Weddings & Events

FOR WEDDINGS call Lynn Taylor: 310.371.9646
FOR RECITALS call Lynn Taylor: 310.371.9646
FOR OTHER RENTALS (non-wedding and non-recital) email: admin

  Overlooking the Pacific Ocean and canyons of Palos Verdes, our beautiful grounds and facilities are a gorgeous setting for your event! Our versatile facilities can be set up to suit your taste and needs. Contact us for your next event, whatever the occasion:

  • Weddings and commitment ceremonies
  • Recitals and performances
  • Meetings
  • Retreats
  • Memorial Services
  • Parties
  • Birthday, anniversary and other family celebrations

 

Our Hall: This versatile open space offers ample opportunity for personalizing your event. 250 guests can be seated theatre-style for your indoor wedding, concert or meeting. An in-ceiling projector screen is available for slide shows. The Hall comfortably seats 150 at tables. Or clear the space for a party and dancing. A Yamaha grand piano is available for concerts and recitals held in front of the backdrop of the canyon and sky seen through our new beautiful floor-to-ceiling blue glass wall.

meditationgarden

Meditation Garden: Have an outdoor wedding, memorial service, or healing circle  in our Meditation Garden while enjoying the breathtaking view of the canyon, with the panorama of the Los Angeles basin to the Santa Monica, San Gabriel and San Bernadino Mountains, and the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. The Meditation Garden’s gazebo is the perfect focal point for your wedding or commitment ceremony. The Meditation Garden can accommodate up to 100 seated guests.

 Patio: Enjoy this wonderful setting for an open-air reception. Our patio features a lovely fountain and beautiful paver stones. You and your guests will feel connected to nature in this beautiful outdoor space. The patio easily accommodates 150 guests seated at tables, and it conveniently located adjacent to our Hall and the kitchen. Retractable awnings provide cool comfort and shade on sunny days.

Wedding Dressing Room: Our Wedding Dressing room has been recently renovated. In addition to yor private dressing area with a full-length mirror, you’ll have your own adjoining restroom

Kitchen: Your caterer can stage from our non-commercial kitchen for your event. We have a large stove / oven, a microwave, two refrigerators, a dish sanitizer, and plenty of counter space.


Officiants

wedding

Reverend John Morehouse

Rev. John Morehouse specializes in non-traditional, interfaith and outdoor weddings and can sensitively incorporate different religious and cultural traditions into your wedding. Rev. Morehouse will get to know you and help you make your wedding day an especially wonderful and memorable celebration of your love. Based in the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Rev. Morehouse can also provide officiant services throughout Los Angeles County and northern Orange County. He meets with the couple one or two times to create a wedding ceremony tailored to the couple’s preferences, wishes, and cultural and faith beliefs.

BLESSING

Kim Gosney

 

Kim Gosney, our Director of Congregational Advancement is a creative, multi-faith, multi-denominational ordained wedding officiant.  Kim has a unique ability to collaborate with you for a heart-centered ceremony that is deeply meaningful to both religious and non-religious guests. She is able to draw from modern and ancient ritual forms to create a very special moment. We examine your spiritual preferences to create your service  collaboratively to best reflect your beliefs and tastes.

 

Guest officiants who are professional clergy ordained and credentialed by a recognized religious body with whom the couple have a special relationship may be invited as your officiant as well by prior arrangement.

 


 

Onsite Coordinator: Lynn Taylor, CMP is our onsite coordinator. She is a Certified Meeting Professional. You will certainly benefit from Lynn’s  thirty-plus years of experience in event and wedding planning. She can share recommendations and ideas to set up our versatile facilities to suit your event. For weddings, she will assist you with your rehearsal dinner and during the day of your ceremony.


More Information

FOR WEDDINGS call Lynn Taylor: 310.371.9646
FOR RECITALS call Lynn Taylor: 310.371.9646
FOR OTHER RENTALS (non-wedding and non-recital) email: admin