Student Ministry

The Pioneer Student Family is making more mature disciples by growing in truth and grace. We believe that every student needs a friend, and every student needs an adult who is invested in their life. We take our fun seriously.

Student Family Values:

We are Family

Big Jesus People

Bible as Foundation

Choose Joy Always

Growth through Challenge

Beyond the Walls

Summer Activities


July 5-9

Southwest Baptist University
Bolivar, MO

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July 25-29

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Weekly Opportunities

During the School Year


Sunday School

9 AM – Classes are offered for grades 7-12.


Sunday Evenings

4:30 – 5:30 PM – Middle School Choir meets in Room 111 for rehearsal in preparation for a mission trip weekend in May.

4:30 – 6 PM – High School Choir meets in the Choir Suite for rehearsal in preparation for a week-long mission trip in June.

5:45 – 7 PM – Junior High Home Groups at various host homes in the Abilene area.

6:15 – 7:15 PM – Situated to follow directly after High School Choir, our High School students meet in host homes for Bible Study Home Groups weekly.


Wednesday Nights

6 – 7 PM – Open Gym time for students of all ages before Worship at 7 PM.

7 – 8 PM – Youth Worship is an opportunity for the students of Pioneer Drive to come together in fellowship with a time of worship followed by an impactful message from a member of the Youth Ministry staff. We meet in the Conference Center.

Meet the Ministers

Terence Waldron

Minister of Youth

Jonathan Gressett

Associate Minister of Youth