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Solar Panels at SsAM? Week 2

by Danny Schweers, Vestry Member, August 17, 2019. This week we got our first looks at the benefits and costs of installing solar panels on the roof of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM). D-L Casson, the new Parish Administrator at SsAM, found a Rooftop Solar Report from Delmarva Power. That report, more »

News of Our City, Wilmington, Delaware!

The City of Wilmington offers many free activities and often has community meetings.  WILMINGTON’S NEW PUBLIC PORTAL FOR NEWS — OpenGov is our local government’s effort to be more transparent about budgets, spending, big dollar projects, and long-term goals. WILMINGTON ALLIANCE — A new collaborative organization forms to make Wilmington, Delaware a better place. FREE more »

Solar Panels at SsAM? Week 1

Shall our church install solar panels on its roofs as a means of generating electricity? by Danny Schweers, Vestry Member, August 12, 2019 In late June, I emailed our junior warden, Nana Soto, saying, “I know the vestry has been talking about replacing all the roofs. That would be the perfect time to look into more »

Katy and Lu Soukup, Conversations After Church

As people are leaving church, they are surprisingly willing to have a conversation, as though they want to bask in the afterglow of the church service a little longer. Here we see Katy Soukup (left) and her mother, Lu. Talking with them, we learned that the Soukup family is full of photographers. Lu’s husband was more »

Listen to Recent Sermons

Here are links to the most recent recordings of sermons at SsAM, one sermon from each preacher. 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. DOWNLOAD: You can download these sermons to your desktop. Click on more »

Rabbi in Residence Douglas E. Krantz

I am grateful to my colleague, the Reverend David Andrews, for his friendship and for offering me the opportunity to serve as Rabbi in Residence of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew. These are challenging days in our lives here in Delaware and in our country. I am touched deeply by my awareness more »

Calec Perez Cruz, Acolyte, Graduate

Calec Perez Cruz received a white alb and was robed as an adult acolyte at the annual meeting on Sunday, June 16, 2019. He was also recognized for having graduated from high school. Ten years ago, all the acolytes at SsAM were men, a small group who called themselves “the old geezers”. Some had served more »

Don’t Have To Believe Much To Be An Episcopalian

Fr. David came across this quote by Rachel Held Evans and wants you to see it. Ms. Evans was a popular American Christian columnist and author, who died May 4, 2019 in her 38th year. “My mother always said you don’t have to believe much to be an Episcopalian. Indeed, when it comes to a more »

Pentecost 2019 Photos at SsAM

Here are twenty photos by Danny Schweers of the Pentecost celebration at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Click on any of the thumbnail images below to see it in a slide show. Once you are in the slide show, you can right more »

Vestry Candidates

Our vestry candidates introduced themselves to the congregation at both the 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services. Mary Morgan and Dan Young spoke on June 2; Danny Schweers and Peggy Shane on June 9. Our Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, June 19 at a single service held at 9:30 a.m. Click the more »