Religion: Abrupt Exit: The Rev. Terry Cole-Whittaker,

Woman evangelist's goodbye

The Rev. Terry Cole-Whittaker, 45, a joyful extoller of fulfillment and guilt- free pleasure, appeared to be the most striking example of her own teaching. Worshipers packed meetings of her independent congregation in San Diego, and her syndicated TV show was aired in 15 markets. She got an annual salary of $180,000, plus perks that one insider puts at $40,000 a month. Gavin MacLeod (Love Boat), one of her many celebrity parishioners (others: Linda Gray, Lily Tomlin, Eydie Gorme), threw a big bash so she could meet nearly everyone who had ever graced his ABC show. Have it all, said Cole-Whittaker....

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