Where God’s unconditional love for all is celebrated every day
We don’t have all the answers, and we welcome the questions
Respecting the dignity of every human being
Open Hearts Open Minds
Inspired by the ancient and the new
Welcome to St Columba’s by the Castle – a small, vibrant church, right at the centre of Edinburgh.
Whether you are looking for a progressive, open-minded community to belong to; a service of worship to drop into; a church for a christening, wedding or funeral; a venue for an event, a concert or a project serving human need; or simply a peaceful space to be still and reflect – a warm welcome awaits you.
No matter who we are, who we love or what we believe – young or old; single or partnered; straight or LGBT+; seeker, doubter or deeply committed – God loves and accepts us all. We are all welcome – and so are you!
Midweek Eucharist at 12.30 pm in the Upper Room at St. Columba’s. Please join us for this informal said Eucharist which is offered each week. Lunch at the Castle Arms afterwards, optional. All are welcome!
Service of Holy Communion at 10am for the Palm Sunday. Meet in the garden for the Liturgy of the Palms from where we will process along Johnston Terrace into the church.
St C’s at Six this month will take the form of a Christian celebration of the ancient Jewish feast of Passover. All are welcome.
The Columcille Window, Iona Abbey is the work of William Wilson, O.B.E., R.S.A. and is used with permission.
Photography by Katherine McHale, Catherine Outram and Andy McGregor
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Bring us, O Lord God, at our last awakening into the house and gate of heaven, to enter into that gate and dwell in that house, where there shall be no darkness nor dazzling, but one equal light; no noise nor silence, but one equal music; no fears nor hopes, but one equal possession; no ends nor beginnings, but one equal eternity; in the habitations of thy glory and dominion, world without end. John Donne