Reflect & Connect
Schedule of Services
||Holy Eucharist - Rite One
Eucharist - Rite Two with Music
||Children's Chapel in the Parish Hall.
||Holy Eucharist with prayers for healing.
Education - discussion groups, guest speakers.
||Children – Sunday School
(Ages 4 and up)
Nursery (Ages 3 and under)
Nursery (Ages 3 and under)
Below are descriptions of the services at St. Columba’s, and the essential
roles parishioners can play, as chalice bearers, crucifers, readers,
acolytes, ushers, and members of the Altar Guild. Please consider taking an
active part in our worship.
We use the Book of Common Prayer: the red book on the back of each chair.
The blue Hymnal 1982 is used at the 10:00 a.m. Sunday service. At all
services, ushers hand out bulletins to guide people through the service.
Hymn numbers are also posted above the organ.
LISTEN * LEARN * LIVE
9:00am – Sunday School, led by Lisa Reimer for children ages 4 and up. Lisa
is using the new children’s curriculum for the Episcopal Church, Weaving
God’s Promises, which provides activities including arts, crafts, dramas,
games and more to reinforce the lessons of the day. Come join the fun!
10:00am – Children’s Chapel. Prayers, scripture, music. The children join
their families for Communion in the Chapel.
Wednesday Evening Prayer with Prayers for Healing
The Wednesday evening 5:30 service includes the Litany for Healing.
Printed sheets are available in the back of the church. After the prayers
and the confession, members of the congregation are invited to come forward
to receive a special prayer for healing and to be anointed with oil.
Serving as candle-bearers, acolytes take an active role assisting the deacon in preparing for the Eucharist, learning about the Church’s practices as they serve. Young people are especially encouraged to participate in this way. Anyone interested should contact Nick Coogan at
If you are interested in becoming a crucifer (carrying the cross) contact Nick Coogan
A quiet ministry, the Altar Guild is responsible for the care of linens and
vessels and for the preparation of the altar for two Holy Eucharist services
on Sunday. Guild members work in pairs, learning from one another as well as
from training sessions. Contact Patty Duke
847-0448 for more information.
Offertory Hymn, a member of the congregation joins the altar party in the
sanctuary to serve as chalice bearer during Holy Eucharist. To discuss
becoming a part of this prayerful and uplifting ministry, contact Kathryn
Warren (8 a.m. service) at 847-5571 or
Judith Sutphen (10:00 a.m. service) at
read the appointed lessons from the Old and New Testaments and lead the
Prayers of the People at both Sunday services. If you would like to
participate in this way, please contact Nancy Piazza (10:00 a.m. service) at
Kathryn Warren (8 a.m. service) at 847-5571 or
are assigned to greet worshipers and distribute bulletins before each Sunday
service. They also bring the bread and wine to the altar, collect the
offering, supervise the Sunday School arrival, and assist the congregation
as needed. Following the service, ushers prepare the offering for the
assistant treasurer. Ushers are always needed. If you wish to participate,
please contact Anne Coogan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
the flowers on the St. Columba’s altar are given weekly as memorials and/or
thanksgivings, with names and dedications listed in the bulletin. For
festivals such as Christmas, Easter, and Harvest Sunday, parishioners work
together to decorate the chapel. To get involved, or to make a memorial or
thanksgiving flower donation, contact Patty Duke at 847-0448 or
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