St. Elizabeth the New Martyr Orthodox Church
545 W Indiana Ave, Chesterton, IN
Diocese of the Midwest, Orthodox Church in America
Groundbreaking of Brick Prayer Garden

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. 

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Holy Friday
Upcoming Services

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 -events in italics are held at other locations-




5pm Great Vespers


SUNDAY  12/3

9:15am Hours

9:30am Divine Liturgy 



4:30pm Panikhida

5pm Great Vespers


SUNDAY 12/10

9:15am Hours

9:30am Divine Liturgy 









St Elizabeth Choir to Participate in Duneland Advent Festival

Sunday, Dec 10 at 2pm.
St Elizabeth Choir will participate in the Duneland Advent Festival held at St Patrick Catholic Church in Chesterton. The event ends with the mass choir singing of the "Hallelujah Chorus" from Handel's Messiah.  Everyone is welcome.

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)

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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