Come enjoy Shrove Tuesday pancakes, traditional New Orleans cuisine, festive beverages, live jazz music, and crafts for kids – a fun night for all ages! Join us on Tues., Feb. 25, 5:30-7:30 pm in the Great Hall. Purchase tickets online or at the Welcome desk this Sunday! Children 4 & under are free. Contact: Jennifer TurnerLearn More
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!
Curious about our programs for children, youth, adult formation, music, or community engagement? Text “COLUMBA” to 22828, submit your email address, and learn more about us.
Ash Wednesday: Come Worship With Us|
Wednesday, Feb. 26
Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes
Church Nave (map)
7 am – Eucharist & Imposition of Ashes
12:30 noon – Eucharist & Imposition
4 pm – Children's Lenten Service
7 pm – Eucharist & Imposition
Ashes To Go (map)
7:45 – 8:30 AM
5 – 6 PM
Imposition of Ashes & Blessings, outside of church at 4201 Albemarle,
and Tenleytown Metro stop (corner of Wisconsin & Albemarle).
Monday – Friday during Lent
Morning Prayer is an age-old service that makes a good Lenten practice. Join us ...
8:30 am – Monday - Friday in
St. Aidan's Chapel
Ashes are an ancient sign of penitence, a mark of the cross to remind us that we are dust and to turn our focus to the power of God to heal the brokenness in our lives and in the world. Join us for Eucharist and the Imposition of Ashes on Wed., Feb. 26. Services will be at 7 am, 12:30 pm and 7 pm. A special Children’s service will be held at 4 pm.Learn More
During Lent, St. Columba's has brought together a series of powerful speakers bringing new insight to the idea of where we find God from many interesting perspectives: science, music and elsewhere. Join us Sundays at 10:15 to hear more about St. Columba’s mission to Live God’s Love.Learn More
Over the 10 days of their journey through the Holy Land, our St. Columba pilgrims covered some significant terrain: spiritually, historically and geographically. Parishioner Lisa Battalia has graciously accepted the role of pilgrimage blogger, and has been sending amazing pictures and stories of their travels. Follow our pilgrims on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag: #ColumbaPilgrims. Sign up today!Learn More
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 Office4201 Albemarle St., NW
Washington, DC 20016
Monday – Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm
Friday: 9 am to 1 pm
For pastoral emergencies after office hours, please call 202-669-4856 to reach a member of the clergy.