Rev. Keith Lawson was born here in Stokes County and lived here all his life other than time in college. He is currently bi-vocational, working at LifeBrite Hospital as a Respiratory Care Practitioner and serves the church on a half-time basis until spring of 2021, when he will become our full-time pastor. Keith is currently enrolled in the Course of Study required of local pastors serving in the UMC Conference. His service to Snow Hill is in the capacity of a Locally Licensed Pastor.

Keith has degrees from Chowan University and Forsyth Tech Community College.  He studied Chemistry at UNC Chapel Hill until he was awarded a Rotary Exchange scholarship and he completed his senior year at the University of Tasmania in Australia.

He has been married to his wife Sherrie for over 30 years.  They have a grown daughter Morgan.   All three of them served as volunteers for Lawsonville Fire Department for many years.