History

  • Purchased: new Office equipment, computers, television monitors, kitchen equipment
  • Implemented: drama ministry, the millennium stewardship campaign, women & girls conference, hospitality ministry and prison ministry.
  • May – Entered into new edifice
  • 1 Additional full staff added
  • 1 Part-time each year scholarship recipients are awarded continuing education monies.
  • February 15th – Temporary relocated to the South Texas District Association Women’ Wing ( approx. Location where we first started in 1931)
  • Staff increased by two (1 Full-time, 1 Part-time)
  • Construction for new edifice and multi-purpose center underway
  • Two lots purchased on Shelby Circle.
  • First Stewardship Conference held.
  • First Discipleship Class implemented.
  • Additional Land Purchased
  • Additional Equipment Purchased
  • Furniture & Fixtures Added
  • Improvements made; First Stewardship Conference held.
  • Christian Union beneficiary amount increased from adults $350 to $500, children from $175 to $350
  • Ground Breaking services was held in November
  • Christian Education committee organized
  • First Evangelism conference held
  • Sick and Shut Ministry
  • Additional land purchased
  • Christian Softball League Organized
  • Samaritan ministry organized
  • Incarcerated Ministry
  • Pen Pal Ministry
  • Angel Tree Ministry
  • Evangelism Team Organized
  • Several instructional manuals compiled and printed also a church newsletter
  • (VISION) and First PBC Cookbook
  • Hosted the NBCA, Inc. Evangelical Board Tent Revival
  • 15 Passenger Van Purchased
  • Youth Minister added to Staff
  • February Rev. W. H. Burks passed
  • 47 Passenger Bus Purchased
  • Office staff added – Secretary, Administrative Assistant & Business Manager
  • Implemented tape series for church growth
  • Improvements were made in Furnishings, Building and Equipment
  • Land Purchased on Southview, Rosemont and McKinley and First Church Educational Annex
  • Food & Closet Organized
  • Homebound Tape Ministry
  • Architectural Plans Drawn and Introduced
  • Church Logo Designed
  • Annual Church Revival Implemented
  • Additional Land , Audio, and Video Equipment Purchased.
  • February – Pastoral Search Committee Selected
  • July 30 – Rev. Acie J. Jefferson, Jr. called to pastorage – Ordination held on September 20, 1987
  • Under his leadership, he implemented and organized several ministries as well as Bible Study, New Members Orientation Class and Salvation Class, additional Sunday School classes
  • December 31, Rev. Burks became Pastor Emeritus.
  • Scholarship Fund Organized
  • Education Day Established
  • Silver Eagle “Big Red” Bus Dedicated on the 14th of September
  • Additional Land Purchased and Improvements made.
  • PBC Celebrated Mortgage Burning
  • November 27 – Entered Present Edifice
  • Second Cornerstone Laid
  • Ministries and Auxiliaries implemented
  • Gladstone Property Purchased
  • 11/24/60 Reverend Burks assisted in Organizing Sunnyside Baptist, Rev.E. R. Curvey, Pastor
  • Christian Union (a Beneficiary Insurance)
  • May 1st – First Cornerstone Laid
  • Reverend McWashington Resigned
  • May – Reverend W. H. Burks called to Pastorage
  • Reverend B. W. McWashington called to Pastorage. Under his leadership, the Edifice was remodeled
  • Reverend T. C. Price Resigned
  • Reverend T. C. Price called to pastorage
  • Early 40’s First Edifice Erected @ 8001 Gladstone
  • First Property Purchased – Redbud @ Gladstone-building plans begun
  • Church Organized
  • Name “Pentecostal” adopted
  • First pastor called- Rev. G. W. Mitchell
  • First service held in Women’s Building (South Texas) 8300 Colonial Ln.
  • First piano purchased