to Valley View United Methodist Church
View UMC and appreciate your faith in Godís hand and confidence
in the prayerful invitation of our Bishop & appointive
pray we can be partners, in this mission weíve been invited
to, with a sense of trust in the Divine Mystery, a full
reliance in the Holy Spirit and a sense of wonder as we
View UMC has many great people and they are doing inportant
work for the Lord. We plan on working together to reach
out and help God's people wherever we find them. So, let's
enjoy God's time together.
Harry Riser and wife Tammy moved to Espanola in the summer
of 2014. Rev. Riser was formerly the senior pastor at
Grace United Methodist Church in Alamogordo.
Riserís family moved to New Mexico from Ohio in 1974, and
Harry graduated from St. Michaelís 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 Rev. Riserís 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 (Espanola, NM).
Stephanie is the church secretary. She answers the phone, keeps the office, prints the bulletin and takes care of walk-ins.