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


We at Zion are a community of Love...

...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


Zion Sunday School for 2019-2020 Begins September 8th!

Christian Faith Formation and Education for Ages 3-12. Class is held during the 10:00 a.m. Service. Drop off begins at 9:45 a.m. Our curriculum theme for the 2019-2020 Sunday school year is from 1 Peter:  “Once we were no people, but now we are God's people!” Children will explore: How we became God’s people * What it means to be God’s people * What being God’s people has to do with Zion’s mission.

We invite all interested children ages 3-12 to join us!


Special end to a Great day !

Special end to a Great day!

VBS 2019 “Passport to Peru” was held on June 26th. Many thanks to our volunteers and attendees for a wonderful, God-filled day! A special thank you to Barry Meinerth for bringing two of his Alpacas for a surprise visit at the end of our day.


bishop Transition Announcements/Updates:

The Consecration of Bishop-elect Rev. Shannon MacVean-Brown is being held September 28th at the Ira Allen Chapel on the University of Vermont campus. The service will be broadcast live online. For more information go the the diocesan website: https://diovermont.org


Fall Celebration Picnic Sunday, September 22nd at 11:00 a.m. (Immediately following the 10 a.m. service). Hot dogs, Burgers (including Veggie and Turkey) and beverages provided. Please bring a dish to share. Come and join us for fellowship, food and fun!

Summer Worship services

Zion Church, Manchester Center: Sundays at 8 and 10 a.m. and Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. (year round)  

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.

summer sunday school

We have an informal Sunday school program during the summer. Class is held during the 10 a.m. service (children join the service for Holy Communion) on most Sundays as a teacher is available. 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! Our regular Sunday School program for 2019-2020 begins on September 8th, 2019.