Detailed Room Descriptions at the Center for Ministry

Large

Conference Room  decorated in warm natural earthy tones, offers 7,000 square feet of versatile space for hosting many different types of events. Banquet style seating accommodates up to 300 people, is arranged for theater-style seating, and will hold 500 people. The room may also be separated into three separate rooms, accommodating up to 100 people each.  Each section of the conference room is equipped with whiteboards, podiums, LCD projectors and screens, an impressive sound system, 10-foot ceiling heights and fluorescent and can lighting to enhance the setting.  Video Conferencing is available, with arrangements made in advance of the event.  

Medium 

Genesis Room — provides a warm, comfortable meeting setting with seating capacity for 48 people, with round tables and armed banquet chairs.The room offers natural and fluorescent lighting, carpeted flooring, whiteboard, podium and television with DVD player.

Omega Room — provides a cozy setting for up to 28 people, with trapezoid tables and chairs in a u-shape which may be re-arranged as needed. The room offers natural and fluorescent lighting, carpeted flooring, a whiteboard, podium and television with DVD player.

Alpha Room — provides a small, intimate environment with natural and fluorescent lighting, carpeted flooring, whiteboard, podium and television with DVD player. The room is set with classroom style tables in a u-shape, for up to 21 people. The room may be re-arranged to meet a group’s needs.

Small

Carlson Board Room — offers boardroom-style seating with comfortable rolling armed chairs for up to 10 people.  A whiteboard, television with DVD player and telephone for teleconferencing are included in the room.  Natural lighting enhances the fluorescent lighting.

Faculty and Consult Rooms — offer comfortable settings with sofas and overstuffed chairs that are ideal for interviews, intimate meetings of two or three people or spiritual direction appointments.

Dining

Dining Room — is tastefully decorated with carpeting and natural light streaming from two sides of the room and offers round table seating for 84 people. The room is complemented with a buffet table for meal service and a beverage service counter for easy accessibility.

Small Dining Room — is richly decorated with high back upholstered chairs around the dining room tables with natural light streaming through the wall of windows. The room provides a beautiful dining environment for up to 32 people. Meals may be plate served or buffet style.

Tomato Lounge — is an informal gathering space with a comfortable sofa and chairs for television viewing and a round table and chairs for dining.  The room includes a microwave, refrigerator and sink for self-serve food and beverages.

Other Spaces

Great Room — is a welcoming gathering space with a stone fireplace, counter with refrigerator for serving food and beverages and cozy living room furniture to relax and unwind throughout the day.  It is also an ideal space for hosting a social event with food and beverage.

Library — offers many reference materials, periodicals and books to expand the spiritual experience. Books may be borrowed for up to 30 days or spend time with the reading material in a comfortable high-back rolling chair in the library.

Monsignor Mahoney Chapel — offers a spiritual setting with natural lighting from elevated windows, carpeting, cushioned chairs and kneelers for up to 100 people.  The Chapel is ideal for group prayer or liturgical services.  Weekly Mass is celebrated on Thursday mornings at 8:45 a.m.  Open throughout the day for personal reflection and prayer.