Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Travis Markes

Pastor

Travis Markes is the lead pastor at Blanchard First.  Travis and his wife Erin have three girls Rebekah, Hannah and Leah. Travis is a native of Oklahoma.  He has been in the ministry for over 24 years serving in different churches and various positions.  He holds a Master's Degree in Theological Studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary as well as a bachelors degree from Oklahoma Baptist University.

Currently Seeking

Children's Minister

We are currently seeking to fill the position for our children's ministry coordinator. Please click the contact link to request more information or submit a resume.

Joshua McKee

Outreach Pastor

Joshua and Emily were married in 2007 and have two sons. Joshua has served Oklahoma churches for over 15 years in the area of student ministry.  In 2022 he made the transition to Outreach Pastor at Blanchard First. He received his BA in communications from the University of Central Oklahoma as well as a master’s in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth.

Jason Soward

Worship Pastor

Jason joined Blanchard First as Worship Pastor in August of 2018.  Jason and his wife Mistie have three children Charlotte, Elijah, and Josie. Jason is a native of Oklahoma and has been in the ministry for over 10 years serving in different churches and various positions.  Jason holds a Bachelor's Degree in Church Music from Oklahoma Baptist University.

Currently Seeking

Student Pastor

We are currently seeking applications for grades 6-12 Student Pastor.  If you are interested or know someone who may be interested in applying for this position please click the contact link below to let us know.  Thank you.

Angelia Farrell

Church Administrator

Teresa Miller

Ministry Assistant

Tresa Gallaher

Financial Secretary