Saint Martin’s Church Welcomes You

img_1566At 8 am and 10 am Sundays we meet for Holy Eucharist. We offer to those at higher risk an area of seating in which they can distance and mask. Concern for the needs of others is primary. 

We are located at 6295 Chagrin River Road, Chagrin Falls Ohio 44022, at the intersection of Solon Road and Chagrin River Road, across from the Bentleyville Hall and Police Station. Telephone 440.247.7406. Ample parking and child care facilities available during services.

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To know Christ and to make Christ known, restoring all people to unity with God and each other.

We warmly welcome visitors, guests, newcomers and those seeking to discover a new church home. Please use this website to get to know us better and do not hesitate to join us for worship, or for any of the other activities and events of our parish.

We are pleased to have The Reverend Richard Israel serving among us as our sabbatical priest in January, February and March 2023, leading worship, overseeing administration and offering pastoral care. Rev Israel is retired from many years of parochial ministry in the Lutheran Church and in The Episcopal Church, most recently in Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights. He served as sabbatical priest in Saint Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Gates Mills, in 2021. He is graduate of Yale Divinity School and brings a wealth of experience to the ministry. We welcome Rev Israel, give thanks for his gifts and bid your prayers for him as he serves in Saint Martin’s parish church.

John CerratoOur rector is The Reverend Dr. John A. Cerrato, who has served with us since 2014. Our ministries include Eucharistic worship, sacramental visitation, pastoral care, Christian formation, children’s and youth ministry, weekly men’s study groups, weekly women’s Christ Care group, book clubs, choral and music ministry, and the International Order of the Daughters of the King.

Vestry initiatives include congregational development, parish life, stewardship and legacy giving, outreach; support of Clericus and the Northeast Mission Area of our diocese, partnering with our sister Episcopal churches, participation in the Chagrin Valley Council of Churches, working with the Bexley Seabury Seminary internship program, and more..

DioceseOfOhio_EnvPortraits15166RTSaint Martin’s Church is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio, The Right Reverend Mark Hollingsworth, Jr., Diocesan Bishop. Founded in 1953, our community has sought to bear faithful witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ in word and sacrament. The Episcopal Church in Ohio has recently celebrated its bicentennial of ministry (1817-2017). Saint Martin’s joins with the over eighty other Episcopal parishes of our diocese in congratulating the leadership of our church on its legacy of grace, compassion and mission to the world.

We wish everyone blessings in this season.

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  1. John both of these websites were very informative and well done. Thanks for sending. M

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