HAY LONG HALL

History

Formerly one of the oldest Episcopal churches in Maury County, this charming structure began its service to the community in the late 1890’s before construction was even complete. In the years that followed, it served as a house of worship to many faiths. Today, thanks to the open hearts of Jim & Penny Raines and the hopeful notions of Mount Pleasant, Tennessee resident, Michelle Morgan, Hay Long Hall is being lovingly repurposed as a Live Music & Theatre Venue which will also feature old movies and be available for private weddings and events. Intended as a gathering place for Mount Pleasant, Tennessee we hope to offer something for everyone and as always, EVERYONE is welcome!

 Hay Long Hall

Hay Long Hall

Here she is in her current state. Our design plan is to feel our way through the process one step at a time to reveal her natural beauty while maintaining the stories she reveals in her patina. We will plant new plants, paint on a fresh coat of paint and fortify the walls. Hoping you like the rest as it is. We don’t want to change her, just help her be the most beautiful version of herself that she can be!

Foyer at the Hall

Foyer at the Hall

Flowers welcomed guests to a recent Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce Host of the Town event. Standing room only for lunch that day!

Pardon Our Mess!

Pardon Our Mess!

Will hearts full and budgets tight, Hay Long Hall is undergoing a slow steady rehab. We are too excited to wait for perfection to get started. So we invite you to get to know us in all our phases. Just know that you’re always welcome and what we may lack in polish we will make up for in hospitality!

Local Support

Local Support

In a last minute push for our Evening at the Opry event, local residents joined in our “stained glass” craft project to add to the ambience. But for the community in Mount Pleasant, Hay Long Hall would not be possible. Thank you to all our neighbors for their continued and timely support!

Professor & the Bull

Professor & the Bull

Two of the Mid South’s most charming entertainers are Professor and the Bull. With wholesome charm and upbeat old time charm these talented men transport us to a time of days gone by long before they were even born! Featured here performing to a nearly full house. They will be invited back and you’re encouraged to join them upon their return!

Shiseido

Shiseido

The Japanese word “Shiseido” means to be born in this hall and to grow. In many ways, this church is new to me and yet feels entirely like home. In reaching for this opportunity, I feel newly positioned to grow here. Beyond my own personal growth, it is my hope to support musicians, actors, newlyweds, families, the community and all who pass through these doors in their growth and enrichment. Have you ever attended service or an event here? We’d like to hear about it! Please reach out through social media, email, phone or drop in and share your story. I’d like to know how we’re doing and how it was done before.

The Floor Before

The Floor Before

Need I say More?

After

After

I wept before we even made it to this stage. After the first sanding, floor wizard Ricky Howell discovered these were Red Hart Pine Floors. THANKFULLY, he convinced me not to stain them but rather just to seal them. Shown wet, here, the dried finish isn’t shiny but it is SO BEAUTIFUL! We’re making progress!

Art from the Heart

Art from the Heart

In the wee hours of the night, as I was searching for a logo design idea (and wishing I spent more time in graphic design class), I received a text from a dear family friend who has often doubled as an angel and a blessing. Here is what she sent!