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Elder Eric D. MOODY WAS BORN IN EUFAULA, ALABAMA ON AUGUST 6th TO  DEACON EDWARD AND MOTHER PATRICIA MOODY.   HE IS THE LAST OF THREE CHILDREN BORN TO THIS UNION.  IT IS TO THEM THAT THEIR SON CREDITS AS THE SOURCE OF HIS INTEGRITY, DISCIPLINE, SELF-RELIANCE AND CHRISTIANITY.

ELDER MOODY RECEIVED HIS EDUCATION FROM THE SCHOOL SYSTEM OF POLK COUNTY WHERE HE GRADUTATED FROM LAKELAND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL IN THE CLASS OF 1990.ELDER MOODY FOUND HIMSELF LED DOWN THE WRONG SIDE OF THE ROAD AT A PERIOD IN HIS LIFE, BUT; WITH GOD ON HIS SIDE, THE PRAYERS OF THE RIGHTEOUS AND PARENTS THAT RAISED HIM UP WITH PROVERBS 22:6, HE IS NOW A LIVING TESTIMONY OF WHAT GOD CAN DO.  

SOON AFTER, IN 1994 ELDER MOODY MEET AND MARRIED THE NEXT  BEST  THING; “HE STATES” THAT HAS EVER HAPPEN TO HIM.  A LOVING  DEVOTED WIFE AND MOTHER, MOTHER MONIQUE MOODY.  HE HAS FIVE WONDERFUL CHILDREN AND SIX BEAUTIFUL GRANDCHILDREN AND A GRANDDAUGHTER THAT HAS JOURNEYED HOME TO BE WITH OUR LORD.

THROUGH  ELDER MOODY CHILDHOOD AND ADULT LIFE, HE HAS BEEN A FAITHFUL MEMBER OF THE MACEDONIA PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH IN LAKELAND, FL FOR OVER FORTY YEARS UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF THE LATE ELDER EDWARD D. LEWIS AND NOW, ELDER ANTHONY J. BROWN.ELDER MOODY SERVED AS THE ASSOCIATE & YOUTH PASTOR OF MACEDONIA PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH WHERE HE OVERSAW A PROGRESSIVE MINISTRY EVERY WEEK.

ELDER MOODY TOOK THIS AWESOME TASK AND RESPONSIBILTY ON OVER SEVEN YEARS AGO. ELDER MOODY WAS A MEMBER OF MACEDONIA MOTHER CHURCH; ZION HILL PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF ELDER ISAAC LANE WERE HE SERVES ON THE MINISTERIAL STAFF ALONG SIDE HIS PASTOR AND AS THE YOUTH MINISTRY LEADER. 

ELDER MOODY HAS SINCE RETURN BACK TO HIS HOME CHURCH. AFTER ANSWERING HIS CALL TO THE GOSPEL OF GOD, ELDER MOODY WAS ORDAINED A LICENSED MINISTER AND INSTALLED AS THE YOUTH PASTOR AT MACEDONIA, AND NOW ORDAINED AS AN ELDER IN THE NATIONAL PRIMITIVE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH FLORIDA. 

THROUGH DEEP STUDY OF GOD HOLY WRITTEN WORD, PREACHING AND TEACHING MANY YOUNG AND OLD HAVE BEEN LEAD TO CHRIST.   ELDER MOODY IS THE FOUNDER/PRESIDENT OF THE POLK COUNTY TITANS YOUTH FOOTBALL & CHEERLEADING INC. 

IN ADDITION TO THE PASTORATE AND BUSINESS OWNERSHIP, PROFESSIONALLY, ELDER MOODY WORKS HAND IN HAND WITH PARENTS AND LOCAL AGENCIES SUCH AS THE POLK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, BOYS & GIRLS CLUB, LAKELAND POLICE OFFICERS, POLK COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICERS, LOCAL MENTORING GROUP/ORGANIZATIONS IN AND OUTSIDE OF HIS COMMUNITY.   A YOUNG MAN FULL OF WISDOM, ELDER MOODY IS MOST NOTED FOR HIS GOD GIVEN GIFT TO ARTICULATE AND THE PRESENTATION OF THE WORD OF GOD.

 

Community Leader:

  • Working and serving as a community Leader and Mentor.
  • Work with local agencies, groups, organizations and local authorities (LPD & PCS)
  • Founder of Polk County Titans Youth Football & Cheerleading Inc.  

  LICENSE AND ORDINATION  

  • Licensed: March 22, 2009, Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church, Lakeland, Florida
  • Ordained: October 10, 2013, National Primitive Baptist Church, Hillsborough, Florida

  HONORS AND ACTIVITIES  

  • 2010 – Youth Pastor of The Year, Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church, Lakeland, FL
  • 2010 – Community Leader, Lakeland, FL
  • 2012 – District Coach and Mentor Award, Lakeland, FL

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE

  • Psalm 121- I WILL LIFT MY EYES UNTO THE HILLS…

  FAVORITE HYMN

  • #201 – A CHARGE TO KEEP I HAVE

  HOBBIES AND INTERESTS  

  • Study of God Holy Written Word, Family, Reading, Historical Novels, Sports, Walking, Working with Children and Helping the Elderly.