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The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary The Sanctuary is a historic wedding venue serving the Greater Cincinnati area, offering a unique ven The Sanctuary is a historic wedding venue and event space located in a historic former church in Cincinnati.

Each year, hundreds of socially conscious couples, business leaders, and community members host weddings, concerts, performances, business meetings and community gatherings that create positive momentum in Cincinnati. When you choose The Sanctuary, 100% of your event proceeds go directly to Community Matters, our non-profit working to create a thriving and more just community in Lower Price Hill.

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The Sanctuary celebrates Amanda and Tyler this evening! What a great way to tell their story, our story, the mission, an...
10/08/2022

The Sanctuary celebrates Amanda and Tyler this evening! What a great way to tell their story, our story, the mission, and the outcome. Community Matters and the Lower Price Hill community truly appreciate you.

The Sanctuary celebrates Amanda and Tyler this evening! What a great way to tell their story, our story, the mission, an...
10/08/2022

The Sanctuary celebrates Amanda and Tyler this evening! What a great way to tell their story, our story, the mission, and the outcome. Community Matters and the Lower Price Hill community truly appreciate you.

The Sanctuary is excited to congratulate Cierra and Tony! Mr. & Mrs. Mundy was married October 1, 2022, at The Sanctuary...
10/05/2022

The Sanctuary is excited to congratulate Cierra and Tony! Mr. & Mrs. Mundy was married October 1, 2022, at The Sanctuary, and their wedding mattered. The Lower Price Hill Community truly appreciate your contribution to our community.

At The Sanctuary, you can pick the caterer you want! We welcome all insured and reputable vendors to operate in our full...
09/26/2022

At The Sanctuary, you can pick the caterer you want! We welcome all insured and reputable vendors to operate in our fully equipped commercial kitchen.

DIY Friday is back! It's been a moment, but the creativity displayed in our beautiful space has continued to flow. Take ...
09/23/2022

DIY Friday is back! It's been a moment, but the creativity displayed in our beautiful space has continued to flow. Take a look at how Conner and Ellie welcomed their guests on September 3rd. Every event is unique and personal at The Sanctuary!

Congratulations to Ellie and Conner! They were joined together in matrimony on September 3, 2022 at The Sanctuary.Ellie ...
09/19/2022

Congratulations to Ellie and Conner! They were joined together in matrimony on September 3, 2022 at The Sanctuary.

Ellie and Conner, the LPH community appreciates you and your family and we wish you a lifetime of joy!

We were honored to host Jenna and Hannah at the Sanctuary this spring. ❤📷 Marla Marrs
09/12/2022

We were honored to host Jenna and Hannah at the Sanctuary this spring. ❤

📷 Marla Marrs

At The Sanctuary we offer a unique DIY wedding package for couples looking for a space to show their creativity. Our cou...
09/09/2022

At The Sanctuary we offer a unique DIY wedding package for couples looking for a space to show their creativity. Our couples design the most stunning decorations!

At The Sanctuary, you get to choose your own vendors and style. We think you should get to celebrate the way you want.
09/07/2022

At The Sanctuary, you get to choose your own vendors and style. We think you should get to celebrate the way you want.

Celebrate your special moments in a magical place. ❤
09/02/2022

Celebrate your special moments in a magical place. ❤

Magical moments at The Sanctuary.📷 Brewer Photography Studio & Graphic Design
08/31/2022

Magical moments at The Sanctuary.

📷 Brewer Photography Studio & Graphic Design

What if your special day could be even more special? At The Sanctuary, 100% of the proceeds from your wedding give back ...
08/29/2022

What if your special day could be even more special? At The Sanctuary, 100% of the proceeds from your wedding give back to the community.

It is almost fall wedding season! We love the charm and beauty that fall brings to The Sanctuary.
08/25/2022

It is almost fall wedding season! We love the charm and beauty that fall brings to The Sanctuary.

The Sanctuary is celebrating another DIY Friday! Our space is a blank canvas and your event can become what you imagine....
08/19/2022

The Sanctuary is celebrating another DIY Friday! Our space is a blank canvas and your event can become what you imagine.

It’s DIY Friday! A DIY event consists of a number of collaborative details.
08/05/2022

It’s DIY Friday! A DIY event consists of a number of collaborative details.

Your event matters to Lower Price Hill!
08/02/2022

Your event matters to Lower Price Hill!

Early rehabilitation work has begun on an additional property located at 2118 West 8th Street. We are working to further stabilize the building, replace the roof, and get it ready for future community-led development!

While work on phase one continues, this stunning, historic building will be part of phase two of the Lower Price Hill Thrives project.

Your event matters at The Sanctuary! The organization, along with our partners broke ground last summer on a huge low-in...
06/28/2022

Your event matters at The Sanctuary! The organization, along with our partners broke ground last summer on a huge low-income housing project. 10 renovated abandoned buildings and 1 new build will host 47 low income families in Lower Price Hill.

