St. Columba's Episcopal Church

Upcoming Events

March 1

Our Lenten Journey


As we prepare for our Lenten Journey, let's all consider the…


March 15 - April 5

Legos for Lent

Calling all families to join us!
Legos for Lent is a program on Wednesday nights during Lent for children ages 4-10 and their…


March 29

Mothers’ Group

St. Columba's Mothers' Group is a community of women who seek to strengthen our faith by sharing our experiences as mothers. We meet in…


April 1

Spring Wildflower Walks

Join us for three Environment Committee nature walks in April: Sat., Apr. 1, at 2 pm at Carderock Recreation Area for a wildflower walk…


April 2

Environment Committee

Come to St. C's Environment committee's monthly meeting on Sun., Apr. 2 at 12:30 pm in Rm 212!

Join us as we…


April 3

First Monday Prayer Group

You are invited to join the First Monday Prayer Group to listen for God’s call through reflection and prayer on a selected scripture passage. We…


April 6

Creative Aging Network

The Creative Aging Network (CAN) is an evolving group that meets monthly for discussions related to the ever-changing concepts of 60+ life in modern…


April 8


The Sticks-in-Stitches group meets regularly the second Saturday of each month from 10 am-12 noon in the Lounge at Friendship Terrace (2nd floor). Bring…


April 8

Labyrinth Walks

Come experience our labyrinth, our newest tool for spiritual growth, self-reflection, stress reduction and quieting the mind. No experience necessary! We only ask that you…


April 9

Newcomer Tour and Talk

All are invited to attend this informal building tour on the second Sunday of each month. From what’s that big mobile hanging in the…


April 9

Second Tuesday Grate Patrol

Looking for a way to serve? Sign up for a volunteer opportunity to support our Grate Patrol ministry, St. C's partnership with The Salvation…


April 9

J2A Potting Party

Annual Flower Sale & Potting Parties to support the J2A Pilgrimage

Parishioner Susan Beale has been offering her greenhouse and plants to support various St.…


April 22 - April 29

Rebuilding Together 2017

Rebuilding Together has been providing free home repairs for DC's low-income Veterans, elderly, disabled, families with children, and community facilities since 1983. St. Columba's…


April 25

Branches Meditation Group

“I am the vine, you are the branches.”
John 15:5.

You are invited to join members of the Discernment ministry for meditation, sharing in…


May 6

Mothers’ Group Retreat

Come to St. Columba’s Mothers' Spring Retreat 2017!
Please join us May 6-7 for "Nurturing Wellness and Joy: A Retreat for Mothers," a…


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St. Columba's Monthly Newsletter

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St. Columba’s mails a printed newsletter to 1400 parishioner homes just prior to the first of the month. An electronic version is also posted online here (in downloadable PDF and online magazine formats). There are 10 issues each year (monthly with the exception of January and August).
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Deadlines fall on the 15th of the month previous to publication.
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It is our policy to publish in our newsletters and on our website photographs of parishioners engaged in church activities, as a way of showing the life and spirit of this parish. We are sensitive to privacy concerns and do not name people in photographs except in rare instances and only with prior permission from the individuals pictured. If you have a concern about a published picture of yourself or a family member, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with the particulars, and we will be happy to remove it.

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