Children’s Chapel, Jazz Vespers for MLK Day, Stand Up for Abortion Rights, The Divine Feminine Art Exhibit, Annual Convention, Connect with Father David, Annual Spirituals Concert, Souper Bowl Sunday Fundraiser, Friendship House Fundraiser, 401 Art Exhibit, Code Purple Ministry, and Food Donations DETAILS: Sunday, 1/19/2020 – Children’s Chapel at 10:30 a.m. Service. Every Sunday, after the more »
News Items at SsAM
News items, recent accomplishments, and praise.
FATHER DAVID’S BLOG OF 1/10/2020: The goal of dinner groups is to bring 8-10 folks together to share a meal and fellowship. Each group will decide when to meet and who will host each dinner. Folks from the parish attended the Invite-Welcome-Connect summit in 2018 and again in 2019. A recurring brainstorm idea was to more »
FATHER DAVID’S BLOG of 1/3/2020: A blessed New Year to everyone. This week I am sharing Richard Rohr’s daily meditation from New Year’s Eve. An Evolving Faith: The Work of Healing. Up to now, top-down religion has pretty much spoiled the show. We need trained experts, scholars, leaders, and teachers, but the truths of Christianity more »
SUNDAY SERVICES 8:00am: Holy Eucharist (Spoken). 10:30am: Choral Eucharist. Click here for directions and parking information. Click the links below to share in the SsAM worship experience: WEEKLY VISION NEWSLETTER (Our Sunday Bulletin with Announcements) Weekly Vision 1.19.20 pdf LEAFLET (Order of Worship) Epiphany II – Martin Primo – 2020 OUR LITURGY UNFOLDED Liturgy Unfolded Christmas 2019and more »
“The reactions have been amazing. Some were in tears. Every mother who picked up bags/boxes of wrapped presents were overwhelmed by the huge showing of love, support, and generosity by your congregation. I know that each one of them will have a Christmas that would have been impossible without all of you! I know that more »
Here are links to only the most recent recordings of sermons at SsAM, one sermon from each preacher. Click here to see all the sermons of 2020 and previous years. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. DOWNLOAD: You can download these sermons to your desktop. Click more »
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 is a trenchant video about the truth behind the “perfect family” as they arrive at church. Our advice? Dress up or come in your pajamas but get here!
So far we have received pledges of $423,615 from 141 pledging units as of January 9. That is 92% of the way towards our goal of $460,000. We thank God for your generosity! Our budget for 2020 is based on the pledges you and others make, so please provide your pledge as soon as possible more »
FATHER DAVID’S BLOG of 12/22/2019: While on retreat a couple of weeks ago I began the program, The Artist’s Way. This innovative and creative program has been around for over twenty five years and was created by Julie Cameron. Its primary purpose is to help individuals unlock the creative spirit that is in in each more »
Inviting people to church can be awkward. Here is a humorous video about someone taking it to a new level.
In the early months of 2020, I will offer four different ways for you and I to support each other in our personal faith development. It is vitally important that each of us find what works for us if we are to be active disciples of Jesus Christ in the world today. Part of my more »
Here is a video that debunks many of the lame reasons people give for not coming to church.
Thirteen children sang “I’ve Got Peace Like a River” at the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, December 8, 2019. In all, nineteen children attended Children’s Chapel later that day. Good to see so many children attending this new program. Click here to learn more about the Children’s Chapel ministry. Click here to see all more »
Congratulations to SsAM member Tracey Dixon. She will be leaving her corporate job at the end of 2019 to begin her new position as the Director of Elections, New Castle County, Delaware. The photo is of she and her son, Cameron. He sings in the choir! Click here to see all the recent member photos.
An op-ed by Alice Sawyer, a long-time member of our church and a 30-year employee of the YMCA, appeared in the December 5, 2019 issue of the News Journal newspaper. Entitled, “The Wilmington YMCA should serve all and not close 41 beds dedicated to homeless”, the op-ed takes the YMCA to task for its recent more »
Nearly a dozen members of the Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew joined members of the 33 other Episcopal churches in Delaware on Saturday, November 23 to learn how we might better invite others to join us, do a better job of welcoming them when they accept our invitation, and connect with them with ties more »
Sunday, January 5, 2020 (4:00 p.m.) Sundays at 4 Series (One hour concerts on Sunday afternoons) CHOPIN SERENADE Mark Blaschke, Pianist REQUEST YOUR FAVORITE CHOPIN Requests taken until November 25, 2019 Send requests to MUSIC@SsAM.org or call the church office at 302-656-6628 FREE WILL OFFERING Suggested Donation $10 Sunday, January 19, 2020 (7:00 p.m.) JAZZ more »
Patti Green and her family lit the first candle of Advent on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Photo by Danny Schweers. Click here to see all the recent member photos.
Rabbi-in-Residence Douglas Krantz is teaching adults about the Old Testament at 12:00 p.m. in Crypt Hall. Dec. 1, CREATION, Genesis 1:1 – 2:3 Rabbis, we learned, make their own comments about the Torah, and study the collected comments of other rabbis, all the multiple interpretations. Creation is the great gift. When the Book of Genesis more »