New pastor for Redeemer Lutheran Church
He was born and raised in Buffalo and began to serve as a pastoral assistant in Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Kenmore in 1995 under the guidance of the Rev. Ben Eder.
He married Nancy Golda, a Buffalo native and former friend who had left Buffalo and settled in Florida, in 2003.
Lettieri entered Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminar in St. Catharines, Ontario, in 2006, spent a year as vicar at Salem Lutheran Church in Buffalo in 2010 – 2011 and then received a call from Redeemer Church to serve in a pastoral capacity, while he completed his studies at the seminary.
Lettiere graduated from the seminary this past May and was assigned to Redeemer on May 26. He was ordained into the Holy Ministry of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, on July 1.
The Lettieris said they plan to move into the Redeemer parsonage soon.