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
Milan Opacich spoke about Karl Malden's remarkable career and generosity to St. Sava Church. MISMO Tamburitza Orchestra performed at the end of the program as everyone enjoyed refreshments and seasonal displays. There are 7 short movie clips on YouTube from this event. Sample 3 videos below:
The South Shore Wall of Legends has 3 new faces: actor Karl Malden, boxer Tony Zale, and artist Frank Dudley. All were honored Thursday evening at the Indiana Welcome Center in Highland. Hosted by the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority, Speros Batistatos opened the program and turned it over to Master of Ceremonies John Davies. Milan Opacich of the Serbian Historical Society of St. Sava and William Nangle of The Times Newspaper spoke on behalf of Karl Malden. Frank Dudley was honored for his Artistic talents and conservation efforts by Gregg Hertzlieb, Director and Curator of Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University. Tony Zale was fondly remembered by Chet Dobis, who took us all back to the ethnic melting-pot days of old Gary. Remarks were also made on Tony Zale's boxing career by Tom Higgins. The program ended SERBIAN STYLE with a performance by MISMO Tamburitza Orchestra, who also played in the reception area as refreshments were provided by the St. Sava Serbian Sisters. The Welcome Center is beautifully decorated with the theme of the movie classic "A Christmas Story". Please make a point to bring your family to this wonderful exhibit and events that celebrate the 25th Anniversary of "A Christmas Story". MISMO entertained for the remainder of the evening; Thanks to all the guys! What a finish to a great event!
Read more about The South Shore Wall of Legends in The Times.
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