Reading Group Sundays at Starbucks

The “Young Folks and Olde Fogeys” group has been discussing Bryan Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy every Sunday morning at 9:15 a.m. at Starbucks, 7th and Market, in Wilmington. According to the New York Times, “Bryan Stevenson grew up poor in Delaware. His great-grandparents had been slaves in Virginia. His grandfather was murdered in a Philadelphia more »

Pledge Form

If you want to make your pledge to SsAM for 2019, you can use this on-line form. The Four Pillars of SsAM: Inclusive, Responsive, Generous and Sustainable Our Mission and Vision Statements “SsAM will be a dynamic spiritual center which is active in the pursuit of peace and justice in the community, and a place more »

Drew Serres – Peacemaker

For his work at NetWork Delaware and at the community organization Westside Grows, Drew Serres was recognized as a “Peacemaker Among Us” by Pacem in Terris. This took place at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Delaware on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Drew is an active member of SsAM, the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, more »

Newcomer’s Letter to Our Church

Imagine someone is visiting our church. What might they be thinking? Here are those thoughts as Father Chris Moore imagines them, in the form of a letter. Hello, I Am a Newcomer to Your Church You cannot know the reason why I am here this morning. It may be as simple as a move to more »

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent sermon by each of the preachers at SsAM, usually one sermon from each. Click here to see all the sermons of 2018 and recent years. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. Recent Preachers at SsAM STEWARDS OF CREATION: THE more »

Evangelism Brainstorms, 20 October 2018

Here are 82 ideas written on Post-It notes during SsAM’s brainstorming sessions at the “Invite, Welcome, Connect” conference on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Twenty-three members of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew participated, throwing out ideas, their imaginations sometimes going wild! How can we Christians best invite others to join us, welcome them more »

Invite-Welcome-Connect began for SsAM on October 20, 2018

We Began Invite-Welcome-Connect weeks ago! On Saturday, October 20, 2018, twenty-four SsAM members joined over three hundred Episcopalians from all thirty-four parishes in the Diocese of Delaware to attend a day-long workshop on the subject of Evangelism. It was a wonderful day as Mary Parmer, the creator of this innovative approach, shared how parishes can more »

Photos: Community Fun Fest 2018

SsAM, the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew, hosted a Community Fun Fest on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Many local organizations contributed to the success of the day, which saw hundreds of people turn out. Photos by Danny N. Schweers. Click on any thumbnail image below to see it larger in a slide show. more »

Pray, Share, Listen, Dream

The Four Pillars of SsAM – Evening Sessions to Pray, Share, Listen and Dream. Thursday Evening Adult Formation on Oct. 4, Nov. 1 & 8, 5:30–7:00pm Dear SsAM Family; This year, our theme at SsAM is to focus our attention on listening to God, one another and ourselves. Our adult formation offerings will feature a more »

Season of Creation

The Season of Creation is a spiritual journey into all aspects of creation – humans, other living creatures, and the natural environment. It is celebrated at SsAM at the 10:30 a.m. worship service on the last seven Sundays of Pentecost. It features guest speakers, storytellers and artists, contemporary liturgy, readings, dance, music and other art more »