Our Pastors

Pastor, Mark Woods.  Mark and his wife, Yvonne, were both born and raised in Oklahoma. They both graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University. High School sweethearts, they married while in school at OBU. Mark continued his education at Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth as Yvonne began her career as a public school teacher. Mark earned a M.Div. and PhD in theology and taught systematic theology and biblical theology for three years while writing his dissertation. Graduating in 1980, Mark and Yvonne accepted the call to pastor Memorial Baptist Church in Grapevine, TX, as they started their family. They have three children, Rebecca, John, and Matthew, and three granddaughters, Grace, Madeleine, and Alice. Mark went on to pastor First Baptist Church, McAlester, OK, 1985-1993 and University Baptist Church, Fort Worth, TX, 1993-2015. Yvonne retired from teaching followed a few years later by Mark’s retirement at the end of 2015. After serving for two years as interim pastor of Clear Fork Baptist Church in Parker County, TX, Mark became our pastor at the end of 2019.  Mark enjoys woodworking and fly fishing, and Yvonne is an accomplished quilter.

Music Ministry, – Seeking
At Clear Fork Baptist Church, we believe in the power of music to uplift, inspire, and bring our community closer to God. Our church is on the lookout for a dynamic and talented Music Minister to lead our music ministry, enriching our worship services and church events with spiritual and harmonious melodies. This role is perfect for someone who is deeply connected to their faith and possesses a passion for music and worship.

Youth Ministry – Seeking

Clear Fork Baptist Church is a vibrant and welcoming community committed to nurturing faith, encouraging spiritual growth, and fostering a deep sense of fellowship among our members. We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Youth Minister to join our team and lead our youth ministry program.

If you feel called to serve as our Youth Minister or Music Minister, we would love to hear from you.