Zion Episcopal Church 301 East Congress St. Charles Town, WV. 25414

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- Posted on 09 Feb 2015, Pastor: The Rev. Melanie 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

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Zion’s Bicentennial Celebration

Our goal is to have every person in Zion involved in our 200th Anniversary Celebration in 2015. There are a number of events, and a great many tasks in which to be involved. Download our 200th Anniversary Celebration event form and sign up to help!


14th Annual Benefit Auction May 16th, at the home of Stephen Skinner and Jeffrey Gustafson in Shenandoah Junction. Mark your calendars now, as our event gets better and better each year. Tickets ($40 per person) go on sale March 2nd.
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Christian Faith Formation

You may be asking, why are our Sunday School classes now called Christian Faith Formation classes? It all centers on the spiritual formation of our children and youth. It is teaching the faith which aims to help our children and youth feel closer to Jesus through educational and enrichment opportunities. Our classes aim to help our students live and experience a more Christ-centered life.
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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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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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Easter Flowers

This year, Easter is April 5th, so we are making preparations this month. The price for flowers is $10.00 per pot.
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Acts of Devotion

Acts of Devotion was written for the 200th anniversary of Zion Episcopal Church on its present site in Charles Town, West Virginia.
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Photo Exhibition

The South Jefferson Public Library is pleased to present the Photo Exhibition, Homeless in the Land of Liberty. This exhibit is the 55th in the Art in the Library series hosted by the library to highlight the talents of local artists.
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Harvest Dinner

Saturday, November 22nd: Zion Episcopal Church Annual Harvest Dinner will take place Saturday, November 22rd from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Zion’s Parish House – Alger Social Center, located at 215 East Washington Street, Charles Town.
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Anniversary Dates

Confirm Anniversary Dates May 2, 2015    Concert “Our Christian Heritage of Music” September 26, 2015    St. George’s Chapel Commemorative Service, The Rev. John Merchant, Preacher & Celebrant September 27, 2015    Homecoming Celebration, 10:30 a.m., The Rt....
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