Eric grew up in Central Pennsylvania and has served in numerous ministries in both PA and Northern Virginia. He graduated in 2015 from Messiah College with a BA in Biblical and Religious Studies, with a concentration in Youth Ministry. This fall, Eric is starting his Masters of Divinity degree at Wesley Theological Seminary, in the hopes of being ordained within the United Methodist Church.
Eric Snader’s core beliefs surrounding Youth Ministry is as follows. Ministry TO Youth, Ministry WITH Youth, and Ministry Through Youth. Not only does Eric seek to build relationships with Youth, helping them to see their own strengths, gifts, talents, and Identity which God formed them into, but he also desires to partner with youth in ministry, encouraging them to use those gifts and strengths to go out and be the hands and feet of Christ; to be true disciples.
Eric’s hobbies are as follows (but not limited to)… watching/playing Soccer, (His favorite team being Chelsea FC), playing games, drinking coffee, listening to/reading theological “stuff”, and traveling. But above all, Eric loves sharing in other people’s passions and sharing his passions with others!
In addition to all these grand things, Eric is also an aspiring author, speaker, and spiritual engager. For more information on these aspects of Eric, be sure to check out his website and other social media apps.