Gabe Norris was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC. He has graduated from the University of Georgia and Beeson Divinity School at Samford University. While attending UGA, Gabe met his wife Allyson and married her in January, 2002. He has been blessed with the opportunity to teach, speak and preach to a wide variety of age groups all across the country. Gabe has led in camp ministry since 1997 as a bible study leader, Camp Pastor, Camp Director and a Camp Coordinator for Crosspoint and Centri-Kid in the LifeWay Christian Resources office and Student Life, Inc.

Gabe and Allyson now reside in Bishop, GA with their three daughters, Neely, Ansley Jane and Audrey. They attend church at Prince Avenue Baptist Church in Bogart, GA.

Gabe serves as Co-Founder and Vice President of Connect Ministries and Director of WinShape Camps for Communities.


Workshop Session 1: Assimilating New Families Back into the Life of Your Church
Churches are beginning to understand the need to reach outside of their walls in order to connect with their communities. The tricky part is determining what to do once you make contact with a new family.
Time: Tuesday, 2:30 – 3:30pm
Location: Faith Hall - Room 301B

Workshop Session 2: Equipping Parents to Be Effective Ministers
Every children's minister longs to have great assistant coaches called parents to help build the church together. The relationship between the church and the parent right-sizes when parents become ministers and the church becomes a resource.
Time: Wednesday, 8:45 – 9:45am
Location: Faith Hall - Room 301B

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