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31 Mar, 2016

St. Sava prepares to host Second Annual Intercultural Dance Festival – Save-the-Date – Saturday, May 7

Mark your calendars for the Second Annual Intercultural Dance Festival as Srbadija Folklore plays host to ethnic dance groups from around the region Saturday, May 7 at St. Sava Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN. Srbadija Folklore, the youth folklore dance group at St. Sava, is diligently confirming dance groups who will be performing in

30 Mar, 2016

Vesper Service with His Grace Bishop Login, visiting Clergy, and dinner at St. Sava – Saturday, Apr. 2

You are cordially invited to attend the Lenten Vesper Service Of the Chicago Deanery With His Grace Bishop Longin, visiting Clergy, and V. Rev. Radovan Jakovljevic taking place Saturday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana. Following the Vesper Service a Lenten dinner will be served. Guest speaker will be Deacon

29 Mar, 2016

Youth essay submission could earn up to $500 in Midwest Diocese – Wednesday, Mar. 30

Youth share selected essays at the Oratorical Festival of the Midwest Diocese. The deadline for confirming participation and requesting information for "Oratorical Festival 2016" will be Wednesday, March 30. Writing an essay could be awarded up to $500. The written essay for the festival isn't due March 30, simply the request-for-information deadline is taking place Wednesday. This

28 Mar, 2016

Adult Folklore Sessions Continue at St. Sava – Open Group – Monday, Mar. 28

With more than 30 people attending the successful recent launch of the Adult Folklore Dance Sessions, the group will meet this evening Monday March 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Pavilion at St. Sava in Merrillville, Indiana. The open group is newly forming this year at St. Sava, seeking to gather people interested in learning traditional Serbian Kolo

26 Mar, 2016

Summer Camp at New Gracanica Monastery offers unique experience for youth

With the blessing of his Grace Vladika Longin the Federation of Serbian Sisters Circles, in charge of operating the camps at the monastery in the name of the Diocese of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, announces camp registration for summer 2016. There are four, separate, week-long summer camps suitable for specific grades and ages that will begin June

25 Mar, 2016

Eli Jovich – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Eli Jovich. Memory eternal. Eli Jovich (July 29, 1927 - March 19, 2016), age 88 of Merrillville, passed away March 19, 2016. He was born in Gary where he attended Froebel High School. He was a proud

24 Mar, 2016

Friday Fish Frys continue at St. Sava Merrillville – Friday, Mar. 25

The legendary "Friday Fish Frys" continue at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana throughout the Orthodox Lenten season. Everyone is welcome to join us for a delicious meal! The Friday Fish Frys will take place every Friday evening between March 18 and April 22 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Pavilion at St.

22 Mar, 2016

Presanctified Liturgy takes place at St. Sava during Great Lent – Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.

The next Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts service will take place Wednesday, March 23 at 9:00 a.m. at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana. These services take place every Wednesday morning at St. Sava Church during Great Lent wherein communion is received from Gifts (the Body and Blood of Christ) that are sanctified

21 Mar, 2016

Mildred Erakovich – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Mildred Erakovich. Memory eternal. Mildred (nee Rigich) Erakovich, age 97 of Portage passed away at her home Saturday, March 19, 2016. Mildred was born in Gary, IN and a lifelong member of St Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. A

21 Mar, 2016

Karageorge Choir at St. Sava meets for weekly evening practice – Tuesday, March 22

Weekly practices are now taking place for the Karageorge Choir at St. Sava Church. The next practice will take place Tuesday, Mar. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the North Wing Conference Room at St. Sava Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana. All current members of the Karageorge Choir are urged to attend practices, as well as