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

Weekly Opportunities


Sunday School

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


Sunday Evenings

(Temporarily Suspended) 5:45 – 7 PM – Junior High Connect Groups at various host homes in the Abilene area.

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


Wednesday Nights

(Temporarily Suspended) 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. It will be located outside under the covered parking, south end of campus.

Meet the Ministers

Terence Waldron

Minister of Youth

Jonathan Gressett

Associate Minister of Youth