Pastor Schneider was born September 5, 1946, in Albert Lea, Minnesota. He was baptized on September 29 of that same year and received the rite of Confirmation at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church of Albert Lea.
He attended Bethany College, Mankato State University, and Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary, being Ordained into the Public Ministry in June of 1973. He served St. Martin and St. Paul Lutheran Churches of Shawano and Clintonville, Wisconsin, from 1973 to 1980. Pastor Schneider was installed as Pastor at Holy Scripture Lutheran Church in February of 1980, where he continues to serve.
He married Barbara Bivens of Tucson, AZ, a Graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College of New Ulm, MN, in July of 1971. They have been blessed with 3 children (Rachel, Timothy, Sarah), and nine grandchildren.
“I enjoy telling people about Jesus!” [Pastor Schneider]