Ryan Snuffer.

mission History

  1. 2006 - Ryan Snuffer moves back to his hometown, Beckley, WV, where he served as education director and United Methodist Temple as well as director of the Christian Resource Center.
  2. 2010 - Appalachian Community Mission receives status as a 501(c)3 not for profit charitable organization.
  3. 2012 - ACM hosts its first pastors luncheon.
  4. 2015 - ACM launches a church support ministry for pulpit supply, website development, and other local church needs.


Meg Prince
Our secretary brings a lively perspective to ACM's leadership team. She is also a Beckley native that has spent years of her life abroad and in cities across the country. Her visionary approach to problem solving is an asset to ACM and her community.

our leadership team

"Any one of us is capable of going through hard times and the body of Christ must be there for its members in times of need.

We must also be willing to reach beyond the walls of our houses of worship to show people this love in tangible ways."

Jason Lowe

Our newest board member is the senior pastor at Faith Community Church in Beckley, WV.   He has a true passion for missions, both local and abroad. He is seen here with his wife, Michelle, and three children. His blog is http://jlowefaith.blogspot.com.


We welcome volunteers to help us reach our target goals. We partner with churches, other charitable organizations and individuals.

Find out how to become our partner.

Adeeb Khalil
Our vice president is a retired minister who spent several decades in various Episcopal congregations in Southern West Virginia. He is spending his retirement years busy for the Lord writing, speaking, and serving others.

mission & vision

"Appalachian Community Mission seeks to advance the kingdom of God through resource sharing, hospitality, racial reconciliation, Christian spiritual formation, creation care and active peacemaking."


recent programs

In its short history as an organization, Appalachian Community Mission has been true to the purpose for which it was created - helping people in need.

Joe Smith
Our treasurer is a young theologian with a heart for community development and local missions. He is currently living in Pittsburgh with his wife and three children while pursuing a Ph.D. in Theology through Duquense University. He is seen here with his wife Karly. At last count, they had three children. His blog is http://www.theologoholic.wordpress.com.