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
Help ensure that everyone in Edmond has access to a Thanksgiving meal by providing dessert for the Edmond Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Every year, churches and volunteers from around the community come together to provide a delicious meal where everyone is welcome....
By Lily Hunter One Church Member Having been an active Acts 2 and One Church member for a few years, I heard about registration for the Disciple Fast Track each fall. I considered signing up a couple times, but I just wasn’t ready to make that commitment. Twenty-four...
Vacation Bible School. Crafts, cookies with the orange drink, songs you can still sing (Deep & Wide) and stories you can still fully animate (Zacchaeus was a Wee Little Man) all rush back when you hear those words. VBS is the event of the summer, and at Acts 2, we...