Blessing of the Animals
Saturday, October 1 – 12:00 p.m.
Join us in celebrating the spiritual lives of our furry (and feathered) friends as we will observe the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the thirteenth-century saint who founded the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) and who is known as the patron saint of animals, birds and the environment.
ALL PETS WELCOME
FREE ACCESSIBLE PARKING
ADJACENT TO THE CHURCH
Mark Your Calendars!
Musikgarten at SsAM
Early Childhood Musical Training
Construction for the Katherine Esterly Organ is underway!
Visit our Katherine Esterly Organ Facebook Page to see latest updates and photos of SsAM’s Organ Project … or select “Organ Project” from the top of the right sidebar to learn how you can donate a pipe!
Search for a New Bishop
Bishop Wright has announced his retirement and efforts are underway to select a new bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware, of which our church is a member. Click here to learn more about the search.
Fr. David encourages you to follow in the steps of St. Paul. In the span of eleven days, our tour group will travel to Athens, Kusadasi, Patmos, Heraklion, Santorini, Piraeus, Meteores, Thessaloniki, Philippi, Veria, and Delphi via cruise ship and deluxe motor coaches. We depart March 21, 2017.
If you are interested in joining SsAM members on this trip, please email D-L Casson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call the Church Office at 302-656-6628 to request the brochure and tour enrollment document.
September – May, please bring your children to GODLY PLAY for Pre-K through 2nd Grade and REALLY COOL SUNDAY SCHOOL for grades 3 through 6. We also offer the YYF Program (Youth and Young Families) for Jr. and Sr. High Youth. Learn more HERE.
September – May, SsAM offers noonday prayers (a great way to spend your lunch break) and evening prayer (a quiet way to end the day). Come and see and pray, Tuesdays through Fridays at 12:00 and Tuesdays through Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., in the Chapel at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew.
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 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.
A good way to start exploring SsAM is to click here. You will see our Welcome to SsAM booklet in PDF format.
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.”
Our Guiding Principles
Sharing Our Blessings
Learn about Phase II of the Capital Campaign “Sharing Our Blessings” to renovate SsAM’s organ. CLICK HERE. We’ve already rebuilt our kitchen.
Welcome to SsAM Booklet
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.