Parks and Recreation

Roger T. Sermon Community Center

Rental Facilities


Noland & Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050
Phone:(816) 325-7370
Fax: (816) 325-7374

The Sermon Center has the following facilities that are available to rent:

4th Floor

South Room

Gymnasium

Powerhouse Theatre

Sermon Community Center Rental Rates
  Gymnasium
(4 hour Minimum)
Meeting Rooms
(3 hour Minimum)
Theatre
(3 hour Minimum)
Guarantee Fee
to Hold/Security Deposit
$150 $125 $300
Alcohol Deposit $100 $100 $100
Rental Fee:
Non-Profit
$150 first 4 hours
$50 each additional hour
$60 first 3 hours
$20 each additional hour
$100 first 3 hours
$50 each additional hour
Rental Fee:
Profit
$300 first 4 hours
$80 each additional hour
$90 first 3 hours
$30 each additional hour
$200 first 3 hours
$70 each additional hour
Regular Room Capacity
(may be limited due to pandemic)
150 70 - South Room
65 - 4th Floor
50 - Lobby
175 total
140 Main Floor
35 Balcony
 Extended Use of Facility & Extension Fees  
Facility is available outside of regular operational hours, at an additional fee of $24/hr for each extended hour.
OPTIONS:     Monday through Thursday:                8 - 10 p.m.
                      Fridays:                                           5 p.m. - 12 midnight
                      Saturdays:                                      5 p.m. - 12 midnight 
                      Sundays:                                        12 noon - 6 p.m.
Equipment available with Rental 8' tables - ask for current count

Folding chairs - ask for current count
10 - 8' tables, South Room
5 - 6' tables, 4th floor
2 - card tables, 4th Floor
6 - 8' tables, 4th floor
Lobby availability depends on gym and theatre rentals ask for current chair count
General stage lighting Projection screen
Special Event Charges Alcohol events - additional fee to hire an off duty Independence Police Officers - paid to officers by lessee night of event.   Alcohol events - additional fee to hire off duty Independence Police Officers - paid to officers by lessee night of event.  Additional charge of $25/hour will be paid by lessee to theatre staff to run special light and sound
Kitchen

                  For exclusive use - $5/hour     $25 Security Deposit                   Refrigerator, Microwave, Ice Machine, (3) carts

    


 

Other equipment that may be rented if available for use at the additional cost of:

Podium - $10

Extension Cord - $5

Projection screen - $5

Grand Piano (Theatre only) - $10

 

 

Microphone (Theatre) - $10 each

Microphone (Gymnasium) - $15/hour with additional $50 Security Deposit

 

Fillable PDF Facility Rental Request

Facility Rental Policies & Fees

City of Independence Gathering Limit Revisions

INDEPENDENCE, MO (May 14, 2021):  The City of Independence Parks/Recreation/Tourism Department, in accordance with the City of Independence Health Department, has lifted social distancing and capacity limits indoors and outdoors.  Large events and gatherings continue to be high risk activities that have the potential to become super spreader events.  Anyone considering participation in a gathering with individuals outside their immediate household should take additional precautions to keep themselves and their family safe.  

 

Page updated 8/1/2022