The Perilous Boyhood of J. Edward Wright — Sept 25th Potluck and Program
Join us for a Potluck Dinner and Talk by Rebecca Noel on Friday, September 25, 2015. Her topic: The Perilous Boyhood of J. Edward Wright, our Church minister from 1869-1909. Wright kept a diary almost daily from his eleventh birthday until he went to college. Her presentation will follow Wright as he explores Montpelier, Boston and the New England countryside amid rumblings of an impending civil war. Rebecca Noel is Associate Professor of History at Plymouth State University, NH. Potluck at 6:00 p.m. in the Vestry; presentation to follow at 7:00. —The 150th Steering Committee.
Remarks by the Rev. Charles A. Allen
Charles A. Allen founded Montpelier’s Church of the Messiah in 1864, and was ordained as its minister in 1865. He served until 1869. The church is now called the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, and is celebrating 150 years in 2015. Rev. Allen is portrayed here by church member Ted Schultheis.
Organ Recital, November 23, 2014
The first of a series of events marking the 150th anniversary of the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, Vermont. This organ recital by Theresa Pepin, featuring pieces by lesser-known composers of the 19th and 20th Centuries, was played on our Stevens Brothers tracker organ – the oldest installed church organ in Montpelier.