Welcome to The Clement, home to Pittsburgh area affordable elegant weddings.
The original St. Clement Church was founded in 1903 as a Slovak parish. In 1992, the church was closed and eventually purchased in 2005, by Raffaello Follieri, an Italian real estate mogul. The current owner, Phillip Rhodes purchased the facility in 2016. He has been working hard to renovate it with his crew ever since.
The main floor of the church is 2700 SF of space. Overlooking the main floor is the choir loft, once home to a 90-member choir. This provides an additional 600 SF of space. The church has a handicapped ramp entrance to the side of the church in addition to the front entrance. Another side entrance opens to a landscaped garden featuring pebble paths and re-used marble pieces from the interior. The catering kitchen is located in the rear of the church and has its own entrance.
Features and Amenities
- A real renovated historical church, available for any faith or secular weddings. There have literally been generations of weddings and births in this church.
- Accessible Restroom, extra restrooms on-site
- Climate Control (heat and air conditioning!)
- Courtyard landscaped garden for Photos
- Catering Kitchen including refrigeration and sinks. Has its own entrance
- Sound Equipment
- The on-site private parking lot for up to 20 vehicles, additional vehicles may use on-street parking. We can also provide valet parking services.
- Traditional Aisle
- Tables, Chairs, Benches, Linens
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Frequently Asked Questions
May I schedule a tour before booking? (yes, we would be happy to, get in touch!)
Is this in or near Pittsburgh? We are not “in” Pittsburgh, but we are only a 20-minute drive away. We are going to be easier to get to for many of your guests than if it was located in Pittsburgh.
Can I have both a wedding and reception here?
Our space is equipped for weddings, receptions, or both. We even have a gym area where kids can play!
How many tables and chairs do you have? We have enough chairs and tables for 100 guests. Here are the details.
What’s the capacity? While we have space to have 350+ people, we are limited to 100 people due to occupancy codes.
How much parking is there?
We have a private on-site lot that can hold 20 vehicles. There is lots of street parking available. We can also provide valet parking for your guests.
Is this convenient to get to? (Very convenient for both Pittsburghers and out-of-town guests. We’re right off of Route 28.)
Do you do catering? Not at present, but we partner with several caterers and we will be happy to recommend one to you. We will also be happy to work with your caterer. Our kitchen has its own entrance.
What catering equipment is there? We have a warmer, triple-bowl sink and refrigeration. Our equipment is continually growing in this space.
Can you assist with logistics? (yes, we have partnerships for a variety of services)
Is this venue staffed? (We provide one The Clement team member for any wedding to ensure that your usage of the facility runs smoothly. We have an on-demand staff to assist you if needed (for an additional fee), such as a doorman, coat check, restroom attendant, a facilities manager, etc.)
What decorations do you provide? (for the base rate we provide all furniture. Reasonable accommodations may be made. We’re happy to assist with setting up any additional supplementary decorations that you may want to purchase for your event.)
Can I supplement with my own fresh flowers, etc? Of course! Let’s just discuss if anything that needs to be removed or saved.
Is it handicap accessible? (yes, those with mobility issues may utilize our side entrance. We also have a handicap entrance.)
Is there a restroom? Yes, we have a handicap-accessible restroom along with several other bathrooms in the facility.
Is it climate controlled? Yes. we have fresh AC, warm forced air and steam heating.
What’s the alcohol policy? We do not have a liquor license but we can work with bar-tending service.
Are there outdoor photo opportunities? Yes, we have a landscaped garden featuring pebble paths and re-used marble pieces from the interior.