Worship and Senior Adults Pastor
Rev. Dan Snyder was born in Hickory, N.C. He became a Christian at the age of eight, at a revival service at his home church in Bethlehem.
He attended Gardner Webb College and graduated with a BBA in 1971. He enrolled at the Southern Baptisit Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY and received his MCM (Masters of Church Music) in December 1974.
He served part time on church staffs in Kentucky, Indiana, and North Carolina. He began his first full time church staff experience in Roanoke, VA. in January 1975 as Music and Youth Minister.
He was later called to First Baptist Swannanoa in July 1978 as Music and Youth Minister. With the building of the Family Life Center, Dan became Music and Family Life Minister.
He is married to Amy Hicks of High Point, NC. They have three children Kara, Michael, and Jason.