St. Columba's Episcopal Church

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May 18, 2017

Shazam!

Shazam may not be a proper theological term, but shazam is what we’ll experience at St. Columba’s on the Day of Pentecost – June 4.

Wear red that day because Pentecost is all about the fiery power of the Holy Spirit. Wear red in honor of the bishop’s visit; the…

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May 12, 2017

The Generous Gift of Constance Azzi

A generous donation to St. Columba’s, made by Anne Davenport and David Azzi in honor of their mother, Constance Azzi, has been announced by Rector Ledlie Laughlin.

"We are contributing this money in honor of our amazing mother, Constance Azzi,” the message from Anne and David read. “We thought it…

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May 11, 2017

Way To Go, John!

John Hurd’s last Sunday as music director and organist at St. Columba’s will be Columba Day, Sun., June 11. A special edition of our Columba Day annual picnic is planned for that day to celebrate his music ministry of 23 years. We will send John on his way down “Raglan…

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May 6, 2017

Anona Fowler Retires After 38 Years of Dedicated Service

From our Rector ...
Did you know? When you are sick or in need, Anona has prayed for you, has called upon others to pray for you, has found someone to bring you flowers or a meal, or has sent you a handwritten card. Her personal care is…

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April 13, 2017

St. Columba’s 2017 Senior Honoree

With great joy, we announce the 2017 St. Columba Senior Honoree is Susan Beale. Seabury Resources and the Washington Cathedral celebrate the many contributions and achievements of our elders each May, with a “Senior Celebration” service. Susan will represent our parish at the Senior Celebration service at the Cathedral on…

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April 12, 2017

Columbarium Expansion Project

St. Columba's has a columbarium on the 42nd Street side of the church property. This walled garden provides a place for cremated remains to be interred.

The columbarium no longer has space available, but plans are under way for additional niches to be built in the near future.

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March 24, 2017

Parish Spring Fling!

Three weekends. Thirteen parties
Please check your calendar and join in the fun!

This Eastertide, you’re invited to celebrate this vibrant community and support St. Columba’s ministries by making a donation to attend one of the thirteen parties hosted by parishioners around the town:

Friday and Saturday, April 21…

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March 22, 2017

Minister of Music Search

 St. Columba’s is seeking a full-time Minister of Music who:

  • is a musician and teacher able to minister within a multi-faceted music program in a large, active congregation

  • functions at a very high level of personal and professional creativity and commitment

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March 7, 2017

May Parish Retreat Postponed

Scheduling for the Parish Retreat is being re-evaluated to allow more parish families to participate. Be on the lookout for information regarding rescheduling and registration.

Please share any input you have on this with the Rev. Amy Molina-Moore.

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March 3, 2017

An Update from the Refugee Response ministry

Fri., Mar. 3
Our Family Makes Their Home in America

Since their February 22nd arrival, our refugee family has been busy completing their US paperwork, signing the lease on their apartment and getting ready to move in this Saturday. Refugee Response ministry volunteers have taken the family…

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February 13, 2017

Annual Meeting Recap

ELECTIONS | LINKS

On Sun., Feb. 12, Lane Heard, outgoing senior warden opened the annual meeting with a prayer and the Rev. Ledlie Laughlin gave a special welcome to all of our new members.

Treasurer Steve Smith presented the Finance committee report recapping: a…

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February 13, 2017

Election Results

From the Nomination Committee ...

Thank you to all the candidates who ran for leadership roles at St. Columba’s this year! Election results are as follows:

Elizabeth Taylor and Steve Smith will serve as senior and junior warden, respectively.

Incoming vestry members: Shelby Tarkenton, John Sides…

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February 8, 2017

New Weekly Prayer Service for our Nation

Starting Feb. 8, join us for "Weekly Prayers for our Nation," on Wednesday evenings at 6:15 pm in the 1st fl. center space (Nursery School level).

As we live into this new period in our national life, in which many perceive fundamental rights in our democracy to be…

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January 31, 2017

Music Director Search Committee Announced

With input from Meg Dixon and Rick Dulaney, co-chairs, and from Kate Heichler, Ledlie has appointed the following Music Director Search committee to assist him in this task: Shelley Brown, Deborah Kennedy Coster, Linda Haslach, Jean Hoff, Rosa Lamoreaux and LeRoy Walters. Please hold them and our parish in…

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January 12, 2017

Nominating Committee Announces Candidates

This announcement will serve as official notice of the St. Columba's Episcopal Church Annual Meeting to be held on Sun., Feb. 12 at 10 am in the Church Nave.

The Nominating committee is very pleased to announce the candidates who will be standing for election at the St.…

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