With St. Columba as our inspiration, we are curious by nature and ready to explore, seeking out new spiritual knowledge. St. Columba’s offers all ages the opportunity to learn and grow from wide range of educational experiences.
Join us for presentations that stimulate our imagination about living the Christian life in this community, and in today’s changing world. Hear from our rector and lay leaders, as well as distinguished outside speakers on topics that challenge us on a wide range of current issues.Read More »
Classes and series reflect a variety of topics, allowing more in-depth exploration of Scripture, theology and living a contemporary Christian life. Some are short term series, others are ongoing.Read More »
New to St. Columba’s? Or maybe you've been around for awhile but are still trying to find your place here? Come explore what a life of faith at St. C’s may hold for you. This three-week course is designed to provide:
- a place for you to connect, share your story and listen to others' stories and questions;
- a basic introduction to Christian practices, the Episcopal Church…
INQUIRE & LEARN
Discuss the scripture readings for the week and reflect on their meaning for our faith journeys and St. C's mission in the community.Read More »
Columba Circles are Back! This year we’re leaning into our mission to be a Church and a People who Live God’s Love. Join with fellow St. Columbans once a month in a small group to dig into each of the seven Practices for a Jesus-centered life. Together we’ll explore what it looks like to: Turn, Learn, Pray, Worship, Bless, Go and Rest. Sign up online or at the Welcome Desk in the Common. Questions? Contact: Jennifer TurnerRead More »
Explore These Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life:
Turn: Pause, listen, and choose to follow Jesus.
Learn: Reflect on Scripture each day, especially on Jesus’ life and teachings.
Pray: Dwell intentionally with God each day.
Worship: Gather in community weekly to thank, praise, and dwell with God.
Bless: Share faith and unselfishly give and serve.
Go: Cross boundaries, listen deeply and live like Jesus.
Rest: Receive the gift of God’s grace, peace, and restoration.
Our wide selection of religious books includes children's picture books, read-alouds, Bible stories and many youth books you might not think of as overtly spiritual, but have important messages about life and faith.
The Adult reference section features Bibles, concordances, dictionaries of theology, information on saints and other scholarly works. A section on spirituality features books on meditation and prayer, a series on Western spirituality and a fine collection of books on Celtic spirituality, as well as books covering topics such as grief, healing and parenting.
Located on the second floor near the Albemarle Street entrance, the library is open Sunday mornings and on weekdays during office hours. Stop by to browse our offerings or sit and read.
Are you seeking peace, renewal, and time for quiet inner reflection? Come walk St C’s labyrinth! When our labyrinth is unfolded and in place -- and lit only by battery-operated candles and a bit of natural light through the windows -- the Great Hall is transformed into a magical place.Read More »