March 3, 2014
A Wider Circle (AWC), a leading anti-poverty organization in the Washington metropolitan area, will be hosting on Sat., Mar. 29, 2014 The National Conference on Ending Poverty at the Silver Spring Civic Building (One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910).
The Conference will highlight innovative approaches to ending…
February 26, 2014
On Sat., Mar. 1, 2014 at 11:30 am we will gather at St. Columba's to celebrate the life of Martha Grigg. Martha died last weekend. She was 78 years old.
May Martha's soul,…
February 14, 2014
What does love mean to you on Valentine’s Day?
This was just one of the questions posed by reporter Barbara Harrison of NBC4 Washington when she recently visited the St. Columba's Nursery School, surveying our youngsters on this all-important…
February 7, 2014
Bob and Sam Broeksmit's brother has died
With great sadness we report the death of Bill Broeksmit. Bill was the elder brother of Bob and Sam Broeksmit, active members of St. Columba's. It was a tragic and unexpected death, and prayers from the community go out to them…
February 3, 2014
St. Columba's 2014 Annual Meeting had a strong turnout on Sun., Feb. 3 with over 300 parishioners attending. For a copy of the Annual Meeting handouts, please click here.
The Vestry and Delegate Election results are as follows:
January 8, 2014
St. Columba’s Summer Day Camp is now accepting applications for children ages 3–8. The theme is “All Creatures Great and Small,” and children will explore cultures, celebrations and people from around the world through music, art and stories. For additional information and to register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 5, 2013
We mourn with the people of South Africa and the world the death of Nelson Madela, who spent 27 years as a prisoner in South Africa for opposing apartheid. Mandela then emerged to become his country's first black president, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and an enduring symbol…
November 15, 2013
On the morning of November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines, causing widespread damage and knocking out power and communications lines. Nothing conjures up an image of "apocalypse" more than the news images coming from that region. Let us continue to offer prayers for…
October 1, 2013
You’ve probably noticed the difference that color printing makes in our monthly newsletter. We love it too—it lets us showcase more images of our life together than we could before, and that’s something to cheer about.
But with the shift to color have come added printing costs. Combined…
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