News Items at SsAM

News items, recent accomplishments, and praise.

Invite-Welcome-Connect Ideas

Here is the big list of Invite-Welcome-Connect ideas generated by various brain-storming sessions in late 2018. IDEAS PRIORITIZED The vestry and an adult-ed group prioritized some of the many ideas generated. These are ideas that can and should be put in place in the next 6-12 months. INVITE IDEAS PRIORITIZED What can we accomplish in more »

Messiah Sing-Along – December 22nd

Messiah Sing Along 2018 – FLIER

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 »

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent sermon by each of the preachers at SsAM, usually one sermon from each. Click here to see all the sermons of 2018 and recent years. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. Recent Preachers at SsAM THE 2nd SUNDAY OF more »

Advent Study – Invite, Welcome, Connect

Fr. David wants to make sure that all members of SsAM are invited to attend the four week Advent study that will focus on how SsAM might implement Invite-Welcome-Connect. These sessions will be held on Thursday evenings November 29th, December 6th, December 13th and December 20th from 5:30 to 7:00. Each evening will begin with more »

A litany: remembering victims of gun violence

Litany from Bishops Against Gun Violence 11.8.18

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 »

Invite-Welcome-Connect began for SsAM on October 20, 2018

We Began Invite-Welcome-Connect weeks ago! On Saturday, October 20, 2018, twenty-four SsAM members joined over three hundred Episcopalians from all thirty-four parishes in the Diocese of Delaware to attend a day-long workshop on the subject of Evangelism. It was a wonderful day as Mary Parmer, the creator of this innovative approach, shared how parishes can more »

The Season of Creation at SsAM, Oct. 14 – Nov. 25, 2018

Click here to see details of the Season of Creation 2018 at a glance In the Beginning, October 14, The Rev. David T. Andrews, Jr Our Living Planet, October 21, Irfan Patel, Islamic Society of Delaware Our Common Humanity, October 28,  Erika Gutierrez, Network Delaware The Saints Among Us, November 4, The Rev. Emily Gibson more »