Tag Archives: Stan Allcorn

‘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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Church 2020

By CAROLYN NEWMAN I do not go to church in town,I go to church in my nightgown.I do not want to be a crier‘Cause I cannot sing in choir. I’ve done that for 53 yearsSee me holding back my tears?The next best thing for you and meIs pioneerdrive.tv. I do miss my Sunday School friendsMy teacher’s expertise never ends.Our leader

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‘Brother Stan’ and Claudia Allcorn Honored by PDBC

By LORETTA FULTON “Stan the Man” has earned many honorific titles and humorous nicknames at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church over the past 22 years, but the one he likes best is “Brother Stan.” “We were all born from the spirit of Christ,” Brother Stan said at his retirement party Sunday night, Aug. 30. “We’re all family.” Even Stan Allcorn’s parting

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Retirement Poem for Stan Allcorn

Editor’s Note: This poem by Pioneer Drive Baptist Church member Carolyn Newman was read during the Aug 30 retirement party for longtime church pastor Stan Allcorn. R-E- T-I-R-E M-E-N- T,STAN ALLCORN IS RETIRING FROM PDBC.WE WILL MISS YOUR SERMONS AND WHAT WE’VE OFTEN HEARD,“WOULD YOU PLEASE STAND FOR THE READING OF GOD’S WORD?” NO WATERED DOWN SERMONS WITH PATS ON

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An Opening Prayer

By LORETTA FULTON School starts in Abilene Aug. 24, but a bunch of children got a head start Sunday when they received blessings in special services held at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest and at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. “Are y’all ready to pray together?” David Romanik, rector at Heavenly Rest, asked as children and their parents filed

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