St. Mark Church : Clergy and Council
Our Clergy and Administration
Archpriest Jonathan CholcherRector
Fr. Jonathan Cholcher was received into the Orthodox Church in 2000. He was ordained to the Priesthood in 2002. In August 2005, Fr. Jonathan became the Priest at St. John the Baptist Church in Warren, OH. In May 2020, he was appointed Acting Rector of St. Mark Orthodox Church in Bradenton, FL. Fr. Jonathan is married and has three sons.
Archpriest Stephen PlumleeCoordinating Priest
Fr. Stephen Plumlee was assigned by Bishop to St. Mark Church
(OCA Mission at that time) in October 1987.
As a Private Psychotherapist, Fr. Stephen is a rich resource for communication and spiritual therapy.
He participates in the International Orthodox Psychotherapy
conferences as a speaker.
Fr. John Chudik
Fr. John was serving as a full-time priest form 2000 till 2019.
He provided leadership in strategical planning and implementing our new church construction, initiated a number of community projects, such as Parish nurse program, Project Mexico, "Orthodoxy 101", Multicultural Festivals, and other community outreach programs.
Visiting Co-serving Priests
We appreciate Fr. Elias Mitchell and many others visiting priests for caring for our souls and all the work they do for us!
V. Rev. Fr. Jonathan CholcherRector
V. Rev. Fr. Stephen PlumleeCoordinating Priest
Fr. John ChudikPriest (2000 -2019)
Our Parrish Leadership
Acolyte / Altar ServicesBryan Ewers, Bryan Ewers Jr.,
Chase Winters, Jonathan Taleff, Ivan Ciampa
Assistant Choir Director
Our Council Memebers (2020)
Subdeacon James Abraham (President), Michael Kulisz (Vice-President), Cara Kulikowski (Secretary), Willard Brown (Treasurer)