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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.

Dr. Babatunde’s Birthday

PHOTO: Dr. Emmanuel Babatunde (front center) is Chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Lincoln University. He celebrated his birthday at SsAM on January 1, 2017. He is thankful for his three children with him that day at SsAM, and for the friends who gathered around him. Click here to see other more »

SsAM Sermons 2016

Instructions: PLAY: Click the triangle at the left of each recordings to start it. Or, click on the links or the thumbnail photos. Problems? Call Danny Schweers at 302 475-0998. FIND: To find a particular preacher or key word, use your Internet browser’s “FIND” command, or simply scroll down this page. DOWNLOAD: You can download more »

Jonathan Whitney and Family, Advent, 2016

On the 4th Sunday of Advent, 2016, the Whitney family lit all four candles on the season’s wreath. Jonathan is the artist-in-residence at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in downtown Wilmington, Delaware and leads our Drumming Circle. He is also Artistic Director at the Delaware Institute for the Arts in Education. Click more »

Staff Singer Positions Available

Bass & Tenor Staff Singer Positions Open for September 2017 The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) 719 N. Shipley Street | Wilmington, DE  19801 Sunday Morning Services Thursday Evening Rehearsals (7:30-9:30 p.m.) Occasional additional services required:      – Evensongs      – Concerts      – Special rehearsals      – Feast Days: Ash Wednesday, more »

Debut of Katherine Esterly Organ

VIDEO: The first notes in public from the Kitty Esterly Organ at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew in downtown Wilmington, Delaware were accompanied by the Adult Choir and by members from the congregation familiar with this anthem, Felix Mendelssohn’s “There Shall A Star Come Out of Jacob.” David Christopher was the organist more »

Angel Tree Ministry

  Alice Smith, right, was in the auditorium on Sunday, November 20, with scores of Angel Tree cards and she will be back the following Sundays until all the cards are taken. Here we see Sallie Bell deciding which family to choose. On each Angel Tree card is the name of a family (mothers with more »