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31 Dec, 2015

Serbian Christmas Traditions Play by Youth of St. Sava – Wednesday, Jan. 6

Sunday School children and young adults from St. Sava Church in Merrillville, Indiana will present a "Christmas Traditions" play in the St. Sava Pavilion taking place before the blessing of the badnjak Wednesday, Jan. 6. The play features the traditions of Serbian ancestors which include bringing the badnjak in the home, how we greet each other

29 Dec, 2015

Akathist at St. Sava Church: Our Lord Jesus Christ – Thursday, Dec. 31

Join us this Thursday, Dec. 31 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Sava Church in Merrillville, Indiana for our weekly Akathist prayers (Click here to learn more about the Akathist prayer services at St. Sava Church). This week we offer praises for Our Lord Jesus Christ. The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

28 Dec, 2015

Download Schedule of St. Sava Nativity Services – Special Message from Father Marko and Father Bogdan

Orthodox Christmas Nativity Services are quickly approaching with Badnje Veče - Serbian Christmas Eve - taking place Wednesday, January 6. Now is the time to view or download the schedule of services so you may plan ahead and join us for this special annual Nativity Celebration. The Schedule of Services, in both English and Serbian

26 Dec, 2015

Deadline approaches for lamb/pig pre-orders at St. Sava for Orthodox Christmas

There is still time remaining to pre-order lamb and pig cooked on the spit, by the pound, for Orthodox Christmas prepared by St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana now through January 3, 2016. Lamb will be $14 per pound and Pig will be $12 per pound. Orders may be picked up Thursday, January 7, 2016

24 Dec, 2015

Announcement of Annual Membership Meeting – Save the Date – January 17

Dear Members, In accordance with the by-laws of the Church-School Parish, Part III, Article 16 (A, b, and c), we call the assembly of the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Parish membership to be held on Sunday January 17, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the South Wing Social Center of St. Sava located at 9191 Misssissippi

23 Dec, 2015

Download Serbian Christmas form letter for “Excused Absence” from Father Marko

With Serbian Christmas quickly approaching January 7, 2016 and taking place during the work/school week on a Thursday, many people may work or have school obligations. Whether it's an Altar Boy participating in services on this holiday or students simply being with family during church services on this special day, a note from Father Marko

22 Dec, 2015

Monthly Membership Meeting – Sunday, Dec. 27

The St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church will host the monthly General Membership Meeting Sunday, Dec. 27 following the Divine Liturgy in the South Wing Social Center. The monthly meeting provides the general membership of St. Sava Church the opportunity to learn about important updates relating to the overall church organization such as the status of

21 Dec, 2015

Akathist at St. Sava Church: Our Lord Jesus Christ – Thursday, Dec. 24

Join us this Thursday, Dec. 24 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Sava Church in Merrillville, Indiana for our weekly Akathist prayers (Click here to learn more about the Akathist prayer services at St. Sava Church). This week we offer praises for Our Lord Jesus Christ. The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

19 Dec, 2015

Margot Sanetznik – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Margot Sanetznik. Memory eternal. Margot Sanetznik (Simic) age 92 (September 25, 1923 - December 18, 2015), passed away on December 18, 2015 with Her loving family at her side. Margot is survived by 2 Daughters: Eva Simic

18 Dec, 2015

Serbian Children’s, Mother’s, & Father’s Days – Dec. 20, 27, & Jan. 3

There are three special days coming up that fall on the three Sundays that precede Christmas each year: Serbian Children's Day (in Serbian known as "Detinjci") - Sunday, December 20, 2015 Serbian Mother's Day (in Serbian known as "Materice") - Sunday, December 27, 2015 Serbian Father's Day (in Serbian known as "Oci") - Sunday, January 3, 2015