Katy and Lu Soukup, Conversations After Church

As people are leaving church, they are surprisingly willing to have a conversation, as though they want to bask in the afterglow of the church service a little longer. Here we see Katy Soukup (left) and her mother, Lu. Talking with them, we learned that the Soukup family is full of photographers. Lu’s husband was more »

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent recordings of sermons at SsAM, one sermon from each preacher. Click here to see all the sermons of 2019 and recent years. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. DOWNLOAD: You can download these sermons to your desktop. Click on more »

News of Our City, Wilmington, Delaware!

The City of Wilmington offers many free activities and often has community meetings.  COMMUNITY MEETINGS JULY 8 & 9: Learn and comment on proposed housing code legislation to preserve city neighborhoods. SUMMER MOVIES IN THE PARK: Free screenings from thru August 1. CITY SWIMMING POOLS AND SPRAY PARKS OPEN: Click here for details of hours more »

Rabbi in Residence Douglas E. Krantz

I am grateful to my colleague, the Reverend David Andrews, for his friendship and for offering me the opportunity to serve as Rabbi in Residence of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew. These are challenging days in our lives here in Delaware and in our country. I am touched deeply by my awareness more »

Calec Perez Cruz, Acolyte, Graduate

Calec Perez Cruz received a white alb and was robed as an adult acolyte at the annual meeting on Sunday, June 16, 2019. He was also recognized for having graduated from high school. Ten years ago, all the acolytes at SsAM were men, a small group who called themselves “the old geezers”. Some had served more »

Don’t Have To Believe Much To Be An Episcopalian

Fr. David came across this quote by Rachel Held Evans and wants you to see it. Ms. Evans was a popular American Christian columnist and author, who died May 4, 2019 in her 38th year. “My mother always said you don’t have to believe much to be an Episcopalian. Indeed, when it comes to a more »

Pentecost 2019 Photos at SsAM

Here are twenty photos by Danny Schweers of the Pentecost celebration at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Click on any of the thumbnail images below to see it in a slide show. Once you are in the slide show, you can right more »

Fr. David at Invite Welcome Connect’s Summit 2019

During Summit 2019, our rector, the Rev. David Andrews, will talk about bringing the Invite-Welcome-Connect program to an urban context. Summit 2019 takes place June 12-14 in Sewanee, Tennessee. The fourth Invite Welcome Connect Summit will be held once again on the beautiful campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Join us more »

A Time To Be Intentional About Local Food

Environmental stewardship is a heady subject. To me it infers the nurturing of the very system that maintains our physical well-being. Odds are, because you are reading this, you probably agree that the system needs improvement. There is nothing more sacred, humbling and frustrating than being in service to creation care. What is exciting is more »

A Comprehensive Plan for Wilmington, Delaware

A full draft of Wilmington 2028: A Comprehensive Plan for Our City and Communities is now available for download. Click here or the photo to visit the website of the Wilmington Department of Planning and Development. This new Citywide Comprehensive Plan represents the culmination of many months of research and outreach. With assistance from consulting more »