Dr. Jimmy Griffin was called to be the Pastor of Darien First Presbyterian Church beginning September, 1 2019. He is a Commissioned Pastor in the PC(USA). He studied at Dubuque Seminary and holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Education from the University of New Mexico. Prior to coming to First Darien he was an active supply pastor in the Savannah Presbytery for two years.

 Jimmy is a native of South Carolina and lived in Alabama for many years where he met his wife, Kymberly. Raised in the Presbyterian Church, he has served several other denominations and ministry organizations in full-time and part-time capacities. His experience spans a lifetime of involvement in camp and conference center ministry, and youth and college ministry. Recognized as a second career Pastor “Dr. Jimmy”, as his students called him, is a retired University professor and current outdoor guide. Kymberly is a professor at Georgia Southern University.