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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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Easter Season Opportunities: classes, workshops and small groups!
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“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

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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Come Worship With Us This Week

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.

Sunday School for Children
10:15 am – Join Katie McGervey on Zoom video conferencing for a Sunday School lesson for kids ages 3 to 5th grade. More children's programs>

Find an archive of all our worship services and #ColumbaDailyBread inspirations on the St. C's YouTube channel.

Full Worship Service Info

Sunday Worship

Prayers, Bible Story & Song
9:30 am
 – Join Amy Molina-Moore on for our “Great Hall” Home Worship Service.

11 am – Scripture, prayers, music and homily, experience Sunday worship from your home. Join Ledlie, Joshua, David, Susan and friends for St. Columba's online Sunday worship. 
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Columba Day

Columba Day

Certainly A Columba Day Like No Other! Come for a drive-by Columba Day celebration on Sun., June 7, 12 - 1 pm. Just follow the bagpipe music! St. Columba's staff will be on hand to greet parishioners in the "Highlands of Tenleytown" at the corner of 42nd & Albemarle, rain or shine. Decorate your car with some Columba spirit and follow the "parade route," down (south) on 42nd, and right (west) on Albemarle St. Join us as we Live God's Love at a social distance!

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St. Columba Hymn Project

St. Columba Hymn Project

The St. Columba hymn holds a special place in the hearts of our parish, and we'd like to invite you to share your voice as part of The Columba Hymn Project. It's easy ... just download the music and recording of the St. Columba hymn. Make a video of yourself with your smartphone, singing along with the recording, and then share it with us. We'll create a virtual congregation for our online Columba Day celebration!

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Service of Lament

Service of Lament

As we together cross the threshhold of 100,000 Coronavirus deaths, you are invited to a virtual gathering with readings, music and prayers for people to express their laments in this time of pandemic. Led by the Rev. Susan Flanders, this service will be held Sun., June 14, 5-6 pm. Register here: Call-in instructions will follow. Click below for a special message.

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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.