A BRIEF BIO
Reverend Willie N. Yancey, a native of Oxford, North Carolina, is the son of Mrs. Melcina Throckmorton Yancey and the late Willie G. Yancey. He is a member of the St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church, Inc. of Oxford. He is married to Mrs. Thessie Harris Yancey, and blessed with three sons Barry, Jeffrey, and Danny.
Rev. Yancey was educated in Granville County public school (Joe Toler High School) of Oxford, North Carolina. He is a graduate of the Shaw Divinity School Extension Seminary of Raleigh, North Carolina. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies; and has completed many course like: Christians’ Ethic, Systematic Theology, Homiletics, Church Administration, and Philosophy of Religion.
Rev. Yancey is the former pastor of The Berry Hill Baptist Church of South Boston, Virginia, where he served the community for nine years. He is presently the pastor of The New Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Nathalie, Virginia. He was installed as Pastor in 1989. The church is a member of The Banister Missionary Baptist Association of Halifax, Virginia where he has served as Youth Coordinator of the Banister Youth Division for four years. He served as an instructor of the Ministers Class of the Banister Religious Institute. He also served as a radio announcer for WSBV Gospel Radio for fifteen years, and hosted a talk ministry for two years.
God has blessed Rev. Yancey with many talents. He is gifted with the ability to play several instruments. He writes and composes songs. He is a recording artist of many great songs with his family (known as the Yancey Family Singer). The group is now called the Yanceys. His greatest love is preaching the gospel of Jesus the Christ, and with his many talents, he uses them all for the glory of God.