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
Dates: July 23-25, 2019 Times: 6-8:30 p.m. VBS Worship & Celebration: Friday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. Investment: $5 per child participant Welcome to Acts 2 Vacation Bible School Registration! VBS is open to children entering Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade. All...read more
My dad knew the power of sharing a meal together. He enjoyed sitting around the dinner table as a family and especially with guests. Our guests would often hear him say, “Better have some more…” as soon as they finished the food on their plate. This would continue...read more
For most people, fasting is something done before a medical procedure or by hyper-religious people. But fasting is a vital spiritual practice that has made a huge impact in my life, helping me to discern at critical points and grow closer to God. Growing up, I...read more