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Family

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. 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

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…

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…

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.

confirmation 2020

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

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…

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…