St. Columba's Episcopal Church

Upcoming Events

October 15 - November 5

A Space for Race

Conversations About Race in America
Stirring the Waters, a ministry for racial justice, has created a space for a series of discussions in which…


October 15 - November 12

Inquirer’s Class

Do you have questions about what it means to be a part of St. Columba’s? About what it means to be Episcopalian? Are you considering…


October 15 - November 12

End-of-Life Discussion Series

A discussion on End-of-Life issues in three parts, beginning on Oct. 15 at 12:30 pm with lunch and conversation in Rm 212, and continuing on…


October 22

42nd Street Fellowship Lunch

The 42nd Street Fellowship places special emphasis on welcoming newcomers and invites all of those who are widowed, divorced, separated or always single to join…


October 22

Autumn Nature Walk

Explore the trees and wildflowers in the beautiful Olmsted Woods at the National Cathedral on Sun., Oct. 22 at 3 pm. Renowned naturalist and long-time…


October 24

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…


October 25

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…


October 28

Labyrinth Walk

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…


October 29

Free Minds “Write Lunch”

On Sun., Oct. 29, 12:30-2:30 pm, St. Columba's Prison Ministry will host a Free Minds "Write Lunch." A sandwich lunch will be provided in the…


November 1

Benedictine Cell

Based on the 5th-century Rule used by monastic communities for well over a thousand years, the Benedictine Cell employs this surprisingly sturdy model for using…


November 5

Environment Committee

Come to St. C's Environment committee meeting on Sun., Nov. 5 at 12:30 pm in Rm 212.

Join us as we continue to plan…


November 6

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 meet…


November 10 - November 12

Holy Cross Silent Retreat

UPDATE: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. All spaces have been filled.
Inquiries? Contact: Terry Dowd and Marjorie Swett

This November 10-12, give yourself the gift…


November 11


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 your…


November 12

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 Common?…


November 12

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 Army…


November 19

Annual Parish Meeting and Election

Rector Ledlie Laughlin extends a personal invitation to you to come to the St. Columba’s Annual Meeting on Sun., Nov. 19 at 10:15 am, in…


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Looking to promote your ministry’s event or special program? Submit your publicity request via our online publicity request form.  It is easy to fill out and will provide us with all the necessary information we need to promote your ministry via the weekly newsletter, Sunday wrapper, Sunday announcement or Facebook page. Questions? Send them to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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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Photo Policy

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.

Sunday Wrapper Deadline

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The deadline for submitting items to the Sunday wrapper is Thursday at 5 pm (10 days in advance of publication).

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