Terry is currently serving as associate pastor at Pensacola First Church of the Nazarene. His responsibilities include visitation and discipleship. He and his wife Gloria share teaching responsibilities for the Fresh Beginnings Sunday School class.
Since October he has been serving as pulpit supply at Fort Walton Beach Church of the Nazarene.
Terry became a Christian in November 1968. He then joined First Church of the Nazarene (now Stillmeadow Church of the Nazarene) in York, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Gloria served as laypersons in the York Church until Terry sensed a call to the ministry. Terry began studies for ordination in 2002 at the age of 58. After completing the course of study, Terry was ordained in April 2008.
He served as an associate pastor at Stillmeadow Church of the Nazarene in York until he and Gloria moved to Pensacola in June 2011. He and Gloria served in the inner city at the York City Campus of Stillmeadow for ten years prior to moving to Pensacola.
Terry worked in the engineering field for nearly 46 years before retiring in 2010. He worked for Caterpillar Tractor Company in Peoria, Illinois and York, Pennsylvania; SKF Bearing Industries in Hanover, Pennsylvania; and NTN Bearing Corporation in Lititz, Pennsylvania.
Terry and Gloria have two children, Michelle Gates of National City, California and Ryan Krebs of York, Pennsylvania. Michelle is married to Jamie Gates and they have three children, Charisa, Anthony, and Micaela. They attend Mission Church of the Nazarene in San Diego, California. Ryan is married to Nathalie and they have two children, Elijah and Eliana. They attend Stillmeadow Church of the Nazarene in York, Pennsylvania.