Association Missions Strategist
Norman joined our staff September 2023 as our Association Missions Strategist. has been married to Jane for 43 years and they have 3 children. Norman has worked all hisadult life in various ministry positions staring as youth pastor, bus minister, minister of music, Sunday School teacher, and the last 10 years as senior pastor. He graduated from Luther Rice Seminary with a Masters in theology.
Prior to ministry Norman worked as an organizational development consultant for Levi Strauss designing organizational change processes and doing leadership development. Norman also conducts mediations for Knox County Sessions Court. He has written a book called Building Biblical Ministries and Leadership.
He is excited about working with pastors in our association.
Ministry Assistant - Teresa Wood
Teresa Wood joined our staff in September 2016. Teresa has served as Director of Children's Ministries and has a heart for reaching and teaching both children and youth. She and her husband Shane are members of Central Baptist Church in Loudon where her husband serves as the Youth Pastor. They have 3 beautiful children. Teresa enjoys planning and organizing associational events and enjoys working alongside of our churches to help with mission opportunities. Teresa also serves as the Immanuel House Director, a ministry of LCBA.