Pastors and Staff

Pastors and Staff

At Ashworth, we strongly believe in a collaborative team environment where our staff leads the efforts of all our church in creating the vibrant, dynamic community of faith we have become.

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.
Team Pastor

Amy Becker

Amy leads our missions and evangelism efforts, both around the world and in our community.¬† She also has a gift for connecting with ladies as she leads our Women’s ministry.
Team Lead of Ministry Services

Elizabeth Pavey

Elizabeth has called Ashworth her church home since 2016. Born and raised in Jefferson, IA, she spent much of her childhood playing sports and attending summer church camps. Following high school, she attended Central College in Pella, IA, where she majored in Communication Studies and Spanish. Elizabeth moved to Des Moines in 2016 to work as a Campus Staff¬†Minister with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Drake University and DMACC. After four years of mentoring students in the faith and working to…
Ashworth Kids Director

Kerri Clark

Kerri’s love for children and throwing a great party are evident in all that she does. Our kid’s ministry is filled with her energy and every event we host is made better by her eye for the details.
Youth Pastor

Luke McDonald

Luke McDonald was born and raised in Ottumwa, Iowa. After graduating from Indian Hills Community College in 2017, he moved to West Des Moines to start a career as a Computer Programmer for IMT Insurance. Shortly after coming to West Des Moines, Luke started attending Ashworth Church and began volunteering for our Worship Team and Ashworth Youth. When the position to lead the youth ministry opened up, he was eager to step into that role. Luke is passionate about seeing…