Facility Reservations

Facility Rental for Church Ministers

Ministries sponsored by St. John the Evangelist may reserve a room on Church grounds. Complete this Ministry Facility Rental Form and return to the Simon Parish Center.

Ministries are welcome to reserve rooms for meetings and events after completing this form. If you have any questions, contact Cris Denning, Business Manager, (785) 843-0109, .


General Facility Rental

If you would like to reserve space for special events such as weddings, family reunions, etc., please contact the Simon Parish Center at (785) 843-0109. You must also print and return this Facility Reservation Form and a deposit check (costs explained below).

If you have any questions, contact Cris Denning, Business Manager, (785) 393-2934, .

Checks can be made payable to “St. John Church” with “Facility Deposit” in the memo line. Payment and forms can be dropped off or mailed to:

St. John Church
c/o Cris Denning
1229 Vermont Street
Lawrence, KS 66044



Explanation of Costs

Deposit $100: The deposit is due at the time of reservation and will be returned one week after inspection of the facilities

Insurance $95: Liability insurance coverage is required by the Archdiocese and is non-refundable. Special event coverage can be purchased through the parish office or a certificate of insurance can be provided through some homeowner’s policies.

Maintenance Fee $250: This fee accounts for the time and usage of the facility, as well as any additional maintenance (cleaning, reorganizing) that is required following your event.

Insurance and balance of fees are due three weeks prior to the event. To maintain our tax-exempt status, we cannot rent facilities for political functions.

TOTAL COST: $445 PER EVENT


Knights of Columbus Facility Reservations

Space is also available for reservation at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 2206 E. 23rd St. The hall has two floors, holding 400 people each. Call (785) 842-2699 for more information.

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