Announcements (Page 3)

Announcements (Page 3)

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Confirmation 2021

St. Mark is happy to announce that Nathan Ryan was confirmed at St. Mark on May 2, 2021. Nathan spoke at both services about his faith and received the sacrament of Holy Communion surrounded by family friends and his fellow members at St. Mark.

Trinity Lutheran Outreach Cookout

On April 17, 2021, St. Mark members boarded the church bus, “Prayer Force One” and headed to Trinity Lutheran in the Ohio City neighborhood of the city of Cleveland to serve a meal to the neighborhood folks surrounding the Trinity Church. We serve every month but this was our first outdoor cookout of the year. We partner with the members of Trinity not only by serving a meal but helping stock their clothing ministry and food pantry . Dave Oneysko…

February Community Lunch

On February 24, the Women’s League at St. Mark hosted their monthly free community lunch. Due to Covid restrictions, the lunches have been served in, “drive-through” style. This month’s fare included corn chowder, sweet bread, and fruit cocktail. The lunch was served from 11 am to 1 pm. During Lent St. Mark has a Wednesday 11:30 am Lenten service as well as a 7:30 pm Lenten service. Many of the people that attended the 11:30 am service enjoyed a “take…

Trinity Lutheran Ohio City Clothing Ministry

Just a quick update on the St. Mark partnership with Trinity Lutheran’s Clothing Ministry. All throughout the pandemic, the members of Trinity Lutheran have served those in need in the Ohio City neighborhood. St. Mark members donate clothing to help this ministry. On a monthly basis, St. Mark members load donated clothing on the church bus “Prayer Force One” and drive it to Trinity Lutheran located on west 30th St. Thank you to the members of Trinity Lutheran for allowing…

Vicar Ryan takes next step to Ordination

Vicar Chris Ryan is involved in Seminary training from Concordia Seminary In St. Louis Mo., to become a Pastor at St. Mark. His training is through the Specific Ministry Pastor program. The Specific Ministry Pastor Program is a distance-based, specialized program of theological education available at both seminaries. It is available to those involved in a ministry site where they will serve as vicars for the first two years of the program. After successful completion of the first two years and…

confirmation 2020

On October 18, St. Mark class of 2020 made their Confirmation at the 10 am service. Congratulations to our St. Mark confirmands!

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.