SsAM Member Photos

Danny Schweers photographs members of SsAM many Sunday mornings. Click on any headline below, or any photo, to see the full post.

Advent Wreath Lighting, December 2, 2018

The 2018 Season of Advent began on December 2 with the lighting of the Advent Candle by members of the SsAM Treble Choir. Photo by Nana Soto.

How Shall We Invite People To SsAM?

Eleven of us showed up on Thursday, November 29, 2018 to brainstorm ways to invite people to visit our church so we can welcome and connect with them. After generating 25 ideas, twelve were selected as ideas we could put in place in the next four to six months. Twelve Ways To Invite People To more »

Young Folks and Old Fogeys, 2018

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Pat Saunders, Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer 2018

Pat Saunders will be the recipient of a 2018 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award from the State of Delaware. Pat is aware she has been selected and is very pleased. Feel free to congratulate her! The award event will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at Dover Downs Hotel Ballrooms, 1131 North Dupont Highway, Dover. more »

Brighton Kaoma, Environmental Activist

Brighton Kaoma is a 24-year-old Zambian Environmental Activist, Community Organizer and Social Entrepreneur. He’s passionate about inspiring people to live in harmony with nature. He’s the co-founder of Agents of Change – a youth radio and leadership organization. He began his community based environmental protection and conservation advocacy at the age of 14 after being more »

Lay Pastoral Care Team

SsAM’s Lay Pastoral Care Team members were commissioned by Bishop Brown on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the 10:30 p.m. worship service. Below are three excerpts of the above image with members identified. Photo by Danny N. Schweers. L-R: Debbie Layton , Rob Gurnee, Peggy Shane, Tracy Lea Dorsey, and Lu Soukup. The Rt. Rev. more »