Parish of the Hills

Called to make disciples of all!

WELCOME from Pastor Marilyn Brewer

Our Parish is comprised of 3 churches – Bethel United Methodist (rural Mineral Point), Linden United Methodist (Linden), and First United Methodist (Mineral Point). We welcome you to worship with us!


ROAD TRIP to SAINT LUKE’S United Methodist – Dubuque

On Valentine’s Day 2020, Pastor Marilyn drove a van of Parish of Hills UMC members to Saint Lukes United Methodists Church in Dubuque.  Each of the three churches – First, Linden, and Bethel – were represented with participants.  A tour, concert, and bell tower climb were included followed by lunch at Caroline’s. It was a cold day, but a heart warming experience.

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Pastor Marilyn and husband Dick at Saint Luke’s UMC


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Stained Glass Window at St Luke’s UMC – Dubuque


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Lunch at Caroline’s for the Parish of the Hills tour group



The Wisconsin Delegation to General & Jurisdictional Conferences has scheduled informational sessions throughout the Wisconsin Annual Conference in the coming months. The purpose of these gatherings is to provide information and answer questions on what is coming before the General Conference in May and Jurisdictional Conference in July. These sessions are open to all whom are interested. You are welcome to go to any session that is convenient and would work into your schedule best.

Sunday, March 8, 2:15 pm – Schmidt Woodland Hills, 1400 W Seminary Street, Richland Center, WI 53582

Saturday, March 21, 1:15 pm – Sun Prairie UMC, 702 North Street, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

From the 2020 General Conference Guide:  As of November 2019, at least four groups had submitted proposals addressing the denomination’s future.  In alphabetical order, these include: “New Denominations of United Methodism (The Indianapolis Plan)”, “New Expressions Worldwide”, “Next Generation UMC”, and “Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation”.