Ministries

Ministries

Helping Those In Need

St. Mark’s newly formed “St. Mark Toolbox” is a ministry for those members of our congregation, that have needs in their home that they can’t take care of. Recently, a member asked if we could stain a small deck on the back of their house. The couple is getting along in age and couldn’t do it themselves. Members of St. Mark washed the deck and stained it! Now the couple can walk out their kitchen sliding door and enjoy the…

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.

Hamburgers and The Gospel

St. Mark members loaded up clothing for Trinity Lutheran’s clothing ministry and food staples for their food pantry and headed down to the cul-de-sac in front of the church to serve, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, homemade macaroni salad, popcorn, and cookies to people from the Ohio City neighborhood. Dave Onysko, proclaimed the Gospel and read Scripture to those in attendance. St. Mark serves these people every month on the third Saturday of the month. Join us for a fun rewarding experience.

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.

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…

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…

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…

Trinity Lutheran Outreach Cookout

On April 17, 2021, St. Mark members boarded the church bus, “Prayer Force One” and headed to Trinity Lutheran in the Ohio City neighborhood of the city of Cleveland to serve a meal to the neighborhood folks surrounding the Trinity Church. We serve every month but this was our first outdoor cookout of the year. We partner with the members of Trinity not only by serving a meal but helping stock their clothing ministry and food pantry . Dave Oneysko…

Trinity Lutheran Ohio City Clothing Ministry

Just a quick update on the St. Mark partnership with Trinity Lutheran’s Clothing Ministry. All throughout the pandemic, the members of Trinity Lutheran have served those in need in the Ohio City neighborhood. St. Mark members donate clothing to help this ministry. On a monthly basis, St. Mark members load donated clothing on the church bus “Prayer Force One” and drive it to Trinity Lutheran located on west 30th St. Thank you to the members of Trinity Lutheran for allowing…