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27 Apr, 2017

Grounds and building clean-up day at Serbian Orthodox Monastery in New Carlisle, Indiana – Saturday, May 13

The Sisterhood of the Nativity of the Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Monastery of New Carlisle, Indiana is hosting a special grounds and building clean-up day Saturday, May 13. Members and parishioners of the Serbian Orthodox Churches throughout the Diocese of New Gracanica and Midwest America are sought to provide a day of volunteer service to

27 Apr, 2017

Karageorge Choir sponsors benefit luncheon for Babich Family at St. Sava – Sunday, Apr. 30

The Karageorge Choir of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana will be sponsoring a benefit luncheon for the Babich Family taking place after the morning church service Sunday, April 30. Donations are appreciated to help the Babich Family. Everyone is invited to offer support and enjoy a great meal!

23 Apr, 2017

Radojka Josifovski – Memory Eternal ✝ Vjecnaja Pamjat

The Clergy, Executive Board, and Members of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church express condolences to the family of Radojka Josifovski. Memory eternal. Radojka Josifovski, age 56, of Hobart passed away in her home surrounded by her loved ones on Friday, April 21 2017. Born in Raduc, Lika - Former Yugoslavia - on January 2, 1961

17 Apr, 2017

Planning committee for Serb Fest 2017 meets – Sunday, Apr. 23

The planning committee for Serb Fest 2017 will meet Sunday, April 23 at 1:00 p.m. in the Pavilion in preparation for the annual festival taking place August 4, 5, and 6 at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana. Everyone is welcome to attend and contribute to the planning of this important and special annual festival. The goal

15 Apr, 2017

Resurrection Matins at St. Sava in Merrillville begin at 11:30 p.m. – Saturday, Apr. 15

Join us for the solemn Resurrection Matins beginning at 11:30 p.m. at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana. The reason we begin the Resurrection Matins so close to to midnight is because it was in the very early hours of the morning that Christ stood resurrect. When we enter the church tonight, we enter a darkened church, lights

14 Apr, 2017

Vespers with laying of Holy Shroud and Funeral Service at St. Sava Merrillville – Friday, Apr. 14

Join us for the solemn Vespers with laying of the Holy Shroud (Plastanica) and Funeral Service beginning at 6:00 p.m. at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana. Evening services in Orthodox churches will late on Friday mark the time when Christ was removed from the cross on which he died in Jerusalem. Before the service

13 Apr, 2017

The meaning of Easter eggs and color; Colored eggs are needed for Pascha – Sunday, Apr. 16

The Kolo Sisters of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church have been busy for weeks as they recently hosted their spring bake sale, but work continues as colored eggs are needed to be blessed Easter Sunday, April 16. Please bring colored eggs early to the church before Divine Liturgy begins Sunday. The Meaning of Easter Eggs in

12 Apr, 2017

View the Holy Week Schedule of Services at St. Sava in Merrillville

Everyone is welcome to join with us at St. Sava in Merrillville, Indiana as we commemorate one of the most important times of the year in the Orthodox Church. A complete listing of the Holy Week Schedule of Services is listed below. Holy Week Schedule of Services LAZARUS SATURDAY LAZARUS SATURDAY - APRIL 8th 2017

11 Apr, 2017

Easter lamb and pig by-the-pound pre-order deadline from St. Sava – Wednesday, Apr. 12

You can pre-order lamb and pig cooked on the spit, by the pound, for Orthodox Easter prepared by St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana now through the pre-order deadline Wednesday, April 12 for pick-up Sunday, April 16, 2017 Click to download the Lamb and Pig Sale Order Form Lamb will be $15 per pound and

10 Apr, 2017

Pre-order deadline for lamb and pig by-the-pound from St. Sava – Wednesday, Apr. 12

You can pre-order lamb and pig cooked on the spit, by the pound, for Orthodox Easter prepared by St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana now through the pre-order deadline Wednesday, April 12 for pick-up Sunday, April 16, 2017 Click to download the Lamb and Pig Sale Order Form Lamb will be $15 per pound and