Wolcott United Methodist Church

All are welcome to join us on Sunday mornings at 9:30 am and to "come as you are."

4023 VT Route 15 , Wolcott , VT 05680
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802.888.0395

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Wolcott Sanctuary with Flowers from Linda Clark's Funeral Service -

Linda we love you and we're going to miss you.

2018 Backpack Project

Pastor Mike presents backpacks and $100 to Evangelist Barbara Miller for her backpack giveaway project.

Welcome to the Wolcott United Methodist Church

We are a small, but faithful congregation of diverse individuals, struggling to do our best to live out our faith in Jesus Christ.  We would love to have you join us on Sunday mornings at 9:30am.  

Historic Site Marker

As far as can be determined, the WUMC is the only white United Methodist church in the country to be organized by an African American - the Rev. George S. Brown - in 1855.  It was designated an official Historic Site of the UMC in 2008.

Sketch of the Rev. George S. Brown

This is a sketch (the only image that has been identified to date) of the Rev. George S. Brown, drawn by Henry Mack of Hardwick (who was probably about 13/14 years old at the time.)  You can view a video about Rev. Brown's ministry at http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/news/hidden-history-reverend-george-s-brown/648629943.

Church with Historic Roadside Marker

Rev. Brown oversaw the construction of the church building in 1856.  If you would like to visit the church and learn more about Geo. S. Brown, please contact Rev. Pat Thompson at 888-2185 or pajt8817@aol.com

Vermont Historic Roadside Marker

In 2010 a State of Vermont Historic Roadside Marker was installed to honor the Rev. George S. Brown.  PLEASE NOTE: The newly repaired marker has just been reinstalled this week and is available for viewing once again..  Thank you for your patience. 

Missions have always been a primary focus of the WUMC

Presenting the Warmth Fund check to Capstone Community Action in 2018 .

Mission projects

Altar with food for Lamoille Community Food Share 04.01.18.  Every first Sunday of the month is food share Sunday.

One of the Items from Our Recent Silent Auction

Many thanks to all of your who supported our Strawberry Shortcake Dinner and Silent Auction.  We will be able to donate $600 to Lacing Up for Cancer!

Blog Posts
Church Restoration Project

posted on August 05

Church Restoration Project

UPDATE:   We have now completed Week 18 of our historic restoration project and work has begun on our handicapped bathroom.  The framing of the room has been completed.  We now need to choose flooring for the bathroom before we can move forward.  It is our current goal to be able to install the bathroom prior to winter.  We are presently about $6,000 short of having enough funds to meet this goal.  If you would like to help us with this project, you can send a check to the Wolcott UMC, PO Box 94, Wolcott, VT 05680 or you can go to the "giving" tab on this website and make a donation.  We appreciate greatly all of the support we have received for the project to date.
Week 17 saw the pouring of the concrete slab, completing Phase One.  Our next step is to finish raising funds for our handicapped bathroom.  Many thanks again for all of you who have supported our Historic Restoration Project. 

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Wolcott United Methodist Church

802.888.0395