Meet Our Founding Pastor
Dr. Mark Foster
As the founding pastor of Acts 2 UMC, Dr. Mark Foster effectively communicates practical messages from the Bible with sincerity, warmth and humor. Mark is led by the Spirit and is passionate about seeing people come to know Jesus. He has the unique ability to reach all ages, from children to mature adults.
More About Pastor Mark
Mark married his wife, Chantelle, in August 1991. They have two sons, John Mark and Noah.
Mark grew up as the “P.K.” or “preacher’s kid” of Rev. John and Carol Foster. John and Carol served United Methodist Churches in Oklahoma for more than 40 years and are currently enjoying retirement.
Before entering the ministry, Mark worked as a television reporter and producer for the National Broadcasting Company, better known as NBC. While in theology school at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Mark worked as the “Minister to Visitors” at Highland Park UMC, a 12,000-member church that has been one of the largest United Methodist Churches in the country. Also, while in Dallas, Mark had the opportunity to help more than 1,000 people commit or recommit their life to Christ.
As an experienced church planter, Dr. Mark Foster leads the efforts to give birth to daughter churches that will one day be healthy enough to have children of their own.
Mark has completed a Doctoral Program from Fuller Theological Seminary concentrating on Church Multiplication.
If you would like to contact Dr. Foster, please contact the church office at 405-359-2287.
Recent Posts by Pastor Mark
Sunday, June 13 6:00-9:00 p.m. Building 3 - The New Children & Youth Building Contact: Chantelle Foster, Executive Director of Welcome and Culture Come celebrate the gift God has given us in our third building "4 the Kids" from 6-9:00pm this Sunday. We'll have...
On Sunday, June 27th from 8:30am - 12:00pm, Acts 2 will host the Oklahoma Blood Institute in the Chapel for a blood drive to help give life to our community. They are in particular need of Type O Negative as well as convalescent plasma from those who have recovered...
Dear Acts 2 family, When we gather next for worship or for any activity on our campus, masks are welcome, but not required. I wanted to let you know this for a number of reasons: We never want you to be surprised (other than by the Holy Spirit) when you arrive. We...