The Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP branch is pleased to announce that Dr. Ila McMillan will be our 2019 Woman of the Year!
Bishop McMillan was born in Lenoir, NC and is one of eight children of the late Rev. Mary Rose Dula and the late Kenneth Dula Sr. She began her education in the Caldwell County School System, and later attended Caldwell Technical Community College for nursing.
She was chosen and ordained by God along with her husband, the late Pastor Robert E. McMillan, in May of 1972. Having a divine calling from God to preach to all nations, Dr. McMillan has extensively traveled the length of the United States, as well as Israel, Russia, Africa and India.
McMillan completed her Doctorate of Theology in Christian Education from Trinity Christian University in New Orleans, LA in May 2000.
Guided by McMillan, Faith Tabernacle Oasis of Love International Church has many areas of ministry. Plans are underway to further expand this ministry through continued outreach, television, music production, literature, and an educational facility.
McMillan loves to collect antiques, watch classic movies, travel, and spend time with her daughter,five grandchildren and long-time friends.