News and Upcoming Events

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2017-2018 Special Musical and Liturgical Events

Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. OPEN HOUSE Experience SsAM for Yourself: Open House, Open Arms, Open to All Click here to learn more. Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 12 noon BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS Celebrate the spiritual lives of our furry friends!  FREE TREATS!!! Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 7:00 more »

The Katherine Esterly Organ

The new pipe organ for the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew (SsAM) in Wilmington, Delaware is Quimby Pipe Organs’ Opus 72, and is comprised of 45 ranks divided into four manual divisions and pedal, playable from a new three manual and pedal console. The new organ replaces a two-manual Möller, Opus 7114, which more »

Friends of the Katherine Esterly Organ

Katherine Esterly had a dream! She envisioned a great pipe organ at The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) that would not only enhance the worship life of the parish, but would also be a great concert instrument, enriching the musical landscape of downtown Wilmington. That dream has come to fruition, but we more »

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 »

Experience SsAM For Yourself

Open House, Open Arms, Open To All, Saturday, September 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We will be showcasing our vibrant church community, our welcoming spirit, and community-outreach ministries. SsAM has a wonderful story to share and it will be told through tours, music, games, displays and demonstrations. PARTICIPATE IN the White Elephant Sale more »

Love Thy Neighbor YYF Project

A Youth & Young Families (YYF) Project We distributed items on July 8, 2017 at Rodney Square. SsAM’s Youth & Young Families group plans to do this every month. — Bottles of water — Granola Bars — Foot Powder (travel size) — WetOnes/Baby Wipes (travel size) — Chapstick — Toothpaste and Toothbrushes (travel size) — 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 2017 and earlier years. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. SERMONS 08/13/2017 sermon by the Rev. Ray Michener. 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 »

Kaamilah Diabate, Guest Preacher

Ms. Kaamilah Diabate was our guest preacher on Sunday, April 2, 2017, shown above with her brother. She recited two long rhyming raps at the 10:30 a.m. service that morning, one of which was the first prize winner of the 2016 Martin Luther Communication Competition in Wilmington, Delaware. She gave us insights into what it more »

Berna Holcomb, Music Librarian

Berna Holcomb keeps thousands of sheets of music organized at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) in downtown Wilmington. These are the sheets of printed music the choir uses each Sunday and for special services. At some services, each choir member will have as many as 10 pieces of music in their more »