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Confirmation 2024

St. Mark celebrated it’s confirmands on Sunday, May 5, 2024 at both services Congratulations to Allison, Mandi, and Holden

National Day of Prayer Service

Join Us in Prayer: The St Mark Elders will be holding a prayer service on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at 7:00pmin recognition of the “National Day of Prayer”. We look forward to seeing you there. 11900 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026

CHILDREN’S NURSERY

We are once again staffing our children’s nursery during our Sunday 10:15 worship service. Parents have the option to bring their toddlers/preschoolers to sit with them in worship or let them play in our safe/spacious playroom. We also have a cry room available for parents with infants. www.StMarkChester.com.

Holy Week at St. Mark

Holy Week Maundy Thursday: 11:30am or 7:00pm. Good Friday: Tenebrae (a service of darkness) noon and 7:00pm. Easter Sunday: Traditional Service at 7am. , The Easter Festival Service is at 9am (with choir) and 11am. He is Risen! He is Risen, Indeed! Alleluia!

Lent 2024

The theme of our Lenten series this year will be “Sermons from the Cross”.  Each week’s sermon will focus on the words of Jesus as they were preached from his most painful pulpit – the cross of Calvary.  Join us each Wednesday, beginning February 14th at either 11:30 or 7pm. 2/14:  “Father, Forgive Them” 2/21:  “Behold Your Mother” 2/28:  “You Will Be With Me in Paradise” 3/6:    “Eli, Eli, Lam Sabachthani” 3/13:  “I Thirst” 3/20:  “It is Finished”

Christmas at St. Mark

Make your plans now to attend either of our two Christmas Eve Festival services at 12pm or 5 pm. Each will feature a special Christmas Message and a candle lighting event to the hymn Silent Night. Christmas Day will feature a joyous Liturgical at 10 am.

Advent Worship Services

We can help you get into the Christmas spirit!   Attending Advent services will help build anticipation and excitement in your heart for the celebration of the birth of the Christ child.  We will be holding services in both the afternoon and evening on the following Wednesdays – 12/6, 12/13, and 12/20  at 11:30 am (traditional) and 7pm (contemporary). 

Thanksgiving Eve Worship

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good.” Join us at 7 pm on Thanksgiving Eve in the St. Mark sanctuary to worship our Lord & Savior, Jesus, and start your holiday with a grateful heart

Back to Church Sunday

Sept. 17, 2023 is National Back to Church Sunday. St. Mark is participating! Invite a friend, relative, or neighbor, to church with you. They need Jesus Christ continually in their lives. If they don’t know who Jesus is, they will find out through the Good News that is proclaimed by Pastor Mark and Pastor Chris on Each Sunday. They will also feel the love of Jesus through the members of our congregation who love and care for one another. Romans…

President Rev. Dr. Kevin Wilson at St. Mark

Welcome to Rev. Dr. Kevin Wilson: Ohio District President, who visited and preached today at St. Mark. Rev. Wilson gave a presentation at the Education Hour in Fellowship Hall at 9:15 between services Pastor Wilson highlighted the services available through the Ohio District to local congregations. He also answered a number of questions from the audience.

Confirmation at St. Mark

Congratulations Michael Hardy-Elwell Michael Richard Hardy-Elwell is the son of Heather Leigh Hardy and Richard Douglas Elwell. He was born in Willoughby, OH on March 19, 2009, and baptized at St. Paul Lutheran on May 24, 2009. Michael’s sponsors are Bill and Mandy Patterson. He will be attending Mentor High School in the fall and has participated in National Junior Honor Society and the Science Olympiad. Michael knows Jesus is the most important One in his life, who guides his…

Easter at St. Mark

HE IS RISEN !! HE IS RISEN INDEED !! Easter was spectacular at St. Mark. We had a well-attended, sunrise, liturgical service as well as festival services, with brass instruments, praise music, and organ music, at 9 am and 11 am. The St. Mark choir sang at the 9 am service. Holy Communion was celebrated at all 3 services. Pastor Matzke’s sermon, “Do not be Afraid,” was uplifting and extremely relevant to the troubled times we live in. Listen to…