Rev. Phillip B. Schneider was elected Superintendent of the Illinois Assemblies of God in May 2012. Previously, he had served as Executive Presbyter of the South Region since 2008 and as Presbyter of the Metro North Section since 2000.
Additional ministry responsibilities include:
- Board Member, Teen Challenge Illinois
- Board of Regents, North Central University, Minneapolis MN
- Board of Regents, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale ND
- Board Member, Church Extension Plan, Salem OR
- General Presbyter, General Council of the Assemblies of God
Four-pronged focus for our district: Church Planting, Healthy Churches, Healthy Pastors, and Missions
Rev. Schneider served as pastor of Cornerstone Assembly of God in Bethalto from 1990-2012. During that time, the church expanded into the Cornerstone Network, establishing parent-affiliated churches (PACs) across the metro east area of Illinois as well as one in Shrewsbury MO. Previous ministry assignments included senior pastorates in Litchfield and Bethalto, and a youth pastorate in East Peoria. He also contributed 30 years of leadership to Illinois youth camps.
Phil and his wife Renee reside in Bethalto, Illinois, and have five adult children and seven grandchildren.