Tuckaleechee UMC

Where Jesus is Lord and You are Loved!

Appalachian Trail Chaplaincy

The Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church sponsors anĀ Appalachian Trail Chaplaincy each year. Click the link below to view more information: appalachian-trail-chaplaincy

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Society of St. Vincent De Paul

The Saint Francis of AssisiĀ Catholic Church in Townsend has a ministry to help with need in the community. If we are unable to assist you with your need at Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church, here is another resource available to help you. society-of-st-vincent-de-paul

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How to Find Us

We are located at 7322 Old Tuckaleechee Road in beautiful Townsend, Tennessee. We are five minutes from the Cades Cove entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which is the most visited national park in the United States. From Knoxville and Maryville: Take U.S. Highway 321 East to Townsend. After you see Apple Valley on the right, travel another 1/2 mile until you see a white church...

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Worship Schedule

Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church features two services of worship each Sunday. We begin our morning with an 8:30 service with some traditional and contemporary music. In addition, we have a special service of Holy Communion each week in the tradition of John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement. Sunday School meets at 9:45, with classes available for all age groups. In addition,...

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Pastor Richard Rudesill

Pastor Richard Rudesill is married to Elizabeth Openshaw Rudesill since 2004, a native of Clute, Texas, and has a beautiful daughter named Zoe, born in 2005. Pastor Rudesill is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee and a graduate of Farragut High School. He also graduated from Hiwassee College with an Associate of Arts Degree. Pastor Rudesill went on to get a B.A. in Religion and Geography from Emory...

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Tuckaleechee UMC Church History

Click the link below to access the history of Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church until 2001. It was written by Ruby Hall. Note: due to file size limits, the pictures contained in this document are printed at a very low resolution and all in black and white. This will distort them to some degree....

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Protected: Church Directory

Do you see a mistake? Is your information not included? Do you wish to have your information excluded? Please contact the church office at 865-448-2463 with your information! You might also e-mail us at tuckaleecheeumc@bellsouth.net. Tuckaleechee Directory For Website

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Wedding Policy for Visitors

Occasionally, we get requests for weddings at Tuckaleechee United Methodist Church. For those who are coming to us from out of town or who are not currently active in our church or members of our church, we have included a copy of our wedding policy below. Call the church office at 865-448-2463 if you have questions. Wedding...

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