Rev. Dr. Joshua Snyder
Rev. Josh joined First UU Church of San Antonio as Minister in August 2015. Originally from Adrian, Michigan, Josh graduated from the University of Michigan in 1995 with a BA in Anthropology and Religion Studies. He spent a year doing independent study at Rissho Kosei-kai Gakurin Seminary in Japan before entering seminary at Meadville Lombard Theological School. He graduated with a Doctor of Ministry in 2000. Josh served as Senior Minister at First Unitarian Church of Wilmington, Delaware from 2008 until 2015. Before that he served as an extension and then settled minister at the Second Unitarian Church of Omaha, Nebraska for eight years. Josh has also served short stints at the UU Church of Rockford, Illinois, Community Church of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and at Stevens Point UU Fellowship in Wisconsin. He and his wife, Sharon, have two sons, Thomas and Matthew.