Pastor Richard Norris

Welcome to the Family


Richard Norris retired from the Department of Defense in 2005. He worked overseas in Bermuda for 2 years and Japan for 10 ½ years. His walk with God began in 1986 when he joined the St. David’s Seventh-day Adventist Church in Bermuda dedicating his life to the service of God. Recently He has worked as the training director and Chaplain for the Mission 1000 organization.  He has a Master of Divinity and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. For years he has served as a chaplain assisting local pastors in many different capacities.  He has worked with the Kentucky Tennessee Conference, the Gulfstates Conference and the National Servicemens Organization(NSO). Richard’s wife, Coylean, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. They have 2 sons and four grandchildren. In 2005, their only daughter, Rachel, died at age 21.