Worthington Seventh-day Adventist Church

United by our belief in the soon return of Jesus, we are here to love God, serve others, disciple all, and mentor the young.

The Pastoral Staff

 

Lead Pastor, Yuliyan Filipov
Lead Pastor, Yuliyan Filipov

 

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 eight 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.

 

 

Head Elder/Minister of Music, Carolyn Sowards
Head Elder/Minister of Music, Carolyn Sowards

 

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.