We are a congregation of people on a journey of faith.
702 North St, Sun Prairie, WI 53590 Phone: 608.837.5554

Program Staff

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Rev. Jenny Arneson

Rev. Jenny Arneson

  Pastor
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Jenny is the full-time pastor of SPUMC.  She was appointed by the bishop to Sun Prairie in July 2015, after serving Onalaska UMC for eight years and River Falls UMC for eight years.  Jenny was in athletic administration, teaching, and coaching at UW-Eau Claire before being called to ministry.  She is originally from Madison and […]

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Brad Mather

Brad Mather

  Director of Caring Ministries
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Brad is the Director of Caring Ministries. He is a retired ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. Brad served churches in both the Northern Illinois and Wisconsin Conferences. After retiring from Bethany in Madison, he served for several years as the interim pastor of Albany UMC in Albany, Wisconsin. Brad and his wife Becky […]

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Matt Starika-Jolivet

Matt Starika-Jolivet

  Director of Creative Ministries
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“For He Himself is our peace, who made both groups into one and broke down the barrier of the dividing wall, the enmity, by abolishing in His flesh the Law of commandments contained in ordinances, so that in Himself He might make the two into one new man, thus establishing peace.” -Ephesians 2:14-15 As Director […]

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Amanda Hinthorn

Amanda Hinthorn

  Director of Christian Education
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Amanda oversees our LOGOS ministry, or pre-K through 5th grade Church School, our nursery, and our family and intergenerational ministries.  She and her husband Dale live in Cottage Grove and are parents to Catie and Owen.

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Autumn Hartman

Autumn Hartman

  Director of Youth Ministries
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Autumn works with the junior and senior high students of Sun Prairie United Methodist Church.  Autumn started attending Sun Prairie United Methodist Church in 2001 and has grown up being actively involved in the youth ministry program and a variety of other activities. She graduated from Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois in 2015 with a […]

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Deb Mulhern

Deb Mulhern

  Director of Connecting Ministries
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Deb follows up with our worship visitors each week, works to help new members become connected in the life of the church, coordinates and trains our worship ushers and greeters, and oversees our welcome ministries and welcome center.  Deb originally joined SPUMC in 1986 when her father, Bert Lohr, was the pastor.  She came on […]

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Lisa Wink

Lisa Wink

  Director of Small Group Ministries
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Lisa oversees our small group ministry, works to match new members in small groups, organizes Grace Cafe and the women’s retreat, and helps with the family retreats.  Lisa lives in DeForest with her husband, Bo, and two sons, Austin and Garrett.

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Support Staff

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Laura Meixner

Laura Meixner

  Administrative Secretary
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Laura is the face and welcome of hospitality in the church office.  She cares for the administration of the office, working with office volunteers, and supporting all the ministry areas of the church.  Laura and her husband, Steve, live in DeForest and have two adult children and one granddaughter.

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Carey Adkins

Carey Adkins

  Treasurer/Secretary
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Carey cares for the church payroll, banking, and financial reports.  Carey also assists in the office and offers secretarial support to the staff.  Carey and her husband, Brad, live in Sun Prairie and have four adult children and two grandchildren.

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