News Items at SsAM

News items, recent accomplishments, and praise.

Eudel Drain, Liturgical Assistant

The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) wants to be known as a place where diverse people unite in their praise of God and in their service to those God loves, our neighbors. One sign of that was evident to photographer Danny Schweers when he received communion on the third Sunday of Easter more »

Ash Wednesday Photos, 2017

Here are some photos by Ken Francis from the last Ash Wednesday service of the day, March 1. Click on any thumbnail to see it larger in a slide show. To return here, click on the “x” in the upper right of the slide show, or press the ESC key of your keyboard.

Ken Cowan, Organ Concert, 2017

Organist Ken Cowan gave the first recital on the new Katherine Esterly Organ on Saturday, February 25. Here are four photos by Ken Francis. Click on any image to see it larger.

Esterly Organ Dedicated

The Katherine Esterly Organ was dedicated at a service on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, downtown Wilmington, Delaware. The organ features 45 ranks divided into four manual divisions and pedal and was built by Qimby Pipe Organs, Opus 72.   Click here or the photo above to more »

Youth & Adults – Lenten Education

Sunday Mornings.Lent 2017 docx

Cynthia Oates on Wall of Fame

Here is the photo of Cynthia Oates that will go on the Howard High School’s Wall of Fame. Cynthia is being honored for many accomplishments. For 30 years she taught elementary school children, first in Wilmington and then, after desegregation in 1975, in the Red Clay School District, where she also served as a Student more »

New Acolytes, January, 2017

These three new acolytes represent a very big change at our church. For decades, the acolytes were men, men who had been acolytes since they were very young, back before the churches of Saint Andrew’s and Saint Matthew’s consolidated into the church we now call the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew. Those gentlemen more »

Financial Town Hall, January 8, 2017

Treasurer Bill Kauffman presents the proposed budget for 2017. A proposed operating budget for 2017 was presented to members on a snow-bound, freezing Sunday, January 8, 2017, in the Auditorium after the 8:00 a.m. services and after the 10:30 a.m. service. Fr. David and Bill Kauffman, Treasurer, made the presentation. Afterwards, members moved from table more »

Kwanzaa Celebration 2016

There was a Kwanzaa celebration at our church on Thursday, December 29, 2016 and Sharon Bryant wants you to see the photos and videos she took of the event. Click here or the photo above to see all her Kwanzaa photos and videos. The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew, Wilmington, Delaware.

Dr. Babatunde’s Birthday

PHOTO: Dr. Emmanuel Babatunde (front center) is Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Lincoln University. He celebrated his birthday at SsAM on January 1, 2017. He is thankful for his three children with him that day at SsAM, and for the friends who gathered around him. Click here to see other more »