Teresa Elder is the Praise and Prayer Pastor for the Vineyard Church in Clarksville. She and her husband David Elder began with the church in the early 1990s when it was a new church plant. She became a worship leader shortly after and has been serving in the church's worship ministry ever since. Teresa was born in Indiana and came to know Jesus when she was 8 years old in a tiny church on Okinawa and was later baptized in the Seto Inland Sea off the coastline of Hiroshima. She has walked with the Lord for over 50 years. She and David have been married for over 40 years and have two grown children. Teresa is a graduate of Austin Peay State University and currently works full-time as staff at Belmont University.