About Meadowood Baptist Church
Meadowood Baptist Church | 2816 N. Woodcrest Drive | Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110 | 405-737-7684
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We believe that Jesus Christ is the eternal God and the one Savior for mankind. We believe the Bible is God's Word for people in every age and every culture. We believe in a missionary endeavor. We believe in cooperating with other believers in sharing the Gospel around the world. We believe in the eternal worth of every human life and believe that any person can have their life changed by putting their faith in the Lord Jesus. Click here for more on what we believe.

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Bob Rutherford, Pastor

Bob is a graduate of Baylor University, Waco, Texas, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas. His wife, Linda, attended Tarrant County Junior College, Texas Women University of Denton, Texas, and completed her education and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Bob currently serves on the Board of Directors at the YMCA. He has served on the Board of the Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma. He was on the Baptist Disaster Relief Committee that dispersed $750,000 to the victims of the Murrah Building bombing. Bob was also president of the Midwest City Bombers Quarterbacks Club during his son Jon's senoir year.

Bob has been married to his wife, Linda, for over 37 years. They have two children, Cathy and Jon. Cathy is a special needs young adult, and their son Jon recently married Brittany of Tyler, Texas, where they reside. The Rutherfords have two little dogs, Missy and Ty. Bob enjoys working out and golfing with friends. He loves his time with his family.

Tom Poe, Minister of Music and Worship
Tom Poe has served as minister of music here at Meadowood since 1974. He grew up in Independence, Missouri where his father was a pastor. He has a BS in Music Education from William Jewell, Liberty Missouri and a Masters of Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. He served 7 churches in Missouri, Texas, and Oklahoma before coming to Meadowood. Tom and his wife Anne have 2 sons, Jonathan and Todd. Jonathan is married to Leslie and is an optometrist in Midwest City. Jonathan and Leslie have two sons. Todd lives in Edmond and is on staff a Crossings Community Church as a counselor.

Since 1991 Tom has played keyboards for the Singing Churchmen of Oklahoma. He served as their president in 2001. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. Tom has led conferences across the convention over the past 20 year and has served as a State Music Specialist in the area of keyboard and music technology.

Tom is a member of the Southern Baptist Church Music Conference, Phi Mu Alpha, and Lambda Chi Alpha. In his spare time Tom enjoys photography and model trains, and Meadowood Country.

Jay Ramer, Minister of Adult Education & Administrator

Jay Ramer has been the Minister of Adult Education at Meadowood since March of 2004. He grew up in Harrah, Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee in 1989 and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California in 1992.

Jay and his wife Ann were married December of 1993 and live in Midwest City with their three sons Bailey, Davis and Drew and a dog named Buck Buck. Jay enjoys writing and camping with his sons on Boy Scout events.

Kent Epling, Minister to Students

Kent was born and raised in a small town on the Ohio river called Gallipolis. He attended Oklahoma State University for many years. While there in heavenly Stillwater, he met the love of his life, Debbie. They have two children, Meagan and Jared, and they have a beautiful granddaughter, Lily.

After teaching special education for eight years, which he loved deeply, God called him into full time ministry with students. He has been the youth minister at Meadowood for the past sixteen years and is presently the senior high school minister, while getting to work with his son-in-law, Caleb, who is our middle school minister.

Kent loves to play basketball, swim, and run. He loves to spend time with his wife and children and his grandchild. Kent also loves to spend time with students, as well as other adults who have the same passion; and plans to continue to minister to the students of Meadowood and our entire community, state, and world until God leads to something else.

Clint Percefull, Minister of Childhood Education

Clint graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2005, where he studied Mathematics, Religion, and Education. While attending school Clint volunteered at a local church where he worked with children and youth. He also led worship for several area churches for events such as Falls Creek, church services, and 5th Quarters. During this time the Lord was working on his heart and called Clint to the ministry to work with children.

Clint really enjoys working with children of all ages and has a deep desire to see them won for Christ. He loves to teach the Gospel in new and exciting ways. He also loves to just hang out with children and enjoys watching them compete in sporting events, act and sing in plays, and show their talents at recitals.

During his free time Clint enjoys watching football, playing golf, hanging out with his wife, and playing with his three sons.

Alex Aaron, Director of Mission Mid-Del

Alex is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and Southwestern Theological Seminary. His wife, Juli, attended Ouchita Baptist University in Arkansas and graduated from Dallas Baptist University. Alex and Juli have been married for over 16 years and have four children, Aubrey Lee, Joseph, Allison, and Joy.

Alex enjoys helping people any way he can, spending time with his family, hunting, and fishing.


Meadowood Baptist Church is located in Midwest City (Oklahoma) along E. Reno Avenue between Air Depot and Sooner Road. We are next to the Midwest City YMCA, just west from Heritage Park Mall. Woodcrest Drive, our actual mailing address, is clearly marked by a stoplight and street sign that intersects Reno. [ see map ]

Meadowood Baptist Church
2816 Woodcrest Drive
Midwest City, Oklahoma 73110
Phone: (405) 737-7684
Fax: (405) 737-8214
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