News Items at SsAM

News items, recent accomplishments, and praise.

ArtSLAM Film — “13th” — June 30, 7pm

From Slavery to Mass Incarceration Ava DuVernay’s Movie “13th” Ava DuVernay’s new documentary chronicles how our justice system has been driven by racism from the days of slavery to today’s era of mass incarceration. The film is named for the constitutional amendment that abolished slavery with the exception of punishment for crime. The United States more »

Special Convention Response Letter, June, 2017

The Episcopal Diocese of Delaware is selecting a new bishop. Below are answers to questions that came up during a delegate orientation on Saturday, June 3, 2017. To learn more about the bishop selection process, and how you can meet the five candidates, click here to visit the Diocese of Delaware website. You can meet more »

SsAM Open House – September 30th

Experience SsAM for Yourself: Open House, Open Arms, Open to All Saturday, September 30, 2017 10 am to 2 pm Contact: Peggy Shane– ph: 302-762-8731, email: pegusmc@aol.com

Love Thy Neighbor YYF Project

A Youth & Young Families (YYF) Project Please donate items between now and July 7th for this event to be held on July 8th at Rodney Square from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Questions? email Kathy Ouma — kathyouma@yahoo.com. — Bottles of water — Granola Bars — Foot Powder (travel size) — WetOnes/Baby Wipes (travel more »

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent sermon by each of the preachers at SsAM, usually one sermon from each. All the sermons of 2017 and earlier years are on other pages of this website. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. 06/25/2017 sermon by the Rev. more »

Summer Adult Education Program on Prayer

Have You Ever Had Difficulty Praying? One of the most important spiritual practices of the Christian Church is a life of prayer. Prayer is vital to living as a follower of Jesus Christ and yet it is difficult to develop. I have begun to ponder why the practice of prayer is so difficult and believe more »

Pledge2Pray

Pledge to pray 2017 Join with others locally and globally to pray with this special effort between Ascension (May 25th) and Pentecost (June 4th).

Out of the Ashes Play – Postponed until the Fall

In order to avoid a conflict with the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, the play will be presented in the Fall.

Vestry candidates

Vestry candidates 2017

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 »