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May 30, 2019

On June 16, St. Columba's will celebrate our all-star Director of Children’s Ministries Pattie Ames on her last Sunday with us. Join us for food and fun in the courtyard (or Great Hall if it rains) immediately following both the 9:15 and 10:30 am services (from 9:45 am-12:30 pm). If you’d like to help with the festivities, please contact Jennifer Turner.

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May 15, 2019

In Fall 2018, St. Columba’s convened Committee on Mission, Vision and Strategic Planning to evaluate the Church’s programs, ministries and parish life, formulate a statement of Mission and Core Values, and develop a Vision for St. Columba’s that would facilitate strategic planning. Our goal was to engage parishioners, congregational leaders, clergy, and staff in an honest appraisal of St. Columba’s current strengths and weaknesses, and inspire all stakeholders at the Church to reflect upon how God is calling us to grow.

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April 25, 2019

Spring at St. Columba's offers all kinds of opportunities to connect, gather and learn. Two free courses are offered: Mindfulness for Today, meeting Wednesdays, May 8 & May 15 at 7 pm, in Rm 212 led by parishioner, health and mindfulness teacher Courtney Hundley; and Gospel Seasons Workshop led by the Rev. Susan Flanders on Sat., May 18 from 9:30 am - 12 noon, Rm 212.

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April 25, 2019

Nurture Creation with us! Wear your jeans, bring your gardening gloves, rakes, trowels, clippers, and weed buckets, and help us beautify our corner of God’s creation at 42nd and Albemarle on Sun., Apr. 28 starting at 10:15 am. Join the Nursery School community and children and adults from St. C’s as we weed, prune, clean and care for creation in this intergenerational, fun-filled morning. Click below to "learn more" and find a task of your choosing.

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April 11, 2019

Missed the May 5th Informational Meeting? It is still possible to learn about St. Columba’s ten-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land, February 10-21, 2020. Based in Jerusalem with trips to the Sea of Galilee, Nazareth, Emmaus, and more, the tour will be led by Iyad Qumri, a Palestinian Anglican Christian, with Rector Ledlie Laughlin.

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April 11, 2019

On Palm Sunday (Apr. 14) at the 9 am and 11:15 am Church Nave services, we will once again read the Passion, striving to interpret familiar words so that they might be heard anew; so that the emotional complexity and immediacy of the story can grab us—really hard—and allow us to experience the crisis, betrayal, fear, and pain of this story.

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