Zion Episcopal Church 301 East Congress St. Charles Town, WV. 25414
Latest Sermon :
- Posted on 09 Oct 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

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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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Recent News

United Thank Offering

Sunday, October 12th is UTO Sunday at Zion Envelopes were enclosed in the issue of the Oct. Tidings. Please bring your envelope to church on October 12th or mail or drop off at the Parish Office. This wonderful ministry of thankfulness uses every penny given for the grants to...
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200th Anniversary Video

In conjunction with our 200th Anniversary, we are filming a brief, 30 second “video about Zion to go on our Web Page and for use in other venues. On Sunday, October 5th – Commitment Sunday—we’ll be shooting a short parishioner recruitment video. We’ll be asking children and...
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Food Pantry Many of you may recall that on Sunday, August 24th, Rev. McCarley preached about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri. During her sermon she mentioned The Rev. Steve Lawler and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and the troubles they were experiencing at their Food...
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Zion’s 200th Anniversary

For Zion’s 200th anniversary I am try to get a listing of our congregational favorite Hymn tunes and texts. Please write out some your favorite hymns and place in box at back of the church. The hymns do not have to be from our Hymnal. If you would like to share why they are...
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After a long struggle, the battle was won. Dr. Kelly requested the business office to pass the final bill to him for approval. He looked at it, then wrote
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We're accepting donations of all kinds: Flea Market items (Please NO outdated TV's, microwaves, large appliances, furniture), White Elephant items, Jewelry (drop off in the office), Clothing (Children’s, Men’s & Women’s), and Children's Items
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