Face Masks Are Required in Enclosed Spaces

Effective 8-1-2020:  WI Governor Tony Evers has issued an Emergency Order for mandatory use of protective face masks in enclosed spaces.

FACE COVERING REQUIRED. Every individual, age five and older, in Wisconsin shall wear a face covering if both of the following apply:

  • The individual is indoors or in an enclosed space, other than at a private residence   AND
  •  Another person or persons who are not members of individual’s household or living unit are present in the same room or enclosed space.

Face coverings are strongly recommended in all other settings, including outdoors when it is not possible to maintain physical distancing.

ENFORCEMENT. This order is enforceable by civil forfeiture of not more than $200. Wis. Stat. § 323.28.

Read – Emergency Order #1 – Face Coverings


De Soto Lutheran    De Soto WI




Our Savior’s Lutheran    Lansing IA

Church Services Suspended Due to Health Emergency


Statement from ELCA Conference:


In order to do our part to protect our communities, care for vulnerable populations and flatten the curve of the COVID19 virus, all ELCA congregations in the Upper Iowa River Conference will:

Temporarily suspend all in-person worship, following CDC guidelines recommending no in-person gatherings for more than 50 people. These guidelines also indicate that if you serve high risk populations you should suspend gatherings even if the gatherings would include fewer than 50 people.

•Temporarily suspend all weddings, funerals and memorials until May 11.

•Graveside services will be offered for immediate family only and physical distancing of 6 feet will be maintained carefully. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.




Immaculate Conception Catholic   Lansing IA



Lansing United Methodist    Lansing IA



New Hope United Methodist    Red Mound WI



Retreat United Methodist    Retreat WI



Freeman Lutheran  Ferryville WI