“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 Eucharist with a sermon, but no music.

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

10:30 am – Eucharist with a summer vibe, featuring our summer singers and ringers.
Come as you are!

Join us for cold beverages, doughnuts and fellowship in the Common after each service.

Child care is available for infants and children to age 3 from 10:15—11:30 am in Rm 322.


Morning Prayer

Church Nave

8:45 am – Monday - Friday
in St. Aidan's Chapel

Midday Bible Break

12:15 pm – Tuesdays, Rm 220

Full Worship Service Info


Jesus said, "Love God with all your heart. Love your neighbor as yourself." Full stop.

This Sunday, to mark the one-year anniversary of the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Ledlie is accepting the invitation of our Bishop Mariann and our brothers and sisters of the United Methodist Church to go to the  "United to Love" rally on the Mall. This gathering is separate from the rally in Lafayette Square. Read on about joining him on Sun., Aug. 12, shortly after our 10:30 am worship.

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Singing the Praises of Chorister Camp

Singing the Praises of Chorister Camp

Four choristers from St. Columba's: Clara Dean, Annalise Ross, Carolyn Hoff and Henry Beale, attended the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) course in Charlotte, NC this summer. The course provides the opportunity for training and exploring wonderful choral music in liturgical settings. Read Carolyn's story and learn more about their singing adventures with director Robert McCormick.

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Serving in the Interim

Serving in the Interim

While we are actively engaged in filling two positions--Director of Finance & Administration, and Operations Manager--four parishioners have generously and ably stepped in to provide interim support. John Nolan, Sara Glenn and Tom Bauder are managing day-to-day operations with additional support from Heather Cole. Their expertise and support is a huge gift to St. Columba's. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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Welcome Bronwyn Roy

Welcome Bronwyn Roy

As the director of stewardship and development, Bronwyn is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive strategy in coordination with our volunteers for the annual stewardship campaign committee and planned giving program, as well as laying the groundwork for future capital campaigns.

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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



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.