Rev. Dr. Julia Wharff Piermont
Senior Pastor and Head of Staff
Julia is Worthington Presbyterian Church’s “Preaching Pastor,” leading worship about three-fourths of the time. In addition to her responsibilities as head of staff, Julia is also the Moderator of the Session and primary staff person for committees on Worship & Music, Generosity, and Endowment.
Rev. Dr. Thomas F. Rice
Pastor for Discipleship
Directly overseeing Mission & Outreach, Adult, Youth and Children’s Education programs, Tom is the “primary mover” in Worthington Presbyterian Church’s commitment to develop the skills and discipline for all members of the congregation to more fully experience their walk with Jesus Christ.
Rev. Betsy Rice
Pastor for Member Ministries
Betsy’s work at Worthington Presbyterian Church focus on both the life of the congregation and the lives of its members. Betsy oversees and leads the work of the Membership & Fellowship Committee which is charges with providing opportunities for making rich connections with each other so that together we might provide others with a “glimpse of the Kingdom of Heaven.” In addition, Betsy also leads Worthington Presbyterian Church’s Stephen Ministry program.
Rev. R.Kevin Horrigan
Parish Associate for Visitation
Robert Kevin Horrigan (who is known as Kevin, or occasionally by children and youth “Rev Kev”) joined Worthington Presbyterian Church’s staff in July 2021. He oversees and coordinates the ministry of visitation, often on the frontline of many Worthington Presbyterian Church members’ major moments in life – frequently times of great stress, and sorrow, working closely with Worthington Presbyterian Church’s Pastor for Member Ministries Betsy Rice.
Director of Music
Director of Youth Ministries
Director of Children's Ministries
Dr. Stephen Jacoby
New Connections Music Leader
Youth Worship Leader
Handbell & Cherub Choir Director
Michael Tyler II
Interim Food Service Coordinator