DIY Friday is being celebrated in a different way this evening. These graduates did the hard work to better themselves, ...
06/24/2022

DIY Friday is being celebrated in a different way this evening. These graduates did the hard work to better themselves, and they are being celebrated. Congratulations to all 65 graduates of the Community & Education Matters class of 2022!!!🎉

Your event matters! When you choose The Sanctuary, 100% of your event proceeds go directly to Community Matters, our non...
06/21/2022

Your event matters! When you choose The Sanctuary, 100% of your event proceeds go directly to Community Matters, our non-profit working to create a thriving and more just community in Lower Price Hill.

A ton of this word flows through The Sanctuary on any given weekend!
06/18/2022

A ton of this word flows through The Sanctuary on any given weekend!

Your event matters at The Sanctuary! Our Education Matters staff work passionately and vigorously to ensure that all the...
06/14/2022

Your event matters at The Sanctuary! Our Education Matters staff work passionately and vigorously to ensure that all their students succeed. Our organization will have over 60 GED graduates this coming June.

06/10/2022

It’s DIY Friday! The Sanctuary is a space where you can create the event you imagine.

06/10/2022
DIY FRIDAY!

The Sanctuary is a space where you can create the event you imagine.

Start the beginning of your story at The Sanctuary. Your event will matter to many families in the Lower Price Hill comm...
06/07/2022

Start the beginning of your story at The Sanctuary. Your event will matter to many families in the Lower Price Hill community. 100% of your proceeds will support our mission.

06/02/2022
The Sanctuary remembers our fallen soldiers and their families.
05/30/2022

The Sanctuary remembers our fallen soldiers and their families.

05/27/2022

It’s another DIY Friday at The Sanctuary, and it’s taking place now!!!

Host a private event and give back at the same time, at The Sanctuary.
05/25/2022

Host a private event and give back at the same time, at The Sanctuary.

It's Throwback Thursday at The Sanctuary!
05/19/2022

It's Throwback Thursday at The Sanctuary!

Community Matters congratulates two of our team members on their nuptials on May 14, 2022. Congratulations Jenna and Han...
05/17/2022

Community Matters congratulates two of our team members on their nuptials on May 14, 2022. Congratulations Jenna and Hannah! Your wedding day was beautiful. 😍

Some moments are just perfect. 📷 Hannah Hill Photography❤ Hayley & Ryan
05/12/2022

Some moments are just perfect.

📷 Hannah Hill Photography
❤ Hayley & Ryan

It's Throw Back Thursday! The Sanctuary is taking a look back.
04/28/2022

It's Throw Back Thursday! The Sanctuary is taking a look back.

Photos from The Sanctuary's post
04/26/2022

Photos from The Sanctuary's post

It's DIY Friday and The Sanctuary welcomes you to create your wedding or private event in our historical space.
04/22/2022

It's DIY Friday and The Sanctuary welcomes you to create your wedding or private event in our historical space.

The Sanctuary congratulates Chris and Heather, November 6, 2021! The LPH community would like to thank you because your ...
04/21/2022

The Sanctuary congratulates Chris and Heather, November 6, 2021! The LPH community would like to thank you because your event mattered.

Some of the most beautiful creations are the simplest. Create the event you imagine at The Sanctuary.
04/15/2022

Some of the most beautiful creations are the simplest. Create the event you imagine at The Sanctuary.

It's DIY Friday! Simple floral arrangements are always an excellent choice.
04/08/2022

It's DIY Friday! Simple floral arrangements are always an excellent choice.

Your event matters! Newly constructed and renovated affordable housing units are coming soon to Lower Price Hill. Our mi...
04/06/2022

Your event matters! Newly constructed and renovated affordable housing units are coming soon to Lower Price Hill. Our mission will always continue with your support.

When you choose The Sanctuary, 100% of your wedding proceeds go directly to support our mission to create a thriving and...
03/24/2022

When you choose The Sanctuary, 100% of your wedding proceeds go directly to support our mission to create a thriving and more just community. The Sanctuary helps to support affordable housing, educational studies, entrepreneurship, a food pantry, and other community led work in Lower Price Hill. Choose the wedding venue that gives back!

The Sanctuary is a wedding and event venue operated by the non-profit organization, Community Matters. The space is a co...
03/21/2022

The Sanctuary is a wedding and event venue operated by the non-profit organization, Community Matters. The space is a cornerstone of the Lower Price Hill community. Community Matters exists to build a thriving community alongside the residents of Lower Price Hill. All of the proceeds from The Sanctuary support the programs at Community Matters such as, our food pantry, affordable housing, community laundromat, and education programs.

The Sanctuary is full of story and charm. We believe you should be able to design the wedding that you want. At The Sanc...
03/17/2022

The Sanctuary is full of story and charm. We believe you should be able to design the wedding that you want. At The Sanctuary you can make your unique vision come to life. When you choose The Sanctuary, 100% of your wedding proceeds go directly to support our mission.

Built in 1847, The Sanctuary is a beautiful back drop for your event.  We are a flexible and affordable wedding venue, o...
03/14/2022

Built in 1847, The Sanctuary is a beautiful back drop for your event. We are a flexible and affordable wedding venue, offering event packages that meet every budget. When you choose The Sanctuary, 100% of your event proceeds go directly to Community Matters, our non-profit working to create a thriving and more just community in Lower Price Hill.

