Concordia Lutheran Church of Watertown | 818 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601

Our Pastor


Pastor Lusisi

Pastor Paul D. Luisi and his family arrived in Watertown in July 1992. He has a Master of Divinity degree from Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. He interned at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska.

Prior to the ministry Pastor Luisi was a licensed Orthopedic Physician’s Assistant. At the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Resource Management.

From 1971 to 1975 he served as a medic in the United States Air Force.

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Pastor Luisi married Mary on February 21, 1976. They are the parents of three children. Amanda is the mother of Rosalyn, Bryndis and Laura. Anthony is an attorney in Albany, New York and he and his wife Paloma live in Loudonville, New York with their daughter Evangeline and a son Dominic. Anna is the vocal music and drama teacher at Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls, New York. Anna earned her Master’s Degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Conducting (choral and instrumental) at Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

Pastor Luisi enjoys long walks, crossword puzzles, reading and movies. For several years he was active in Community Theater with his daughter Anna.