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Sr. Pastor

Mark Watson

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Mark became the pastor of the First UMC of Seminole in June of 2016.  He was born and raised in the Shawnee, OK area and graduated from Shawnee High School in 1981.  Mark received his bachelor's degree at Oklahoma City University then pursued a Master's degree at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY.  He received a cerificate in advanced studies from the Institute for Worship Studies in Orange Park, FL.

He married Lisa Hamburger in 1988 and they have enjoyed 28 years of life together.  They have 3 children:  Steven, a high school band director; Emily, currently a college student with a nursing major. Gabriel is the newest member of the Watson family.  He is 3 years old and was adopted by Mark and Lisa in February of 2017!

Mark has served as a United Methodist pastor for 28 years and has served appointments in Weatherford, Calumet, Watonga, Locust Grove, Blanchard and Pauls Valley.

His hobbies are:  reading (especially anything by Terry Brooks), gazing at the stars, cooking and getting a regular work out at the gym.