Rev. Dr. Dawn Jeffers Ramstad

Worship and congregational life is at the heart of her ministry as pastor. Rev. Dawn enjoys Hudson UMC because of all ages present in our congregation. She received her Master of Divinity and Master of Arts from Pacific School of Religion in Berkley, CA., and her Doctor of Philosophy from Garrett Evangelical in Evanston, Il. Both her MA and PhD focus on Christian education and the shared life of the local congregation. As a Christian educator, she has served churches in California and Wisconsin, as well as the Wesley Foundation at the University of California in Berkley, and as Interim Director of Church Relations at Garrett. 

You may reach Rev. Dawn at: 

Rev. Susan Amann, Deacon

Rev. Susan completed her seminary education at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University. She is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin for advanced, graduate level social work practice, and was ordinated in 2017.

Rev. Susan may be contacted at:


Lynn Barbeau, Director of Youth & Family Ministries

Lynn comes to us with a degree in art education from DePauw University and was the Director of Christian Education at Portage UMC for 13 years, where she was very active and a board member of the Wisconsin Chapter of C.F.E (Christian Educator's Fellowship.)

She is very excited to share her passion to serve others with new programs and ideas at Hudson United Methodist Church.

Lynn may be contacted at:

Kathy O'Brien Schroeder, Administrative Assistant

With over seventeen years of experience and a fully certified Administrative Assistant through PAUMCS, Kathy has a wealth of experience. Her passion is to lift up and support staff and the body of Christ. Words to describe Kathy are: welcoming, friendly, confidential, intelligent, and dependable. Kathy has an Irish sense of humor, so be prepared to laugh or smile.

Additional Staff

Treasurer: Carol Trainor; Data-Base Coordinator: Jane Dejno; Nursery Coordinator: Lynn Watson; HandBell Director: Louise Weiher; Organist/Pianist: Mary Post, LeAnn Stein, Carol Trainor & Louise Weiher; Choir Co-Directors: Adele Dolan, LeAnn Stein; Custodian: Mike Galloway