Alert: St. Columba's returns to our Regular Worship schedule on Sun., Sept. 9. Office hours change to M-Th, 9-5; F, 9-4.

“For me, St. Columba's and faith are inextricably linked. I know whatever life serves up, God will provide for me and my family through the community here.”
Fletcher Jones
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“"I walked into a room of complete strangers on Wednesday morning and was completely welcomed with warm, loving smiles from a diverse group of mothers."”
Lindy Gallagher
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“"St. Columba’s Rebuilding Together ministry worked on a beautiful old house in the Gallaudet neighborhood of DC. It was owned by an absolutely amazing couple, loved by many in this city."”
Kristin McNavage
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Welcome to St. Columba's!

St. Columba’s is a lively community of faith engaged in many ministries. Your presence here is a gift. Are you …

• New to Washington? New to Christianity or the Episcopal Church?

• Searching … for a comfortable church home for yourself or your family?

• Interested … in exploring your faith, doubts and life’s big questions?

• Hoping to serve … those in need, to make a difference in the world?

We are here for you … Welcome to St. Columba’s!

Come Worship With Us This Week

This Sunday

Holy Eucharist

Church Nave (map)

8 am – A quiet and intimate service without music, but with a sermon.

9 am – Family-friendly, lively worship service for people of all ages.

11:15 am – A more formal worship service featuring our adult choirs.

Great Hall (map)

9:15 am and 11:15 am – Eucharist
with a Gospel story-time and music designed for preschool children and their families.

Child care is available for infants and children to age 3 from 10:15—11:45 am in Rm 322.

Monday – Friday

Morning Prayer

Church Nave

8:30 am – Monday - Friday
in St. Aidan's Chapel

 

Full Worship Service Info

Features

Art All Night

Art All Night

Join in on this DC-wide event on Sat., Sept. 29, 7-10 pm. On this year’s program, Art All Night at St. C's will feature a marathon performance of “Bach All Night,” three hours of fabulous music played by six different musicians on our magnificent organ. In the Common, six artists will exhibit in a wide and wonderful range of different media, and in the Great Hall, all are invited to partake in a Labyrinth Walk with live music. Children of all ages will enjoy make their own lego art 7-8 pm in the Bell Room. Come for this evening of family fun!

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Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

In celebration of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, St. Columba's will hold its Blessing of the Animals on Sun., Oct. 7 at 5 pm. All are invited to bring their pets and participate in an outdoor worship service (weather permitting). All pets are welcome (pictures of animals or stuffed animals, too), but should be leashed or appropriately restrained for their own protection.

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How Do You Give Thanks With Christ?

How Do You Give Thanks With Christ?

There are many privileges of participation at St Columba’s. We engage in powerful worship, compelling educational programs for all ages, service to our neighbors and in the joy of sharing our gifts. The privilege of offering our financial support – and the support of our time, energies and talents – is key to who we are and what we believe in. As our annual pledge campaign kicks off, learn more about giving at St. Columba's ...

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Fall Classes and Workshops

Fall Classes and Workshops

Just like our patron saint, we love to learn here at St. Columba's. And since we believe that learning is a lifelong process, there are ample opportunities for adults to grow their faith this fall. Consider signing up for a Circle! Learn more about these groups and all the interesting fall classes and workshops starting up now.

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Join Us!

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar

Come Visit Us!

We are located at 4201 Albemarle St., NW, one block west of Wisconsin Ave. and just north of the intersection of Wisconsin and Nebraska Aves. (Tenley Circle).

Metro: Take the Red Line to the Tenleytown/AU station. Use the west exit, and head south on Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right onto Albemarle Street and walk one block to the church.

Parking: Street parking is easy to find on most days. There is a small church parking located on Butterworth Place, which is available on Sunday mornings and weekday evenings.

Accessibility: On Sundays, there is an accessible drop-off/pick-up area in front of the 42nd Street entrance. There is accessibility from the parking lot (where there are reserved handicapped spaces). Come in through the Nursery School entrance. There is an elevator at the end of that hall.

Get in Touch

We'd love to hear from you.

Parish Office

4201 Albemarle St., NW
Washington, DC 20016

202-363-4119

Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm
Friday: 9 am to 4 pm

Pastoral Care

Email: pastoralcare@columba.org
For pastoral emergencies after office hours, please call 202-363-4119 to reach a member of the clergy.