Pastor George P. Windley was born in Conway South Carolina. He was educated in the public schools of Horry County and graduated from Whittemore High School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Bachelor of Divinity from Morris College, Sumter, South Carolina. He did further studies at Colgate Divinity School, Rochester, New York and has completed five units of Clinical Pastoral Education. Pastor Windley has held positions as an instructor at Morris College School of Religion and Director of Men’s Residence Hall at Morris College. He also served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam conflict from 1969-1971.
In 1987, he was the founder of the Manhood/Womanhood Training. Over 2000 young people have received vital training. He also served as a commissioner for the National Baptist convention of America USA Inc. Prison Ministry.
Pastor Windley has received the following honors and awards:
He also served as pastor of the following churches: Pilgrimford Baptist, Yemassee, SC; Saint Elizabeth Baptist, Aynor, SC; and Saint Peter Baptist Church, Burgess, SC (Home Congregation). He served as Pastor of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, Manning, South Carolina from 1978 until his retirement on January 9, 2023.
Rev. Windley is married to the former Linda Galloway. They are humble parents of three children, Reverend George P. Windley, Jr., Pastor of First Baptist Missionary Church, Sumter, South Carolina; Dr. Belinda W. McCoy, Minister of Music at First Baptist Missionary Church; and Mark Anthony Windley, a graduate of Clemson University, design engineer. They have been blessed with two daughters-in-law, Rochelle Gaymon Windley and Krystina Windley, and four grandchildren.
Reverend Windley’s scripture motto is “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness and all of these things shall be added unto you.” Matthew 6:33