Wolcott United Methodist Church

Welcome to the Wolcott, VT, United Methodist Church. We are currently worshpping both live and online every Sunday at 10:00am. You are cordially invited to join us either live or online.

4023 VT Route 15 , Wolcott , VT 05680
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(802) 851-2031

A building image

The United Methodist Church

Fall 2021

Newly painted exterior and live worship sign

Altar prepared for Pentecost 2021

Altar decorated for Easter 2021

Front door prepared for Palm Sunday 2021

Giving out Food at Our Weekly Food Distribution

Receiving the check

Barbara Miller receives check and backs (on the floor)

Black Lives Matter

About 15 people gathered at the church on Wednesday, June 10, at 3:30 near the Rev. George S. Brown Historic Roadside Marker to protest racism in America.

Black Lives Matter

Another view of the protest.

Black History Month Celebrated with African Dinner and African Dances by Ballet Wolcott

Our African dinner and dances by Ballet Wolcott were thoroughly enjoyed by all,
along with the presentation on Geo.S. Brown's ministry and missionary work in Africa.

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. 

WUMC Approved for State Register of Historic Sites

In October, the Wolcott UMC was officially approved to be listed on the State Register of Historic Sites, another step in our process to honor our founder, the Rev. George S. Brown.

Black Lives Matter

Another view of the protest!

Announcements
Invitation to Worship on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 10:00am

posted on October 22

Link for Worship at the Wolcott UMC for Sunday, October 24, 10:00am
22nd Sunday of Pentecost
 
Mike Thorpe is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Sunday Worship
Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime

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Worship
Service for the 22nd Sunday of Pentecost, October 24, 2021 at 10:00am

posted on October 22

 

Click on the Link Above to see the Service for Sunday, October 240, 2021 
22nd Sunday of Pentecost 

 

Wolcott United Methodist Church

(802) 851-2031