Leadership Team

Leadership Team

God has created Ashworth to be a multi-generational and multi-ethnic church.  As such, we select our Leadership team from among the most spiritually mature people in the church who represent the diverse group of people who call Ashworth home.

Lead Pastor

Brent Clark

Brent’s passion to see people experience genuine life has helped Ashworth flourish as we reach out to our community with the love of Jesus.
Deacon
Shirley Andre

Shirley Andre

Shirley is no stranger to Ashworth. Shirley joined the church in 1991 and has served in many volunteer roles including (but certainly not limited to) the children’s ministry, Vacation Bible School, personnel and finance committees and as a deacon. Shirley is retired from the Transportation Department of the State of Iowa where she served as the Director of the Motor Vehicle Division. She has one grown son and daughter-in-law who are also a part of Ashworth and three grandchildren who she loves being an active…
Deacon

Jerry Chapman

Jerry joined Ashworth Road Baptist Church in 2013.  He serves as the leader of the Greeter Team and helps his wife, Ann, on the Hospitality Team. Jerry’s claim to fame is his wife Ann. They have been married for over 50 years. One of Ann’s passions is working in the Ashworth For Kid’s Sake clothes closet that supports families that provide foster care in Central Iowa. Jerry and Ann are also faithful members of Sunday school. Jerry and Ann have two…
Deacon
Suki Joseph

Suki Joseph

Sukirtha (Suki) is married to Premnath Kamalanathan and has two beautiful children – Diya Sara Premnath and Dev Immanuel Premnath. Suki was born in Chennai, India, and lived in multiple places until she finally moved to West Des Moines in July 2012 and has been a part of Ashworth ever since. Suki has served in many places behind the scenes at church from serving in the nursery to making many of the graphics you see on the bulletins and around…
Deacon
Deacon Donnie

Donnie Moran

Donnie and his wife Cookie have been members of Ashworth Road for over three decades. They’ve been married over forty years, have two adult children and one grandson. Moving into the area is what brought them to Ashworth, but finding a caring church family is why they have called Ashworth home ever since. Donnie travels extensively with his company, Prinova Group, where he serves as National Sales Manager. He looks forward to retirement without required travel. Donnie has previously served…
Deacon
Don Peck

Don Peck

Don and his wife Carla moved to Iowa in 1986 and joined Ashworth in 1987. Don and Carla have three daughters and three grandkids, all who live in the Des Moines area. A few years ago, Don retired from John Deere after a 30 year career in product development. He and Carla love to travel, especially during the winter months, and Don likes to play a little golf but would never consider himself a golfer. Don has been actively involved…
Deacon
DaveRichards

Dave Richards

Dave has been married to Debbie for over 35 years. They met in high school and have been together ever since. They have two grown children and two grandchildren. Dave is the Vice President for Regulatory Compliance at Barton Solvents where he has been employed for over 30 years. Dave and Debbie have been members of Ashworth for over 30 years. This is the church where their kids grew up and they enjoy watching other family’s kids grow up here as…
Deacon
Adrienne St Clair

Adrienne St. Clair

Adrienne has been married to Dallas for over six years and they have two daughters, Brenna and Brogan. Adrienne serves as the Program Director of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program at Mercy College of Health Sciences where she is also an Associate Professor for the Sonography courses. Adrienne and Dallas moved to Des Moines for her job with Mercy in 2011. They joined Ashworth in the summer of 2012. Adrienne is actively involved at the church where she serves on…