Committees & Organizational Groups

(Unless otherwise noted, contact the church office for more information 608-752-0548 or email

Committee Name


Meeting schedule


Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) “human relations” committee–oversight of staffing issues, staff development, policies 1st Thursday
6:30 PM
Mark Kopp, chair
Finance Committee oversight of the financial well-being of the church, stewardship, budgetary guidance 3rd Tuesday
6:30 PM
Daryl Spors, chair
Trustees responsible for the building and grounds; ongoing maintenance and long-range planning 2nd Tuesday
6:30 PM
Dave Sheen, chair
Missions Outreach Committee manages mission funding received from the Cargill UM Foundation and special offering contributions, determining needs of the local, national and global communities 3rd Tuesday
6:30 PM
Leanne Yaucher, chair
Cargill Scholarship Committee assist youth, members & staff in furthering their education by administering scholarship funds provided by various trusts through the Cargill UM Foundation meets monthly
Jan-April, Oct
Jeff Schmoldt, chair
Children’s Ministry Committee planning & support of programs & events to facilitate the spiritual growth needs of Cargill’s children 2nd Tuesday
6:30 PM
Andrea Beasley, chair
Marketing Committee responsible for promotion of Cargill’s programs & events to members and non-members 4th Tuesday
6:30 PM
Pam Schmoldt, chair
Cargill United Methodist Foundation More information Jim Borgerding, chair
Cargill Christian Preschool & Daycare Board oversight board representing church members, PS/DC staff and parents 3rd Thursday
6:30 PM
Lynn Karges, chair
Caring Ministries outreach committee to provide connectional support; member celebrations, homebound ministries, hospital/nursing home visits, membership care services 2nd Monday
3:00 PM
Romona Hohenstein
Bev Koch
Altar Guild provides assistance with Sanctuary needs, Holy Communion preparations, Sunday worship preparations no regular meetings Marily Heshelman
Barb Kronquist
Family Ministries planning & support of programs & events to nurture family connections in their spiritual growth and relationships with God and each other 2nd Tuesday
6:30 PM
Jessica Benowich
Youth Council planning & support of programs & events with the purpose of helping youth develop relationships with each other, the community and God 3rd Sunday
Lexi Verdone, Chair

Pastor Dan Verdegan

Welcoming & Connecting Ministry Team provides welcoming and hospitality to all who enter through greeters, ushers, Connections Center volunteers and coffee fellowship so that each person feels welcome and connected to others and Cargill’s ministries Committees meet individually
Pastor Dan Verdegan