Terry Battaglia was born and raised in Ohio in a very Italian Catholic family.
She knew at a very young age that she wanted to minister in the church.
She has been in full time ministry for the past 36 years. Terry and her husband Bob Mlakar have been married for over 27 years. They have two children. David who is 25 and a professional magician and illusionist and a daughter Nicki who is 20 and a junior at John Carroll university. Terry currently is a pastoral minister at Church of the Resurrection.