Welcome to Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church

Welcome to Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church. Our church is celebrating over 100 years as a Presbyterian Church in Alamo Heights and one of the oldest churches in the San Antonio area.


Who We Are

Mission Statement of Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church

“Glorifying God and sharing the teachings of Jesus Christ we build a community of hope and wholeness through worship, education, service and fellowship.”

Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church is a part of the Presbyterian Church. The Presbyterian Church or PC is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States. It is part of the Reformed family of Protestantism, descending from the branch of the Protestant Reformation over which John Calvin had a strong, early influence.

Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church is part of the  Mission Presbytery. For more information on the Presbyterian Church, read the following: Book of Order, Book of Confessions.

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Meet Our Pastor

Rev Richard Knott of Alamo Heights Presbyterian ChurchRev. Dr. Richard O. Knott, Jr, an ordained Presbyterian minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Dr Knott holds a B.A. in History, from Belhaven College and a Masters degree and Doctorate from Austin Presbyterian Seminary. His doctoral emphasis was in Philosophical Hermeneutics and his dissertation is entitled, “Bridging the Chasm: the Philosophical Hermeneutic of Origen and Its Validity in the Present Hermeneutical Debate.”

Dr. Knott has been the San Antonio based Senior Pastor of Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church for over 30 years.

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Outreach: Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church Day School

Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church Day SchoolEstablished in 1981, our Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church Day School program has become a vital outreach ministry of the Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church. The AHPC Day School serves children ranging in age from six weeks to four years. We offer pick-up and an after-school program for children from Howard, Cambridge, and Woodridge Elementary schools.

Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church Day School also offers a Summer Camp Program for elementary age children.

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Church Life: Martial Arts

American Christian Taekwondo at Alamo Heights PresbyterianAs part of Rev. Dr. Richard Knott’s ministry, he founded the American Christian Taekwondo School (ACTS) and the American Christian Taekwondo Association (ACTA) in 1990 at Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church. Through these groups, Rev. Knott and his martial arts teaching staff offer Taekwondo classes to children from age 4, up to adults of any age. Rev. Knott holds a sixth degree black belt in Taekwondo, an accomplishment that took him 27 years of intensive study to achieve.

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Dr Richard Knott celebrates his 30th anniversary as pastor of Alamo Heights Presbyterian Church.

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