Harry Riser and wife Tammy led his first service at Valley View
on Sunday, June 29. Rev. Riser was formerly the senior pastor
at Grace United Methodist Church in
Riser’s family moved to New Mexico from Ohio in 1974,
and Harry graduated from St. Michael’s High School in
Santa Fe in the spring of 1976. He attended McMurry University,
graduating in 1979. As a college
student, he worked with the Espanola Valley Group Ministry during
the summer of 1978.
He graduated from
Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University
(Dallas, TX) in 1989.
Valley View is
Riser’s 10th appointment in the New Mexico Annual Conference.
Rev. Riser married
his wife Tammy in 1988, and the couple has three grown sons:
Bronson (Findlay, OH), Dave (Castle Rock, CO), and Ethan (Durango,
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