Elder Election

Sunday, November 20 Elder Election will take place after worship on November 20. This year, ballots will be available for people who live far away or attend online. You will need to request a ballot, and may return it by asking your elder to pick it up, by mailing it, or scanning and emailing it …

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Harvesting Our Garden

Harvesting Our Garden Challenges and Celebrations This year 6 families benefited from the raised garden beds growing a multitude of produce including tomatoes, potatoes, herbs and even figs! The remaining raised beds were planted in conjunction with our large church garden. Our greatest challenge has been damage from the growing local rabbit population, who were responsible for decimating …

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Outdoor Service

Blessing Of The Backpacks Outdoor Service On Sept 25, you are invited to St. Columba worship at 10 a.m. outdoors on the Rodney side of the building. Join us for all ages, informal worship that will include again this fall the blessing of the backpacks, as we give out backpack tags for children and youth that say, ‘Be …

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Baptism Is Back

Baptisms are Back! We are so happy that baptisms are back at St. Columba! Baptisms were celebrated at St. Columba on Aug 14 (image above), Aug 28, and will be celebrated again on Sept. 18. Baptisms are one of the sacred moments during worship (in addition to Communion) when we touch and see God’s love. …

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Congregational Video

Who are the people who make up the congregation of St. Columba by-the-Lake? In 2016 we decided to answer that question by creating a video featuring some of the voices and faces that represent our congregation. Some things have changed since then, but the energy, spirit and joy that we share has always been part …

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