Griff Servati

Associate Pastor

Griff Servati currently serves First Baptist Church as Pastor of Family and Community Ministries. Having come on staff  in May of 1996, Griff is in his second decade of ministry in Van Alstyne. He has a B.S. in Social Studies Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and a Masters of Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

 Griff and his wife Kristi have four daughters: Raigan, Kerrigan, Jaidan and Kailan. They have also opened up their home to four exchange daughters: Jaja from Thailand, Rida from Pakistan, Nanami from Japan and Athira from Indonesia. 

Griff is an important part of the community, serving in multiple capacities in the lives of his children and students. His passions include coaching youth sports, capturing moments in the life of our beautiful community. As a photographer, Griff provides pictures for the Van Alstyne Leader and makes them accessible to the community at