mens activities

mens activities

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…

Men’s Fellowship Breakfast

On May 14, 2022, the men of St. Mark gathered at Guido’s Restaurant in downtown Chesterland for breakfast. This breakfast, a long-standing tradition at St. Mark, was the first in almost two years. It had been sidelined because of Covid. We are grateful to Guido’s for opening their doors to our group. It was difficult to find a location for Saturday mornings. Special Thanks to George Frets and Dick Christopherson, Bruce Robinso,n and Ron Meister for putting the breakfast together.…

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…

January Men’s Breakfast

On January 4, 2020, the men St. Mark held their monthly breakfast. This first men’s breakfast of the new year was a changing of the guard. For the first time in 12 years, Ron Cudnik and Pastor Ken Welsh were not the organizers. Bruce Robinson and Ron Meister have taken on the responsibility of organizing the men’s breakfast. The group still meets at Rise and Dine in downtown Chesterland, 2769 Chillicothe Rd, Chesterland, OH 44026. The lively conversation starts at…

December Men’s Breakfast

On Dec. 7, 2019, the men of St. Mark met for their monthly men’s breakfast at Rise and Dine Cafe in downtown Chesterland. For over 12 years, organizers Ron Cudnik and Rev. Ken Welsh have dedicated themselves to this breakfast, Ron, has made many phone calls and Pastor Ken has provided many interesting speakers from all walks of life. They are passing this responsibility to long-time member and former congregation Ron Meister. Ron was this month’s speaker and spoke of…

June Men’s Breakfast

June 1, 2019 was the date for our St. Mark monthly men’s breakfast. The Rise and Dine Cafe in downtown Chesterland is the venue. A great breakfast with eggs, bacon sausage, French toast and fried potatoes is the typical fare with lots of coffee. This month’s speaker was Leonard Lowe who has a passion for life, particularly the lives of the unborn. Leonard gave a passionate presentation. He highlighted the support the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church, particularly Synod President, Rev.…

May men’s breakfast

On Saturday, May 4th, the men of St. Mark gathered at the Rise and Dine Cafe in downtown Chesterland. As usual, a delicious breakfast was served by the Rise and Dine staff. The Rev. Robert Mertz of Our Savior Lutheran church in Mayfield Heights gave an interesting presentation on the subject of “time.” The multi-media presentation included a rendition of the song made famous by the rock group “The Byrds “, “Turn, Turn”Turn.”The lyrics are taken almost verbatim from the book of Ecclesiastes,…

Jan. 2019 Mens’ Breakfast

The 2019 mens’ breakfast started off with an interesting discussion about Spiritual Resolutions. Ron Meister, long time member and past president started the discussion by mentioning some possible resolutions and the group chimed in with a number of their own. Each month the men of St. Mark meet at the Rise and Dine Cafe in dowtown Chesterland. Fellowship, breakfast and and speakers from different walks of life provide a great start to the month. First time attendees eat free! call…

St. Mark Dec. men’s breakfast

On the first day of December, the men of St. Mark gathered at the Rise and Dine Cafe in downtown Chesterland for their monthly mens breakfast. This months speak was the Rev. Lud Golz. You can learn more about Lud and see his current ministries by clicking HERE,  Lud focused his message on  Joseph in the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Rev. Golz perspective was unique and excellent to hear from a man’s perspective. The men of…

August Men’s Breakfast

On Saturday August 3, 2018 the men of St. Mark met at Rise and Dine Cafe in downtown Chesterland for breakfast, conversation and a short presentation by Dean Carlo,Campus Life Director  Youth For Christ. Dean challenged the men in attendance to live up to the Biblical ideals of manhood in his presentation. The men’s breakfast meets on the first Saturday ( Sept. men’s breakfast meets on Sept.8, because of Labor Day) at Rise and Dine Cafe 2769 Chillicothe Rd, Chesterland, OH…

June Men’s Breakfast- Mark Zimmerman

The men of Saint Mark meet at the Rise and Dine Cafe in downtown Chesterland, at the beginning of each month. Breakfast, conversation and a short presentation by various members of the local community as well as members of St. Mark, are the fare of the day. This month, Mark Zimmerman, St. Mark member, radio talk host, Cleveland art museum expert on Jesus in art, Cleveland Indians and Lake Erie Captain fan and employee, Geauga Transit employee, marketing expert, Bible…

January 2018 Men’s Breakfast

On Jan.6, 2017 , the men of St. Mark braved 7 degree temperatures and met at the Rise and Dine Cafe in downtown Chesterland. This first breakfast of the new year featured fellowship and awesome food.  Bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs and french toast plus hot coffee, were the fare of the day.  This months speaker was Jeff Atchley, member of St. Mark . Jeff serves as an Elder at St. Mark and is President of Metal Craft Docks. Jeff spoke…
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