News Items at SsAM

News items, recent accomplishments, and praise.

Canon Casson Scholarship Application for SsAM students

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Lay Pastoral Care Team

SsAM’s Lay Pastoral Care Team members were commissioned by Bishop Brown on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the 10:30 p.m. worship service. Below are three excerpts of the above image with members identified. Photo by Danny N. Schweers. L-R: Debbie Layton , Rob Gurnee, Peggy Shane, Tracy Lea Dorsey, and Lu Soukup. The Rt. Rev. more »

Sabbatical Send-Off

The Rev. David Andrews was given a celebratory send-off on Sunday, March 11, 2018 by the members of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. There was a scrapbook of photos and kind words, brief spoken words of affection, and lots of food and conversation! Fr. David will have four more »

Vestry Recap, 21 Feb. 2018

“Behold, I make all things new” Revelation 21:5. This was the tag line for the 233rd Diocesan Convention held on January 26-27, 2018. As the clerk of the vestry, I am using it to introduce a new (perhaps a resurrected) practice of informing the congregation of what is happening with the vestry and what decisions more »

Lent @ SsAM: The Beloved Community

The Holy season of Lent is a time to reflect on this important question as we take time to enter into a season of study, fasting and prayer as we move with Jesus to Holy Week and then to our celebration of his Resurrection on Easter Sunday. What we have planned for the season of more »

Eagles Fans at SsAM

On Super Bowl Sunday, 2018, several people attended the 10:30 a.m. worship service at SsAM in their Eagles football team clothes. Fr. David joked that the robes he was wearing were green to show his support of the Eagles. (Actually, every church season has its preferred colors; Epiphany, the season after Christmas, just happens to more »

Carnival Sunday

Here are links to Carnival Sunday photos and videos. At the 10:30 a.m. service on the Sunday before Ash Wednesday, we celebrate Eucharist in the tradition of Carnival and Mardi Gras with colorful beads, scarves, and boas, with silly and outlandish hats, with masks and more. It is a time to be joyous before the more »

Treble Choir Lights Advent Candles

Members of the Treble Choir light the Advent wreath on Sunday, December 17, 2018. Click here or the image to see it larger. You can then right-click [command-click] on the large image to save it to your computer. Click here to see many recent photos of the people who attend the Episcopal Church of Saints more »

Advent @ SsAM

At SsAM, we are preparing to be a Beloved Community. This document also includes a Jewish Advent Reflection by Robert Cohen.  ADVENT 1 2017 WV insert

Photo: Advent Candle Lighting, 12/3/2017

Left to right are Peter and Cecilia and their children with Father David. Click here to see many recent photos of the people who attend the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in downtown Wilmington, Delaware.