News Items at SsAM

News items, recent accomplishments, and praise.

Carnival Sunday and Shrove Tuesday

Join us on Sunday, March 3rd at the 10.30 a.m. service.  FESTIVAL CHORAL EUCHARIST AND SERMON Carnival, on the threshold of Lent, is when we worship with great festivity in the spirit of the Mardi Gras and Caribbean Carnival traditions. In this joy-filled, but solemn celebration of song, dance, word, prayer and Eucharist, we give more »

Convention Wrap – Up

View the latest issue of The Communion which provides a complete wrap-up of our recent Annual Convention: https://delaware.church/234conv/.    

Get Our Weekly Emails

Click here or the graphic above to sign up for our weekly emails.  You can unsubscribe at any time. You will also get notice of special events such as concerts and holiday services. The weekly emails usually contain a message from the rector, a list of the music and readings for the coming Sunday, parish news, more »

ECW – A Tribute to Women – Postponed

The Tribute to Women event, scheduled for March 23rd, has been postponed. A new date will be shared soon.

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent sermon by each of the preachers at SsAM, one sermon from each. Click here to see all the sermons of 2019 and recent years. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. Recent Preachers at SsAM FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, more »

Christmas Eve Eucharist 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 »

19 Questions Mural

In the fall of 2017, Dr. David Teague of the University of Delaware’s creative writing program approached me about being interviewed by his students about the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM). He specifically wanted his students to learn about the events of 1968 that occurred in the city. I met with Dr. more »

Rev. Emily Gibson: 35 Years of Ministry

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 »

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 »

A litany: remembering victims of gun violence

Litany from Bishops Against Gun Violence 11.8.18