Tom Snyder is a graduate of Susquehanna University with a BMus in Education. After teaching music in the public schools for one year he found his passion – music ministry in the church. He is a Deacon in the ELCA currently serving at St. John’s as Director of Music, a position he has held since 1990. He has also served on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Synodical Worship Committee and the planning committee for the 2002 ALCM regional convention. Tom also serves as the conductor of the Providence Chamber Orchestra which makes its home at St. John’s. Previously Tom served Zion Lutheran, Spring City, St. John’s Lutheran, Morrisville, and New Goshenhoppen U.C.C. In addition to directing all the choirs Tom provides music leadership to the gathering time of Sunday Church School and teaches music to the 3, 4 and 5 year-old children.