Dec 12, 2018
Paul Ryerson
Salvation Army Bell Ringing 2018

Captain Paul Ryerson was commissioned as a Salvation Army officer in 2010. His first assignment was El Paso, Tx which he commanded until June 2014 as a Lieutenant. He was then transferred to the community of Pleasant Grove in SE Dallas where he was given the rank of Captain. He served in Dallas for two years until receiving transfer orders to the Bryan/College Station area as the Commanding Officer in June 2016.


Paul grew up in Big Spring, Tx. He is the third generation in his family to be associated with The Salvation Army. He is the first to be a commissioned officer. 


His education includes a Bachelor of Arts from The Salvation Army School for Officer’s Training (Atlanta, GA) where he received two awards, the Sidney Cox Award, the top musicians award, and the Principal’s Award. He also has a Bachelor in Practical Christian Ministry from Trevecca Nazarene University (Nashville, TN). He is also an alumni of the Arrow Leadership Academy.  


Paul is an ordained minister and conducts services weekly with his wife at The Salvation Army, who is also a Salvation Army officer. Together they have two children, Josh, 4, and Eleanor, who was born in May 2017. Paul and his family have enjoyed calling Bryan/College Station home since their arrival.