The Pastor



Reverend Eddy Moise, Jr. is an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Upon receiving the call to ministry, Reverend Moise and his family took a great leap of faith as he transitioned from full time employment as an Administrator in Social Work, to committed preparation in ministry to God’s people. The entire family relocated to Georgia while Pastor Moise attended the Turner Theological Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center. Prior to seminary, Reverend Moise had obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the Florida State University and a Master of Social Work from Barry University. While matriculating through seminary, Reverend Moise committed to “study to show himself approved unto God” which resulted in him receiving many scholarly accolades. Some of these honors include being inducted into Theta Phi International Honor Society, receiving the Bishop Frank Madison Reid Award and graduating as the recipient of the Turner Theological Seminary’s Dean’s Award; the student with the highest G.P.A. Pastor Moise obtained a Master’s of Divinity with a concentration in Hebrew Bible.

Reverend Moise was not only a great student, but is also a great pastor, an awesome teacher and anointed preacher whose messages embody liberation, healing, justice and empowerment for all. Prior to being called to ministry, Reverend Moise worked for the Broward County School board as an administrator in the School Social Work and Attendance Department, as a Social Worker, Family Counselor, and Mental Health Case Manager.  Reverend Moise also worked as a Consultant for the Police Department, advocating cultural sensitivity for all and providing counseling to first time youth offenders. While in Seminary he served as a Discharge Planner for Kennestone Hospital, Medical Social Worker /Counselor for children with diabetes at Pediatric Endocrine Associates and served as Chaplain at Charles Drew Charter School in Atlanta, Georgia. Reverend Moise has served as an associate at Mount Hermon AME Fort Lauderdale, Florida, St. Paul AME in Atlanta, Georgia and Greater Saint Paul AME in Austell, Georgia.

Reverend Moise was blessed to serve as the pastor of Bethel AME Church in Deland, Florida and as pastor of Greater Mount Pleasant AME Church in Hollywood. While serving at Bethel, the church grew significantly in membership, church attendance and Bible Study. Bethel quickly became a beacon of light and a community church under his leadership. While serving at Greater Mount Pleasant the church experienced growth, many lost souls were saved, lives were transformed, the sick were healed and many new ministries were birthed. Additionally, Reverend Moise spearheaded the church’s renovations through Project “Extreme Makeover. The old wooden floors were replaced with new tile in the annex, bathrooms, hallways and upstairs offices. Additionally the old beige carpet was replaced with deep purple carpet. The church provided a series on Financial Growth and Independence using the Financial Peace University curriculum, fed the homeless monthly at the homeless shelter, evangelized in the community and provided breakfast to the community at the church every second Saturday. Reverend Moise served as the Executive Producer of Greater Mount Pleasant’s debut CD “It’s A Brand New Day.” He also served as a member of the Collective Banking Group in South Florida.

On October 1, 2010, Bishop McKinley Young appointed Reverend Moise to serve the great and wonderful people of Bethel AME church in the Pompano Beach, Florida. Since that time, God has moved and touched many men, women, boys and girls and God is blessing Bethel’s ministry tremendously. Many lives have been saved, Bethel established a partnership with a community school, and community empowerment forums have been provided. Ministries were birthed such as the Street Evangelism Ministry, a Contemporary 8 am service was established, the Youth Choir, Youth Bible Study and activities for Married Couples. Through the “Walkway of Faith” efforts, the church interior and exterior were painted, the carpet was repaired, two large screens and projectors were installed, and the sound system was upgraded. Reverend Moise believes like Jeremiah felt fire all in his bones, he too feels that same fire (Holy Spirit). Reverend Moise is looking forward to this fire touching every heart, mind and soul as we empower the church to Connect Ordinary People To An EXTRAordinary GOD!!! The church journeyed through a Time of Transformation in 2013. Pastor Moise declares that this is the Time of Abundance in 2015.

Presently, Pastor Moise serves as the Dean of Instruction, of the Board of Examiners for the South Annual Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Pastor Moise is an adjunct Professor for the Barry University School of Social Work where he teaches Introduction to Social Work and Social Work and Spirituality. Additionally, is currently a doctoral student at Knox Theological Seminary in pursuit of the Doctor of Ministry degree. He has served as Trustee for the South Annual Conference (2007-2014), Dean of Institute for the Celebrated Central District (2008-14.) Fraternally, he has served in the distinguished role of Florida Statewide Chaplain for the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., where he served as spiritual advisor to the Brothers of Omega Psi Phi throughout Florida. While serving as State Chaplain he started the Florida Quest-4-Christ prayer line which has grown tremendously, stretching beyond the state of Floridafamily touching lives of brothers nationwide. Brothers call in weekly from across the country. Pastor Moise also serves on the Board for I Love Being Married, Inc a Christ-centered marriage enrichment ministry out of Atlanta, Ga. He initiated the Eta Nu Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity in 1997.

Reverend Eddy J. Moise, Jr. is a native of Brooklyn, New York and is the proud husband of Roberta (21 years) and father of three wonderful children. Reverend Moise says he is a firm believer that “People ought to see the sermon through the life that I live and not just through the words that I speak.”