St Columba’s is part of the Church of Scotland. Many of the congregation have Scottish or Presbyterian connections but certainly not all. We have a lively mix of nationalities and denominations, ages and life experiences, members and visitors.
In normal times, St Columba’s combines activity, peace and prayer. Many groups meet throughout the week; school children, Alcoholics Anonymous, the Night Shelter for Homeless Guests, congregational meals, musical events and Scottish Country dancing – our church witnesses plenty of life. All the while, through Sunday worship and the services that mark the great events of life we worship God and grow together.
These of course are not normal times. Unfortunately for the safety of all, our building is closed for the time being. However, though the building is closed, the Church is not shut. The Church Office is staffed from home and is open for enquiries. Simultaneously, all church members are actively encouraged both to pray for and to stay in touch with each other, offering the friendship and support that is so vital at this time.