Non-Traditional Bible Study

Non-traditional Bible Study Join us in person as wecontinue discussing the Gospelin Life. Grace ChangesEverything DVD by best-sellingauthor and pastor, TimothyKeller. This multi-series videoBible study discusses how tolive the Gospel out in allaspects of life – from ourcommunity to the worldat-large. Expect livelyconversation! November meetings: Sundays 11 & 26 at 7pm

President Rev. Dr. Kevin Wilson at St. Mark

Welcome to Rev. Dr. Kevin Wilson: Ohio District President, who visited and preached today at St. Mark. Rev. Wilson gave a presentation at the Education Hour in Fellowship Hall at 9:15 between services Pastor Wilson highlighted the services available through the Ohio District to local congregations. He also answered a number of questions from the audience.

Congrats Pastor Chris

Pastor Chris Ryan has completed his Specific Ministry Pastor Curriculum at Concordia St. Louis Seminary. St. Mark members held a reception between services on Sunday, July 30, 2023, to celebrate this accomplishment. Thank You, Pastor Chris, for all your hard work to share the GOOD NEWS of Jesus Christ at St. Mark and the loving Pastoral care you show our members. We pray for you and encourage you as you now start work on your Masters of Divinity Degree,

Vacation Bible School at St. Mark

Register now for a Stellar experience: at this year’s Vacation Bible school. July 24-28 will be when we take off into space and have an out of this world adventure that’s light years of faith building fun. Sign up online at

God’s Gift of Life

On Sunday evening, March 12, St. Mark held its third installment of the series “Lutherans In The World.” Senior Pastor Mark Matzke led the study and provided a comprehensive booklet of resources that covered many “life” issues. Topics like “Care for the Dying,” Abortion, Marriage, Life, and Family just to name a few of the topics that the resources covered. A discussion on the Biblical foundation for what the Lutheran’s believe about these issues was also led by Pastor Matzke.…

Do You Know your Bible?

At the St. Mark March men’s breakfast, St. Mark member Rev. Ron LePere our guest speaker distributed a handout that said, “Does the Bible Really Say that?” It was enlightening to all about what the Bible really says. Many of us were really surprised, and we had a lot of laughs about what we didn’t know. click here to download the questions Rev. Ron used. On the second Saturday of each month, the men of St, Mark meet at Guido’s…

Lutherans In The World Feb 2023

Each month, St. Mark hosts a study on Lutherans In The World. Last month with Pastor Mark we had an overview of the Critical Race Theory. This month we examined the roles of Lutherans with regard to Church and State. Pastor Chris led this study. The next study will be on March 12 at 6 pm in St. Mark Fellowship hall Below are links to the outline and one other document that was used in the study This…

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…

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…

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…

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.