Pastor Yuliyan Filipov is a graduate of Bogenhofen Theological Seminary in Austria and Andrews University Seminary in Michigan. He has been the Lead Pastor of the Worthington SDA Church for the last eleven years. Together with his wife, Milenka Filipov, they are striving to create a church community, where people feel safe to laugh, to cry, and to be real. He is honored to teach and preach the Word of God and to equip God’s people to carry on the mission of Jesus.
Carolyn Sowards has served as Minister of Music at the Worthington SDA Church for over 50 years. Music is one of her passions and it is quite evident whenever she provides organ and piano music during our worship services. Carolyn also serves our church through leadership as Head Elder.