Our Story

How it all started...

Pastor Johnny and Ruth Ortiz are influential leaders who serve with excellence and integrity at Catalyst Church, located in San Antonio, Texas. They have been married for 27 years and have two beautiful children, Jonathan and Bella Ortiz.

Johnny and Ruth Ortiz are founders and Pastors of Catalyst Church of San Antonio. They served as youth pastors for fifteen years and as youth directors for Church of God South Central Region for almost ten years.  

In 2014, Pastor Ortiz birthed Catalyst Church in the Northwest part of San Antonio. Their passion is to witness lives transformed through the power of the Holy Spirit and discipleship. They strive to impart hope in others so that they may live out God’s purpose for their lives and serve others as agents of change.

Expanding the vision...

Our church is a welcoming space for anyone, regardless of their life journey. Our focus is on providing relevant teaching, heartfelt worship, honest friendships, constant prayer, and compassionate care for others. 
Whether you are new to the church scene or seeking a place to belong, we invite you with open arms. We strongly believe that through our engaging worship and practical teachings based on biblical truths, lives are being transformed positively.

Be a part of our Story.

Join us every Sunday as we gather for worship and praise at 11:00 am.