Pastor A. L. Sneed II is the Pastor, Teacher, and Organizer of the South Austin Community Church. His spiritual roots began at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Austin, TX where his biological and spiritual father is the Pastor. He confessed and received the Lord Jesus Christ at the age of 5. At the age of 7, he acknowledged his call into the gospel preaching ministry and preached his first sermon at the age of 8.
While there, he worked in many facets of ministry, which included Youth Pastor, Ministry Overseer & Sunday Bible School Teacher – just to name a few. He faithfully served there until March 2004 when the Lord called him to serve as Pastor of the Antioch Community Church in Buda, TX. In June 2005, he graduated from Austin Baptist Bible Academy and received a Degree in Pastoral Ministry.
In October 2006, God led him to plant and organize the South Austin Community Church where he currently serves as Pastor! Under his leadership, the ministry has grown from an original 31 souls to now over 250 souls, ALL BY THE GRACE OF GOD!!! In 2009, he was named to the Austin Baptist Association Leadership Team and now serves as the Vice Moderator of the ABA. Truly God has blessed, gifted & anointed Him to communicate the Word of God through the Power of the Holy Ghost & his spirit of humility and heart for God is quite evident.
Pastor Sneed is joyfully married to his high school sweetheart, Viviana White Sneed. On June 5, 1998 the Lord brought Pastor and Sis Viviana together in holy matrimony. God has truly blessed their relationship and they are the epitome of a Godly Marriage in Ministry. They counsel, minister to and share with couples from such a wise, caring and loving heart that’s based upon their 20 years of experience in being together and 13 years of marriage.
First Lady Viviana Sneed was a faithful and dedicated servant at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church while there with her husband. Her love, loyalty and devotion to the Lord continued as her husband was called to his first pastorate. 1st Lady has maintained a servant’s heart and continues to be about the work of the ministry even in her elevated position. She always demonstrates a humble, meek and loving spirit and is willing to do whatever she can for her Pastor, her church and her Lord. She is a caring wife, a compassionate mother and a committed servant of the Lord!
On January 2, 2005 God graciously blessed Pastor & 1st Lady Sneed with their first blessed addition, Victoria & and on March 5, 2007 God wonderfully blessed them again with their 2nd addition, Arthur III “Trey”!