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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…

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.

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…

New Member Sunday

On Sunday, May 15, 2022, we welcome several new members into the St. Mark family. Please join us in welcoming Dellamarie Burke, Daniel Hubley & Christine Sobek, Rich & Carol Johnson, Eric Leslie and Elijah, Joyce Peltz-Allin, Ethan & Abby Tanney, and Josephine Wantz.

Confirmation 2022

Morgan Paula Atwara is the daughter of Fran and Mike Atwara. She was born in Willoughby, OH on March 7, 2008, and baptized at St. Mark Lutheran on June 28, 2008. Morgan’s sponsors are Patrick Atwara, Jr., and Annaliese Coleman. She has two sisters – Taylor and Gabby. She will be attending West Geauga High School in the fall and looks forward to participating in volleyball and softball while serving as a Student Ambassador. Morgan knows that Jesus is her…

Fried Chicken at Trinity

On Saturday, July 24, 2021, St. Mark hosted a meal and message along with members of Trinity Lutheran Church on the culdesac in front of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ohio City. The Meisters, members of St. Mark, and owners of Shaker Quality Auto Body and Repair donated delicious fried chicken. Tents were set up in front of the church and people from the surrounding neighborhood enjoyed the picnic-style meal. Vicar Chris Ryan from St. Mark gave an evangelistic message and…

Welcome New Members

On Sunday May 9th, St. Mark welcomed 14 people into membership at St. Mark. We are so blessed to have Pastor Ken Welsh continue to teach our Life with God Class and follow up on people expressing an interest in becoming members at St. Mark

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.
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