News and Upcoming Events

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Get Our Weekly Emails

Click here or the graphic above to sign up for our weekly emails.  You can unsubscribe at any time. You will also get notice of special events such as concerts and holiday services. The weekly emails usually contain a message from the rector, a list of the music and readings for the coming Sunday, parish news, more »

ECW – A Tribute to Women – Postponed

The Tribute to Women event, scheduled for March 23rd, has been postponed. A new date will be shared soon.

Les and Jackie Roberts, 2018

Jackie and Les Roberts’ 61st Wedding Anniversary ABOVE: Les and Jackie Roberts (center, front) celebrated the 61st anniversary of their wedding surrounded by family in December, 2018.

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent sermon by each of the preachers at SsAM, one sermon from each. Click here to see all the sermons of 2019 and recent years. You can find videos of entire Sunday services on the Friends of SsAM Facebook page. Recent Preachers at SsAM FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY, more »

Christmas Eve Eucharist 2018

Asking God to Bless the Bread and the Wine: Twice every Sunday (8:00 and 10:30 a.m.) and at special services like this one on Christmas Eve, we do what Jesus told us to do. On the night before he died, Jesus said to his disciples to remember him in the eating of the bread and more »

19 Questions Mural

In the fall of 2017, Dr. David Teague of the University of Delaware’s creative writing program approached me about being interviewed by his students about the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM). He specifically wanted his students to learn about the events of 1968 that occurred in the city. I met with Dr. more »

Rev. Emily Gibson: 35 Years of Ministry

Here we see the Rev. Emily Gibson with the Rev. David Andrews (her husband), the Rev. Canon Casson, the Rev. Peter Huiner, and members of the congregation gathered near the altar on Sunday, December 9. They and the whole congregation gave thanks to God for her 35 years of ministry. May God continue to bless more »

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.

Baptism of Aleksandra Anneika Catalina Sharia Smith

Baptisms are always special services. Aleksandra was baptized on Sunday, December 9, 2018. In his sermon, the Rev. Canon Lloyd S. Casson quoted poet Carl Sandburg: “A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.”