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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.
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 »
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.
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 »
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 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.
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.
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 »
The New Market Wilmington website had this to say about Jonathan Whitney, Leader of the SsAM Drumming Circle: “Jonathan W. Whitney is the kind of person you’re gonna hear before you see. You’ll be walking down Market and there it is, faint in the background, that boom badda badda badda boom badda badda boom boom. more »
Jackie and Les Roberts’ 61st Wedding Anniversary ABOVE: Les and Jackie Roberts (center, front) celebrated the 61st anniversary of their wedding surrounded by family in December, 2018.
Asking God to Bless the Bread and the Wine Twice every Sunday (8:00 and 10:30 a.m.) and at special services like this one on Christmas Eve, we do what Jesus told us to do. On the night before he died, Jesus said to his disciples to remember him in the eating of the bread and more »
Here we see the Rev. Emily Gibson with the Rev. David Andrews (her husband), the Rev. Canon Casson, the Rev. Peter Huiner, and members of the congregation gathered near the altar on Sunday, December 9. They and the whole congregation gave thanks to God for her 35 years of ministry. May God continue to bless more »
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.
Baptisms are always special services. Aleksandra was baptized on Sunday, December 9, 2018. In his sermon, the Rev. Canon Lloyd S. Casson quoted poet Carl Sandburg: “A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.”
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 »
In the fall of 2018, the “Young Folks and Olde Fogeys” group discussed 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 more »