Special Events Committee

The SJE Special Events Committee is a group of parishioner volunteers who plan, coordinate, and run our all-parish special events. Please contact the appropriate volunteer chairperson.

Spring Fling   |   Parish Festival   |   Oktoberfest   |   Saints & Sweets All Saints Day Celebration

Spring Fling

FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2016
Radisson Star Plaza Hotel, Merrillville, IN

How to Get Involved

Planning is underway for the 2016 Spring Fling Gala! Please consider contributing to the success of this event by becoming a sponsor, partner, donor or volunteer!

Volunteer Coordinator: Michelle Rivero
Contact Volunteer Coordinator: (219) 801-0009
Email: michellearivero@gmail.com

2015 SJE Parish FestivalParish Festival
Food * Family * Fun

JULY, 2016
Thursday 5:00 to 11:00 PM
Friday 5:00 to Midnight
Saturday 5:00 to Midnight
Sunday 2:00 to 9:00 PM

Located on the corner of 93rd Avenue & Rt. 41

Our Festival is an annual parish tradition featuring delicious food, live entertainment, children's games, carnival rides, 5K & Family Fun Run, Bingo, and so much more! There are dozens of ways to participate in this family-friendly event. > Read More


Day Chapel Parking Lot

St. John the Evangelist Parish Oktoberfest is great fun for everybody! > Read More

How to Get Involved

Volunteer Coordinator: Greg Schilling
Contact Volunteer Coordinator: (219) 712-6412
Email: gregoryschilling@hotmail.com


"Saints & Sweets" All Saints Day Celebration

6:00 to 8:00 PM
Church Parking Lot (rain or shine)

Featuring: "Trunk" or Treat, Trunk Decorating Contest, Costume Contest, Snacks and Refreshments. Your vehicle registration includes snacks for your family. Registration is OPEN now through October 16th! We cannot take late registrations or payment at the gate this year.

How to Get Involved

If you are interested in helping with the Friday, October 28, 2016 celebration, let us know by contacting the Volunteer Coordinator!

Volunteer Coordinator: Jillian Crocilla
Contact Volunteer Coordinator: (219) 365-5678
Email: sjesweets@gmail.com

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