As 2019 comes to a close, we are looking again at our church’s four guiding principles, the four strategic principles set by our Vestry in 2014, the four pillars guiding our stewardship: To strengthen and grow Youth and Young Families; To create a sustainable financial picture; To provide engaging worship that is rich and meaningful more »
Capital Campaign Posts
“Sharing Our Blessings” is the theme of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew's Capital Campaign. Our capital campaign goal is $1,350,000 total. The total raised as of September 15, 2013 is $950,323. Of that, $780,623 is from pledges and $169,700 is from grants.
The kitchen renovation is complete. We have paid most of the kitchen renovation expenses and still have $217,411 in our capital campaign account, plus more coming in every month from pledges. 55% of the congregation has pledged toward this campaign. If you would like to pledge, or make a one-time contribution, please contact the church office at 302 656-6628 or CLICK HERE or the button below to make a secure credit card pledge or one-time donation.
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 »
VIDEO: The first notes in public from the Kitty Esterly Organ at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in downtown Wilmington, Delaware were accompanied by the Adult Choir and by members from the congregation familiar with this anthem, Felix Mendelssohn’s “There Shall A Star Come Out of Jacob.” David Christopher was the organist more »
Jesus Christ is risen today; Alleluia. These stirring words will fill the sanctuary on this most glorious day in the Christian calendar. The organ will play and the choir and congregation will sing. It will be memorable, but it will be even more glorious when we have the Katherine Esterly Organ in place. That day more »
An exciting new opportunity to participate in raising money for the organ will be coming in the next couple of weeks. Our SPONSOR A PIPE campaign will give members and friends an opportunity to buy individual pipes as memorials or tributes to loved ones. In the near future, we will have a page on this more »
Our pipe organ was recently dedicated to Dr. Kitty Esterly, a pediatric pioneer in Delaware and a long-time member of Sts. Andrew & Matthew. LINKS Contribute to the renovation of our pipe organ. Dr. “Kitty” Esterly still advocates for all of Delaware’s newborns. Meet Local Legend Katherine Esterly, M.D. In the Congressional Record by U.S. more »
from the Campaign Coordinator Dear Friends, We have achieved the first phase of the Capital Campaign, Sharing Our Blessings, at The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew. The dream of a new kitchen at SsAM has become a reality, thanks to all who supported this wonderful achievement. Gleaming walls and stainless steel appliances and more »
Rector’s Message: In the next several weeks you will be hearing more about this exciting adventure of faith that we as a parish are about to embark on together. As the Rector of this amazing faith community, let me say that I am supportive of the campaign and I have committed my own resources to more »
DRAWINGS OF PLANNED KITCHEN RENOVATION
Our capital campaign continues to move forward, and we now have $895,118 pledged toward our goal of $1.35 million. You may make campaign payments by check, or for your convenience, you may pay by credit card using the link on the SsAM website. Many thanks to all. Work will begin on the kitchen phase of more »
Earlier this week, we received good news from the Advance & Development Fund of the Diocese of Delaware. This fund was established for the sole purpose of helping churches of the diocese receive financial assistance though grants and loans tohelp pay for structural repairs to church buildings in need of that repair. We applied for more »