August 25, 2016
Online registration is now open for age 3 through grade 5. Click here for a program description. Even if you have done this before, it is important to fill out the form for this year to provide us with up-to-date info. Sunday school…
August 24, 2016
Jane Chandler Wiegand died August 24, 2016. May her soul and the souls of all the departed rest in peace through the mercy of God.
A funeral for Jane will be held at St. Columba's on Sat., Aug. 27 at 2 pm. Obituary
August 4, 2016
Elizabeth (Lee) Bradley Dorsey died August 4, 2016. May her soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
August 4, 2016
Irving Sablosky, husband of Juliet, died August 4, 2016. May his soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
July 27, 2016
Into your hands, O merciful Savior, we commend your servant Jean Van Der Tak, who died on July 27, 2016. Receive her into the arms of your mercy, into the blessed rest of everlasting peace, and into the glorious company of the saints in light. Amen.
July 5, 2016
SON, St. Columba's summer service week for middle schoolers, takes place Mon., July 25-Fri., July 29. Each day, our youth will be serving a different agency in the DC metropolitan area.
Our activities include: painting and repairs at the Bishop Walker School for Boys on Monday; preparing meals…
July 2, 2016
Former parishioner, Louise Remmey died July 2, 2016. May her soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen. Interment is planned for later in September at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Georgetown.
June 30, 2016
On the road again? Last summer parishioners posted pictures of Flat Jesus from their backyards and all around the globe. This summer, stay in touch with your friends and fellow parishioners by entering pictures of your vacation adventures in the St. C's Summer Photography Contest.
Prizes will be…
June 14, 2016
J. Reilly Lewis, organist, founding conductor of the Washington Bach Consort and music director of the Cathedral Choral Society for 30 years, died suddenly of cardiac arrest on June 9 at his home in Arlington, VA. For many years, he delighted St. Columba's parishioners with his organ playing at…
May 25, 2016
I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, God may grant that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, as you are being…
May 25, 2016
The program year will end with Columba Day, 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…
May 16, 2016
From the earliest days of the church, drama has played an important role in bringing our faith stories to life. In medieval times, whole communities created elaborate theatrical versions of bible stories that were performed in town squares. Drama has also been a rich part of worship in our…
April 22, 2016
Henry E. Putsch, the father of Matt Putsch, died on Sat., Apr. 22, in Kansas City, Missouri. May his soul and the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
February 21, 2016
On Sun., Feb. 21, the Rev. Ledlie Laughlin opened his first Annual Meeting as rector of St. Columba’s with a prayer and a “thank you” for the warm welcome he has received in his first five months here.
Treasurer Steve Smith presented…
February 4, 2016
Fred North died suddenly on Tues., Feb. 2 at home. Please keep him, his wife Jane and their family in your prayers.
O God, who by the glorious resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ destroyed death, and brought life and immortality to light: Grant that your servant Frederick…
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