Coronavirus Updates

March 28, 2020 – Response to Coronavirus

Based on a 3/24/2020 update from our United Methodist Bishop, Bruce Ough, we will now continue gathering “virtually” through at least May 10th.  We invite you to read his full announcement, as well as his words of hope and encouragement, in the two links below, both found on

COVID-19 Response -
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In the midst of the changes driven by the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to think of you and offer a number of ways to stay connected as a church family.  Weekly updates will be provided through the following sources:

Waterville EUMC Facebook page -

This Coronavirus update page.

Direct email communication with the congregation

You may also feel free to contact Pastor Kathy directly:


Phone: 507-382-2483

Please see the information below about how we will continue “being together” in the weeks ahead.   Blessings of good health and safety to you all.

Sunday Morning Worship

Each Sunday, we invite you to join Pastor Kathy King of our Prairie Lakes Parish at 10:00 A.M. in a Facebook Live worship service.  The services can be accessed “live” in rotation among the three churches of the Prairie Lakes Parish as scheduled below. 

March 29th - Waterville EUMC public Facebook Site:

April 5th - BGUMC public Facebook Site:

April 12th - Janesville UMC public Facebook Site:

Holy Week Facebook Services:  Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service at 7:00 p.m. from Janesville UMC Facebook Live
Good Friday 7:00 p.m. from Blooming Grove UMC Facebook Live
Easter Sunrise Service at 7:00 a.m. on Pastor Kathy’s patio from Waterville UMC Facebook Live
April 19th - Waterville EUMC public Facebook Site 
April 26th - BGUMC public Facebook Site
May 3rd - Janesville UMC public Facebook Site
May 10th - Waterville EUMC public Facebook Site
Wednesday Mid-Week Lenten Messages

Each Wednesday of Lent, Pastor Kathy will post a mid-week message on Facebook.  She will place the original on the Facebook page of one of the three churches.