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 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
When I was going into my junior year of college, I transferred from a very small university with an on-campus student population of about 400 to a larger university with more than 2,000. At the time, the only person I knew on campus was my husband Andy. We were dating...read more
As you enter a new year, begin by renewing your covenant with God with this prayer: I am no longer my own, but yours. Put me to what you will, rank me with whom you will. Put me to doing, put me to suffering. Let me be employed by you or laid aside for you, Exalted...read more
The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is one of my favorite times of the year. After the rush of Christmas, as Courtney and I take off work to spend time with family, I love to look back on the last year, dream about possibilities, and make resolutions for the...read more