St. Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church
545 W Indiana Ave, Chesterton, IN
Diocese of the Midwest, Orthodox Church in America
Uniting Earth to Heaven

We are glad you found our website and welcome you to browse and see what St Elizabeth is all about!  Our parish family is made up of faithful from a wide variety of backgrounds.  Some converts from other religious faiths, some from other countries and others who have been Orthodox since baptism. We all share a love of our savior, Jesus Christ, and enjoy showing the hospitality of our dear Patron, Saint Elizabeth to all who come through our doors.

 If you have any questions about our parish that are not answered here you may contact Fr William Bass at or by phone (219)926-4358.



Upcoming Services

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4:30pm Confessions

5pm Vespers 


SUNDAY, Feb 25

Sunday of Orthodoxy

9:15am Hours

9:30am Divine Liturgy



6:30pm Presanctified Liturgy



(No Vespers)












Bishop Paul to Visit St Elizabeth, March 7

Plan to attend and see His Grace, Bishop Paul who will be visiting our parish on Wednesday, March 7 for Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts.  As usual, a Lenten Potluck will follow service.  


The Chicago Deanery invites you to take part in Lenten Vespers and fellowship with your sisters and brother throught the deanery. "Let us be at one in prayer and goodwill."  Services begin at 6pm.  


There will be a short talk on an aspect of mission at the end of each service, followed by refreshments and fellowship.

March 18, Hosting Lenten Vespers

St Elizabeth Orthodox Church will be hosting Deanery Lenten Vespers on Sunday, March 18 at 6pm.  We will be providing a Lenten Meal after Vespers.  See sign-up during coffee hour to see how you can help with this event!

Food Pantry Collection

Current items needed:

paper products (i.e. toilet paper, tissues, paper towels)
toiletries (shampoo, conditioner)
laundry items (detergent)
feminine care products
dry pantry items (soups, canned tuna, Mac n' Cheese, instant side dishes)

2-11-2018 Annual Meeting & Potluck Luncheon

Our Parish's Annual Meeting was on Sunday Feb 11, following a delightful potluck luncheon.  Thankfully many were in attendance in spite of the snowy weather!  

St Elizabeth Choir at the Duneland Advent Festival

St Elizabeth Choir participated in the Duneland Advent Festival held at St Patrick Catholic Church in Chesterton. 

Bake Sales

St Elizabeth recently held Bake Sale booths at two events: the Holidaze Sell-A-Bration Arts & Crafts Show at the Vaparaiso Expo Center and the Chesterton Hometown Holiday Event.  These events were held the weekend before and after Thanksgiving.  Many specialty and ethnic treats were sold including our ever popular Nut Roll.    (Photos coming soon.)

Cookie Booth at Chesterton Art Fair

The St Elizabeth Cookie Booth at the 59th Annual Chesterton Art Fair was held on August 5th & 6th.  Members volunteered to bake and cover sales while the booth was open to everyone who visited the Art Fair. 

Pysanky Lessons

Pysanky artist, LInda Teets, is offering instruction to anyone who would like to learn this traditional form of art.  Sundays during coffee hour.

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