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…

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.

Gift of the Magi Boutique 2019

The Ladies at St. Mark transformed the hallways, library and fellowship hall into a magical Christmas boutique. On Friday and Saturday on the second weekend in November 2019. Christmas shoppers from Northeast Ohio, gathered at St. Mark to purchase beautiful, unique handcrafted items, from Christmas trees made from old hand saws to warm knitted hats and scarfs. Shoppers marveled at these unique offerings. Many thanks to all the vendors who made our 2019 Gift of the Magi Boutique a success.…

St. Mark Women’s Retreat 2019

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, the St. Mark Women’s League held their annual retreat. The event was open to all women, not just St. Mark members. The Reverend Mark Matzke, Pastor at St. Mark gave the opening presentation, highlighting the theme, “Let God Be Your GPS.” A number of speakers presented during the day followed by discussion sessions. Lunch was served. It was a delightful day for all that attended.

LWML Prayer Service at St. Mark

The Northeast Zone of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League(LWML) held a prayer service on February 9th at St. Mark. The prayer service was written by Rev. Allen D. Anderson, past president of the Rocky Mountain District of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. Pastor Kevin Guynn, Northeast Zone Counselor, gave the message. During a luncheon hosted by the St. Mark LWML chapter, Jackie Rychel, president of Ministry In Mission, gave a presentation on the progress and completion of the Elderly Christian…