JOIN US AT THE BEACH the week of August 7th to 14, 2015. Memorial House in Rehoboth Beach, the former summer home of Felix du Pont, is nestled in the pines section of Rehoboth two blocks from the beach. Breakfast and dinner are included in the weekly rate of $615 per person (shared room) or $795 (single occupancy). Reduced rates for children sharing a room with an adult. Call Kathy Moore for reservations at (302) 256-0374. To learn more, visit the Memorial House website. This promises to be a wonderful week to rest at the beach, take walks, meet new friends and form community. Our rector, Fr. David, will be there, as well as friends from Christ Church Christiana Hundred. If you have questions, please speak with Fr. David.
Holy Week Remembered
JAZZ VESPERS – Sunday, May 3, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
“Silence Breeds Violence: Scriptural and Musical Reflections
on Crime and Violence in the City of Wilmington”
Jeff Knoettner, Rob Swanson and Jonathan Whitney, Instrumentalists
SsAM Treble Choir
The SsAM Treble Choir is open to girls and boys (with unchanged voices) from grades 5 through young adult. The choristers rehearse Thursday evenings from 6:15 – 8:15 p.m. and sing once a month in church with the Adult Choir, as well as occasional Evensongs and concerts. Those who are interested (or their parents) are welcome to contact David Christopher through the SsAM office.
Thank you for visiting our website. We hope you will be our guest on a Sunday morning and let us welcome you in person. The photo on the right is part of our SsAM family at our recent Annual Meeting.
The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) is a vibrant and passionate Christian faith community located in the heart of downtown Wilmington, Delaware. As you explore this website, you will see we have a heart for ministry in the city and for the people who live here. Our Sunday worship inspires and calls us to love and serve the Lord in our daily lives and in our encounters with people we meet along the way.
The Rev. David T. Andrews, Jr.
“SsAM will be a dynamic spiritual center which is active in the pursuit of peace and justice in the community, and a place where all of God’s people are honored.”
“To be an inclusive Christian community which worships God, follows Christ in all aspects of our lives, and serves the Greater Wilmington area through actions and ministries which promote peace, justice, reconciliation and empowerment for all people.”
Sharing Our Blessings
Learn about Phase II of the Capital Campaign “Sharing Our Blessings” to renovate SsAM’s organ. CLICK HERE.
Holy Land Pilgrimage
Members of SsAM went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Lands. CLICK HERE to visit their blog and learn about their journey.
Welcome to SsAM Booklet
This 12-page on-line booklet describes our church, its history, and ministries to those thinking about visiting. This booklet is from 2008, but most of what it says is still relevant. CLICK HERE to see it.
A Typical Sunday at SsAM
Sunday mornings are especially busy at SsAM. Learn more…
Our Use of Expansive Language
Because we are, and hope to continue to be, a diverse church, we take care that our language reflects our faith. CLICK HERE to learn about our beliefs and practices concerning the use of inclusive/expansive language.
What is our style of worship at SsAM? CLICK HERE to read what the Vestry had to say in 2012.
Inside and Out
Every member is strongly encouraged to participate in the full life of the church, by serving a ministry within the church, or by volunteering in one of our many ministries to those outside the church.
If you have a question or comment, please CLICK HERE to contact us.