our founder

Marcella D. Moore, affectionately known as "Cella D," is an Inspirational Speaker, Minister, Empowerment Coach, Motivator, Mentor, Author, Executive Director and Founder of Motivate and Pray, Inc. and CEO of Marcella D. Moore, LLC. She is dedicated to helping people become purposeful and empowering them to become better versions of themselves. Marcella has inspired lives for over 20 years, through virtual and live events. Individuals benefit from her high spirit, uplifting words, and dynamic approach to success, which will propel them to attain greater heights. 

Marcella founded Motivate and Pray on January 19, 2013 in an effort to pray for and encourage her family and friends.  She had no idea that this small tele-conference  would turn into an established ministry, organization and voice in the community.  She dedicates the organization to her late mother, Pearl Moore who always knew that she was a born leader.

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OUR MISSION

To help connect people to God by teaching them to make prayer the first response in every area of their lives.  We teach how to use the tool of prayer as a strategy to uncover purpose, obtain clarity and create actions steps that lead to a purpose-driven life.  We create communities of support through live and virtual events that inspire, encourage, empower and inform individuals on how to live a more productive life.  We are community centered and support other non-profits that mirror our mission. 

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YOUR DONATIONS HELP US GROW. THEY HELP US TO BRING MORE TO OUR COMMUNITY AND MEET OUR GOALS.  WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!