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
30 Hour Famine Registration Dates: Friday, January 31 at 6:00 p.m. to Saturday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m. Check In Time: Friday, 6:00 p.m. Location: Acts 2 Gathering Space 30 Hour Famine is an opportunity for students to raise money for children around the world who are...
Dinner for Eight Dinner for Eight is a fun and exciting way for you to connect with new people from Acts 2. Groups form in January and meet monthly to share a meal in homes over a four-month period. If you would like to meet people in our church in a casual and...
Alpha Dates: February 5 - April 29 Meeting Times: Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Contact: Rev. Brandon Blacksten Whether you're new to Christian faith or a long-time follower of Jesus, Alpha is an opportunity to explore the life's deepest questions. It creates an...