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Mt. Moriah Welcomes Our New Pastor

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church praises God for our new pastor, Rev. Dr. Larry T. Crudup. Rev. Crudup officially began preaching on Suday, January 8, 2023 at 10:00 am.Dr. Crudup also serves as an adjunct professor of Leadership in the Center for Leadership and Organizations at Anderson University, Anderson, SC and an adjunct professor in New Testament at Belmont University in the College of Theology and Christian Ministry.

Dr. Crudup is a graduate of Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio where he received his Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies with a major in Ethical & Creative Leadership. Dr. Crudup also received a Master of Divinity from Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, TX and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and The Arts with a minor in Secondary Education from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. His dissertation title was Walk Together Children: Black Congregational Leadership-as-Social Ethic.

Dr. Crudup is the former Chair of the Board of Visitors for the Baptist House of Studies at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and currently serves as a board member of the Perkins School of Theology Alumni Council. He also serves as a board member of the Julius Jones Institute.

Dr. Crudup is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and is married to the wonderful Jacinta Crudup, his high school sweetheart, and together they have two beautiful daughters named Zoë Alana Crudup and Zuri May Crudup.