June 30, 2015
St. Columba's is embarking on a significant renovation project this summer, replacing all of our mechanical systems, fire alarm system, windows, exterior doors and lighting. Please bookmark this page to keep updated on the renovation’s progress.
NOTE: The Parish office will be closed on…
June 18, 2015
Statement of the Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of Washington and The Very Rev. Gary Hall, Dean of Washington National Cathedral
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 18, 2015)— We mourn the senseless killing of nine worshippers at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday, and join in…
June 15, 2015
The vestry of St. Columba's Episcopal Church is pleased to announce that it has called the Rev. Ledlie Laughlin to be its next rector.
Ledlie is currently the rector of St.…
June 7, 2015
The program year has ended, but worship continues through the summer. We'll switch to a more relaxed rhythm, allowing more time for coffee and fellowship. Services in the Church Nave will be at 8 am, 9:15 am (for preschool children and their families) and 10:30 am. The 9:15 service…
June 5, 2015
St. Columba’s is very grateful for the financial support provided by parishioners for our shared ministry. The Stewardship committee is pleased to announce that St. Columba's has received 618 pledges totaling $1,935,389 for calendar year 2015. We recognize the critical role stewardship pledges play in funding our clergy and…
May 19, 2015
This summer, “Flat Jesus” will make his debut at St. Columba’s!
We invite parishioners of all ages to take Flat Jesus along with them this summer as a reminder that Jesus is always with us. Coloring is optional!
You can take Flat Jesus with you on hikes,…
May 6, 2015
Calling all Sunday School Teachers! The Sign-up Board is up in the Common for those interested in teaching Sunday School during the 2015-16 program year. There are 4 units of 7 or 8 weeks to choose from and the dates are listed. Sign up for one unit or more!…
April 30, 2015
by Diane Heath
This weekend I’m traveling to my undergraduate alma mater, Hartt School of Music in Hartford, CT to be part of a gathering of students and faculty…
April 29, 2015
St. Columba's is embarking on a significant project with funds pledged to our 2013 Foundations for the Future Capital Campaign. This summer all of our mechanical systems will be replaced, along with the fire alarm system, windows, doors and lighting. Stay tuned for the June Newsletter for more information…
April 23, 2015
Written by St. Columba's former rector William Swing, "A Bishop’s Quest" is the story of one man’s campaign to gather the best of religion in order to counter rising religiously-motivated violence.
In 1993, the United Nations was planning to celebrate its 50th Anniversary in San Francisco (where the…
April 22, 2015
Since 1963, communities across the nation have joined in the commemoration of Older Americans Month, a tradition celebrating the contributions and achievements of older Americans. As a part of Older Americans Month, Seabury Resources for Aging coordinates “Senior Celebrations,” an annual event held at the Washington National Cathedral to…
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).
Deadlines typically fall around the 15th of the month. Download deadline schedule for exact dates.
Format: Text and 300 dpi (print resolution) pictures. Articles may run 300-750 words.
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.
The deadline for submitting items to the Sunday wrapper is Thursday at 5 pm (10 days in advance of publication).
Submit your publicity requests to publicity request form