Who We Are

About Us

Our Story

In 1986, Jim and Denise Rion founded our church in a small rented space with just a few people attending the first service. When it came time to search for a place to build, Pastor Jim felt led to an undeveloped and unknown area of San Antonio called Westover Hills. God only knew it would become one of the fastest growing areas in the nation.

April 1986

First service held

Pastor Jim and Denise Rion started the church in April of 1986. The first service took place in a rented store-front building on Culebra Road. It began with the name "Ingram Assembly of God."

1988

First church built

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When the search began for a permanent home, Pastor Jim felt led to purchase land in an undeveloped and relatively unknown area of San Antonio called Westover Hills. In September 1988, more than 100 people gathered for the first service in the new building.

1999

Worship Center opened

The Westover Hills area experienced exponential growth, eventually becoming one of the fastest-growing zip codes in the nation. When mutliple services were not enough to accommodate the church's growth, a new Worship Center was built. It opened in December 1999 with triple the seating capacity of the first sanctuary.

Fall 2007

Family Life Center opened

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Out of a desire to reach the next generation, a Family Life Center was added in September 2007. Kids Ministry moved into the new addition, while middle and high school students inherited the first sanctuary, now known as the Student Center.

Fall 2010

Español Campus launched

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To reach the growing Latino community, Westover Hills launched a Spanish campus. Pastor Mario Escobedo joined the team to lead Westover Hills - Español.

Fall 2012

Medina Valley Campus launched

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An opportunity to expand to the Medina Valley area came in 2012. David Barnes, longtime children's pastor for Westover Hills, transitioned to lead Westover Hills - Medina Valley.

February 2014

New Auditorium Opened

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Plans for a Worship Center expansion were unveiled in early 2011, as the flagship campus, now known as Northwest, continued to experience strong growth. In February 2014, a new 2,200-seat auditorium, complete with state-of-the-art technology, opened. The expansion also included a café, classrooms, nurseries and more spaces for community.

2015

Sports Complex announced

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In September of 2015, Pastor Jim announced plans for a $5 million Sports Complex and the addition of a Sports Director, NBA veteran Antonio Daniels. The Sports Complex will allow us to serve the Westover Hills community by offering year-round sports leagues for all ages.

210-523-1505
info@westoverhills.church
9340 Westover Hills Blvd.
San Antonio, Texas 78251
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