Co-Pastor Betty Terry was born in Clarksville, Va. She is the youngest of seven children. She received formal education in the Virginia Public School System and at Prince George’s Community College where she received her certification in early childhood education.Co-Pastor Terry was baptized and received the gift of the Holy Spirit at the age of seventeen at the House of Prayer under the leadership of Rev. Charles Davis of Clarksville, Va. She later relocated to Maryland and became a member of Second Chance Ministries where she served in the Outreach and Prison Ministries and met her husband of 25 years, Pastor Booker Terry.
  The Terrys relocated to Montgomery County, Md. and became members of the Good News Bible Church located in Gaithersburg, Md. under the pastoral care of Scott Taylor. Later, the godly couple served under the leadership of Pastors Dwayne and Kitt Brewington of Victory Christian Church International located in Gaithersburg, Md. It was during this term of service that Pastor Terry was called to open the doors of There Is Hope Christian Church, where Co-Pastor Betty Terry serves faithfully in various capacities. Co-Pastor Terry completed her Pastoral Studies in 2004 from the Urban Alternative under the leadership of Anthony T. Evans, Ph.D. and in 2007 from the New Destiny Fellowship.
  Co-Pastor Terry has worked for many years in child development, including owning a private day care center. She currently owns Good Start Driving School located in Gaithersburg, Md.