Pastor Andrew Tessone
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Pastor Tessone was born and raised in Southern Illinois. His parents both served as firefighters for
several years. His father is now retired, and his mother is a dental assistant. He has one brother,
Pastor Tessone graduated from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in May, 2007 with a
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. After finishing his degree, he enrolled in Concordia Seminary-St.
Louis to prepare for the Holy Ministry. Graduating in May, 2011, his first call was to Our Savior
Lutheran Church to serve as Associate Pastor. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, games, and
puzzles.