Pastor Monica is a gifted songwriter and anointed worship leader, who loves to worship the Lord and coach and inspire others to not only sing but draw near the throne of grace.
Monica has travelled to the UK, the US and around Canada spreading the message of Hope thru her music.
At age 10, Monica Mas join a local choir and by the time she was 14 she became the choir’s director. Under her leadership the choir entered and won many local and regional competitions.
As a songwriter, she co-founded with her friend an all-female group called “Freshly Anointed” which performed her original songs. Under her leadership “Freshly Anointed” performed at the Bluesfest in Ottawa opening for Ricky Dillard and Hezekiah Walker.
Monica moved to Toronto, where she went on coaching praise and worship teams in local churches. Monica is currently a worship leader at Living Proof Centre a branch of Transforming Life Centre International – where she co-pastors along side her husband Pastor Austyn Akpataku.
Monica and her husband Austyn have two sons, Austyn Jr. and Simon.