Welcome to SsAM

Towards The Beloved Community: A 21st-Century Dialogue About Race

July 18, 2018, 7:00 p.m., at First Unitarian Church, 730 Halstead Road, Wilmington

We are living in perilous times, and there are forces trying to turn back the clock on progress. Join us as we dialogue and discuss the change we want to become. Click here or the thumbnail to learn more.

 

Community Fun Fest
Saturday, September 29
12:00 Noon to 4:00 p.m.

You and everyone in your family are invited to a happy afternoon here at SsAM. Entertainment will feature the Wilmington Children’s Chorus, the SsAM Drumming Circle, a Zumba performance, and more. The Delaware Art Museum will offer an arts-and-crafts workshop and the Environmental Justice Ministries will be handing out seedlings. There will be a Trackless Train Ride by Jump On Over. There will be exhibits by the DuPont Environmental Center, Habitat for Humanity, New Castle County Community Services, and more. If you want to volunteer for an hour or more, please contact us.

An Anniversary Celebrated


Gloria and Charles Bungy’s 25th wedding anniversary was celebrated at the 10:30 a.m. service at SsAM on Sunday, June 24.

Rector’s Greeting

SsAM Welcome Booklet

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

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.