Zion Episcopal Church 301 East Congress St. Charles Town, WV. 25414
Latest Sermon :
- Posted on 14 Aug 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




The 137th Annual Diocesan Convention will be held in Charleston October 24th—October 26th. Please pray for our Delegates: Janet Barker, Ken Fanelli, and Laurie Ruddy and our Alternate, Joyce Smith and our Rector, Rev. Melanie McCarley.

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


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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Summer Sunday School

Summer Sunday school is held each Sunday during the 10:30 a.m. service directly after the Children’s Homily. The children, preschool through age 10, are dismissed to their class, which is held outdoors on the island in front of the church. If the weather presents a problem, class...
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Vacation Bible School

Come to Zion Episcopal Church Vacation Bible School “Workshop of Wonders”  Imagine & Build with God     DATES: June 16th – June 20th TIMES: Mon. 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tue.-Fri. 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  PLACE:  Zion’s Parish House   221 East Washington St., Charles Town Zion...
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