Types of Events

St. Andrew’s-Wesley has been home to many events. These include third party events such as:

  • Performing Arts
  • Film and Television
  • Festivals
  • Lectures
  • Meetings
  • Workshops

as well as life events such as:

  • Weddings
  • Baptisms
  • Memorials
Rentals Types Events - Weddings

 

WEDDINGS

LARGER CEREMONIES

The Sanctuary is a favourite for larger weddings; among its many features you’ll find:

  • the longest aisle in Vancouver
  • the grandest cathedral-style design with magnificent stained glass
  • seating for up to 1200 people

SMALLER CEREMONIES

For very intimate ceremonies we have a beautiful Chapel which features:

  • seating for 14 to 60 people
  • a chamber organ
  • beautiful old-world ambiance
  • flexible configurations

Please check out our wedding section for details on site visits, costs, policies and other details.

Rentals Types Events Performing Arts

PERFORMING ARTS

CONCERS, CHORAL MUSIC, FULL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS

Enjoy dynamic engagement with an audience of up to 1200 people. Centrally located in the heart of Vancouver’s West End, St. Andrew’s-Wesley is adjacent to public transit and offers ample underground parking. The Sanctuary offers critically acclaimed acoustics for:

  • Choral music
  • Jazz combos & large bands
  • Chamber music
  • Full symphony orchestras
  • Brass bands
  • Amplified popular music concerts
  • Organ recitals
  • Solo vocalists
 Rentals Types Events Film Tv

Film Still from SpiderMan 3

 

FILM & TELEVISION

LOCATION SHOOTS

From the darkened crypt to the neo-gothic bell-tower, the long-unused tunnels to the funky boiler room, the sophisticated chancel to the etched-glass lobby, the majestic exterior to the glorious interior; these are just some of the unique locations our space offers.

Centrally located in downtown Vancouver, St. Andrew’s-Wesley has a fully cooperative attitude for film and television location shoots.

Please inquire about pricing and availability.

 Rentals Types Events Meeting

 

MEETINGS

CONFERENCES & SMALL GROUPS

St. Andrew’s-Wesley offers several spaces suitable for meetings and conferences, public forums, study groups and board meetings. Our site features:

  • Small Meeting Rooms*
  • The Salons*
  • The Lobby
  • The Chapel
  • The Sanctuary

*Limited availability

Rentals Types Events Memorials

 

MEMORIAL SERVICES

REMEMBERING, HONOURING & CELEBRATING THE ONE YOU LOVED

St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church offers the Sanctuary or Chapel to hold funeral or memorial services.

Please see further details here.

 

Rentals Types Events Baptisms

BAPTISMS

St. Andrew’s-Wesley offers baptism, a symbolic action that signifies the new life God gives us as we join the church community.

Baptism uses water as a symbolic cleansing that signifies the acceptance of new life within the church family. The sacrament of baptism is the single rite of initiation into the Christian community, the church.

The United Church offers baptism to all ages.  Please see further details here.