Mick & Becky Foster

Pastor Mick has been in full-time ministry 30 years.  He was born in Wheeling, West Virginia and grew up in Scio, Ohio.  He attended Ohio University where he earned a degree in Business Administration.  He is an Ordained Deacon and has participated in the Institute of Basic Life Principles (Basic, Advanced and Pastor’s courses). He and his wife, Becky, have four adult children. Becky attended Scio High School and the Columbus School of Business.  She is Pastor Mick’s partner in ministry.

Christian Education/Small Groups
Encourages everyone to be in a small group

Extravagant Generosity/Stewardship
Teaches and preaches on tithing, other giving and offers workshops

Radical Hospitality
Tries to emphasize both the personal and organized approach

Pastoral Care/Visitation
Gives the greatest attention to those with emergent need

Community Networking
Feels that Christians need to see that the community they are in is their mission field

Board and Committee Membership
Painesville District DCOM
Committee on Charismatic Renewal
St. Clairsville District DCOM
Epworth Center Board Member
Transition Task Force
Pastoral Advisor on the Lay Speaking Committee
Southern Hills District
Pastoral Advisor on the Lay Speaking Committee
Superintendence Committee
East Ohio Congregational Development Committee
Candidacy Mentor
Mahoning Valley District
Pastoral Advisor on the Lay Speaking Committee
District Finance Committee

Service Record
Mesopotamia-Painesville District —————> 1985-1994
West Bellaire Charge-St. Clairsville District —-> 1994-2000
Cambridge Faith-Southern Hills District ——-> 2000-2007
Damascus-Mahoning Valley District ————> 2007-2015
Broadway United Methodist ———————> 2015-present

Special Activities
Mespo Firefighter and Chaplain ——————> 1987-1994
Bloomfield High School Drug Task Force ——-> 1992-1994
Bellaire High School Advisory Committee ——> 1996-2000
Bellaire Clergy Association Officer —————> 1995-2000
East Ohio Evangelical Fellowship Chairman —-> 2006-2009
Guernsey Christian Academy Board President –> 2006-2007
Guernsey Association of Churches President —-> 2005-2007
West Branch Football Chaplain ———————> 2007-2015

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Pastor Mick Foster

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