The Rev. Michael Turner of Georgia has been elected as new pastor of North Rockwood Baptist Church.
His first Sunday in the pulpit was Nov. 16.
He and his wife, Arah, have an 18-month-old daughter, Layla.
Turner succeeds the Rev. Ben Whittenbarger, who retired in August after 30 years as North Rockwood Baptist pastor.
The church is at 1300 N. Gateway Ave.