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St. Mark's
Mid Week Gatherings
Little Awesome Attitudes

Cristal Nihiser serve St. Marks by teaching these eager pre-K through 1st grade students on Wednesday evenings.

Hillary Arn is the leader of this group of energetic  students.

The focus of Awesome Attitudes is on the kids building a personal relationship with Jesus and making Him first in their lives.  All are welcome to join this great group and we're always glad to have more adult volunteers.

Awesome Attitudes

Jason Stechschulte guides the sixth and seventh grade students through the first two (2) years of Catechism. One (1) year the studies surround the teachings found in the Old Testament and the next year the class focuses thier lessons from the New Testament.

Pastor Will prepares eighth grade students for the step of Confirmation. This is a fun gathering of friendship, games, food and youtube as we learn about parents, friends, faithfulness and life choices.  Included in our studies are the ten commandments, the Apostle's Creed, the Lord's Prayer, Baptism and Holy Communion.

Confirmation Class
The Anchor

Rick and Cary Roehm work with Juli Hamilton as the leaders of this group.

Philippians 1:6, Christ is ever working in us, He never starts something he can’t finish.  We appriciate the privilage to be able to work with the youth of St. Mark’s and seeing God work and shape His greatest masterpieces.


Women of the ELCA

 WELCA – Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
            Esther Circle – meets 2nd Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Sept. – June
            Ruth-Eunice Circle – meets 2nd Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. Sept. - June  

All women of the church are welcome. Meetings include a program, refreshements, and fellowship. Each circle also performs various projects throughout the year. 

Come and join in fellowship with your sisters in Christ.

St. Mark's Prayer Team

 The Prayer Team meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. in the parlor. Any concerns of the congregation, family and friends, as well as, our community are met with prayer. 

Call the church office with your prayer concerns at 419-238-6336 or by email at

Prayer Team also meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month to visit shut-in and home-bound members.

160 West Sycamore St. Van Wert, OH  45891 | PH: 419-238-6336