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30 Nov, 2016

Learn to write the Cyrillic Alphabet at free course series at St. Sava Merrillville

Learn the characters and sounds of the Cyrillic Alphabet at a free course series taking place at St. Sava Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana. The course is offered free of charge and is open to anyone who wishes to learn the Cyrillic alphabet, no previous experience with the Serbian language is required. The hands-on

30 Nov, 2016

Nikola Loncar – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Nikola Loncar. Memory eternal. Nikola Loncar age 95 of Hobart, IN passed away November 27, 2016. Survived by his brother, Vlado Loncar, many nieces, nephews, Kumovi and dear friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Djurac and

28 Nov, 2016

Free Presentation: Saints Cyril and Methodius and the Birth of the Serbian Cyrillic Alphabet – Thursday, Dec. 1

Learn about the birth of the Serbian Cyrillic Alphabet at a special presentation taking place at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 in the South Wing Social Center at St. Sava Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana. According to tradition, the two Slavic scripts, Glagolitic and Cyrillic, were invented by the Byzantine Christian missionaries and brothers

24 Nov, 2016

Friday Night Zabava at St. Sava features DJ Spaz from Chicago – Nov. 25

DJ Spaz from Chicago will be spinning the latest and greatest Serbian dance music along with the old school jams and kolos at the Friday Night Zabava Thanksgiving Weekend, November 25 in the Pavilion at St. Sava Serbian Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN 46410. This is a special opportunity for Serbs throughout Northwest Indiana and

23 Nov, 2016

Friday Night Zabava features DJ Spaz from Chicago at St. Sava Thanksgiving Weekend – Nov. 25

DJ Spaz from Chicago will be spinning the latest and greatest Serbian dance music along with the old school jams and kolos at the Friday Night Zabava Thanksgiving Weekend, November 25 in the Pavilion at St. Sava Serbian Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN 46410. This is a special opportunity for Serbs throughout Northwest Indiana and

22 Nov, 2016

Father Marko Matic and Saint Sava Church receive special recognition by His Grace Bishop Longin

His Grace Bishop Longin from the Diocese of New Gracanica and Midwestern America recently presented Father Marko Matic, parish priest at St. Sava Church in Merrillville, Indiana, with a cross signifying the rank of Stavrophor, the highest recognition for a priest serving in a parish in the Serbian Orthodox Church. Click image to enlarge: Bishop

21 Nov, 2016

Serbian Sisters Circle Annual Christmas Luncheon – Sunday, Dec. 4

The Annual Christmas Luncheon for the Serbian Sisters Circle of St. Sava Church will take place Sunday, Dec. 4 at 12:30 p.m. at the Innsbrook Country Club located at 6701 Taft Street in Merrillville, IN. This annual luncheon has been a tradition for years and it is an opportunity to celebrate the Christmas season, but

21 Nov, 2016

Friday Night Zabava Thanksgiving Weekend at St. Sava Merrillville – Friday, Nov. 25

St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church will host a Friday Night Zabava Thanksgiving weekend, November 25 in the Pavilion at St. Sava, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN 46410. The festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m. Friday night featuring music by DJ Spaz playing the best music all night for your favorite dances. This is a special

17 Nov, 2016

Karageorge Choir of St. Sava collecting plastic caps for playground bench

The Karageorge Choir at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church needs your hard plastic caps from various containers so they can be converted into a bench for the children's playground located adjacent to the church building at 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, IN. Hard plastic caps from many types of containers including water bottles, soda bottles, laundry

16 Nov, 2016

Father Tom Kazich: Feast of St. Varnava, New Cemetery, Continuing a Mission

The following are remarks shared by Father Tom Kazich during the luncheon taking place immediately following the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Orthodox Cemetery at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church November 12, 2016. The day is also recognized as the annual Patron Saint Day of Saint Varnava, the first Serbian-American born person to be glorified a Saint in