Catherine Hart Monroe is a graduate from Union Presbyterian Seminary, where she received her Master of Divinity in June of 2016. In 2014-2016, Catherine served as a student intern here at SPC, where she established a strong presence in developing Sunday School curriculum, leading worship, and coordinating fellowship opportunities. SPC is proud to welcome her as the Associate Pastor for Discipleship & Spiritual Formation starting in September 2016. Catherine will continue to have an active presence with us in ways that she has had in worship, fellowship, and Sunday School. In addition, she will be developing more discipleship opportunities for the congregation, reaching out to ODU students in new and creative ways, and developing and coordinating special multi-generational events in the church. Catherine is a native of Wilmington, North Carolina, and she received her Associate of Arts degree from Peace College in 1990, and her Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications from Meredith College in 1991. After spending most of her adult life in Charlotte, North Carolina, Catherine and her family relocated to Norfolk in 2012. Catherine is married to Chuck Monroe, and they have three children, Whitley (16), Hart (10), and Alden (8).