Minister & Staff

Meet Our Minister and Staff

Reverend Judy Pilat

Reverend Judy Pilat

Rev. Judy began her ministry at Unity of Madison in November 2015.  She was ordained by Unity Worldwide Ministries and received her Masters of Divinity from Unity Institute and Seminary in June 2015.  In addition to serving Unity of Livonia and Unity Church of Overland Park as a ministerial student intern, Judy completed an internship in Hospital Chaplaincy at Research Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center, in Kansas City, Missouri and served the telephone ministry of Silent Unity as an intern.



Jonathan Motley, Office Staff

Jonathan Motley, Office Administrator

Jonathan came to Unity of Madison in August 2009 to support one of the Sufi ladies lead peace dances with the Unity kids; the thoughtful, inclusive spiritual message he heard that day was a pleasant surprise and he's never left us.  In addition to years of service in the Prayer Chaplain and Youth Ed ministries, Jonathan now serves as our Office Administrator.  Jonathan brings his enthusiasm and humor plus years of experience in sales and Emotional Intilligence dynamics to support all aspects of Unity of Madison.



deb lucas youth education teacherDeb Lucas, Co-Director Youth and Family Ministry

I’ve been here at Unity of Madison for about 19 years.  I have two beautiful children Quincy 13 yrs old and Leola 10 years old. I have served here at Unity in many services:  Usher, Women Retreat Committees, Prayer Chaplin, Board of Trustees and my favorite(s) volunteering in Wonderful World /Nursery classes, Interim Youth Ed Director and now as a Nursery Staff.  I have watched kids grow from the love in their mommy’s tummies to the teen program.  It’s been a very rewarding experience.


Krista Pfohl

Krista Pfohl: Co-Director Youth and Family Ministry

My name is Krista Pfohl. My husband Jim and I have an awesome 10 yr old daughter, Charlotte, and 2 dogs and 2 cats. I enjoy working with children, having originally studied k-12 Education at UW-LaCrosse. I enjoy animals, meditation, Reiki and Crystals.






Pete Calgaro Music and Choir DirectorPete Calgaro, Music & Choir Director

Pete Calgaro has been a church musician since he was 10 years old, playing a massive pipe organ in his hometown Catholic Church. Over the years, he has been a Music Director for several Catholic Churches in Illinois and the Madison area. After a spiritual awakening, he discovered the Unity movement. He has been the Music Director at Unity of Madison since the summer of 2006. He directs the Unity of Madison Vocal and Chime Choirs, plays drums in the Unity Jazz Band, and also leads the Kirtan group Indra Adhira. 



Diane Gould Bookstore ManagerDiane Gould, Bookstore Manager

I have been a member of Unity of Madison since 1984. I have served in many capacities including: usher, bookkeeper, chair of hospitality, uniteen teacher, chair of women's retreat committee, co-chair of couples group,  board of trustees member and alternate, prayer chaplain and bookstore manager.  I have been a nurse since 1971 and have worked in many different areas. I currently work as a contract nurse case manager for the National Guard.  I am also President of the Condominium Association where I live.