"To Know Christ's Love and to Share It"


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...sounds nice, but what does that really mean? We are a very diverse group of folks. Zion is the church several locals grew up in, a new home for many transplants and the summer parish of some...

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Zion Episcopal Church, 5167 Main Street, PO Box 717, Manchester Center VT 05255    E-mail: rlewis@zionchurchmanchester.org


A huge thank you to everyone who helped with Zion’s walkabout event for the candidates for Bishop of Vermont. We appreciate all you efforts towards a successful event!

Diocesan Transition Committee Announcements/Updates:

Congratulations to Bishop elect Shannon MacVean-Brown!

Here are the links for watching the live video stream of the electing convention:

Morning session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoJvfjZYMC4

Afternoon session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUOZ-4caF

June farewell events for Bishop Ely and Ann. Both events begin with Evensong at 5:00 p.m. followed by a brief reception and brief program from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

* Sunday, June 2 (Northern Option): at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Burlington

* Saturday, June 29 (Southern Option): at St. Michael’s Church, Brattleboro

If you have any questions, please contact the Transition Committee at TC@diovermont.org.


Parish Picnic and Pentacost Celebration!- Sunday, June 9th after the 10:00 a.m. service. Potluck and Cookout! Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided. Bring a dish to share.

Save the Date! “Passport to Peru” Vacation Bible School at Zion on Wednesday, June 26th from 8:30 a.m to 3:00 p.m. for all children ages 3 - 11. Come join us for a fun day of learning how God loves the World and gives us good gifts! Experience the culture of Peru through the eyes of children who live there and are learning about God, too!

To pre-register your child, please email Michele Hannum at mehzion18@gmail.com with your child’s name and age, or call the church office at (802) 362-1987.

Worship Services - Zion Church, Manchester Center: Sundays at 8 and 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. year round  with Sunday School for children ages 3-12 (or Pre-K through 6th grade). The 2018-19 school year begins September 9th, 2018 and ends May 26th (Memorial Day Weekend). Class is held during the 10 a.m. service (children join the service for Holy Communion). There is no Sunday school on first Sunday of each month, which is Family Sunday. We encourage families to take this opportunity to worship together!

St. John's Chapel, Manchester Village,  Sundays at 11:00 a.m. June  16th (Father’s Day)- September 1st (Labor Day Weekend) in 2019 and Christmas Eve at 7 p.m.

Centering Prayer at Zion- Saturdays from 5-5:30 p.m.