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Worship at Historic Zion Episcopal Church

Feb 15, 2017

Enjoy the opportunity to visit and worship at historic Zion Episcopal Church in Talbotton, GA this year on March 19, April, 30, October 1, and November 12. All services will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

The Right Rev. Don Wimberly, assisting bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta, will be the celebrant and preacher on March 19. The Rev. Jeff Jackson, rector of St. Nicholas Episcopal Church and diocesan steward of Zion, will assist. Zion Episcopal Church was erected in 1848 in the city of Talbotton, in Talbot County, Georgia. It is a beautiful example of Gothic Revival architecture. The choir loft has the only working Pilcher organ in existence, which was installed in 1850 is still used today for services and events.  

The building is on the National Register of Historic Places. To learn more about Zion and view photos of the exterior and interior, visit the Historic Rural Churches of Georgia website, Zion Episcopal – Talbot – Historic Rural Churches of Georgia, and visit Zion’s Facebook page at

Zion is available for weddings, music recordings and performances, tours, and other events. Contact Fr. Jeff Jackson at (706)-761-0115 for further information. 

Donations for the preservation and restoration of this historic treasure can be made through the diocese at Historic Zion Church or the GoFundMe site Historic Zion Restoration.