Kory Knott

Rev. Dr. Kory Knott

Rob Webster


The Rev. Dr. Kory Knott was appointed to Custer Road UMC on July 1, 2013.  Prior to coming to Custer Road, Kory served as Senior Pastor of Argyle UMC where the church grew from 80 to 1200 members during his tenure. He also oversaw a capital campaign and construction on a new sanctuary and a building site that now includes a children’s building.

Prior to stepping into a senior pastor role, Kory served as youth, college and singles minister at Highland Park UMC in Dallas where he launched their contemporary Cornerstone worship service. He has also served in youth ministry at First UMC Rowlett and was a youth intern at King’s Way UMC in Springfield, MO.

Kory and wife Jennifer have been married for 20 years and have three children: daughter, Taylor, and sons, Zachary and Reed.

Education & Credentials:

  • B.A. degree in Biblical Studies/Psychology, Evangel University, Springfield, MO
  • Master of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology, SMU, Dallas, TX
  • Doctorate in Ministry from George Fox University, Portland, OR
  • Elder in Full Connection to North Texas Conference – 2005