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. Home for rest and services again in the morning. On Saturday with joy we read the Old Testament teachings and sing the glorious songs of Christ's decent into Hades and triumph over death.
The St. Elizabeth Bakers have already completed one baking day! Our Annual November Fundraisers are coming up. . .
Holidaze Sell-a-bration (Porter Co Expo), Sat & Sun, Nov 18, 19.
Chesterton Hometown Christmas; Art Gallery Ethnic Bake Sale, Sat, Nov 25.
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)
Thursday, September 28, saw the groundbreaking of the new brick Prayer Garden on the northwest corner of the church. The 15 foot square patio will eventually include an icon shrine, seating and landscaping. Donated bricks with engraving will be inserted as they arrive from the engravers of the next few months.
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 artist, LInda Teets, is offering instruction to anyone who would like to learn this traditional form of art. Sundays during coffee hour.