About the Preacher

Who Is Our Pastor?


Pastor Scott Griffith is the son of Paul and Trudy Griffith and was raised in New City, New York. After graduating from Summit High  School in 1982, Rev. Griffith attended Kean University where he earned  his undergraduate degree and a dual certification in music and  elementary education.

In 1994 he was  called into ministry by the Diamond Hill United Methodist Church in  Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, where he had been serving as Music  Director. After serving for five years there, he was appointed to a  two-point charge in Kearny, New Jersey. Before coming to Arcola United Methodist Church here in Paramus as a full time pastor, Rev. Griffith was serving as a full time pastor at Asbury United Methodist Church in  Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

Pastor Scott is a gifted Christian preacher serving Arcola United Methodist Church with his God-given talents of creating and sharing meaningful sermons each Sunday morning.  He sings in the choir, attends all meetings, and  participates with the youth in their activities and events. Pastor Scott's interests include reading, collecting coins and listening to music.