Scarlette Jasper serves in 10 counties of the Lake Cumberland Development Area of South Central and Southwestern Kentucky. She serves among the homeless population and working poor, families in medical crisis, victims of domestic violence, and families in financial crisis. Scarlette’s ministry interfaces with CBF’s Together for Hope Initiative. Scarlette has been involved in this type of ministry for many years, and is excited about the ways that this work can connect with CBF constituency through Together for Hope.
Scarlette is married to C. Brian Jasper, a songwriter and musician. They have three children; Roger (and Jessica) Jasper, Pastor at Living Faith Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, Layla (and Aaron) Padgett, AmeriCorps members serving in Somerset, and Amoreena Jasper, a junior in High School. They are the proud grandparents of Paul and Anna Jasper. Scarlette was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, but has lived from Florida to Alaska. After living here 28 years, she considers Kentucky her home.
Scarlette has been involved in non-profit work for nearly 25 years. She has served in leadership positions locally and nationally for various organizations. She has also served in various positions at church including Sunday school and VBS teacher, ACTEENs leader and Sunday morning youth leader. Scarlette is the Director of Olive Branch Ministries, Inc. and is a student at Baptist Seminary of Kentucky.