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Here are all the posts from The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, downtown Wilmington, Delaware. Use the following links to see the posts in just one category:
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Invite-Welcome-Connect Ideas

Here is the big list of Invite-Welcome-Connect ideas generated by various brain-storming sessions in late 2018. IDEAS PRIORITIZED The vestry and an adult-ed group prioritized some of the many ideas generated. These are ideas that can and should be put in place in the next 6-12 months. INVITE IDEAS PRIORITIZED What can we accomplish in more »

Advent Wreath Lighting, December 2, 2018

The 2018 Season of Advent began on December 2 with the lighting of the Advent Candle by members of the SsAM Treble Choir. Photo by Nana Soto.

Messiah Sing-Along – December 22nd

Messiah Sing Along 2018 – FLIER

How Shall We Invite People To SsAM?

Eleven of us showed up on Thursday, November 29, 2018 to brainstorm ways to invite people to visit our church so we can welcome and connect with them. After generating 25 ideas, twelve were selected as ideas we could put in place in the next four to six months. Twelve Ways To Invite People To more »

Young Folks and Old Fogeys, 2018

The “Young Folks and Olde Fogeys” group has been discussing Bryan Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy every Sunday morning at 9:15 a.m. at Starbucks, 7th and Market, in Wilmington. According to the New York Times, “Bryan Stevenson grew up poor in Delaware. His great-grandparents had been slaves in Virginia. His grandfather was murdered in a Philadelphia more »

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent sermon by each of the preachers at SsAM, usually one sermon from each. Click here to see all the sermons of 2018 and recent years. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. Recent Preachers at SsAM THE 2nd SUNDAY OF more »

Reading Group Sundays at Starbucks

The “Young Folks and Olde Fogeys” group has been discussing Bryan Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy every Sunday morning at 9:15 a.m. at Starbucks, 7th and Market, in Wilmington. According to the New York Times, “Bryan Stevenson grew up poor in Delaware. His great-grandparents had been slaves in Virginia. His grandfather was murdered in a Philadelphia more »

Pledge Form

If you want to make your pledge to SsAM for 2019, you can use this on-line form. The Four Pillars of SsAM: Inclusive, Responsive, Generous and Sustainable Our Mission and Vision Statements “SsAM will be a dynamic spiritual center which is active in the pursuit of peace and justice in the community, and a place more »

Drew Serres – Peacemaker

For his work at NetWork Delaware and at the community organization Westside Grows, Drew Serres was recognized as a “Peacemaker Among Us” by Pacem in Terris. This took place at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Delaware on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Drew is an active member of SsAM, the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, more »

Evangelism Brainstorms, 20 October 2018

Here are 82 ideas written on Post-It notes during SsAM’s brainstorming sessions at the “Invite, Welcome, Connect” conference on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Twenty-three members of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew participated, throwing out ideas, their imaginations sometimes going wild! How can we Christians best invite others to join us, welcome them more »