Erin Moniz

Erin Moniz

Writer

The Rev. Dr. Erin Faith Moniz serves as the Assistant Chaplain and Director of Chapel for Baylor University. She is ordained as a Deacon in the Anglican Church of North America. Erin received her academic and ministerial training at Berry College (B.S.), Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Trinity School for Ministry (DMin.). She has been in student ministry in Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas for over fifteen years. Erin is a trained Christian Conciliator with Peace Maker Ministries and loves getting to serve the campus community as a minister and conflict counselor. When she is not traveling with her husband, Michael, she enjoys gardening, playing music, and the outdoors.

Not “Just” a Deacon

Posted on October 3, 2019
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Handshakes and metal plates I grew up around deacons. In my Southern Baptist upbringing, deacons were most commonly observed at the doors of the church offering handshakes and smiles. Otherwise, they were found in their other natural habitat: at the end of a pew passing or taking a metal plate. Often, this was an offertory…