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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       5pm Great Vespers



 Frs of 1st Ecumenical Council




Ascension of our Lord

(services TBA)

Parish Yard Sale

The St Elizabeth Parish Yard Sale has been moved to the end of summer (August/September).
Clean out that garage/basement/shed and help out your church!

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)

Holy Friday - 04/14/17

Everything is quiet, service has ended.  The faithful have venerated the icon of Christ, shown in death, in the middle of the church, along with the Gospel . . .

Pysanky Progress - 04/02/17

Linda has been teaching parishioners of all ages for the last month during coffee hour after Divine Liturgy.  Take a look at some finished designs. . .

Pysanky Lessons - 03/05/17

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

Current Calendar