Welcome to the online home of St Columba's URC. 

Whoever you are, and wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome.


St Columba's is part of the United Reformed Church and is based in the heart of Oxford city centre. Having had presence in the city for over a century, it has served the local community, students and visitors alike through an approach that is reformed and continuing to reform. The church is progressive in theology and aims to welcome all. 

Helen Garton

New Minister called
We are delighted that Helen Garton has accepted a call to serve us and our sister church Cumnor URC as our minister.  We're planning for her to take up post in summer 2018.

Same-sex marriages - we are now registered
St Columba's is delighted to announce that we are now registered to conduct same sex marriages. If you are interested in taking advantage of this, please contact the church secretaries.

The Lent & Easter issue of the church newsletter is available online.


Sundays @ 10:45am in church: Sunday Worship - a service for all.  Communion is usually on the second Sunday of the month.  You are welcome to join us. 

Every first Sunday of the month @ 7:15pm in church: First Sunday - LGBTQ+ fellowship. 

Wednesdays @ 10:30am in church: Wednesday
Welcome - a drop-in café run with the charity Archway, to which all are welcome.