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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 »

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. DOWNLOAD: You can download these sermons to your desktop. 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 »

Fr. David at Invite Welcome Connect’s Summit 2019

During Summit 2019, our rector, the Rev. David Andrews, will talk about bringing the Invite-Welcome-Connect program to an urban context. Summit 2019 takes place June 12-14 in Sewanee, Tennessee. The fourth Invite Welcome Connect Summit will be held once again on the beautiful campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Join us more »

A Time To Be Intentional About Local Food

Environmental stewardship is a heady subject. To me it infers the nurturing of the very system that maintains our physical well-being. Odds are, because you are reading this, you probably agree that the system needs improvement. There is nothing more sacred, humbling and frustrating than being in service to creation care. What is exciting is more »

A Comprehensive Plan for Wilmington, Delaware

A full draft of Wilmington 2028: A Comprehensive Plan for Our City and Communities is now available for download. Click here or the photo to visit the website of the Wilmington Department of Planning and Development. This new Citywide Comprehensive Plan represents the culmination of many months of research and outreach. With assistance from consulting more »

Care for Creation by Buying Locally-Grown Food

The Episcopal Church in Delaware “recognizes that improving the economic well-being and vitality of its family-farming communities within the State of Delaware could, in part, be driven by increasing the purchasing, serving, and promoting of local food grown in the Delmarva region…” which is why its delegates passed the Support Producers of Locally Grown Food more »

Easter 2019 Photos

Every worship service is special, but Easter is often a high-point, especially for families which gather for the day. Here are a few photos by Sharon Bryant, Ken Francis, and Danny Schweers of our members at the 10:30 a.m. service. Click on any thumbnail image to see it larger in a slide show. To return more »