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"What can we do?" is a question many are asking in the midst of the ongoing heartbreak and racial injustice in our country. Here is a start.
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St. Columba’s is a church on a mission to Live God’s Love. Click here to learn more
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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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Welcome to St. Columba's

Welcome! We’re glad you’re here. St. Columba’s is a church on a mission to Live God’s Love. While our building is closed, our parish community is alive and well connected online. Walk with us during these uncertain times as we encourage spiritual curiosity, celebrate children and youth, and embrace the world in the spirit of God’s justice and love. How can we serve you today?

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Sunday Programs

Bible, Coffee & Conversation
Discuss the scripture readings for the week and reflect on their meaning for our faith journeys and St. C's mission in the community.
9 am – Bible Study with Joshua Daniel.
9:15 am – Bible Study with David Griswold. Contact the session leader for call-in instructions.

Coffee Hour
11 am

All parishioners and newcomers especially are invited to join us for Coffee Hour after the 10:30 am service. We will break into smaller groups for introductions, fellowship, and conversations. Check your Sunday Bulletin for call-in instructions.

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Find an archive of all our worship services and #ColumbaDailyBread inspirations on St. C's YouTube channel. Sign up to receive Daily Bread here.

To find out more about our weekly happenings – prayer and fellowship groups, opportunities to serve, calls to action and more – at St. Columba's, read our current eNews. You can sign up to receive it on a weekly basis.

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Sunday Worship

Prayers, Bible Story & Song
is suspended for the summer season.

10:30 am – Scripture, prayers, music and homily, experience Sunday worship from your home. Join Ledlie, Amy, Joshua, David, Susan and friends for St. Columba's online Sunday worship. 
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New Communications Director

New Communications Director

St. Columba's is pleased to announce Lauren Devito as our new Director of Communications, effective August 15. Lauren joined the staff in March as part-time Creative Director of Digital Media. In that capacity, she helped us move quickly in the Call to Action for racial justice, created the video to launch our 30-30-30 campaign with Housing Up, is developing a new website (stay tuned!), and quickly became a vital member of our staff team. We anticipate a seamless transition as she steps into this new, larger role.

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Church Reopening Plan

Church Reopening Plan

In support of growing eagerness and impatience of many to gather anew, and respecting the options for phased reopening set forth by our mayor and bishop, St. Columba's proposes the following plan for re-opening our church, while prioritizing health and safety for the greatest number of people.

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An Invitation to House Churches

An Invitation to House Churches

St. Columba's is launching a new worship opportunity, and we'd love for you to be involved! Very simply, the new initiative is to ask members of the parish to host small groups for prayer and fellowship in their backyard. Visit our new House Churches webpage to learn how you may engage in this small group worship.

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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



Monday – Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm
Friday: 9 am to 1 pm

Pastoral Care

For pastoral emergencies after office hours, please call 202-669-4856 to reach a member of the clergy.