Posts by Brent Clark (Page 3)

Posts by Brent Clark (Page 3)

Quarantined: Day 1

Quarantined – a word most of us never thought would apply to us. Maybe to someone we know. Or maybe not. Forced to stay home, away from family and friends. Apart from our usual activities and normal routines. Forced to slow down, to come face to face with our humanity, and what truly lies within. Too often, it is the busyness of achieving, the never-ending to-do-lists and ceaseless family activities, the noise of our everyday lives that drowns out the…

Midweek Minute April 15, 2020

Technical difficulties, Spring into Action, Send us your family greeting, and a new challenge called Quarantined: Using a Season of Solitude to Connect with God. Video Transcript Hey, this is Pastor Brent, and this is your Ashworth midweek minute. We know we had some technical difficulties Sunday, but we are so thankful that almost all of you stayed with us and made the change from Facebook to Youtube. We’re going to give Facebook another chance this week, but rest assured,…

Midweek Minute for April 8, 2020

Thank you, budget adjustments, supporting our ministry partners, Spring Into Action 2020, and future face to face encounters. Video Transcript Hey, this is Pastor Brent, and this is your Ashworth Midweek Minute. First, let me begin today by saying thank you. We know times are challenging and uncertain for many of you, but you have continued to be generous in supporting the church. Thank you, and I know that with your continued generosity, we will all come through this time…

Midweek Minute for March 25, 2020

Video Transcript This is Pastor Brent and this is your Ashworth Midweek Minute. Well, we tried something new and it didn’t quite work. Sunday we attempted to use a new online platform hoping it would help you engage with the service and one another. But it crashed and we went back to the tried and true Facebook stream and it worked.  So this week we are going back to Facebook for our primary online service. We are always willing to…

Midweek Minute – Important Worship Service Changes

Video Transcript Hey, this is Pastor Brent, and this is another special edition of the Ashworth Midweek Minute. As you know, life has been interrupted a bit lately. And this has impacted us as a church as well. We are doing our best to navigate these uncharted waters and are committed to doing everything we can to make sure we continue to help you connect with Jesus and one another while also keeping you safe. Monday evening, our staff and…

Ashworth Coronavirus Official Response

Video Transcript Ashworth Family, The past few days have been a whirlwind of news reporting, closings, and cancelations surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Church staff and leadership have been in discussions over the past week in how we should respond and changes we need to make to keep our church family safe. Two very important things to remember during this time. One, Do not allow your fear to overcome your faith. These are scary times but our faith is in God…
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Deacon Nominations

Along with the addition of Elders to our leadership at Ashworth this year, we have also chosen to select and empower Deacons to serve and care for the families in the church. After prayer and discussion, the following individuals are nominated to serve as Deacons at Ashworth Church: Matthew Becker Janine Maynes Kim Runge Ilene Tuttle These Deacons (along with the Elders who have been nominated) will be voted on at a special business meeting tentatively scheduled for January 12,…
Essence of Christmas

It’s Christmas Day!

Today we celebrate the birth of Jesus the Christ, Jesus the Good Shepherd, Jesus who forgives our sins, Jesus who will come again, Jesus the son of Mary, the Son of David, and the very Son of God! How silently, how silentlyThe wondrous gift is given!So God imparts to human heartsThe blessing of His heaven.No ear may hear His coming,But in this world of sin,Where meek souls will receive Him still,The dear Christ enters in. Almighty God, you have given…