“The reactions have been amazing. Some were in tears. Every mother who picked up bags/boxes of wrapped presents were overwhelmed by the huge showing of love, support, and generosity by your congregation. I know that each one of them will have a Christmas that would have been impossible without all of you! I know that more »
SsAM Member Photos
Our members are an active bunch! Click on any headline below, or any photo, to see the full post.
Click the triangle below to watch an inspiring six-minute video in which Silas, who was homeless, tells his story of finding a spiritual refuge at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, a place where he could belong and serve. Click the square icon in the lower right to see more »
Thirteen children sang “I’ve Got Peace Like a River” at the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, December 8, 2019. In all, nineteen children attended Children’s Chapel later that day. Good to see so many children attending this new program. Click here to learn more about the Children’s Chapel ministry. Click here to see all more »
Every Sunday during Advent, a family is asked to light the candles on the wreath. Here are some photos from 2019. Patti Green and her family lit the first candle of Advent on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Photo by Danny Schweers. The Young, Williams, and Aberdeen/Alexander families lit the candles on the Advent wreath at more »
Congratulations to SsAM member Tracey Dixon. She will be leaving her corporate job at the end of 2019 to begin her new position as the Director of Elections, New Castle County, Delaware. The photo is of she and her son, Cameron. He sings in the choir! Click here to see all the recent member photos.
An op-ed by Alice Sawyer, a long-time member of our church and a 30-year employee of the YMCA, appeared in the December 5, 2019 issue of the News Journal newspaper. Entitled, “The Wilmington YMCA should serve all and not close 41 beds dedicated to homeless”, the op-ed takes the YMCA to task for its recent more »
Nearly a dozen members of the Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew joined members of the 33 other Episcopal churches in Delaware on Saturday, November 23 to learn how we might better invite others to join us, do a better job of welcoming them when they accept our invitation, and connect with them with ties more »
Patti Green and her family lit the first candle of Advent on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Photo by Danny Schweers. Click here to see all the recent member photos.
We will celebrate a Seder with Rabbi Douglas on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Details to be announced. About the Rabbi in Residence 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 more »
Edythe Bryant (in photo, left), a long-time member of our church, passed away on October 6, 2019. A memorial service was held Monday, October 14, 2019 at SsAM. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen. We seldom post photos of the recently more »
WE ARE CHILDREN: Our ministry to children. YOUTH & YOUNG FAMILIES: Our ministry to teens and their families. ADULTS: Adult Education and other opportunities. CLERGY: Our ordained ministers. STAFF: Our professional staff. VESTRY: Our current and past Vestry members. MEMBER PHOTOS: Our members are varied in many, many ways. WHAT WE DO: We worship. Sundays more »
Here are over 100 photos by Ken Francis of the Soul Of The City Community Fun Fest, Sept. 28, 2019. Click on any thumbnail to see it larger in a slideshow. To download an image to your computer from the slideshow, right-click on it. To return here, click on the “x” in the upper right more »
Whenever possible, we encourage children and youth to actively participate in our worship services as readers, greeters, acolytes, ushers, etc. Click the image to see it larger. Click here to learn more about children, youth, and young families at SsAM. Click here to see all the recent SsAM member photos.
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 »
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 »
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 »
Every worship service is special, but Easter is often a high-point, especially for families which gather for the day. Here are a few photos by Sharon Bryant, Ken Francis, and Danny Schweers of our members at the 10:30 a.m. service. Click on any thumbnail image to see it larger in a slide show. To return more »
Michele Roberts testified before the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies of the House of Representatives on February 26, 2019, at 9:55 a.m. She was part of a panel representing the National Environmental Justice Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform. Click here to see all the Environmental Justice Ministry posts on this website. Click more »
Youth & Young Families is an active program at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew, the kind of program that makes kids climb the walls and jump for joy. Here are four photos from a March, 2019 excursion with the youth from Immanuel Highlands. Click here to see all the recent SsAM member more »
Josh and Cynthia Receive DSCC Marvel Cup Award At the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s 182nd Annual Dinner on January 7, 2019, the DSCC presented the prestigious Josiah Marvel Cup Award to Joshua W. Martin III and Cynthia Primo Martin. Click here or the photo to learn more about this award and this exemplary pair more »