Past Events

Past Events

Feb 14, 2024

Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday is on February 23nd. We will have services at both 11:30am (traditional) and 7:30pm (contemporary). The evening service will be livestreamed. If you would like ashes placed on your forehead, you may come see a pastor in the office before or after either service. The theme of our Lenten series this year will be “Sermons from the Cross”. 2/14:  “Father, Forgive Them” 2/21:  “Behold Your Mother” 2/28:  “You Will Be With Me in Paradise” 3/6:    “Eli, Eli,…
Dec 24, 2023

Christmas Eve – Festival Services

Contemporary Praise music plus traditional organ music combined with a special Christmas eve message There will also be a candlelight service.
Dec 20, 2023

Midweek Advent Service

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). 
Dec 17, 2023

Card making for the Elderly

December 17 from 2-4pm. We will be making Christmas cards for the residents of Heather Hill. All are invited to attend, Parents are encouraged to bring their kids. We’ll ensure that we have people who can help them, so the parents can either stay or leave their children
Nov 11, 2023

GIFT OF THE MAGI CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE

Raffle Quilt Purchase your ticket now to win this stunning “Bee” themed quilt!   The quilt will be displayed on Nov 11 at our Gift of the Magi Christmas Boutique at St. Mark, but the drawing will not be until Dec 3. Winner need not be present. Community members should contact us at mail@stmarkchester to arrange to purchase & pick up raffle tickets. St. Mark members can purchase them from members of the Women’s League.
Nov 5, 2023

Life with God Study

A study of the main teachings of the Lutheran Faith For those seeking a review of our main teachings, preparing for possible church membership,  or for those just seeking answers to important questions in Christianity. Things you need to know:  The class usually runs from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. still true!  Please consider these words from the Holy Scriptures: “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth…
Sep 24, 2023

Non-Traditional evening adult Bible study 

Starting September 24th at 7pm. The format will be different than what you might be used to; it will be video-based and interactive discussions. Come prepared to learn and grow in your faith! We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month, beginning in the Library or Fellowship Hall. Please see Pastor Chris for more information. 
Sep 7 – 9, 2023

This ‘n That Sale

THIS ‘N THAT SALE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2023, 5 PM TO 8 PM ($5.00 ADMISSION THURSDAY ONLY) FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2023, 9 AM TO 4 PM SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2023, 9 AM TO 12 PM
Aug 27, 2023

Pastor Matzke’s 25th Ordination Celebration

Pastor Mark Matzke: was ordained and installed as the pastor at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Solon, Ohio, 25 years ago. Since then, he has served at St. Paul’s Painesville; Trinity, Zanesville; and, in 2016, was called to St. Mark Lutheran Church in Chesterland, where he has served for 7 and a half years. Next Sunday, August 27th, we at St. Mark would like to celebrate Pastor Matzke’s 25 years in ministry by having a luncheon in his honor following…
Aug 25, 2023

Potluck Picnic and a Movie

 Potluck Picnic & Movie this Friday! Open to the entire community!! Bring a dish to pass, chairs for the family, and plan to have a fun time on Friday, August 25th at 6:30! At St. Mark Movie is Aladdin staring Will Smith See you there!