Evangelism

Evangelism

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…

Free Lunch and games

Wednesday, May 25th was a busy day at St. Mark!! The monthly free community lunch hosted by our Women’s League featured a barbecue with grilled hamburgers and hot dogs. Many people from the community attended, families, seniors, moms, and daughters, the fellowship was special. Speaking of fellowship, our fellowship board hosted our first game night in the fellowship hall on Wednesday evening. Card and board games were enjoyed by all, as well as desserts and popcorn.

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.

St. Patrick’s Day Party -Trinity Lutheran

On Saturday, March 19, 2022, St. Mark members had a St. Patrick’s Day Party for those in need at Trinity Lutheran in Ohio city. Corn Beef and Cabbage was the enjoyed by all, along with a huge amount of cupcakes, home-made and decorated by St. Mark members. Irish music was played, one of the people we serve started to dance an Irish jig! Most importantly, the Good News of Jesus Christ was proclaimed ! Dave Oneysko from Trinity gave a…

ST. MARK Kids Fill Easter Baskets

Elementary and Middle School Kids (and all their friends)!!!!! were the Easter Bunny’s helper on Saturday, March 12 at 10am in the Fellowship Hall. They prepared the Easter baskets that will be made available to the congregation to fill. Fun, games, a brief message, and lunch were provided. These Easter Baskets once filled by members of the congregation will be delivered to Geauga County Family Services and distributed to needy families in the area

Another Year of Serving

We are so grateful at St. Mark to serve alongside our brothers and sisters in Christ at Trinity Lutheran, Ohio City. For over ten years, this partnership has been used by God to spread the GOOD NEWS of Jesus Christ to thousands of people who have attended our monthly dinners. This year, we helped design and install a ramp that will help people with mobility problems to attend the dinners and stay warm in the winter, since the Trinity Social…

November was Busy at St. Mark

November was busy at St. Mark. Our Women’s League “Gift of the Magi” Boutique turned our hallways into a wonderland of Christmas gifts many handmade by church members and local merchants. The Box of Chocolate Concert Series, an outreach event, proclaimed the GOOD NEWS OF JESUS CHRIST, in word and song a the “Friends” Gospel Quartet entertained and evangelized the audience Our monthly community free lunch was held inside for the first time since the pandemic started and was enjoyed…

Box of Chocolates Concert at St. Mark

St. Mark kicked off their new monthly concert series with the Erie Sound Barbershop Group In St. Mark Fellowship Hall. The group sang a number of favorite songs and serenaded long-time member Carol Deau. A sing-along was the favorite of everyone in attendance. A special unannounced treat was a group that included Diana Monaghan, a St. Mark member,that gave a special rendition of “Amazing Grace” Coffee was free and delicious inexpensive cakes and other goodies were served. A free-will offering…

Ramping Up at Trinity Ohio City

The Social Hall at Trinity Lutheran in Ohio City is used for monthly dinners for people in the neighborhood surrounding the church. In the cold weather, it is used as a warming center for those that need to get out of the cold. Rick Huston, a St. Mark member has headed up a group of men from St. Mark and Trinity that are constructing a ramp for those that have a difficult time climbing steps to get into the social…

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…

Chesterland Independence Day Parade

St. Mark entered a float in the Chesterland Independence day Parade. The Parade, sponsored by the West Geauga Kiwanis featured many community organizations. The parade route started at Metzenbaum school on Cedar Rd. and finished at the West Geauga High School. The St. Mark Praise team led by Wendy Zimmerman played and sang live music along the route. St. Mark members passed out reusable grocery bags that celebrated St. Mark’s 60th anniversary.
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