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Rev. Derrill Blue

Adjunct Professor

Reverend Derrill Antonio Blue is a native of Broadway, NC. He received his undergraduate education in Business Management from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Organization Leadership from the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee. He obtained his Master of Divinity from Saint Paul School of Theology in Oklahoma City, OK. In January 2017, he began his doctoral studies at Boston University where he is pursuing his Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) in Transformational Leadership.

​Reverend Derrill A. Blue began his pastoral vocation at the age of 23. He has served the following A.M.E. Zion congregations:  Erwin Memorial in Erwin, North Carolina, Coleman Chapel in Batesville, Mississippi, New Beginnings in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Sharon Chapel in Sharon, Mississippi, Mt. Olive in Waterbury, CT. On December 17, 2017, Reverend Derrill A. Blue was appointed pastor of the Memorial AME Zion Church in Rochester, New York. He was appointed the Presiding Elder of the Rochester-Syracuse District on July 15, 2018.