Special Musical and Liturgical Events for 2015-2016 (click here)

SsAM members joined folks from Christ Church Christiana Hundred for a summer retreat at Memorial House in Rehoboth Beach in August, 2015.
SsAM members joined folks from Christ Church Christiana Hundred for a summer retreat at Memorial House in Rehoboth Beach in August, 2015. Click the photo to see it larger in a new window. Click here to learn about retreats at Memorial House, an Episcopal facility two blocks from the beach.

Rector’s Greeting

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.

Our Vision

The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, Wilmington, Delaware, Downtown, Diversity, Liturgy“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.”

Our Mission

“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.

ministryFairSsAM_1209_0732A Unique Liturgical Style

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.

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Contact us

If you have a question or comment, please CLICK HERE to contact us.