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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 »

Ash Wednesday Photos, 2017

Here are some photos by Ken Francis from the last Ash Wednesday service of the day, March 1. Click on any thumbnail to see it larger in a slide show. To return here, click on the “x” in the upper right of the slide show, or press the ESC key of your keyboard.

Ken Cowan, Organ Concert, 2017

Organist Ken Cowan gave the first recital on the new Katherine Esterly Organ on Saturday, February 25. Here are four photos by Ken Francis. Click on any image to see it larger.

Esterly Organ Dedicated

The Katherine Esterly Organ was dedicated at a service on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, downtown Wilmington, Delaware. The organ features 45 ranks divided into four manual divisions and pedal and was built by Qimby Pipe Organs, Opus 72.   Click here or the photo above to more »

Cynthia Oates on Wall of Fame

Here is the photo of Cynthia Oates that will go on the Howard High School’s Wall of Fame. Cynthia is being honored for many accomplishments. For 30 years she taught elementary school children, first in Wilmington and then, after desegregation in 1975, in the Red Clay School District, where she also served as a Student more »

New Acolytes, January, 2017

These three new acolytes represent a very big change at our church. For decades, the acolytes were men, men who had been acolytes since they were very young, back before the churches of Saint Andrew’s and Saint Matthew’s consolidated into the church we now call the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew. Those gentlemen more »

Service of Dedication

Service of Dedication celebrating the completion of the Katherine Esterly Memorial Organ Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. Sunday, February 19, 2017 – 4:30 p.m. The SsAM Choir with Guest Singers David Schelat, David Hearn      and Paul Fleckenstein, Guest Organists David Christopher, Organist and Director of Music RECEPTION FOLLOWING FREE WILL OFFERING For more information more »

Financial Town Hall, January 8, 2017

Treasurer Bill Kauffman presents the proposed budget for 2017. A proposed operating budget for 2017 was presented to members on a snow-bound, freezing Sunday, January 8, 2017, in the Auditorium after the 8:00 a.m. services and after the 10:30 a.m. service. Fr. David and Bill Kauffman, Treasurer, made the presentation. Afterwards, members moved from table more »

Kwanzaa Celebration 2016

There was a Kwanzaa celebration at our church on Thursday, December 29, 2016 and Sharon Bryant wants you to see the photos and videos she took of the event. Click here or the photo above to see all her Kwanzaa photos and videos. The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew, Wilmington, Delaware.