Unity of The Blue Ridge is a beautiful place where natural beauty and spirituality come together to create a unique and unforgettable setting for special events. Nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Unity of The Blue Ridge is located in Mills River near Hendersonville and is a short drive from the Asheville Airport.
Unity of The Blue Ridge is available to rent for celebrations of life events and workshops which may include weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, memorial services, awards ceremonies and other celebrations.
We are open and inclusive, although we reserve the right to refuse any rentals we deem contrary to Unity principles. Our facility is handicapped accessible and is a non-smoking facility (OK to smoke outdoors by ashtrays).
All Non-Unity sponsored events require a certificate of insurance, with $1 Million liability coverage, to be provided by the individual or organization renting the facility.
In keeping with our sustainability pledge, recycling is expected. Please note that smudging inside is not possible due to the smoke detector systems.
Facility Details and Rental Fees
3,500 sq ft. Includes: seating for up to 230 in comfortable, movable chairs; baby grand piano, full sound system, stage area. Piano may be used ONLY WITH PRIOR APPROVAL.
We have a full Kitchen, equipped with commercial Refrigerator, commercial Freezer, 2 electric Stoves/Ovens, 1 Microwave, 1 Food-warmer, commercial Dishwasher, 3 urns (Coffee, Decaf, Hot Water); Bunn coffeemaker (by the 10-cup pot). Tiled service counter w/pass-thru to kitchen. Recyling and leaving kitchen clean expected.
Large concrete patio connected to the church (use of Chapel in case of rain.) Use of tables & chairs for patio can be added at an additional charge.
Easel frames: Are available and will be placed in rooms if requested at time of rental. Easel pads, pens and other supplies must be provided by renter.
Tables or Chairs: Included with rental of Chapel or Multi-Purpose Room.
2022 Event Rental Fees
(The fees are in addition to room rental fees. Once Event is approved, to secure the space, a deposit for the Administrative/Facility Fee must be made in Advance)
Certificate of Insurance for Non-Unity Sponsored Events
A certificate of Insurance for non-Unity events must be provided by the individual or group renting the facility. (The minimum for event insurance is $1 Million for liability coverage.)
During Regular Staff Hours: $35 Evenings/Weekends/Mondays: $75
Audio/Visual Fees: (Only provided if a technician /resources are confirmed)
Audio Technician: $100.00 includes 2 hours ($35/hour thereafter)
PowerPoint Operator: $ 50.00 includes 2 hours ($20/hour thereafter)
Videographer Fee: $100.00 includes 2 hours ($35/hour thereafter) *Editing Services Not Provided
Room Rental Fees (Administrative/Facility Fees and Audio/Visual Fees are Additional)
Chapel (30+ people) $100 /HR $350 4-Hour Rental $500 5-Hours Rental
Muli-Purpose Room (30 people or less) $ 25 /HR
Kitchen Rental $100 (You set up & Cleanup)
Patio in Conjunction with Indoor Rental $ 50 (Flat Rate)
Tables/Chairs On-Site Use $ 60 Tables (You Move & Replace) (21 - 6 FT Tables) Available)
$ 60 Folding Chairs (You Move & Replace) (45 available)