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Sharing the Good News in Ohio City

Every month members of St. Mark board the church bus “Prayer Force One” and drive to Trinity Lutheran Church in Ohio City to serve a meal and share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Partnering with the members of Trinity on a monthly basis allows us to get to know the people we serve, the homeless, and the disadvantaged. Dave from Trinity shares a bible passage and message before each meal. One man, whose name was also Dave, was extremely…

Tailgate at trinity Ohio City

On July 18, 2020, St. Mark and Trinity Ohio City combined for a Baseball themed tailgate outside on the cul de sac in front of Trinity Ohio City Church. St. Mark serves at Trinity every month on the second last Saturday of the month We served hot dogs, hamburgers and fix-ins, Trinity’s clothing ministry was open to serve those in need and we all sang take me out to the ball game! Dave Onysko, from Trinity, gave an inspiring message…

60th Anniversary Music Event at St. Mark

On March, 7th, St. Mark hosted a community music event at St. Mark to celebrate 60 years in ministry. The event featured a wide variety of performances, classical music,  barbershop harmony, Irish dancers, gospel music and contemporary Christian music. The sanctuary was packed and all enjoyed delicious home made cupcakes after the concert. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MUSIC EVENT ON YOUTUBE

Serving those in Need at Trinity Lutheran

St. Mark has partnered with Trinity Lutheran in Ohio City for many years. We serve a community meal once per month, help stock the Trinity food pantry and bring clothes for their clothing outreach. February has been exceptionally busy, St. Mark held a “Stuff the Bus” event and we loaded “Prayer Force One, ” the church bus with donated clothes, particularly men’s clothes, which were in need. On Feb 22, 2020, members of the St. Mark congregation, made Chili and…

annual chili Cook-Off 2020

On Feb. 8, 2020, the wildly popular St. Mark Chili cook-off happened. The hungry audience sampled from 11 selections of Chili. The fare included Mom’s Chili, Bison Chili and a “deer “favorite, Bison Chili. After an exceedingly close vote, Tom Holt’s “Addiction Special” won for the best Chili and expert chef Ray Gleske, a winner from 2 years ago, took the most original medal. Vicar Chris Ryan announced the St. Mark 2020 Retreat which will take place in Jumonville PA…

2020 Annual Women’s Luncheon

On January 18, 2020, the women of St. Mark braved the icy, snowy, rainy weather to attend the annual women’s luncheon. This year’s venue was St. Denis golf course in Chardon Ohio. An interesting program about “Oils of Ancient Scripture” by St. Mark member Marti Jacobson and her associate Stacey Kelly, representing Young Living Consultants, an essential oils distributor, was enjoyed by all.

New Members at St. Mark !!

The members of St. Mark invited 15 new members into their fellowship on Jan. 12, 2020! Introduced at each of the 3 Sunday morning services, they had recently completed the “Life with God “class taught by Pastor Ken Welsh. A breakfast attended by the new members along with many of the members of the St. Mark Church Council and Board of Elders was provided by the St. Mark Women’s League. If you would like to know more about the Lutheran…

January Men’s Breakfast

On January 4, 2020, the men St. Mark held their monthly breakfast. This first men’s breakfast of the new year was a changing of the guard. For the first time in 12 years, Ron Cudnik and Pastor Ken Welsh were not the organizers. Bruce Robinson and Ron Meister have taken on the responsibility of organizing the men’s breakfast. The group still meets at Rise and Dine in downtown Chesterland, 2769 Chillicothe Rd, Chesterland, OH 44026. The lively conversation starts at…

A St.Mark – Trinity Lutheran Christmas

On December 21, 2019, members of St. Mark joined in a caravan of cars led by the St. Mark church bus “Prayer Force One” to Trinity Lutheran in Ohio City to hold a joint Chrismas Party for the homeless and needy. St. Mark members collected hygiene supplies over the previous 3 weeks and members of the Tuesday Morning Bible study at St. Mark assembled them in Christmas gift bags. Members of St. Mark also served a meal that included homemade…

December Community Lunch

On the last Wednesday of each month St. Mark hosts a delicious lunch for all that wish to attend at a special price. FREE !! On December 18th, one week early due to the Christmas Holiday, We shared our Christmas luncheon with the community. The St. Mark Church bus, “Prayerforce One, ” picked up a group of seniors at the West Geauga Senior Center and sang Christmas Carols on the way to St Mark’s and on the way back to…