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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 »

Christina Cultural Arts Center

Have you seen how Christina Cultural Arts Center has erected a huge mosaic two-stories tall on the Shipley Street side of its building? One stated goal of the city is to make the backs of buildings fronting Market Street look better at their back ends on Shipley. Christina Cultural Arts Center is leading the way! more »

Special e-blast from Fr. David

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The Sexton’s Keys

One sign of the many ministries of our church is the key ring carried by Charles, our sexton. Some 35 keys adorn that ring, giving him access to the rooms and cabinets of our large, three-story complex, everything from Crypt Hall to towel dispensers. Click here to see all the recent Sunday morning photos by more »

Gloria Hampton

“Why isn’t peace news? Where are the cameras when peace breaks out? Where are the reporters when peace is sustained?” So asked Gloria Hampton on Sunday, October 30, when members of the 10:30 a.m. congregation were asked to talk about making peace and being peaceful often in spite of our anxieties and temperaments, our situations more »