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Welcome New Members

On December 4, 2022, St. Mark welcomed new members to our congregation! They were introduced to the congregation at both our 8:00 am and 10:15 services by Pastor Ken Welsh who teaches our “Life With God Class” a study for those wishing to investigate the teaching of the Lutheran Church and possibly wishing to become members. After the introductions board members of the church council gave short presentations to the group, highlighting how they could take advantage of the opportunities…

Gift of the Magi Boutique-Recap

St. Mark members reached out to the communities we serve through our Christmas Boutique! Local merchants along with our St. Mark women’s league members displayed and sold one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts. Wendy Zimmerman, Praise team leader at St. Mark, provided live Christmas music. Scrumptious food was served, especially at the Friday night preview party. IT IS THE HOPE OF OUR MEMBERS AT ST. MARK THAT THOSE ENTERING OUR CHURCH FOR THESE EVENTS WILL COME TO A SAVING RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS CHRIST.…

Gift of the Magi Boutique

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2022, AT 9 AM – 4 PM Location: St. Mark Lutheran Church, 11900 Chillicothe rd. , Chesterland, OH 44026 Our Christmas Boutique will include quality products from 30 vendors including jewelry, quilts, candles, baked goods, embroidery, wood crafts, and more! These are juried artists and crafters, so all the items will make quality holiday gifts. No admission fee on Saturday. To find more details, call 440-729-1668.

Helping Those In Need

St. Mark’s newly formed “St. Mark Toolbox” is a ministry for those members of our congregation, that have needs in their home that they can’t take care of. Recently, a member asked if we could stain a small deck on the back of their house. The couple is getting along in age and couldn’t do it themselves. Members of St. Mark washed the deck and stained it! Now the couple can walk out their kitchen sliding door and enjoy the…

September Mens Breakfast

Thank You, Guido’s in downtown Chesterland for providing a venue for our monthly men’s breakfast. And thank you, Versare Café and Market across from Guido’s for providing a delicious breakfast. Dave Onysko, who gives our monthly message at the St. Mark Ministry at Trinity Lutheran Ohio City, is an expert on the Shroud of Turin, the burial cloth of Jesus that contains His image. Citing facts, locations, history, science, and forensics, Dave made a riveting case for the authenticity of…

August Free Community Lunch

Who doesn’t like cookouts? The August St. Mark Women’s league’s monthly free community lunch featured hamburgers, hot dogs, coleslaw. mac and cheese, cake, and ice cream bars! Once again, the Chesterland and surrounding community is served by these awesome women. Meals were made to go for those that had someone at home who couldn’t make it in person. One of our ladies delivered lunches to our shut-ins. It is the hope of St. Mark that as we meet the needs…

Thank You Lutheran East High

St. Mark along with Trinity Lutheran in Ohio City hosts a monthly meal for those in need on the third Saturday of every month. Last Saturday, August 20, we were joined by students and faculty from Lutheran East High School, In addition to the delicious pulled pork sandwiches made by the St. Mark Women’s League, the GOOD NEWS OF JESUS CHRIST WAS PROCLAIMED , both in word and by tracts given out by Trinity members.

Hamburgers and The Gospel

St. Mark members loaded up clothing for Trinity Lutheran’s clothing ministry and food staples for their food pantry and headed down to the cul-de-sac in front of the church to serve, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, homemade macaroni salad, popcorn, and cookies to people from the Ohio City neighborhood. Dave Onysko, proclaimed the Gospel and read Scripture to those in attendance. St. Mark serves these people every month on the third Saturday of the month. Join us for a fun rewarding experience.

St. Mark 4th of July Parade

As we do every year on the fourth of July, St. Mark Lutheran Church shares the Good News Of Jesus Christ through song at the Chesterland Parade, sponsored by the West Geauga Kiwanis. Wendy Zimmerman, Tim Holt, Leah Spisak, and Bryce Schill played and sang their favorite praise songs on the St. Mark float. St. Mark members, Pastors’ and family passed out flying disks, with the church name and contact information, as well as information on our upcoming Vacation Bible…

June Men’s Breakfast

On June 11, the men of St. Mark met at Guido’s Pizza Haven in downtown Chesterland for Breakfast. Ron Croucher, a long-time member of St. Mark, gave an uplifting message about God working in people’s lives. The breakfast is a monthly event on the 2nd Saturday of the month. The next breakfast is on July 9,2022. All men are welcome, you do not need to be a member to attend. Call George Fretz to reserve your spot, so we can…

Missionary Visit

On Sunday, June 5th, we welcomed to our Education Hour Gary and Sue Kessler, who are serving the Lord through The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS) in Belize. In this role, Gary manages the LCMS’ construction projects in the country and coordinates the short-term teams that come to serve there. Meanwhile, Sue oversees religious education at Little Lambs Preschool in the Valley of Peace community and teaches English classes. Their presentation included visuals from their ministries, Q&A, and the…