Mother Maxine Billingsley is the oldest of ten children born to Deacon James and Mother
Mildred McCartney.  She was raised in the Church of God in Christ and was saved and filled
with the Holy Ghost at the age of six. She has been an active member of the church all of her

Mother Billingsley was educated in the Wichita Public School system and attended Friend’s
University where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree.  She continued her education
receiving the Master of Education Degree from Wichita State University.  Mother Billingsley
was employed by USD 259 for over thirty years as a career educator and counselor in the
Wichita Public School System.  As an educator, she positively impacted the lives of thousands
of high school students.  Mother Billingsley’s passion for youth did not stop at school but it
carried over into her community and church activities.  Throughout her rise in the ranks of
the church, Mother Billingsley never forgot the youth.  She served as District Purity Lady and
as the Jurisdictional President of Scholastic Motivation Ministries. As a child she
participated in the Sunshine Band, Purity Class, Sunday School, Young People Willing
Workers (YPWW), She continued her involvement as an adult serving as YPWW president at
the local church for over 15 years and  also as the local and district president of the Purity
Class.  Mother Billingsley was an ardent member of the Young Women’s Christian Council
(YWCC) participating at the local, district and jurisdictional levels.  At the National Church
Level, Mother Billingsley has been a writer for the national YWCC topics, a workshop
presenter at the National AIM (summer) convention and she also served as an executive
advisor to the National Scholastic Motivation Ministries Team.   From 2001-2005, Mother
Billingsley was Jurisdictional Supervisor for Kansas Southwest Church of God in Christ.  She
is an Inspirational Speaker, Soloist and Evangelist. She also served faithfully as an assistant to
Mother Theda Wells with the Supevisors without Charge from 2007-2011.  In April 2009
Mother Billingsley was appointed by our General Supervisor, Mother Willie Mae Rivers  to
assist Mother Callie Smith as Vice President of the International  YWCC and in April 2011
upon recommendation from Mother Smith, Mother Rivers elevated Mother Billingsley to the
office of President of the International Young Women’s Christian Council.

A nationwide traveler, Mother Billingsley  has visited most of the continental US states and
she also visited South Africa in October, 2005 fulfilling a lifetime dream.  She is a member of
the Victory Temple Church of God in Christ under the pastorate of Administrative Assistant
Johnny Banks.  At Victory Temple she is the sermonic soloist, bible band teacher, a Captain
for the pastor’s anniversary, church mother and a member of the Trustee Board.

Mother Billingsley is the mother of two adult sons- Mark and Kevin, and the proud
grandmother of seven. In her leisure time, she enjoys sewing, singing, listening to sacred and
gospel music, bible trivia and bible study, reading, surfing the internet, working jigsaw
puzzles, and travel.
    Mother Maxine Billingsley    
International  President                
Young  Women’s Christian Counci

Mother Maxine Billingsley; 2200 N. Belmont;  Wichita, KS 67220  
316 682-7431
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