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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A building image

The United Methodist Church

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.

Sanctuary for Easter 2018

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.

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 roadside marker has been temporarily removed for repairs to the paint.  Thank you for your patience.  In the meantime, 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

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.

Our famous Maple Sugar Dinner

Enjoying the dinner.

Cooking the syrup

John Reed preparing snow for sugar-on-snow

News & More

Strawberry Shortcake Dinner and Silent Auction

posted on June 06

Strawberry Shortcake Dinner and Silent Auction

On Saturday, June 30, the Wolcott UMC will hold a Strawberry Shortcake Dinner and Silent Auction at the Town Hall in Wolcott.  The meal will begin at 5:00pm and go until 6:30pm when the winners of the Silent Auction will be announced.  The menu will consist of sliced ham, all kinds of summer salads and rolls, along with fresh strawberry shortcake for dessert.  There will be a large variety of silent auction items including an antique ancient mariner's compass quilt valued at $1950 with a minimum bid of $1500 for all of you quilt lovers out there  See picture below.  Currently we have a regular quilt, a weed whacker, a set of Granny Snow's "Silas" books, a gift basket of Vermont products, a gift basket of Bath and Body Works' Cherry Blossom and Black Cherry Merlot products, and gift certificates from Bernie's Restaurant in Montgomery Center, the Charlmont Restaurant, Pizza on Main, and Miller's Country Outfitters.  Check back often to see what is being added to the list.   A portion of the auction will be donated to Lacing Up for Cancer and the remainder will go to the church Historic Restoration Project.  Continue to watch for the posting of additional items for the silent auction.Click on the pictures to learn more about the items.

Remember how much fun the maple-sugar-on snow dinner was!  Please mark your calendars now and plan to attend and enjoy the great food and wonderful community spirit which is generated by these events.

Wolcott United Methodist Church