UPERINTENDENT ANTHONY V. MONROE, SR.
(Peter)

Bio Sketch

PERSONAL INFORMATION

• Born April 15, 1956 the fourth child of the late Superintendent Dock C. and  Assistant Supervisor Mary L. Monroe
• Married May 31, 1986 to his best friend, Cheryl Ann Dukes
• Devoted father of (4), sons Anthony Vandock Monroe II, Aaron Van Emory, and (2), daughters Ashley Alyssa, and Mary Celeste
• Loving grandfather of one, Calvin Anthony Liles
• Siblings: Leathia Elouise Parks, Emory Lee Monroe (Deceased), Nell Yvonne Jackson, Gwendolyn Denise McLennan, Marilyn Lawanna Monroe (Deceased)
•Loves family time, fishing, cooking, baking, collecting and sharing recipes

EDUCATION

• 1974 graduate of Albert Sydney Johnston High School
• Honors graduate Austin Community College – Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

CHURCH – LOCAL
• Introduced to holiness at Mc Kinley Heights COGIC, Superintendent Robert Allen Grant, Pastor
• 1962 Spiritual and leadership development tutored by his father
• Trained in core values of church leadership and servanthood as groundskeeper, janitor, Deacon, kitchen helper, Usher,  willing worker
• 1968, at age 12, received salvation and called to the preaching ministry during the Morning Worship benediction at Hills Prairie COGIC
• 1970 Received Baptism of the Holy Ghost. Assigned as Choir Director, substitute Sunday School and YPWW teacher
• 1972 Appointed Sunday School and YPWW teacher
• Worked diligently with fund-raising, special offerings, donations, etc.
• First official sermon December 1974 at St. Johns while on leave from Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA
• Appointed Pastor March 1999 St. Johns and Zion Hill
• 2003 Change church names to Greater St. Johns and New Zion Hill

DISTRICT
• 3 Districts (Starlite, Victoria and Austin) spans over 40 years.
• 2008 appointed Superintendent of the newly formed Lone Star District

JURISDICTIONAL
• Texas Southwest Jurisdiction – Bishop Samuel E. Iglehart, Presiding Prelate
Appointments – Program Committee Chairman, Finance Committee Member, Assistant Sunday School Superintendent,
Sunday School Superintendent, District Superintendent (Lone Star District) Regional District Superintendent Austin Area (Region 2)

NATIONAL
•Member  COGIC National Adjutantcy Corps