St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church
Serbian Orthodox Church, Merrillville, IN, was established in 1914 in Gary, IN. Divine Liturgy Sundays 10am, Fr. Marko Matic officiating. Liturgical responses by Karageorge Choir. Sunday School starts after Holy Communion (around 11:15) until 12:15. Serbian School will be incorporated into Sunday School. Vespers served Tuesdays and Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. Join us, everyone welcome! Folklore dance group and choir always accepting new members. Attend Sunday Luncheons after Liturgy, hosted by families or organizations, serving delicious homemade food and desserts.
South Wing SOCIAL CENTER NOW AVAILABLE for hosting social events, newly renovated and tastefully decorated. Showers, graduation parties, business meetings, Skup Svatova, wedding receptions, baptisms, birthdays, and retirements can all be accommodated. For more info, call (219)736-9191.
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lenten Vespers celebrated "Sunday of the Veneration of the Holy Cross", the symbol of Christ's suffering as well as the Resurrection. Clergy from as far away as Cudahy, Wisconsin and Grays Lake, Illinois were in attendance. Guest speaker was Very Rev. Stavrofor Milorad Loncar. Other attending clergy were Very Rev. Stavrofor Marko Todorovich-Dean of the Mid West Deanery, Archimandrate Rev. Father Tom Kazich, Very Rev. Stavrofor Luka Lukic, Very Rev. Father Sava Bosanac, Rev. Father Aleksandar Savic, new Deacon Aleksandar Petrovic, Subdeacon Nikola Jelic, and our own Rev. Father Marko Matic.
The Serbian Sisters Circle prepared a Lenten Dinner following the service, and the children from our Folklore Group served the guests in the south wing.