Nate Norris was born and raised in the Church of God and Saints of Christ. He received his formative education in the Zanesville City School system. Brother Norris he graduated from Zanesville High School in 1983.
Brother Norris received his undergrad degree from Ohio University in Athens Ohio. He had a double major in psychology and religion. He attended graduate school at Ohio University in Lancaster, Ohio and received a degree in Public Administration.
Brother Norris worked for Muskingum County Children Services for 28 years as a Director of Youth Services. He formally retired from Children Services in 2016 and took one year off to relax and enjoy church and family.
After relaxing for a short while, he began working at Allwell Behavioral Health Services in 2017. He is currently the Director of Residential Youth Services and works within a six county region striving towards good mental health and the well-being of youth in the area.
Brother Norris was appointed an Elder by Chief Rabbi Phillip E. McNeil in early 2018, in Detroit Michigan, and later was assigned to Second Tabernacle Beth El, Zanesville Ohio, as the local pastor.
For Elder Norris, it has truly been a blessing to pastor such a vibrant and thriving congregation. Elder Norris thanks God for His blessings.