YYF Blog

Here are the latest posts for the Youth & Young Families Program at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew in downtown Wilmington, Delaware.

Love Thy Neighbor YYF Project

A Youth & Young Families (YYF) Project We distributed items on July 8, 2017 at Rodney Square. SsAM’s Youth & Young Families group plans to do this every month. — Bottles of water — Granola Bars — Foot Powder (travel size) — WetOnes/Baby Wipes (travel size) — Chapstick — Toothpaste and Toothbrushes (travel size) — 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 »

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 »

Dreadlock Dave

Fr. David was presented with a colorful dreadlock hat by Youth & Young Families after they returned from their mission trip to Jamaica in June, 2015. Click the image to see it larger in a new window.

Mission Trip to Jamaica 2015

SsAM YYF took a mission trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica in the summer of 2015. We visited the Blossom Gardens Orphanage, St. James Parish, and a Senior Home. Youth and Young Families was blessed on Sunday, June 7, before many went off for a mission trip to Jamaica. Click here or the panorama photo above more »