St. Columba's Episcopal Church

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November 25, 2014

Year-end Notice

A Note from the Business Office

All 2014 contributions must be received in the parish office by noon on Wed., Dec. 31, either hand-delivered or postmarked by that date if mailed. Contributions received (or postmarked) after Dec. 31 will be credited to 2015. In order to be as…


October 28, 2014

Funeral for Nora Anita Kasten

On October 28, 2014, Nora Anita Kasten passed away. A funeral to celebrate her life will be held on Sat., Nov. 8 at 4 pm.

May her soul and souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.


October 22, 2014

Funeral Service for John Dugger

With sadness we report the death of Norma Dugger's husband, John Dugger. He died on Oct. 22, 2014 following a long illness and recent decline. He was 90 years old. A service to celebrate his life will take place Fri., Nov. 7, at 11 am in the Church Nave.…


October 1, 2014

Memorial for Rufus Saddler Hill

Long time parishioner and dedicated volunteer of the Water Ministry, Rufus Hill passed away on Sept. 29, 2014. A Memorial Service in his honor will take place at St. Columba's on Sat., Oct. 4, at 2 pm. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest…


September 5, 2014

Funeral for Joan Crandall

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On Thurs., Sept. 11, 2014 at 11:00 am we will gather at St. Columba's to celebrate the life of Joan Edith Crandall. Joan died peacefully on Wed., Sept. 3, 2014 at the Washington Home and Community Hospice at the age of 74.



August 21, 2014

Ferguson, MO: The Episcopal Church Responds

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

Prayer for Iraq

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

Almus Thorp’s Father Dies

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

A Time of Transition

The Rev. Rob Boulter announces his departure from St. Columba's:

"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…


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