Rev. Susan Sneed served from 1991 to 2011 as a volunteer leader with Churches United for Community Action(CUCA), one of the three original faith based organizations that now form Metropolitan Congregations United(MCU). Rev. Sneed was the convener of the committee that led to MCU’s creation in 1997 and served as its president from 1999 to 2001. She has served as MCU’s national representative to the Gamaliel’s International Leadership Assembly and served as its president for 3 years. Rev. Sneed helped to create and has served since 1995 as a trainer and one time national coordinator of Ntosake, the women’s development program of the Gamaliel Foundation. Prior to coming to work full time for MCU in 2011, Rev. Sneed spent 16 years as the executive director of the Gateway Board for Mission and Growth, serving the United Methodist congregations of the St. Louis Region. In 2020 she has taken on a new role with MCU as Sustainer Organizer, working with and cultivating monthly sustainers. Rev. Sneed an ordained Deacon of the United Methodist Church and resides in North St. Louis County. She is a graduate of the University of North Alabama and Eden Theological Seminary.