Rev. Nathl Moore, pastor of First African Baptist Church, to speak at Holy Week Chapel

Rev. Nathl Moore, pastor of First African Baptist Church, to speak at Holy Week Chapel

March 16, 2016
For Immediate Release

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. -- Campbellsville University is hosting a Holy Week Chapel Service at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 23 with the Rev. Nathl Moore, pastor of First African Baptist Church of Lexington, and one of the vice moderators of the General Association of Baptists in Kentucky, as the speaker. All are invited to join us the university for this service at Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

Everyone is also invited to join the university for the Holy Week Services, coordinated by a group from the Taylor County Ministerial Association and held at Ransdell Chapel Wednesday, March 23 through Friday, March 25 at 7 o’clock nightly.

The Rev. Nathl Moore

Moore is a native of Huntsville, Ala. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was baptized under the pastorate of the Rev. T.C. Johnson of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Huntsville.

He acknowledged his call to preach the gospel on Dec. 6, 1998, licensed to preach the gospel on Oct. 31, 1999 and ordained into the pastoral ministry on Sept. 8, 2002 at the New Life Missionary Baptist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, under the pastorate of the Rev. W.D. Billups.

Moore serves as the 14th pastor of First African Baptist Church in Lexington. He accepted the call on June 27, 2009, preached his first sermon as pastor on August 16, 2009 and was installed on October 18, 2009.

Moore is serving as the leader of First African Baptist Church to achieve their mission of becoming “The Church in the Community for the Hearts of the Community.” The four steps to achieving that mission is to be: A Hospitable Church, a Holy Church, a Healthy
Church and a Helping Church.

Moore’s ministerial objective is to fulfill God’s divine call to teach and the preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ with “power, conviction and simplicity while exemplifying a character of impeccable credibility, humility and spirituality.”

He has served as an instructor, workshop leader and class facilitator during local, state and regional conferences such as Lifeway’s “Be the Man Conference,” the General Association of Baptists in Kentucky’s Annual Pastors’ Conference and the Consolidated Baptist District Association’s K.L. Moore School of Religion.

In May 2011, he received his Master of Divinity Degree from Lexington Theological Seminary. He is pursuing his Doctor of Ministry at the United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.

Moore and his wife, Evelyn Faye Scott Moore, a native of Pittsburgh, Penn., have four children.

Chapel is designed to provide opportunities for corporate worship and exposure through a variety of informative speakers and presentations.

All chapels are open to the public free of charge and are televised live on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 23.0) and are streamed live on the Internet at

For information about chapel, call the Office of Campus Ministries at (270) 789-5227.

Other events during Holy Week include: March 23, a service of prayer and song, partnering with Green River Ministries; March 24, a reenactment of the Last Supper, partnering with the Taylor County Food Pantry (following the service, food bags will be distributed to those in need), and March 25, a celebration of the Seven Last Sayings of Christ, partnering with the Hope Pregnancy Center in Campbellsville.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering over 80 programs of study including 24 master’s degrees, seven postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is

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