Pastor Charles McDonald Charlie McDonald

Pastor Charlie is the pastor for the San Jose and Mason City United Methodist Churches.   He looks forward to every day of doing God’s work together; giving our best witness and worship, and offering our best acts of Christ-like compassion to date.

Biography:  Pastor Charlie is originally from Edwardsville, Il.  He is the father of three daughters–Elsie lives in Bloomington, IL; Jessica lives in Olney, IL; and Jennifer lives in Columbus, IN.; he has two grandchildren, Zoey and Eli, and a grandchild on the way.  He enjoys traveling; fishing; golf; walking; and most importantly being a Grandpa! He is also an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan!

For pastoral care, please call Charlie in the church office at (217) 482-5551, cell phone# (217) 264-7533.

Wilma Blessman, Administrative Secretary

SONY DSCWilma Blessman serves as The Administrative Secretary for Mason City United Methodist Church. She has been a member of the church for approximately 50 yrs. She became a member of the church when she married her husband Gene (now deceased). Wilma has one daughter, Diana Lynn (Rick) Fortney of Chatham, IL.  She has two granddaughters, Chelsea who lives in Cleveland, Ohio and Rhiannon who is a Jr. at Glenwood High School Chatham, IL.

Wilma loves to read and spend time with her family. Please feel free to call, or contact Wilma at mcumc@casscommm.com or stop by the office for any church business needs or questions during office hours.

Gloria Bess, Church Custodian

Gloria Bess serves as Custodian for Mason City United Methodist Church and The Hub. She and her husband Bob live in Mason City with their daughter Hannah who is currently attending college. Their daughter Kelsey lives in Warrenville, IL. Gloria’s pets include their family dog as well1-21-07gbrevised as horses. Gloria loves spending time with her family and horseback riding.