UMC Staff & Leadership

The staff and leadership here at UMC in Madison is comprised of people who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them.

  • Rev. Mark Schol

    lead pastor

    (click to visit The Pastor's Page)

    Mark (he/him) has served churches in Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, Jersey City and Hoboken, NJ. During his ministry he has become a firm believer that church is something you do, questions about faith and God are good, and community can be built anywhere.

    Mark loves photography, biking, traveling with his wife Meredith, rock climbing with his daughter Elise, and laughing with his daughter Nora. He has two degrees from Boston University, a Bachelor’s in Hospitality Administration and a Master of Divinity.

    To contact Rev. Mark, you can email him at

  • Woo lim kwak

    student assistant pastor

    Woo Lim finished his bachelor’s degree in Theology at Methodist Theological University in South Korea and now is a graduate student at Drew Theological Seminary in the third year of the M.Div program. Woo Lim spent a year in the rural tribal community in Kenya as a youth missionary, cooperating with an NGOs called Korean Food for Hungry International in 2016. In addition to the year of the mission, Woo Lim used to serve Hannam-dong Methodist Church in South Korea as a youth preacher for two and a half years. During his second year at Drew, he has done his internship at Covenant United Methodist Church in Plainfield. He has led Children’s Program every Saturday morning on Zoom. Moreover, he has served the church as a music director, technician for online worship services, and preacher. Woo Lim strongly believes that only God’s unfailing love can change the world and that he is called for it. To contact Pastor Woo you can email him at

  • Daniel Leguizamon

    music director

    Daniel comes from The Anglican Church of the Epiphany, New York, NY. He is a member of the American Guild of Organists and his education includes:- B.M. Organ Performance, National Conservatory of Music, Buenos Aires, Argentina; M.M. Piano Performance, Manthattan School of Music, NY; M.S. Education, Fordham University, NY; Ph.D Education, Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  

    Click here to learn more about Daniel and what he has to offer.

    You can email Daniel at

  • Lisa carballo

    office administrator

    Lisa is a long-time member at The United Methodist Church in Madison. Originally from Mississippi, Lisa, along with her husband Rob, raised her twins at UMC Madison and enjoys gardening, music and reading.

    You can contact Lisa via email at or by phone at 973-377-1231

  • Marlice & Boris Borecki


    We appreciate all that Marlice and Boris do to maintain our historic church and grounds! They have been with the church since1989.  They have two grown children and are very much part of our church community.  We are very blessed to have them.