Elder Terri Juanita Williams is the youngest daughter of the late Jessie James & Mother Lovie Williams. She received her education in the Baltimore Public School System and graduated from Eastern High. She attended Strayer Business College and Morgan State University where she received her B.S. Degree in Information Systems, and Peabody Institute majoring in voice and music theory.
She worked at Morgan State University for fourteen years, Baltimore County Department of Social Services as an Accounting Fiscal Clerk II for six years, and retired from Baltimore City Department of Social Services as an Income Maintenance Specialist II in 2013.
Elder Williams is a member of Nazarene Temple Apostolic Faith Church in Baltimore, MD where she was baptized in the Name of Jesus Christ and received the gift of the Holy Ghost. At the age of nine, she sang her first song entitled, “God Gave Me A Song” before a congregation of two hundred. Her music skills have taken her coast -to -coast singing and preaching. Among her musical accomplishments are five recordings, a live CD recording with the LAWEC Mass Choir, “Got to Make Home With Christ“, and writing and recording her own song, “Lord You Done So Much For Me“. Elder Williams is also a successful entrepreneur; as the owner of “Lovie’s Pie’s” and her own clothing line , “Lovie’s Best Retail“, for women and men’s suits.
Also among her accomplishments at the Nazarene Temple Apostolic Faith Church, she served as the Youth President for 10 years, Youth Pastor for 8 years and member of the Trustee Board, Worship Leader, Choir directress for the Youth, Young Adult and Adult choirs, and continues today as the 3rd Assistant Pastor.
Under the Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith, Inc., Elder Terri held the office of Marketing Director for the National Women’s Forum(NWF) and now serves as the Director of the International Women’s Forum (IWF), as well as District Director of the ESSC Women’s Auxiliary.