The Sanctuary

With its beautiful stained glass windows, high ceilings and original woodwork, the Sanctuary of The Dover is a wonderful location for weddings, concerts, theater performances and more.


  • The cost of rental is $250/hour or $1500 for weddings (wedding rental also includes Community Hall and The Dover Dive)
  • Note: 50% of your rental fee is required to reserve your event date for the Sanctuary.  Remainder is due 25 days prior to event date.


  • The Sanctuary will seat approximately 125.


  • The Sanctuary of this old beautiful church, built in 1888, includes 20 stained glass windows and pew seating
  • The Dover is handicap accessible.

Types of events for this space

The Sanctuary would be a beautiful space for special events and performances including but not limited to:

  • Weddings
  • Concerts and Music
  • Theater Performances
  • Large events

Features and technology

  • Sound system with microphones available
  • Seating for 125
  • Piano and Organ available

Additional Notes

  • Call to schedule a tour or to view the Sanctuary if desired.
  • You must call to schedule events in the Sanctuary.
  • Special arrangements need to be made for events beginning after 8 p.m. or lasting past midnight. Please contact us about those details.
  • You will be required to sign a contract to reserve The Sanctuary.
  • We offer special pricing for nonprofit organizations and government entity as well as events that are open to the public or events that are related to health, exercise, wellness, entrepreneurship,and education (subject to the discretion of The Dover).

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Ready to reserve The Sanctuary?

If you would like to reserve the Sanctuary at The Dover, please complete the Sanctuary Reservation Form

If you'd like to visit The Dover to see if the Sanctuary may work for your event, please call us at 937.452.6080 or via email at