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Meet Courtney Todd

By LORETTA FULTON Pioneer Drive Baptist Church’s new ministry for families with special needs children is up and running with the selection of Courtney Todd as director. Todd previously served as the preschool minister for another Baptist church in the Abilene area. She started her new position as director of Embrace Ministry Oct. 2.  “I am very grateful to step

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‘The Cross, The Crown’ Presented by Pioneer Drive Baptist Church

The Celebration Choir and Orchestra of Pioneer Drive Baptist Church will present “The Cross, The Crown” in two parts at the Abilene Convention Center. Part 1, “The Cross” will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15. Part 2, “The Crown,” will begin at 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 17. Both parts will be presented at the Convention Center, 1100 N.

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PDBC Renovation on Display

By LORETTA FULTON Thanks to a $4.5 million renovation project, even the oldest Sunday School class at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church can now watch a TikTok video on the big screen. “That’s how advanced we’ve become,” joked John Whitten, senior pastor at the church. The renovation/reconfiguring did much more than add upgraded technology to the campus. It more than doubled

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PDBC Dedicates Phase 1 of Building Project

On Sunday, Jan. 9, members of Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, led by senior pastor John Whitten, dedicated the completed Phase 1 of a building project to enlarge and remodel the complex at 701 S. Pioneer Drive. The building project is part of a three-year campaign called Pioneer Possibility.  Reed Ambrose, director of communications at the church, said members are in the

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‘Tis the Season for Retirements

By LORETTA FULTON In August 2020, Stan Allcorn started a trend that is continuing this summer among other local pastors and people serving in ministry roles–retirement. Allcorn came to Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in 1998 and stepped down from his position as senior pastor last August. He and his family were honored at an outdoor retirement party Sunday night, Aug.

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