Pastor Darryl J. Ellis is married to Mrs. Mary Ellis and they reside in Rome, GA where they both attended Model High School. They have been married for almost 23 years. They have four children and nine grandchildren. Pastor Ellis was licensed at the New Hope Baptist Church in 1994 under the leadership of Pastor Steve Dennis. He was ordained in 1996 under the leadership of the Late Pastor Nim B. Russell. He served as the Assistant Pastor at the Thankful Missionary Baptist Church in Rome Georgia for 9 plus years under the leadership of the Late Pastor Nim B. Russell. Pastor Ellis served as Pastor of the Springfield Missionary Baptist Church of Rome Georgia for 5 years and 5 months.