Worship With Us In Person and Via Video

Join us in-person every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. You can also worship with us via YouTube video. Also, video services are available on-demand after each broadcast. We are once again worshiping in-person on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. We will continue to broadcast our 10:30 a.m. worship services live on Sundays via YouTube. After the READ MORE »

SsAM Presents: Upcoming Events

Here is a list of upcoming events at SsAM or recommended by us. In-Person Sunday Services Have Begun! Sunday Services now in person and also live (and on demand) on YouTube. The installation and testing of our new HVAC system is complete, as is the “deep COVID-level” cleaning our the church. You are invited to READ MORE »

Prayer Services at SsAM

Every weekday at 8am, 5pm, and 8pm. Also on Saturdays at 8am and Noon. Prayer Services at SsAM via Video. Click here to see our Facebook Live page. You can watch  these services (and our Sunday services) as they are broadcast, or you can play them on demand afterwards. You do not need to have READ MORE »

Worship at SsAM: Sunday Leaflet, Church News, and More

SERVICE LEAFLET (Order of Worship) Leaflet for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost – August 1, 2021 SERVICES IN PERSON AND VIA VIDEO In-person worship is offered on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Worship via video is also offered on Sundays. Also, Weekday and Saturday prayer services are via video. Click here for details Weekly News Weekly READ MORE »

Children, Youth, and Young Families

Gateway to the Future – SsAM Youth Programs Sunday, August 29 at 3:00 p.m. The promise of an engaging, challenging youth program at SsAM gets closer to a post-pandemic reality at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 29, 2021. The SsAM of the Future subcommittee of the 25th Anniversary Committee will hold its initial session — READ MORE »

Small Listening Groups to Begin Sept. 4

FR. DAVID’S POST OF 2021-06-18 — In my sermon this past Sunday, I invited members of SsAM to consider participating in one of the small listening groups that will begin September 4, 2021. This week I wanted to share more information so that you will have a better idea about what I have in mind. READ MORE »

What is Planned for the Next Seven Months?

Father David’s post of May 28, 2021 — Thank you to all who have reached out to me since last Friday when you received the news that I would be stepping away from the parish at the end of this year. Your support and love mean a great deal to me and to Emily. What READ MORE »

Father David Andrews to step down as SsAM’s Rector

May 21, 2021 Dear Friends, At a special Vestry meeting on Thursday, May 20th, I announced to the Vestry that I would be stepping away from full time parish ministry at the end of this year on December 31, 2021. I came to this decision after a great deal of prayer and conversation with my READ MORE »

Feed The Hungry

Please make a donation to a local food pantry! Children and families in our community are going hungry. You can help! As the coronavirus hit our community, local food pantries sprang into action to ensure that children, families, and individuals would not go hungry. The virus presented challenges that some of pantries could not overcome. READ MORE »

Sophie Wins Vaccine Lottery

WDEL reported on July 19, 2021, that recent University of Delaware graduate Sophie Poindexter is going to be able to put her job search on hold, at least for a little while. She’s the lucky grand prize winner of $302,000 in the DE Wins! vaccine lottery, which was launched in an effort to get 70% READ MORE »


Father David’s post of July 23, 2021 — Two weeks ago, when I was attending the second residency program of the Clergy Going Deeper Program, the Rev. Dr. Michael Battle, a professor at the General Theological Seminary in New York City, presented on the topic “African Contemplative Spirituality for Leadership”. Dr. Battle’s name might be READ MORE »

Memories of the First 25 Years of SsAM

As part of the 25th anniversary celebration of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM), in 2021 members shared some of their memories of our church’s first twenty-five years. She Said, “Please Come Back” by Pat Saunders It was December 30, 2006. I had moved to Wilmington three days before, and because it READ MORE »

Cynthia Is An Author!

Congratulations to Cynthia Primo Martin on the publication of her book, Handbook for Nonprofit Leadership: Recruiting, Training, and Engaging Trustees of Color. Her publisher claims the book “should be required reading for all Boards of Directors regardless of their size or current board composition.” The book is especially strong in its advocacy of diversity. Boards, READ MORE »

Monthly Walks for Justice and Peace

First Fridays at 5:30 p.m. Next walk is August 6, 2021. For over a year, members from SsAM and other churches have been showing up for silent Walks for Justice and Peace in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. These prayerful pilgrimages are hosted collaboratively with First & Central Presbyterian Church. We gather in front of the steps READ MORE »

Worship on Sundays, Weekdays

10:30 a.m. Sundays, in person and on YouTube Weekdays at 8am, 5pm, and 8pm Saturday at 8am and Noon We are worshiping together in person on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and at all times via video. Click here to learn more about Sunday and weekday services! Our 25th Anniversary Celebration Continues Click here to learn READ MORE »

Volunteer for Ministry

Our emphasis is on ministry, not money. The work of faithful volunteers in ministry is essential. Please, take a role in our worship services, work behind the scenes, or make a difference in the local community. Learn more about offering your time and talent at SsAM.

Please Make A Donation

Learn more about donations in general, including making a pledge or a secure on-line donation, texting a donation, special gifts and bequests, remembering SsAM in your will, and more…

Guiding Principles, Statements of Mission and Vision

The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew (SsAM) is a nurturing faith community born out of the 1996 consolidation of two downtown churches. This multi-racial congregation welcomes all people who seek the love of God without regard to ability, age, economic circumstance, ethnic background, family configuration, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, political affiliation, educational achievement, READ MORE »