Education is for improving the lives of others and for

leaving your community and world better than you found it.

~ Marian Wright Edelman

The Texas Panhandle's only private college preparatory school for students in grades 6 through 12


Mark grew up in West Texas and attended Abilene Christian University where he earned a B.A. in Biblical Studies, and an M.A. in Theology with an emphasis on South American Liberation theology. He was a campus chaplain in Fort Worth for several years, would later become a hospital chaplain in trauma and oncology at Harris Methodist hospital. He earned his M.Div. at Brite Divinity School as he worked for the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth in spiritual formation. Mark moved to Canyon, TX in 2016 where he became the pastor of First Christian Church of Canyon. Mark lives with an elderly pitbull named Roxie, who is his best friend.

EMAIL: mweathers@ascensionacademy.org

Ascension Academy, founded in 2000, is Amarillo's only college preparatory school focusing on providing an education in a challenging, faith-affirming environment to maximize
the potential of every student. 

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(806) 342 - 0515


9301 Ascension Parkway

Amarillo, Texas 79119

Mailing Address:

PO Box 50729

Amarillo, Texas 79159-0729

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