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Rev. Odell Watson

Senior Pastor

     Rev. Odell Watson is a product of the Miami Dade County's Gifted Program. Upon graduating from Miami Norland Senior High, he attended the University of Florida and earned his Bachelors degree in Sociology (2002). Continuing his education, he would go on to earn two Masters degrees from the University of Florida in Educational Leadership (2007) and Social Science Education (2003). Rev. O. Watson has earned a third Masters degree at Asbury Theological Seminary in Orlando, FL (2008).

     Rev. O. Watson is married to the Reverend Lateria Watson and is the father of Alyssa, Caleb, Isabella, and Samuel Watson. Rev. Watson is a former public educator who has taught in Florida's public school system for six years. He has had the privilege to serve as a pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal church for the past 10 years and currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Mt. Moriah AME Church, Cocoa, Florida.

     Rev. Watson serves the African Methodist Episcopal church in various capacities. He served as the Dean of the Orlando District Board of Examiners. As a member of the Central Conference Board of Examiners, Rev. Watson has taught Biblical Survey and Church Leadership to first year ministerial candidates. He serves on the 11th Episcopal District's Board of Christian Education, Central Conference Statistician, as well as the Chair of the Central Conference Evangelism committee.  

     Rev. Watson has served as the spiritual advisor to the University of Central Florida's Gospel Choir and currently serves as the President of the Daytona Beach District Ministerial Alliance.

Associate Minister

Rev. Lateria Watson

     The Rev. Lateria Watson received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Florida in 2002.  She continued her education at the University of Florida earning a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Counseling and a Specialist degree in Mental Health Counseling.  She is also a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary earning a Masters of Divinity degree.

African Methodist Episcopal Church                        Cocoa, FL