OLIH Staff

Kyle Lechtenberg

Kyle Lechtenberg

Music & Liturgy Director

Kyle Lechtenberg was baptized at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Strawberry Point and grew up in that area of northeastern Iowa. In 2016, he and his wife, Kara Ullestad, were married at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church in Des Moines. They welcomed their daughter, Sage Elise, in August 2017.

Kyle joined Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Parish in the summer of 2015 as a parishioner and as Director of Music and Liturgy. Kyle enjoys serving God through resourcing the nearly 600 music and liturgical ministers who help lead the whole assembly's worship of God. In previous positions, Kyle has served in diocesan and parish ministries in Des Moines and Dubuque, as well as a public school vocal music teacher for grades 7-12 in Independence, Iowa. His undergraduate music degree is from the University of Northern Iowa, and his Master of Theological Studies degree, concentrating in liturgical studies, is from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana.

You can reach Kyle at or by calling the main office at 964-3038.