Rev. Dr. Tarrance L. Scott Sr., a native of Greenville, AL, preached his first public sermon on March 19, 2006 and was ordained as a gospel preacher on September 1, 2007. He pastored the Mt Moriah Missionary Baptist Church of Greenville, AL from April 9, 2009 to November 12, 2017. He was elected pastor of the Mt Moriah Missionary Baptist Church #2 of Mosses, AL on November 5, 2017, and currently serves in this ecclesiastic position. Dr. Scott has served in the offices of President of the Congress of Christian Education, Dean of Christian Education, Assistant Dean and Chairman of the SED Chartered Board of Trustees for the Southeast District Association of Butler and Crenshaw Counties, Alabama. He currently serves as the Second Vice-President of the Old Alabama District Association Congress of Christian Education, as well as a certified instructor in its Certificate of Progress Program (COPP) school of Christian Education.
Dr. Scott has held the academic offices of President of the Selma University Ministerial Union, from Fall 2012 until his graduation in Spring 2014, Treasurer of the Good Samaritan Club of South University from 2015—2018, and a member of the Graduate Honor Council for the South University College of Theology from 2016—2018. He has also served on the Program Advisory Committee (PAC) of the South University College of Theology since 2015. Dr. Scott is a permanent member of the Alpha Nu Delta Chapter of the Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology.
Dr. Scott is a 2014 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Selma University where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and Pastoral Ministry. He is a 2018 graduate of South University where he graduated with High Honors with a Doctor of Ministry degree. Dr. Scott is married to the former Wakisha Powell of Montgomery, AL. They have three children, Terrell, Tarrance II, and Jamelah, a grandson Taylen, and a granddaughter Paisley.
Dr. Scott is an advocate for education, both Christian and secular, he is a spirit filled preacher, teacher, and administrator. His love of telling the story of the kerygma is outweighed only by his love for God and God’s people. His life’s desire is to please God by educating and edifying his people.
Dr. Tarrance L. Scott Sr., DMin, BMin, BBS
"The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today." --H. Jackson Brown Jr.