Facilities Rental


Dedicated January 3, 1960, and now designated as Los Angeles Historic and Cultural Landmark #727, Founder’s (Williams) imposing structure has beautifully appointed, well-equipped spaces available for rent to groups, organizations and individuals. View more pictures of the building and its facilities in Our Building gallery




Sanctuary Seating Chart

With seating for 1,483, Founder’s Sanctuary has a pulpit that is convertible to full stage, up-to-date lighting and sound systems, a choir loft and the largest Wurlitzer theater organ of any church in the world, this stunning space provides the perfect setting for large events including:

  • Concerts – Classical, Rock, Gospel, Jazz, Opera, Dance
  • Seminars and Conferences – 2-3 all-day sessions, single day events, (Kitchen facilities and catering available)
  • Community Events – town hall meetings, seminars and public events




Chapel Seating Chart

A striking space with 422 seats, Holmes Chapel is equipped with a piano, sound system, and is ideal for intimate gatherings such as:

  • Weddings - A center aisle and understated lighting create an aura of love for small to medium sized weddings.
  • Christenings – The ministerial staff of the church is available to members and friends of Founder’s who desire to have a child christened as recognition of Spirit’s indwelling presence and testament to a family’s commitment to providing the child spiritual guidance and encouragement. For information, contact Ann Doherty at 213 388-9733.
  • Funerals and Memorial Services – An intimate setting for sharing memories; Hornaday Hall is immediately adjacent for repasts.
  • Meetings & Lectures - The Chapel’s special ambiance enhances any gathering, sacred or secular meetings, poetry readings, book signings, etc.

“I wanted to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude for allowing us to use your venue
for our graduation ceremony. The event was a huge success, and we received so many compliments about the beautiful space and the excellent service provided by your staff.”

- Gines Boada, Marian College School of Nursing






This large multi-purpose space connects directly to Founder’s fully-equipped kitchen and can be booked for events in conjunction with the chapel such as, repasts, receptions and christening parties, or it can be rented individually for luncheons, dinners, parties, classes, presentations and group meetings such as Toastmasters and Alcoholic Anonymous.




A smaller space than Hornaday Hall, Armor Lounge is available for meetings and/or classes of up to 50 persons.



Event Request Form


For rental, contact the Founder’s Office at 213 388-9733 ext. 101 or email us at [email protected]