Rev. Timothy E. Sandeno graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 2005 and was ordained that summer at Grace Lutheran Church, Summerville, SC where he worked as a church planter. With the successful incorporation of the mission as a congregation in 2006, Pastor Sandeno served as the first pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Charleston, SC. Receiving the call from Redeemer, he moved to Gorham with his wife Lisa in August 2013. The Sandenos have three children; Victoria of Rochester, MN; and Gunder and Gabrielle, both of Gorham.