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 by using the contact us page. 

Rev. Susan Amann, Deacon

Rev. Susan has served Hudson UMC as clergy since 2013. Her primary ministry is bridging the church and the world through pastoral care (compassion) and social justice. She does this as a psychotherapist at LeaderWise (New Brighton, MN) and as a Palliative Care Clinical Social Worker at Regions Hospital (St. Paul, MN). At HUMC, she preaches, teaches and leads small groups, and provides emergency pastoral care and hospital visits.  Her prior church leadership experience includes being the Director of Children’s and Family Ministry at HUMC. Her social work experience includes mental health crisis intervention, mental health case management, psychotherapy in a corrections setting, general medical social work, and social work with the dementia population and their caregivers.  
Rev . Susan completed her seminary education at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and earned a Master of Clinical Social Work degree from the University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University. She is licensed in Minnesota as an Independent Clinical Social Worker.
Rev. Susan may be reached by completing the contact us page.

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, Jona Hays, Heather Tank; Podcast Worship Director: Adele Dolan; Custodian: Mike Galloway