Our Staff

Rev. Michael W. VollmerPastor

Pastor Michael graduated from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois in May 2014 with a focus on evangelism and church recovery.

Joanne SchnellSecretary / Admin

The secretary and administrative assistant for the Hemlock and Nelson United Methodist Churches takes care of printing the bulletins, the church newsletter, answering the phone, and a whole lot more.


Virginia DallMusic Director

Virginia has served as the Music Director at Hemlock UMC for over 20 years and leads the vocal choir, as well as the bell choir. Virginia also serves as the Sunday School Superintendent and teaches Sunday school.

Donna SchallhornPianist

Donna has been playing the piano for Hemlock UMC for many years and also plays at Nelson UMC on alternating Sundays. She accompanies both the congregation on hymns and the vocal choir on anthems and songs.


Terry Miller-KanuszewskiCustodian

Terry and her husband Ted take excellent care of our facilities and live just a few blocks away. They both also serve on the trustees, and have served on other committees as well as over the years.