March 11, 2017

Gabe Norris, Spring Distinguished Speaker

Gabe Norris, Co-Founder of Connect Ministries and Director of WinShape Camps for Communities, is the Spring Distinguished Speaker at Prince Avenue Christian School.  Gabe will speak to PACS middle and high school students on Wednesday, March 22nd at 10:00 am.  PACS parents, families, and friends are welcomed and encouraged to attend.  

Gabe was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC.  He graduated from the University of Georgia and from the Beeson Divinity School at Samford University.  While attending UGA, Gabe met his wife Allyson, and they married in January, 2002. 

Gabe has led in camp ministry since 1998 in many different capacities.  After serving as the Camp Director for Student Life for Kids, Gabe then became a Camp Coordinator for LifeWay’s Crosspoint and Centri-Kid camps. 

In September 2006 Gabe and Ken Thomas co-founded Connect Ministries, a non-profit ministry existing to resource churches to connect with their communities.  There he serves as the Director of WinShape Camps for Communities. 

Through these experiences and connections, Gabe has been blessed with the opportunity to teach, speak, and preach to a wide variety of age groups all across the country. 

Gabe and Allyson reside in Bishop, GA with their three daughters Neely, Ansley Jane, and Audrey.

The Distinguished Speaker Series is part of the PACS Christian Character Development Program in which PACS welcomes guest speakers whose presentations repeatedly emphasize the Christian character traits of integrity, ethical decision-making, sound judgment, social conduct, and servant leadership. Students will follow-up with the topics presented the following week in small group discussions.