St. Columba's Episcopal Church

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May 19, 2015

Flat Jesus Hits the Road

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 8, 2015

Urgent Help Needed for Nepal

Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) is responding to immediate needs in earthquake-impacted Nepal. As of May 5, the death toll exceeds 7,300, with search and rescue operations still in progress. For approximately 125,000 people in the most severely affected districts, shelter is a top priority, along with food, clothing,…


May 6, 2015

Seeking Sunday School Teachers

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!


May 5, 2015

Funeral for Thomas Fuchs

We pray for Thomas Fuchs, husband of Cathy Harr, who passed away on April 28, 2015. May his soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

The funeral for Tom Fuchs will take place on Fri., May 22 at…


May 4, 2015

Kate McLynn Wins GCA Award

The Garden Club of America, as part of its Scholarship program, offers an award to an individual who provides outstanding education for our youth. The Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Fund for Early Environmental Education was established "to recognize an individual who, through working with children under 16 years of age…


April 30, 2015

Organ Scholar Program Announcement

Organists – An Endangered Species ...
and what St. Columba’s Church is doing to protect them.

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

Capital Campaign Renovation Work to Begin

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

A Bishop’s Quest by Bishop William Swing

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

Inga Blust is Named 2015 Senior Honoree

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…


April 13, 2015

Graveside Service for Charles Dorian

Charles Dorian, USCGA '43, member of St. Columba's parish since 1977, passed away in June 2014. His family is pleased to have you to his burial at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors on Mon., Apr. 27. Please gather at the Administration building at 2:30 pm; a graveside…


Submit Your Publicity Request Online

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.

Photo Policy

It is our policy to publish in our newsletters and on our website photographs of parishioners engaged in church activities, as a way of showing the life and spirit of this parish. We are sensitive to privacy concerns and do not name people in photographs except in rare instances and only with prior permission from the individuals pictured. If you have a concern about a published picture of yourself or a family member, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with the particulars, and we will be happy to remove it.

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May 21 (deadline: May 11)
June 25 (deadline: June 15)
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