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Fish Frys continue at St. Sava in Merrillville – Friday, March 31

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The legendary Fish Frys continue and we invite you to join us for our “Friday Fish Frys” at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana throughout the Orthodox Lenten season. Everyone is welcome to join us for a delicious meal! Carry-out is also available!

The Friday Fish Frys will take every Friday evening through April 7 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Pavilion at St. Sava Church 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana.

Choose from Cod, Perch, Shrimp, or the Serbian specialty known as Bakalar – Combo plates also available. All dinners include fish of choice, soup, french fries, coleslaw, and bread. Lenten salad bar and desserts also available. Beverages also available for purchase.

Friday Fish Frys will take place throughout the Orthodox Lenten season. These dinners are open to the general public every Friday throughout Great Lent until the Friday before Good Friday.

Dinner Options

$12.00 Menu:

  • BEER BATTERED COD: Dinner includes Bean soup, 3 pieces of Cod, fries, coleslaw
  • OCEAN PERCH: Dinner includes Bean soup, 3 pieces of Perch, fries, coleslaw

$13.00 Menu:

  • FANTAIL BUTTERFLY SHRIMP: Dinner includes 8 pieces Shrimp, bean soup, fries, coleslaw
  • BAKALAR: (Serbian Specialty): Canadian white salt Cod blended with potatoes, olive oil, garlic, and onions and then baked. Dinner includes portion of Bakalar, bean soup, coleslaw.

COMBO PLATTERS: All platters include bean soup, fries, and coleslaw

  • $12.00 – 1 Piece of Cod, 2 Perch
  • $12.00 – 1 Piece of Perch, 2 Pieces of Cod
  • $13.00 – 2 Pieces of Perch or Cod OR 1 piece Perch, 1 piece Cod with 4 shrimp
  • $14.00 – 1 Piece of Perch, 1 Piece Cod, and Bakalar
  • $15.00 – 1 piece of Perch or Cod, 4 shrimp, Bakalar

Sides/Extras:

  • Extra piece of Fish or shrimp $2.00 per piece
  • Bowl of Soup $2.00
  • Fries: $2.00
  • Coleslaw $2.00

Desserts sold separately

Volunteers still needed

Volunteers are needed to help in the kitchens, serving, and cleaning up. Salad bar and dessert items from members are also appreciated. Please call the church office at 219-736-9191 to volunteer.

2016 Fish Fry Dates at St. Sava Church – Merrillville, Indiana

We look forward to seeing you at one of our many Friday Fish Fry Dates:

  • March 3, 2017 hosted by the St. Sava Executive Board
  • March 10, 2017 hosted by Karageorge Choir
  • March 17, 2017 hosted by Srbadija Folklore (Youth Folklore)
  • March 24, 2017 hosted by Serbian Sisters Circle “Kolo”
  • March 31, 2017 hosted by St. Sava Sunday School
  • April 7, 2017 hosted by St. Sava Executive Board

Order Yankee Candles online for Sunday School Fundraiser before deadline – Sunday, Mar. 12

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The St. Sava Sunday School in Merrillville, Indiana continues their Yankee Candle® Fundraiser and they need your help!

The Sunday School is raising funds for special programs and materials. The group earns 40% of every dollar you spend. The deadline for online orders is Sunday, March 12 and deadline for paper order forms are due Sunday, March 19.

If you know a Sunday School student at St. Sava, you can make purchases from their order forms and you’ll have the chance to ask them about their favorite parts of the Sunday School experience! Plus, the top selling student will receive a cash reward!

Even if you don’t personally know a Sunday School student, or if you live too far away, you can still support the Sunday School by making purchases online through a special online store that credits the Sunday School fundraising directly and items are shipped direct to your door.

If you order online, make sure to you the St. Sava Group Number during the checkout process so the Sunday School will get credit for your purchase. The number is 990017462.

Simply click here to see the exciting collection of America’s Best Loved Candles™, candle accessories, flameless fragrance and assorted gift wrap. Shop online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – everything is shipped directly to you.

If you are having trouble with the above link, you may copy and paste the following link in to your browser:

https://www.yankeecandlefundraising.com/mobshop.htm

The St. Sava Sunday School fundraiser will be running for a limited time. Online sales will end Sunday, March 12, 2017 and all paper order forms from students are due Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Please help the Sunday School by placing your order before the end of the sale.

Sunday School begins at St. Sava in Merrillville – Sunday, Sept. 18

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14290050_10211008630951190_4636847510829385062_oA new Sunday School year begins Sunday, Sept. 18 at St. Sava in Merrillville, Indiana for the 2016-2017 school year.

Registration is taking place in the conference room from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Cost is $50.00 for the first child and $25.00 for each additional child. 

Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Parents or guardians can help teach the next generation about values and spirituality by bringing children to church to experience Sunday School at St. Sava.

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”

A luncheon is also taking place in the South Wing Social Center following the Divine Liturgy Sunday, Sept. 18. Contact the Church Office at 219-736-9191 for more information about registering your children for Sunday School.

