St. Mark Lutheran Church and Preschool

A Lutheran Church of the Missouri Synod

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11900 Chillicothe Rd. Chesterland, OH 44026

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Lutheran East Students Partner with St. Mark

On January 21, 2023, Students from Lutheran East High School partnered with the members of St. Mark and served a meal to the homeless and needy at the Trinity Lutheran social hall in Ohio City. St. Mark members provided a well-received meal of fried chicken, mac and cheese, and peas with cookies for dessert. The Lutheran East students served the meal. The Lutheran East students also provided care packages to our guests that included, toothbrushes, toothpaste, bandaids, alcohol wipe, beef…

Men’s Breakfast, Jan. 2023

On January 14, 2023, the men of St. Mark had their monthly men’s breakfast at Guido’s Restaurant in downtown Chesterland. This breakfast is a monthly event held on the second Saturday of the month. You don’t have to be a member of St. Mark’s to attend. Contact George Fretz at 330-396-8251 to reserve your spot! Jeff Kershaw, from the West Geauga Kiwanis Club, was our featured speaker. Jeff talked about all the local service projects that the Kiwanis Club was…

Lutherans In The World

On January 9, 2023, St. Mark hosted its second session entitled “Lutherans in the World.” This session was about a biblical approach to the Critical Race Theory. The session, led by St. Mark Senior Pastor, Mark Matzke started out with this quote from Rev. Dr. Lucas V Woodward, President of the Minnesota South District, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, “The way forward is with Christ at the center. This means the forgiveness of sins, He won upon the cross, along with…

December Men’s Breakfast

Saturday, December 10, the St. Mark’s monthly men’s breakfast, was held at Guido’s Pizza Haven in downtown Chesterland. We are so grateful that Guidos opens early to host our breakfast, which is catered by their Versare Café and Market, located across Guido’s parking lot. This month’s breakfast featured great conversation, fine food and the singing of the Hymn “Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne.” It was a new hymn to most that attended but thanks to our leader George Fretz, we…