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Elder Terris ThomasELDER TERRIS THOMAS, is currently serving as Youth Pastor and Director of Christian Education at Timothy Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia. She is the Director of Christian Education for the Georgia Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Elder Thomas also serves as Chaplain for Marketplace Ministries with assignments to Pilgrim's Pride Poultry and Premier Hotels in Athens. Elder Thomas received her formal training from the Tallahassee Community College, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Beulah Heights Bible College and a Master’s in Christian Education from Luther Rice Seminary. She is president of Foundation for the Next Generation Inc., a Youth Development Organization whose mission is to enhance every aspect of adolescent life. She is married to Darrin S. Thomas and they have two children, Steffan and Dreidan.