Fresno County Prayer Leader

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Fresno County Prayer Leader


Cheri Risch

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Cheri Risch moved to California from Illinois in the 1970s as part of the “Jesus Movement” and has been growing with a “growth from the Lord” ever since. She married R. Forest Risch in 1976, they have three adult sons: Danny, David, Josh, and seven grandchildren. They have lived in Clovis, California since 1979 where Cheri home-schooled their sons for a total of five years. Afterward, she taught in private and Christian schools before retiring. They attend St. James Anglican Church. Cheri serves on the Pastor’s Prayer Team along with the Healing Prayer Team for the church and also leads the Prayer Team for their local Pregnancy Care Center. Cheri has been active in both local, statewide, & national prayer ministries including:  Pray Central Valley, Pray California, Governor’s Prayer Team, National Day of Prayer, and USA Prayer Watch. She states “It is an honor to be a part of the Spirit of Prayer that the Lord is pouring out across California and the Globe!”