ceremony, and reception at this beautiful and historic church. This multicultural, multigenerational church opens their doors to couples looking to celebrate their wedding year-round. The First United Methodist Church of Jamaica’s Pastor, Reverend Mendis P. Brown, celebrates diversity and welcomes couples of all backgrounds to her church.

Facilities and Capacity

The First United Methodist Church of Jamaica offers couples a number of facilities for weddings of up to 100 guests. This church venue offers two main event spaces, which can hold up to 80 people dining and dancing, 90 people dining, or 100 people seated. Their reception hall has ground-level entry and a raised stage for wedding bands to perform. They also offer separate male and female restrooms, round and rectangular dining tables, a PA system, adjustable lighting, and a large kitchen and preparation area fixed with a refrigerator.

The First United Methodist Church of Jamaica invites couples to enquire about several second-floor rental rooms if additional space is needed on your wedding day.

Services Offered

The First United Methodist Church of Jamaica can recommend a number of thorough, professional wedding vendors, such as caterers, florists, wedding bands, and entertainers. They also offer a number of helpful, additional services in order to provide couples with an unforgettable experience. Some of their services include:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Parking
  • Event rentals
  • Liability insurance
  • Outside vendors permitted
  • WiFi
  • Vendor referrals

History

The initial plan for a First United Methodist Church of Jamaica house of worship was conceived at a quarterly conference in 1846. Church worshipers originally decided to erect a building on Fulton Street, which, shortly after, was deemed too small for their growing community. In 1866 a new plot of land was purchased at the corner of Fulton Street and Puntine Street, and the church was subsequently moved. In 1920, the construction of Fulton Street’s elevated railroad station disrupted worship, causing the church to relocate to Clinton Avenue.



Location

The First United Methodist Church of Jamaica is located in Jamaica, New York, less than five miles away from John F. Kennedy International Airport. This Jamaica, Queens-based church is also less than 30 minutes away from Grand Central Terminal.



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Corner of the hall
Corner of the hall
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First United Methodist Church of Jamaica
Front view of the church
Front view of the church
Kitchen with fridge
Kitchen with fridge
Closeup of the church
Closeup of the church
Hall view
Hall view
Hall view 2
Hall view 2
Kitchen table
Kitchen table
Corner of the hall
Corner of the hall
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First United Methodist Church of Jamaica
Front view of the church
Front view of the church

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First United Methodist Church of Jamaica FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 2000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 750.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    90
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Religious
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Liability Insurance
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March

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Map

  • 162-10 Highland Avenue Jamaica, NY, 11432 See on map
    (718) 739-2269 (Phone number)
    (718) 487-3731 (Fax Number)
    Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM
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