August 21, 2014
Many of us have been moved, terribly so, by the images and stories coming from Ferguson, MO in the last few weeks. Our church is responding to what has taken place (click here). As a matter for civic concern, social justice, and advocacy, these events call upon us…
August 12, 2014
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has called all Episcopalians to observe Sunday, August 17, as a day of prayer for those in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East living in fear of their lives, livelihoods and ways of living and believing.
Her call for prayer is in…
July 24, 2014
With sadness we report the death of Almus Morse Thorp, Jr. on July 24, 2014. He was the faher of Almus Thorp, parishioner of St. Columba's. Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming.
May Almus' soul, and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in…
June 26, 2014
"I am writing to announce that I have accepted a call to serve as acting dean at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore. I have mixed emotions about this change because I have loved my work at…
May 22, 2014
On this sunny day at Virginia Seminary, three members of our St. C's community were awarded degrees! Our parishioner the Reverend Deacon Melinda Artman, along with our Seminarian Christen Mills, were both awarded their Masters of Divinity Degree. In addition, long-time parishioner Dr. Brent Blackwelder was awarded an honorary…
May 15, 2014
Seabury Resources and the Washington Cathedral celebrate the many contributions and achievements of our elders each May, with a “Senior Celebration” service. This year, Bill Bryan was chosen as St. Columba’s “honoree” for his decades of selfless volunteerism not only in our parish, but in our community, as well.…
May 9, 2014
Now available from Morehouse Publishing is the Rev. Rob Boulter’s Preparing and Episcopal Funeral, a practical, easy-to-use handbook for planning a funeral or memorial service in the Episcopal tradition.
Based on the Book of Common Prayer it has all the suggested scripture and hymnody typically used in…
May 5, 2014
At the Episcopal Communicators Annual Conference held April 24-25 in Chicago, St. Columba's was presented with the two top Polly Bond Awards in the "Writing-Formation" category. The award winners which were published as our Lent Reflections 2012 and Lent Reflections 2013 booklets, were edited by Anne Stone and written…
May 5, 2014
In accordance with the Canons and Constitutions of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Maryland, the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland today announced that the Rev. Canon Heather Cook was elected Bishop Suffragan of Maryland. Cook was elected on the fourth ballot from a slate…
April 2, 2014
The St. C's communications department is implementing a new procedure for submitting publicity requests, to streamline the speed, accuracy and effort required to produce our weekly publications. The new online publicity request form may be found here.
This new form is easy to fill out and will…
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.
The St. C’s communications department is implementing a new procedure for submitting publicity requests, to streamline the speed, accuracy and effort required to produce our weekly publications. The new online publicity request form is easy to fill out and will provide us with all the necessary information we need to process your request.
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