News Items at SsAM

News items, recent accomplishments, and praise.

Solar Panels at SsAM? Week 2

by Danny Schweers, Vestry Member, August 17, 2019. This week we got our first looks at the benefits and costs of installing solar panels on the roof of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM). D-L Casson, the new Parish Administrator at SsAM, found a Rooftop Solar Report from Delmarva Power. That report, more »

News of Our City, Wilmington, Delaware!

The City of Wilmington offers many free activities and often has community meetings.  WILMINGTON’S NEW PUBLIC PORTAL FOR NEWS — OpenGov is our local government’s effort to be more transparent about budgets, spending, big dollar projects, and long-term goals. WILMINGTON ALLIANCE — A new collaborative organization forms to make Wilmington, Delaware a better place. FREE more »

Soul of the City Community Fun Fest

The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew and the Christina Cultural Arts Center are co-sponsoring the Soul of the City Community Fun Fest on Saturday, September 28, 2019, from noon to 4:00 p.m. This will be our second year! Get an idea of the event by looking at these photos taken in 2018. You more »

Katy and Lu Soukup, Conversations After Church

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 »

Life in Palestine: A conversation with Dr. Michael Connor

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, Delaware Churches for Middle East Peace, Delaware Episcopalians for Middle East Peace, Pacem in Terris and Delawareans for Palestinian Human Rights are co-sponsoring a conversation with Dr. Michael Connor on Wednesday, July 10th at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church,  1301 N. Broom Street, Wilmington, DE 19806.  Dr.Michael Connor Program – more »

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent recordings of sermons at SsAM, one sermon from each preacher. 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. DOWNLOAD: You can download these sermons to your desktop. Click on more »

Rabbi in Residence Douglas E. Krantz

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, Acolyte, Graduate

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 »

Don’t Have To Believe Much To Be An Episcopalian

Fr. David came across this quote by Rachel Held Evans and wants you to see it. Ms. Evans was a popular American Christian columnist and author, who died May 4, 2019 in her 38th year. “My mother always said you don’t have to believe much to be an Episcopalian. Indeed, when it comes to a more »

The Rev. Beverly Van Horne, Celebrant & Preacher 6.23.19

Please welcome The Rev. Beverly Van Horne as our guest celebrant and preacher on June 23, 2019.   The Rev.Beverly Van Horne