W. Perry Sr. began his ministry 61 years ago at the age of 16 when his dad became ill and he filled in for him at Greentree now Ruidoso Downs New Mexico. He pastured in Los Animas, Colorado from 1968 through 1969. He then went to Santa Fe, New Mexico for 18 months after that he worked with Rev. Phil Hyde in Albuquerque for several years. While in Albuquerque he was sent to Espanola, New Mexico to work with the congregation to bring their Congregation into Fours square. He and his wife Glenda began the church in Capitan on May 31, 1981 where he has been for the last 30 years. He also serves as Chaplain at the Lincoln County Detention Center where he has broken all attendance records and now has several separate classes because of attendance. He has had as many as 73 men and 16 women. he has a mail ministry he sends out 368 packets of bible studies and news letters to persons requesting them to continue their education of the bible, these are sent to 13 different states and 12 prisons they cover as many as over 400 different individuals monthly. Rev. Perry is a third generation pioneer Pastor.