Pastor Chuck Griffin


The Rev. Chuck Griffin officially became the spiritual leader of Luminary UMC July 1, 2014. He previously served churches in Lexington, Ky., Jonesborough, Tenn., and Kingsport, Tenn.

Born in 1966, Chuck is supported in ministry by his wife, Connie. They have three adult children: Pollie, Charlie and Bonnie Rose, and one grandchild, Lucas. Both Chuck and Connie grew up in Jonesborough, Tenn.

A second-career pastor, Chuck previously worked in journalism and public relations in Knoxville and Atlanta. He was a crime reporter for the Knoxville Journal in the late 1980s before moving to Atlanta to work for United Press International, American Lawyer Media, and Southern Company.

Chuck holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Tennessee and a master of divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ky.

Office: (865) 376-7040
Cell: (423) 491-0506

 Office Administrator Anita Huling


Office: (865) 376-7040

Youth and Young Adults Director Wendy Williams


Office: (865) 376-7040
Cell: (469) 450-7436

Music Director Roxanne Cabrera


Worship Musicians


Pam Hutchinson

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Briana Wells

Church Treasurer Betty Kelly


Office: (865) 376-7040

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