James Griffith has accepted the call to lead the ministry of Dyllis Baptist Church, Harriman, as pastor.
Griffith, a native of Morgan County, began his pastoral duties the church on Aug. 17.
He is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, holding a Master of Divinity in Christian ministry degree.
He also holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.
Prior to his duties at Dyllis Baptist Church, Griffith served as associate pastor of Eubank Baptist Church in Eubank, Ky.