Zion Episcopal Church 301 East Congress St. Charles Town, WV. 25414
Latest Sermon :
- Posted on 19 Mar 2014, Pastor: The Rev. Melanie L. McCarley


Day by Day the Lord added to their number.” Acts 2:47 Welcome to Zion Episcopal Church. It is Christ Jesus who welcomes us all and invites us all to share in worship and prayer. Whether you are new to the Christian faith, seeking a church home, or just visiting Charlestown, we hope you all gather with us this Sunday and join in the celebration. We would like to get to know you, and love to welcome you personally! When you come for worship, fill out a Visitor Card (found in the pews) or sign the guest book as you enter the church. Please contact Reverend  McCarley or the church office at 304-725-5312  or  rector@zionepiscopal.net  with any questions or for more information.

Countdown to Zion’s 200th Anniversary

Zion Church 1898

Zion Church 1898

Sign up today to volunteer for one of the committees to plan for the 200th Anniversary of Zion in 2015. EVERYONE is welcome to sign up. We are also looking for folks from around the community who have specific interests and talents who might enjoy helping as well! Tell your friends and encourage them to sign up as well. Sign up in the entry-way of the church or by calling the Parish Office at 304-725-5312 or Contact Us

Anniversary Event Countdown



Sunday Worship Schedule

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite 1 10:30 a.m. Choral Eucharist Rite II (Babysitting available at the 10:30 Service). 10:15 a.m., Sunday School (The Chapel of the Ark located in the Parish House Education Building). 10:30 a.m., Children Pre-K go to the Choir Room for Sunday School. Contact Rev. McCarley or the church office at 304-725-5312
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Mission Statement

We share Christ’s love and grace with joy, respect and compassion. We are a community of Scripture, Reason and Tradition. Zion Episcopal is a historic church, a spiritual home and a beacon of unconditional love.
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Parish of Charles Washington

Charles Washington was the youngest full brother of George Washington. He came to present Jefferson County between April and October 1780. Today, as a vibrant parish of several hundred members, we continue their tradition of Christian worship, study and service in the midst of this historic building and attached estate.
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We Are All Missionaries

Recent News


HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE The Sunday of Passion April 13th 8:00 a.m., Liturgy of the Palms & Reading of the Passion Gospel 10:30 a.m. Blessing of the Palms, Choral Eucharist & Reading of the Passion Gospel Thursday, April 17th 7:00 p.m. (at the Church) Holy Eucharist, The...
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Easter is Approaching

Please bring your candy donations to the Parish House (or leave them at the Church).
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We're accepting donations of all kinds: Flea Market items, White Elephants, Jewelry, Clothing, Children's Items. If you're contemplating Spring Cleaning, don't hesitate to bring in your unwanted items. They can be a blessing to someone else!
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Lenten Series at Zion Episcopal Church

“Practical Strategies for Healthy & Authentic Living” Lenten Series at Zion Episcopal Church How do we go about living authentically? What does a healthy spiritual life look like?
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Ash Wednesday

I invite you, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent, by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God's holy Word. (Book of Common Prayer p. 265)
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Easter Bunny needs your help!

Help us to get ready for Zion’s annual Easter Morning Egg Hunt. We have plenty of plastic eggs. We NEED candy (or other items—ranging from scriptural passages and other small trinkets that can be placed in the eggs).
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