It's DIY Friday! The Sanctuary is a blank canvas to create the perfect ambiance imaginable.
03/04/2022

It's DIY Friday! The Sanctuary is a blank canvas to create the perfect ambiance imaginable.

Happy Anniversary to Ally & Jacob from the Sanctuary! Thank you. Your wedding truly mattered.
02/28/2022

Happy Anniversary to Ally & Jacob from the Sanctuary! Thank you. Your wedding truly mattered.

The Sanctuary at Community Matters, celebrates our former and present leaders.
02/21/2022

The Sanctuary at Community Matters, celebrates our former and present leaders.

02/20/2022
It's DIY Friday! Let's take a look back at this "Classic" centerpiece.
02/19/2022

It's DIY Friday! Let's take a look back at this "Classic" centerpiece.

Happy Valentine's Day! Celebrate your love with us at The Sanctuary. ❤Photo by Black Marble Media Co
02/14/2022

Happy Valentine's Day! Celebrate your love with us at The Sanctuary. ❤

Photo by Black Marble Media Co

It's DIY Friday! Thank you to all the couples who chose to start their forever at The Sanctuary. Your choice made a diff...
02/12/2022

It's DIY Friday! Thank you to all the couples who chose to start their forever at The Sanctuary. Your choice made a difference in the LPH community.

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2110 Saint Michael St
Cincinnati, OH
45204

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm

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(513) 557-2831

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The Sanctuary has been a place for community since 1847. That’s not just our tagline; it’s who we are. A place where your story can become part of ours. As the 2nd oldest church in Cincinnati, we’ve seen many stories.

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TODAY!!! Urban Appalachian Community Coalition, Lower Price Hill Community Council & Linda Caswell Berry & Sons Foundation present the Lower Price Hill Appalachian Festival at The Sanctuary!

Musical guests:
-Roscoe Morgan
-Ma Crow
-Blue Rock
-Carter Bridge
-Green Willow
-Jam Session (featuring all artists)

Accompanying the music will be an award ceremony, crafts, and dancing!

Event is FREE to the public; free food available from Meiser's Fresh Grocery & Deli while supplies last.
Location: The Sanctuary, 2110 St. Michael Ave
RSVP on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/2wkGa53wY
Join the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition for their free Lower Price Hill Appalachian Festival with crafts, music, dance, and food from Meiser's Fresh Grocery & Deli this Saturday at The Sanctuary!
The Lower Price Hill Appalachian Festival is back!

Join neighbors and friends this Saturday (4/30) from 12-6pm in The Sanctuary. Admission is free. There will be music, dancing, craft vendors, food, and more! Hosted by the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition.

The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition is hosting their free Lower Price Hill Appalachian Festival with crafts, music, dance, and food from Meiser's Fresh Grocery & Deli on April 30th at The Sanctuary! View the event page for details:
The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition is pleased to bring back The Lower Price Hill Appalachian Festival!

FEATURING:
Roscoe Morgan - Ma Crow - Blue Rock - Carter Bridge - Green Willow

+Award ceremony, crafts & dancing! FREE!

Free food available from Your Store of the Queen City/Meiser's Fresh Grocery & Deli.

April 30, 2022 at The Sanctuary, 2110 St. Michael Ave.

RSVP on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/2wkGa53wY
Our neighbor and dear friend Cynthia Winston-Ford passed away last week.

Cynthia was an amazing, relentless champion of our entire community. She was a calm, strong, and comforting force for good, and her presence will be missed by so many.

The family will host a celebration of her life this Saturday, March 12th, from 3-7pm, in The Sanctuary. Remarks and a presentation by her family will take place at 3:45pm.

RSVP at: https://forms.gle/jaTpv36YGrx6csBz8.
For neighbors in the 45204 zip code, don't miss our annual Holiday Toy Sale this Thursday, December 16th from 12-7pm!

Join us in The Sanctuary to fill your family's stockings with new toys priced $5 or less. 🎁🎅
Join in on some LPH neighborhood fun with Community Matters and pick up a Thanksgiving meal to-go box for your family this evening at The Sanctuary. See the post below for details!
We're so thankful for our neighbors and are excited to celebrate the entire community this week. See you Thursday at 5pm in the parking lot of The Sanctuary for some food and fun!
Congrats, Hannah & David! ❤

When you book your wedding or other event at The Sanctuary, it helps support the ongoing partnership between Community Matters and the Lower Price Hill community. It's also just a truly gorgeous, historic space.
One of our favorite events of the year, Thankful for LPH, will be held on Thursday, November 18th at 5pm!

While we will be offering a take-home meal option again this year, we still can't wait to celebrate Thanksgiving with our neighbors and play a few yard games together in the parking lot of The Sanctuary. 🦃🍁🧡
Happy 2nd work anniversary to Raine, the Business & Events Manager of The Sanctuary!

Raine is an incredible team member who leads The Sanctuary with passion and purpose. Each and every event hosted in that space has a special meaning to the guests-- and to our work-- thanks to her.
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