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 Foster, founding pastor of Acts 2 UMCMark 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 have served United Methodist Churches in Oklahoma for more than 40 years and are now an active part of the Acts 2 church family.

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 or email .

Recent Posts by Pastor Mark

How is Your Spring Break Going?

How is your Spring Break going? Are you enjoying the spring temperatures, sunshine, time with family, and easier pace? Are you taking long leisurely walks and soaking in the beauty of daffodils, hyacinth, and the first shoots of tulips? Are you content? Or are you...

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Searching for Solitude

Last fall, I stepped out of my comfort zone and did something new that turned out to be the best thing I’ve done for myself. I attended a Five-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation called “Heaven on Earth: Finding the Center in Uncentered Times.” I knew going into this...

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