Pastor Orlando Moncrieffe was born in Jamaica. He received his Bachelor of Theology degree from West Indies College (now Northern Caribbean University), a Masters in Religion from Andrews University and a Ph.D. in Old Testament Studies from Duke University.
During his 45 years of ministry Pastor Moncrieffe has served as an executive of over 50 churches, companies, schools and denominational offices, as well as a college/university teacher and administrator. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Central Jamaica Conference (1974-1977) and the Allegheny East Conference (2006-2012). He has held seminars on religious topics and conducted evangelistic crusades throughout the United States and Caribbean.
Twenty-five years of his ministry was in Adventist higher education. Currently, he is an award-winning Visiting Professor with Andrews University, and has taught at the graduate level for that institution in Jamaica, Trinidad, the United States, and Zimbabwe.
Dr. Moncrieffe has received recognition for services rendered to the wider community. He served for four years as President of the United Nations Association of Jamaica. He was head of Jamaica’s delegation to the World Federation of United Nations Associations Plenary Sessions in Ottawa in 1987 and Moscow in 1989. He received the Outstanding Service Award from the United Nations Association of Jamaica; was appointed by the Jamaican Government to the National Council for the International Year of Peace (1986).