Summer Camp at St. Sava registration extension deadline – Friday, Jun. 10

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Registration for Summer Camp 2016 at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana is still open with the registration deadline extended to Friday, June 10 so now is a great time to download the registration form and get it submitted before it is too late.

The summer day camp will take place Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning the week of June 13, 2016. Monday and Wednesday will feature fun activities at St. Sava Church in Merrillville and Friday will be a special day of activities at Lemon Lake Park  in Crown Point (6322 West 133rd Avenue, Crown Point, IN 46307).

Children may come for all three days of the camp or only for specific days as noted at time of registration.

The camp is open to ALL children throughout the greater Northwest Indiana and Chicago area communities regardless of religious background. Whether you go to church every Sunday or have never seen the inside of a church, all children are welcome at the St. Sava Summer Camp in Merrillville, Indiana.

Registration is required before June 1 and the form is be available for download from the church website along with news updates about the camp that will be available at www.saintsava.net/blog through the registration deadline.

There is no charge for this camp, but donations are greatly appreciated.

Each day of camp will be hosted by different organizations of the church with special activities planned for each day.

  • Monday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Karageorge Choir and Historical Society in the South Wing Social Center of the church.
  • Wednesday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Sunday School and Kolo in the South Wing Social Center of the church.
  • Friday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – hosted by Srbadija Folklore Group with drop-off/pick-up taking place directly at Lemon Lake Park.

The camp drop-off and pick-up Monday and Wednesday will take place at St. Sava Church in Merrillville, IN. Friday will be a field day with the day extended to 4 p.m. at Lemon Lake Park in Crown Point, IN (6322 West 133rd Avenue, Crown Point, IN 46307).

The camp is looking for high school and college students to work as chaperones. Please e-mail karen.knezic@saintsava.net to volunteer or request more information.

Visit the St. Sava Merrillville Summer Camp 2016 Facebook Event Page for more information.

Summer Camp at St. Sava registration still open; deadline Wednesday, June 1

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Registration for Summer Camp 2016 at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana is still open and the registration deadline is Wednesday, June 1 so now is a great time to download the registration form and get it submitted before it is too late.

The summer day camp will take place Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning the week of June 13, 2016. Monday and Wednesday will feature fun activities at St. Sava Church in Merrillville and Friday will be a special day of activities at Lemon Lake Park  in Crown Point (6322 West 133rd Avenue, Crown Point, IN 46307).

Children may come for all three days of the camp or only for specific days as noted at time of registration.

The camp is open to ALL children throughout the greater Northwest Indiana and Chicago area communities regardless of religious background. Whether you go to church every Sunday or have never seen the inside of a church, all children are welcome at the St. Sava Summer Camp in Merrillville, Indiana.

Registration is required before June 1 and the form is be available for download from the church website along with news updates about the camp that will be available at www.saintsava.net/blog through the registration deadline.

There is no charge for this camp, but donations are greatly appreciated.

Each day of camp will be hosted by different organizations of the church with special activities planned for each day.

  • Monday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Karageorge Choir and Historical Society in the South Wing Social Center of the church.
  • Wednesday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Sunday School and Kolo in the South Wing Social Center of the church.
  • Friday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – hosted by Srbadija Folklore Group with drop-off/pick-up taking place directly at Lemon Lake Park.

The camp drop-off and pick-up Monday and Wednesday will take place at St. Sava Church in Merrillville, IN. Friday will be a field day with the day extended to 4 p.m. at Lemon Lake Park in Crown Point, IN (6322 West 133rd Avenue, Crown Point, IN 46307).

The camp is looking for high school and college students to work as chaperones. Please e-mail karen.knezic@saintsava.net to volunteer or request more information.

Visit the St. Sava Merrillville Summer Camp 2016 Facebook Event Page for more information.

Summer Camp 2016 at St. Sava Merrillville – Registration Deadline June 1

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The registration deadline for Summer Camp 2016 at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana will be June 1 so now is a great time to download the registration form and get it submitted before it is too late.

The summer day camp will take place Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning the week of June 13, 2016. Monday and Wednesday will feature fun activities at St. Sava Church in Merrillville and Friday will be a special day of activities at Lemon Lake Park  in Crown Point (6322 West 133rd Avenue, Crown Point, IN 46307).

Children may come for all three days of the camp or only for specific days as noted at time of registration.

The camp is open to ALL children throughout the greater Northwest Indiana and Chicago area communities regardless of religious background. Whether you go to church every Sunday or have never seen the inside of a church, all children are welcome at the St. Sava Summer Camp in Merrillville, Indiana.

Registration is required before June 1 and the form is be available for download from the church website along with news updates about the camp that will be available at www.saintsava.net/blog through the registration deadline.

There is no charge for this camp, but donations are greatly appreciated.

Each day of camp will be hosted by different organizations of the church with special activities planned for each day.

  • Monday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Karageorge Choir and Historical Society in the South Wing Social Center of the church.
  • Wednesday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Sunday School and Kolo in the South Wing Social Center of the church.
  • Friday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – hosted by Srbadija Folklore Group with drop-off/pick-up taking place directly at Lemon Lake Park.

