Posts by Rich Barrett

Shake It Off

On January 11, the Access band is going to open with a fun and familiar tune—and you get to be a part of it!! Here’s how it’s going to work: Make an epic lip-sync video to Taylor Swift’s, “Shake it Off.” You can record the video by yourself, or gather the craziest group of friends, co-workers, and family that…

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Barrett Health Update

Hey guys, I just wanted to update our church family and say thank you, once again, for your amazing demonstration of love and support. Health: We can see the light at the end of the tunnel! I have two more chemo treatments over the next four weeks, and then I should be done. I’ll get…

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Health Update from Rich

Thank you so much for your continued prayers and encouragement as we fight cancer. That’s an interesting phrase, isn’t it? “Fighting cancer.” It’s one I’ve honestly wondered about over the years, only to learn how real the mental battle is. My respect for those of you who have gone before me in this fight is…

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Health Update from Rich

Well, it’s been a month since my last update. Here’s a little of what we’ve learned in 40 days of chemo: I guess the most obvious development over the last month has been the loss of my hair. It started falling out right on schedule about 21 days into chemo. My hair is pretty thick,…

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The Crossing Church

We can’t reach all of Jacksonville on our own. We need help. So, it’s great news that a group of people in Julington Creek are rallying to create environments very much like Access Church—where those who feel disconnected from traditional church can ask questions about relating to God. However, it is with mixed emotions that…

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February Virtue: Kindness

This month’s virtue in UpStreet is Kindness: Showing others they are valuable by how you treat them. We’ll kick off the first week looking at the Golden Rule as taught by Jesus in Luke, chapter 6, “‘Do to others as you want them to do to you.” You can reinforce this at home all month…

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Ladies and Gentlemen Opener

This past Sunday we opened with Saliva’s, “Ladies and Gentlemen,” to welcome everyone to our new series with Jeff Henerson, “Illusions.” It was a powerful start to an amazing day, which concluded with five people coming forward to accept the grace that God offers. One of Jeff’s best lines from the message was, “Jesus didn’t…

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Shane Witbeck's Baptism

On Easter Sunday, Shane Witbeck was able to publicly declare his faith in Jesus Christ. Before you watch, you might want to read a letter Shane wrote 18 months ago about his faith journey. Watch as Shane tells his story: .

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Together

Where are we headed as an organization? What’s our plan to get there? I’m so excited to share with y’all this Sunday about all that God is doing in the lives of people through Access Church, and where we’re headed in the months to come. We’re going to get there together. Not together like a…

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Easter Baptisms – Register Now

This Easter is going to be an amazing celebration at Access Church. Not only will we celebrate the historic event by which Jesus conquered death on our behalf, but we’ll hear specific stories from some of you at Access whose lives have been personally changed by Christ’s death and resurrection. Baptism is a great way…

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