Join us in celebrating the new
KATHERINE ESTERLY ORGAN
Inaugural Organ Recital
Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7:00 p.m.
Cynthia Oates Honored
Here is the photo of Cynthia Oates that will go on the Howard High School’s Wall of Fame. Cynthia is being honored for many accomplishments. For 30 years she taught elementary school children, first in Wilmington and then, after desegregation in 1975, in the Red Clay School District, where she also served as a Student Relations Specialist. Cynthia also served for 13 years on the board of the Christina School District, helping set education policy. She also has served on the boards of many social service agencies including the first Wilmington River Front Development board and on the Foster Care Review Board. Cynthia became a member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in 1951, and became a member of SsAM when St. Matthew’s consolidated with St. Andrew’s in 1996. Cynthia’s award ceremony in the Howard High School Auditorium is set for Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Click here to see all the recent member photos by Danny Schweers.
Mark Your Calendars!
Musikgarten at SsAM
Early Childhood Musical Training
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.
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.