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Justin Grifford
Director of Student Ministries

Justin earned his Bachelors of Science in Biology at the University of Central Arkansas where he had planned to pursue a career in dentistry. After answering the call to serve in ministry, he earned his Masters of Divinity from Oral Roberts University where he met his wife Stacie, also an M. Div graduate. Justin and Stacie wed in 2009 and lived in South Korea for the next year teaching ESL in Seoul.

Justin and Stacie moved to Missouri in 2010 where he served as Associate Pastor at First UMC Warsaw until moving his family to Prattville in 2014 to serve as Director of Student Ministries. They have 2 children Zoe and Carson.

Justin is an Arkansas native and Razorback fan. He enjoys sushi, running, board games and reading. Justin is also the author of God’s Story; available in digital format on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.