Mission Church Ground Level Meeting Room


Located on Main Street in the eastern end of Mackinac Island’s historic downtown, Mission Church is Michigan’s oldest surviving church building. It is also the earliest surviving example of a New England Style church in the Midwest. Simple and elegant it was constructed by the island’s first Protestant congregation in 1830. The Ground Level Meeting Room can be used for meetings, small gatherings, or in conjunction with with weddings.

Cassondra Boothroyd, Special Events Coordinator

Schedule & Amenities

  • Meetings may be scheduled at the Mission Church Ground Level Meeting Room from early May through October. Rental period is for either an AM (9:00 a.m. – noon) or PM (1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) session.
  • 6′ tables and white folding chairs are available for use.
  • A Mackinac State Historic Parks representative will set the room and provide water for your meeting.
  • Coffee and tea service is available for $2.50/person and arrangements must be made in advance.
  • Reservations should be made as soon as possible and at least 14 days in advance. They are made on a first come/first paid basis. Payment is required with application to hold the date.


  • Mission Church is Michigan’s oldest standing church buildings and all efforts must be made to protect the integrity of this historic building
  • Mission Church itself is open 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. daily to the public. The Ground Level Meeting Room is not available to the public.
  • The Mission Church Ground Level Meeting Room has one step into the building.
  • Contact the special events coordinator to view the Mission Church Ground Level Meeting Room in consideration of your meeting


  • $250 for half day reservation. This fee is waived for not-for-profit boards.

Refund Policy

  • $50 is nonrefundable
  • Cancellation received in writing 61 days or more prior to reserved date – $200.00 refund
  • Cancellations 60 days or less prior to reserved date are non-refundable.


For more information:
Cassondra Boothroyd
(906) 847-3328
Box 873, Mackinaw City, MI 49701