Officers & Staff

Rev. Will Snyder: Senior Pastor

John William (Will) Snyder began his ministry as Senior Pastor at the Presbyterian Church of Coventry in January 2019. Previously he served as Senior Pastor of the Forks of the Brandywine Presbyterian Church (EPC) from 2010 -2018 after serving as Pastor of an independent reformed church in southern Michigan from 2005-2010. A native of the northwest (Kent, WA), he received a BA from Western Washington University and afterward moved with his family to Florida where he earned a Masters in Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando). During his first pastorate he began further studies at Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA, where he earned his Doctor of Ministry degree in 2015. Will and his wife Shelley, along with their children (Natalie, Alivia, and Pierson) live in Bolton, CT


Rev. Bill Clark: Assistant Pastor

Bill came to the Presbyterian Church of Coventry in 2018 as an Interim Pastor to help provide a smooth transition of PCC after the retirement of  Pastor Brad Evans. Pastor Clark agreed to stay on at PCC as Assistant Pastor beginning in 2019. Bill attended the University of Alabama, where he studied accounting. It was during his time in college, that the Lord used a Campus Crusade staff member to bring Bill to saving faith in Jesus Christ. He later helped found the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship chapter at the University, and became its first president.

Bill served four years in the U. S. Army as a Quartermaster at Fort Carson, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During his time in the Army, Bill began to feel led to pursue the Gospel ministry, and enrolled first at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary near Boston, Massachusetts. After two years, he transferred to Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, because he wanted to pursue ministry in the Presbyterian Church in America.

Bill has served churches in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Carbondale, Illinois, Malvern Hills PCA in Asheville, North Carolina, and Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church in Asheville, NC

He and his wife, Cecelia, met at a singles Bible study at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Montgomery, Alabama, and were married in 1983. They have three boys, Andrew, Joshua, and Daniel.


Rev. Lucas Dourado: RUF-UConn Minister

Lucas has served as campus minister with RUF at UConn since the Fall of 2011.  He is an ordained Presbyterian (PCA) minister.  He grew up in New Jersey and is a graduate of Wake Forest University (’06) and Covenant Theological Seminary (’11).

Having been involved in RUF while in college and having served as a ministry intern after college, RUF has been a huge part of his life since he was first introduced to it.  Lucas married his beautiful wife Maggie in March 2012.  She is from South Carolina and was also very involved in RUF in college.  When on campus, Lucas can be found meeting with students, leading small groups, studying and teaching.  When away from campus, he spends time enjoying music, sports, books, and the beautiful scenery of Northeastern Connecticut.

Lucas and Maggie have two children: Margot and Asher.

Lucas’ Contact Info: lucas.dourado@ruf.org, 336.287.4627


Ruling Elders:

Armand Chenelle, Doug Fox, Sterling Harmon, Jr., Richard Jones, Kris Popovitch, John Sundet, Scott Warren, Brian Wilson. 


Deacons:

Peter Benedict, Scott Bolliger, Howard Craig, Jeff Edwards, Randy Hershberger, Walter Mayo.
Deacon Emeritus: Mark Franson


Staff:

Church Administrator: Danielle Bolliger (office@coventrypca.church)