The camp drop-off and pick-up Monday and Wednesday will take place at St. Sava Church in Merrillville, IN. Friday will be a field day with the day extended to 4 p.m. at Lemon Lake Park in Crown Point, IN (6322 West 133rd Avenue, Crown Point, IN 46307).

The camp is looking for high school and college students to work as chaperones. Please e-mail karen.knezic@saintsava.net to volunteer or request more information.

Visit the St. Sava Merrillville Summer Camp 2016 Facebook Event Page for more information.

Register now for Summer Day Camp at St. Sava Merrillville

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Summer Camp 2016 at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana will take place Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning the week of June 13, 2016.

Children may come for all three days of the camp or only for specific days as noted at time of registration.

The camp is open to ALL children throughout the greater Northwest Indiana and Chicago area communities regardless of religious background. Whether you go to church every Sunday or have never seen the inside of a church, all children are welcome at the St. Sava Summer Camp in Merrillville, Indiana.

Registration is required before June 1 and the form will be available for download from the church website along with news updates about the camp that will be available at www.saintsava.net/blog through the registration deadline.

There is no charge for this camp, but donations are greatly appreciated.

Each Day of camp will be hosted by different organizations of the church with special activities planned for each day.

  • Monday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Karageorge Choir and Historical Society
  • Wednesday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Sunday School and Kolo
  • Friday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – hosted by Srbadija Folklore Group

The camp drop-off and pick-up Monday and Wednesday will take place at St. Sava Church in Merrillville, IN. Friday will be a field trip with the day extended to 4 p.m. and the location to-be-determined.

The camp is looking for high school and college students to work as chaperones. Please e-mail karen.knezic@saintsava.net to volunteer or request more information.

Visit the St. Sava Merrillville Summer Camp 2016 Facebook Event Page for more information.

Fish Frys at St. Sava Merrillville continue through Orthodox Great Lent – Friday, Apr. 8

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The legendary “Friday Fish Frys” continue April 8 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 through April 22 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Pavilion at St. Sava Church 9191 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana.

Fish fry meal choices week include Ocean Perch, Cod, Butterfly Shrimp 6 piece, or Bakalar served with bean soup, coleslaw, French Fries, and Serbian style green beans. Salad bar option also available. Beverages also available for purchase.

This week’s Fish Fry Sponsor is the Sunday School of St. Sava Church.

Friday Fish Frys take place throughout the Orthodox Lenten season at St. Sava. These dinners are open to the general public wider community and with Serbian Orthodox Easter taking place place May 1 this year, just over a month after Easter was celebrated March 27 on the Western Calendar, it gives everyone in Northwest Indiana a few extra weeks of delicious Fish Frys!

Volunteers still needed

Volunteers are needed to help in the kitchens, serving, and cleaning up. Salad bar and dessert items from members are also appreciated. Please call the church office at 219-736-9191 to volunteer.

2016 Fish Fry Schedule at St. Sava Church – Merrillville, Indiana

We look forward to seeing you at one of our many Friday Fish Fry Dates:

  • March 18
  • March 25
  • April 1
  • April 8
  • April 15
  • April 22

St. Sava announces dates for Summer Camp 2016 in Merrillville

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Summer Camp 2016 at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Merrillville, Indiana will take place Monday, Wednesday, and Friday beginning the week of June 13, 2016.

Children may come for all three days of the camp or only for specific days as noted at time of registration.

The camp is open to ALL children throughout the greater Northwest Indiana and Chicago area communities regardless of religious background. Whether you go to church every Sunday or have never seen the inside of a church, all children are welcome at the St. Sava Summer Camp in Merrillville, Indiana.

Registration is required before June 1 and the form will be available for download from the church website along with news updates about the camp that will be available at www.saintsava.net/blog through the registration deadline.

There is no charge for this camp, but donations are greatly appreciated.

Each Day of camp will be hosted by different organizations of the church with special activities planned for each day.

  • Monday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Karageorge Choir and Historical Society
  • Wednesday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – hosted by Sunday School and Kolo
  • Friday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – hosted by Srbadija Folklore Group

The camp drop-off and pick-up Monday and Wednesday will take place at St. Sava Church in Merrillville, IN. Friday will be a field trip with the day extended to 4 p.m. and the location to-be-determined.

The camp is looking for high school and college students to work as chaperones. Please e-mail karen.knezic@saintsava.net to volunteer or request more information.

Visit the St. Sava Merrillville Summer Camp 2016 Facebook Event Page for more information.

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

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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 special opportunity to submit an essay is available to high school students of the Midwest Diocese where students have an opportunity to write an essay about the theme “Not being afraid of being a Christian.”

Only 7 essays will be accepted, of which 3 will be chosen to be presented at the Diocesan Assembly at New Gracanica Monastery taking place April 16, 2016 around 10:00 a.m.

Essays should be approximately 3 to 7 minutes in length when read aloud.

For more specific information and to confirm your participation call or text Fr. Dragan 317-374-3414 or email: fr.dragan@st-nicholas-indy.org

Must call by March 30, 2016.