Lady Louise Gillum

Missionary Louise Gail Gillum is a native of Augusta, Georgia.  She is married to Dr. Gilbert Gillum, Jr., the Senior Pastor of the Living Word Church of God in Christ.

Missionary Gillum is a 1972 graduate of Augusta Technical College.  She was then employed as a Licensed Vocational Nurse for over thirty years.  In 1997, she attended McLennan Community College and earned certification in Day Care Administration. Mission Gillum is active within her local church as First Lady of the Living Word Church of God in Christ, and she leads the Women’s Department on various church and community-based initiatives.  On the jurisdictional level in the Church of God in Christ, she held the position of President of the Hospitality Department for Texas Southwest Jurisdiction.  At the national level, she served as Third-Vice President of the International Hospitality Department for the Churches of God in Christ, Inc.

Missionary Gillum expresses her passion for education, childcare, and healthcare through her work and various accomplishments.  She began the Living Word Children Church Ministry in 1992 and presently serves as the Executive Director for the Living Word Christian Academy and Daycare.  Under her tutelage, the child development center has received various awards and recognition.  Additionally, she serves as President of the Smart Start Childcare Association in McLennan County.

Missionary Gillum not only has attained these achievements, but she has been blessed to work in ministry partnership with her husband of over forty years, Dr. Gilbert Gillum, Jr.  With all of her social, religious, and civic responsibilities, she still finds time to nurture her spouse, children: Audrey, Amy and Edmond, and grandchildren: Jayla, Jaden and Jabez.