Bishop Gregory V. Palmer
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Rev. Anna Guillozet
Pastor Anna joined LUMC in Summer 2019. She is a graduate of Ohio Northern University, holds an M. Div degree from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, and will complete her dissertation for her D. Min degree Spring 2020. She has previously served at Church of the Master, King Avenue, North Broadway, and the Darby Plains Parish United Methodist Churches.
Pastor Anna is married to Garrett, her spouse of 11 years, and they share in the ups and downs of parenting their 6-year old daughter. In her down-time, you’ll find her reading the latest selection of her book club or out for a run. She’s completed 3 marathons.
Pastor Anna feels passionately about building relationships and communities that are focused on the life-changing love of Jesus.
Rev. Sara McSwords
Pastor Sara was appointed to Linworth UMC in the Sumer of 2020. Sara grew up in the Worthington area, received her bachelor’s degree in public relations (with a music minor) from Otterbein in 1995, and earned her M.Div. from Methodist Theological School of Ohio in 2017. Prior to answering the call to ministry Sara worked in membership and public relations for trade associations, non-profits, and a managed health care organization. Sara also has experience serving churches in a variety of ways, including a focus on communications and music ministries.
Pastor Sara is passionate about cultivating engaging communities where all can freely listen for God’s guidance as we grow in our faith together. She looks forward to praying, planning and preparing for Linworth’s beautiful next chapters as we share the love of Jesus Christ with all people!
Rev. Dr. Eugene Folden
Associate Pastor - Congregational Care
Gene has been a pastor at Linworth UMC since the summer of 1986. Gene’s primary ministry area is congregational care, which includes the Stephen Ministry, the Stay-In-Touch ministry, the Bereavement Ministry, and visitation to nursing homes and hospitals. Gene received a B. A. from Muskingum University in 1981, a M.Div. from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio in 1984, a M.A. from Miami University in 1986, and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1994. He enjoys gardening, walking, reading, and Maine.