Season of Creation 2017

The Season of Creation at SsAM continues thru November 26, 2017. Adult Ed at 9:15 a.m. Sundays • Special Readings at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sundays • A National Conference on Environmental Justice Canon Casson wrote: From the early days of the Season of Creation at SsAM, “The primary aim of the events of more »

Environmental Justice Ministry

A lesser known ministry at SsAM is focused on Environmental Justice (EJ) work which grew out of Michele Roberts’ preaching at SsAM during the Season of Creation several years ago. An official description of Delaware Concerned Residents for Environmental Justice appears below. The portion of the group which includes SsAM members is co-chaired by Paulyne more »

Experience SsAM For Yourself

Open House, Open Arms, Open To All, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and CCAC Block Party 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. We will be showcasing our vibrant church community, our welcoming spirit, and community-outreach ministries. SsAM has a wonderful story to share and it will be told through tours, music, games, more »

Sandy Johnson appointed to Governor’s Cabinet

On Thursday, July 13, 2017, Governor Carney announced the appointment of Sandy Johnson as Acting Human Resources Secretary. Sandy is a long-time member of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew and was especially active when the two churches consolidated in 1996. Click here or the photo to see the official State of Delaware more »

Eudel Drain, Liturgical Assistant

The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) wants to be known as a place where diverse people unite in their praise of God and in their service to those God loves, our neighbors. One sign of that was evident to photographer Danny Schweers when he received communion on the third Sunday of Easter more »

Kaamilah Diabate, Guest Preacher

Ms. Kaamilah Diabate was our guest preacher on Sunday, April 2, 2017, shown above with her brother. She recited two long rhyming raps at the 10:30 a.m. service that morning, one of which was the first prize winner of the 2016 Martin Luther Communication Competition in Wilmington, Delaware. She gave us insights into what it more »

Berna Holcomb, Music Librarian

Berna Holcomb keeps thousands of sheets of music organized at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) in downtown Wilmington. These are the sheets of printed music the choir uses each Sunday and for special services. At some services, each choir member will have as many as 10 pieces of music in their more »

Ash Wednesday Photos, 2017

Here are some photos by Ken Francis from the last Ash Wednesday service of the day, March 1. Click on any thumbnail to see it larger in a slide show. To return here, click on the “x” in the upper right of the slide show, or press the ESC key of your keyboard.

Ken Cowan, Organ Concert, 2017

Organist Ken Cowan gave the first recital on the new Katherine Esterly Organ on Saturday, February 25. Here are four photos by Ken Francis. Click on any image to see it larger.

Esterly Organ Dedicated

The Katherine Esterly Organ was dedicated at a service on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, downtown Wilmington, Delaware. The organ features 45 ranks divided into four manual divisions and pedal and was built by Qimby Pipe Organs, Opus 72.   Click here or the photo above to more »