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 in Merrillville

Thank you for attending Spring Fling 2016!

We hope you had a wonderful evening! Your input is valuable to us. Please take a moment to complete a brief survey about your experience by clicking this link.

The fun never ends when you have beautiful photographs to relive the evening! Jmotive Photography has generously provided free access for you to download high resolution, unwatermarked photos from Spring Fling.
> Download Pictures


We sincerely thank all our sponsors and partners whose generous contributions help make Spring Fling a success!

Eagle Sponsors & Premier Partners

Spring Fling Sponsors

Spirit Sponsors

Spring Fling Sponsors


Planning is already under way for Spring Fling 2017! We are looking to expand our team, and help is especially needed to:

  • Coordinate the big raffles
  • Manage, improve and manipulate information via Excel workbooks
  • Create publicity bulletins, flyers and slideshows
  • Obtain items for the live and silent auctions

Volunteer Coordinator: Dawn Czarnik
Contact Volunteer Coordinator: (219) 682-8917
Email: dawnith@sbcglobal.net

2015 SJE Parish FestivalParish Festival
Food * Family * Fun

NEW EARLIER DATES - July 14-17, 2016
Thursday 5:00 to 11:00 PM
Friday 5:00 to Midnight
Saturday 3:00 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 opens in late September!

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: WenDee Anderson
Contact Volunteer Coordinator: (219) 365-5678
Email: wanderson@stjohnparish.org

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