News Items at SsAM

News items, recent accomplishments, and praise.

Peace Week Delaware Events @ SsAM

We hope you will support Peace Week Delaware September 17-24, 2017. Here are the events that will be held at SsAM.   Peace Week 2017 at SsAM

Sandy Johnson appointed to Governor’s Cabinet

On Thursday, July 13, 2017, Governor Carney announced the appointment of Sandy Johnson as Acting Human Resources Secretary. Sandy is a long-time member of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew and was especially active when the two churches consolidated in 1996. Click here or the photo to see the official State of Delaware more »

Summer Adult Education Program on Prayer

Have You Ever Had Difficulty Praying? One of the most important spiritual practices of the Christian Church is a life of prayer. Prayer is vital to living as a follower of Jesus Christ and yet it is difficult to develop. I have begun to ponder why the practice of prayer is so difficult and believe more »

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 »