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Matthew Martin




Pastor Martin attended Apostolic Bible Institute and found his bride Kala Martin. Our pastor is a current General Board Member of the UPCI and the District Superintendent of the Oklahoma District UPCI.

Grand-Bub (Pastor) and Mimi (Sis Martin) are proud to have three beautiful grandchildren: Riley, Auggie, and Pepper Grace. Any down-time is spent loving their Grands and spending time with family.  

Merrik Faulkner

Assistant Pastor



Merrik and his wife Mikayla moved to Oklahoma to assist Pastor Martin in January of 2018. In April of 2019, they became proud parents of miss Flora Joy Faulkner.

Merrik grew up in Indianapolis and attended Indiana Bible College to receive his Bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies. He is currently pursuing his Master's degree from Urshan Graduate School of Theology.  

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Our Mission is to Connect to Christ and Community

The DewarUPC was the first church ever established in Dewar, Oklahoma. With a strong heritage, we are proud to have served this community for over 100 years. Our services will challenge you with compelling sermons and Spirit-filled worship.