Welcome to SsAM


ABOVE: Welcome to the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. Over twenty years ago, two churches consolidated. One was primarily white; the other, black. We have been going strong ever since. Pictured are those who attended the 10:30 a.m. service on July 23, 2017. Click the photo to see it larger.


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The Katherine Esterly Organ at SsAM

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American Organist Magazine

The Katherine Esterly pipe organ was the featured instrument in the November, 2017 issue of The American Organist magazine. Click here or the cover image to see the article in PDF format.

 

 

 


Drumming Circle

SsAM’s Drumming Circle makes a joyful noise on select Sunday mornings at the 10:30 a.m. service. READ MORE… Click the image above to see it larger in a new tab.


The Season of Creation at SsAM continues thru November 26, 2017.

The Season of Creation celebrates and embraces the Bible’s vision of the earth in which all of God’s creatures – human and other forms – live out our destinies in a peaceful and harmonious environment. Click here to learn more about the Season of Creation at SsAM, see the readings, and learn about our National Conference on Environmental Justice, October 20-22, 2017.


SPARK!  A New Sunday School Program for SsAM Kids!

We are excited to announce a great new curriculum for Sunday School (September-May).  We now offer the SPARK Sunday School program for Pre-K through 2nd Grade as well as Nursery for younger children. Sunday School begins at 10:15 a.m. in the Education Suite (take elevator to 2a).  To learn more about the Spark Sunday School curriculum, CLICK HERE to visit their Facebook page, or CLICK HERE to visit the Sparkhouse website.


SsAM Welcome Booklet

Click the image above to see our Welcome to SsAM booklet in PDF format.

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 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.

Peace,
The Rev. David T. Andrews, Jr.
Rector

Our Vision

“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.”

Our Guiding Principles

GUIDING PRINCIPLES SsAM 1994

Welcome to SsAM Booklet

The 12-page Welcome to SsAM booklet is in PDF format and describes our church, its history, and ministries to those thinking about visiting. Updated in August, 2015.

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.

Ministries
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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History

Contact us

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