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. 


Oxford Open Doors / Ride and Stride
St Columba's is pleased to announce that we will be participating in Ride and Stride as usual, and also open for Oxford Open Doors over the same weekend of 14/15 September.

Church meeting endorses statement from LGBT Christians. Our February 2019 Church meeting unanimously endorsed a statement from our LGBT Christians in the context of the "Clothe yourselves in Love" letter of October 2018 from the four Bishops of the Oxford Diocese. Read more

Same-sex marriages: open for business
St Columba's is registered to conduct same sex marriages and celebrated our first at the end of June 2018. If you are interested in getting married at St Columba's whether a same- or opposite-sex couple, please contact the church secretaries. All are welcome!


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, discussion and communion. 

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