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Our Mission


At Venue 1824, we are more than just a space; we are the architects of unforgettable moments. Our mission is to provide a canvas for dreams, a stage for celebrations, and a haven for connection. Through a commitment to excellence, innovation, and unparalleled service, we strive to create experiences that resonate for a lifetime.


Our History 


The First Congregational Church of Melbourne had its beginnings in 1887 when Edward Branch and his wife Abbie began to hold regular Bible study and worship meetings. In December 1887, five men and seven women signed a covenant that was the first step toward construction of a church building. In 1892, local businessman W. H. Powell donated a corner lot on Second Street (Strawbridge) and Washington Street (U.S. Hwy. 1) for a church. The church, a frame building with a steeple, was designed by R. J. Anderson, a local builder and was completed in 1893 at a cost of $2,065. Records show that exactly $2,512.12 was collected for the church's construction. The leftover funds were used to start an organ fund. The first church service was held on Sunday, July 2, 1893. In 1929, the church was greatly expanded by four large stucco-covered additions, and in 1959 stained glass windows were added. Between 1960 and 1999, the building served as the United Church of Christ-Congregational. On January 3, 2000, the building was sold to His Place Ministries East Coast, Inc., for continued use as a church.






Our Vision


Our vision at Venue 1824 is to be the premier destination for extraordinary events. We aspire to be a place where dreams are realized, where the magic of every celebration lingers in the hearts of those who experience it.


Join Us on the Journey


Whether it's a wedding, corporate gathering, or a community event, we invite you to join us on the journey of creating moments that matter. At Venue1824, we don't just host events; we craft experiences that transcend the ordinary.

Thank you for considering Venue 1824 for your special occasion. We look forward to being a part of your story.

Venue 1824 Vintage photo of the historic church exterior, capturing its timeless beauty

1824 S. Harbor City Blvd. Melbourne, FL. 32901 | Email:

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