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29 Jan, 2017

Rachel Jankovic – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

Rachel (nee Blashill) Jankovic The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Rachel Jankovic. Memory eternal. Rachel (nee Blashill) Jankovic, age 36 (July 14, 1980 - January 26, 2017) of Hammond, IN passed away suddenly January 26, 2017. Rachel was a member of

27 Jan, 2017

Who was Saint Sava?

The Serbian Orthodox Church venerates Saint Sava every year on January 27. This year the congregation at Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana will celebrate Saint Sava Day with a special day of programming organized by the Sunday School taking place Sunday, January 29, 2017. Everyone is invited to this program that will

27 Jan, 2017

Karageorge Choir at St. Sava announces practices begin – Tuesday, Jan. 31

The Karageorge Choir at St. Sava Church announces their weekly practices will resume beginning Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the North Wing Conference Room at St. Sava Church, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana. The practices will help the choir prepare for the upcoming Great Lent and Easter services, as well as preparations for the

26 Jan, 2017

Sandra Furto – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Sandra Furto. Memory eternal. Sandra Jean Furto, age 71 (July 8, 1945 - January 23, 2017), passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband, John J. Furto; son, John J. Furto,

25 Jan, 2017

Turn your recyclable plastic caps into a park bench at St. Sava Church

The Karageorge Choir at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church is halfway to their goal and continues to need your hard plastic caps from various containers. Those caps will 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

24 Jan, 2017

Basic serbian language classes continue at St. Sava in Merrillville – Thursday, Jan. 26

Basic Serbian language class continues at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room located in the North Wing of the Church building complex, 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana. Classes will last for approximately 1 hour and take place every week on Thursday nights. The class will focus

23 Jan, 2017

Blessing of Homes – Schedule 2017 now available

It is the time of the year where members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana may have homes blessed by Father Marko. The 2017 Schedule for Blessing of Homes is now available for download in both Serbian and English languages. Click to download the Blessing of Homes - Schedule 2017 in English

20 Jan, 2017

Byzantine style icon exhibition by Chicago area artist Gordana Nenadovic – Sunday, Jan. 29

Gordana Nenadovic will be a special guest at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana for an exhibition to share her works of art and icons taking place Sunday, January 29, 2017. The works of art will be on display during the annual "St. Sava Day Celebration" luncheon and program where the youth of St. Sava Church

19 Jan, 2017

Watch: Video of the Great Blessing of the Water at St. Sava – Thursday, Jan. 19

Watch video of the Great Blessing of the Water at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana. This observance commemorates Christ’s baptism by John the Forerunner in the River Jordan, and the beginning of Christ’s earthly ministry The Feast of Theophany is the culmination of the Christmas Season. In mystic commemoration of this event, the

18 Jan, 2017

Q&A with Adam Tatalovich: Recalling his Serbian roots

(Photo caption: Hobart native Adam Tatalovich, a pro personnel scout for the Sacramento Kings, stands with Cavaliers star LeBron James.) Adam Tatalovich, a 1996 Hobart High School grad with deep family roots in the Serbian community in Northwest Indiana, was recently featured in a Times newspaper article discussing his career path as he navigates life