Paul Johnsen, PastorPaul Johnsen, Pastor

Pastor Paul has been serving FUMC since July 2017. He has served several congregations in Wisconsin throughout his career. He attended Duke Divinity School and has a Doctor of Ministry degree in Biblical Preaching.


Modesto Soto, Pastor, Hispanic MinistryModesto Soto, Pastor, Hispanic Ministry

Pastor Modesto launched our Hispanic ministry. Before coming to the United States, served in the Dominican Republic as a youth leader and a missionary pastor.  He started a radio and television ministry and led several mission teams on trips to the United States.

Pastor Modesto empezó nuestro ministerio hispano. Antes de irse a Los Estados Unidos, él sirvió como líder de jóvenes y pastor misionero en La República Dominicana. Él empezó un ministerio de radio y televisión y también fue líder de varios viajes misioneros a Los Estados Unidos.

Jim Kapelke, Worship MinistryJim Kapelke, Worship Ministry

Jim Kapelke joined as Worship Director in 2012, a position that he describes as his “dream job” in which he leads traditional and contemporary services that offer diverse ways for people to connect with God.



Jeanne Raub, Children’s MinistryJeanne Raub, Children’s Ministry

Jeanne helps families actively explore and share their faith with our children. A life-long educator, Jeanne has taught and directed programs in Spanish, English as a Second Language, GED preparation, Sunday school and Bible study groups.


Kellen Roggenbuck, Youth Ministry

Kellen serves as our youth director and also as pastor of Immanuel UMC in Jefferson, WI.  He has worked in youth ministry for twelve years. Youth program.



Jillian Wielgat, Youth Ministry

Jill supports Kellen in leading our youth program.  She is also a vocalist in our contemporary band.



Eileen Slak, Office Manager

Eileen has served the church office since 1996. Her favorite part of her day is working with the people of our church congregation.




Kris Orcutt, CustodianKris Orcutt, Custodian

Kris joined the church staff as a new arrival to Fort Atkinson to live closer to his family.



Brenda Nitardy, Choir Director and OrganistBrenda Nitardy, Choir Director and Organist

Brenda serves as worship service organist and pianist in the traditional service.  She also directs the choir, and new singers are warmly invited to join.



Karen Tordera, Wesley Ringers Bell Choir DirectorKaren Tordera, Wesley Ringers Bell Choir Director

Karen directs the Wesley Ringers Bell Choir.  New choir members are always welcome.