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. 


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

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.


The Christmas and New Year issue of the church newsletter is available online.  

Advent and Christmas Services:
  • 17th Dec - Carol service. The choir will be rehearsing on 3/10/17 December
  • 24th Dec - No service at St Columba's - all welcome at Cumnor URC's 10:30am morning service and 6:00pm carols by candlelight.
  • 25th Dec - Worship for Christmas Day. 10:45am at St Columba's.
  • 31st Dec - Worship for New Year's Eve led by Siân Jones.

Oxford Winter Night Shelter:

St Columba's is one of seven city centre churches participating in OWNS. Volunteers are still needed (see below) as are donations (click here).