Monica is the Director of Communications & Liturgy.
Monica was born and raised in Louisiana by the Grace of God. She loves her Cajun heritage and her LSU Tigers. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism/Advertising with a minor in Sociology from LSU in 1988. She has worked in print, TV & radio in Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi.
Monica and her husband Steve Walton have lived in Brandon since 1993. They have four children Steven (married to Hana), Jeffery, Mary Helen & Christopher. She also serves as the Executive Director of Birthright of Jackson, a pro-life pregnancy help center, where she has been a volunteer for over 23 years. She enjoys music, reading, writing, art, centering prayer, and walking in the sunshine.
Her favorite prayer is Psalm 131 — "In You, O Lord, I have found my peace."