SUERINTENDENT ANTHONY V. MONROE, SR.
(Peter)

Bio Sketch

PERSONAL INFORMATION
• Born April 15, 1956 the fourth child of the late Superintendent Dock C. and  Aassistant Supervisor Mary L. Monroe
• Married 26 years to his best friend, Cheryl Ann Dukes
• Devoted father of (4), sons Anthony Vandock Monroe II, Aaron Van Emory, 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, ollecting and sharing recipes

EDUCATION
• 1974 graduate of Albert Sydney Johnston High School
• Honors graduate Austin Community College – Applied Associates of 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 – Committee Chairman, Finance Committee Member, Assistant Sunday school Superintendent
  Sunday School Superintendent, District Supferintendent (Lone Star District) Regional District Superintendent Austin Area (Region 2)

NATIONAL
•Member  COGIC National Adjutantcy Corps