As Christians, we are called to "love our neighbors as ourselves." Find here the steps St. Columbans are taking to create a just society, taking on racial injustice, homelessness, refugee response and climate change.
Family Homelessness Initiative
As a Christian community that prides itself on its commitment to families and children, we need to do more.In the The Way of Love, we are called to Go – to cross boundaries beyond our circles and comfort and to join God in healing a hurting world.We go to build a Beloved Community, a people reconciled in love with God and one another.A home for all God’s children.
And so to that end, we call the parish to fully commit ourselves to ending family homelessness in our community, ideally by 2030.Read More »
St. Columba’s Antiracism Task Force
In early 2021, the St. Columba's Antiracism Task Force was convened by the Vestry and rector of St. Columba's, as an expression of the church's belief that becoming antiracist as individuals and as a church is integral to Jesus' summary of the greatest commandment, our own baptismal covenant, and St. Columba's vision to Live God's Love. This group of volunteer parishioners was …Read More »
Stirring the Waters
A Ministry for Racial justice that seeks to educate the parish and ourselves on the impact of racism and racial inequity, to confront white privilege, to promote interracial dialogue and to act against racial injusticeRead More »
For many, the Water Ministry is our opportunity to love and serve the Lord in a real and tangible way. Volunteers shop for food and prepare hot meals for 25-35 guests, four times a week, 9 months of the year. We sign in guests, manage the schedule for showers, dispense towels and toiletries and do several loads of each day.Read More »