Worship With Us In Person and Via Video

Praise God with us in-person this Sunday at 8:00 or 10:30 a.m. Or worship with us via YouTube video at 10:30 a.m. Video services are available on-demand after each broadcast. We are worshiping in-person on Sunday mornings at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. and continue to broadcast our 10:30 a.m. worship services live on Sundays via READ MORE »

SsAM Presents: Upcoming Events

Here is a list of upcoming events at SsAM or recommended by us. 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday Services are now in-person. They are also televised live and on demand afterwards on YouTube. As the Season of Advent begins, the Rev. Deacon Cecily Sawyer Harmon will preach on Sunday, November 28. Our new HVAC system 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 »

Season of Creation

The Season of Creation is a spiritual journey into all aspects of creation – humans, other living creatures, and the natural environment. It is celebrated at SsAM at the 10:30 a.m. worship service on the last seven Sundays of Pentecost. It features guest speakers, storytellers and artists, contemporary liturgy, readings, dance, music, and other art READ MORE »

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

SERVICE LEAFLET (Order of Worship) Leaflet for the First Sunday of Advent – November 28, 2021 SERVICES IN PERSON AND VIA VIDEO In-person worship is offered on Sundays at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship via video is also offered on Sundays for the 10:30 a.m. service. There will be a single service at 10:30 READ MORE »

Advent Calendar for Community Food Banks

Each day in Advent, please set aside groceries for local community food banks using the calendar below. Then take your groceries to church every Sunday in Advent or wait to take everything in on Sunday, December 19. Or donate directly to your favorite food pantry. And say a prayer over every item, for the people READ MORE »

Angel Tree Gift Giving At Christmas

Angel Tree 2021 Donations Due By December 11 This year we will support the mothers and children from Friendship House’s Empowerment Center. We are asking members of SsAM to participate by donating either $25 or $50 gift cards from either Visa or Walmart so that the mothers and older children can purchase gifts. Please drop READ MORE »

25 Years at SsAM: The Two Rectors Talk

Father David’s post of October 29, 2021 — My heart is full after the conversation between Canon Casson and me last Sunday afternoon. It would have been very easy for the two of us to have continued sharing beyond the hour and fifteen minutes. I would be remiss if I did not thank Jonathan Whitney READ MORE »

Imagine Racial Justice: An Interview with Canon Casson

Can you imagine this country being a model to the world for racial justice? In the September 20, 2020 edition of the Delaware Communion Magazine, the Rev. Canon Lloyd Casson was interviewed by Michael Redmond on the topic of racial justice, something for which Canon Casson has been hoping for many decades. He has not READ MORE »

Feed The Hungry

Please make a donation to a local food pantry or bring your donations to church. 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 READ MORE »

Chris White Art Gallery and Shipley Artist Lofts

“Held in Bloom” Paintings  by Chloe McEldowney. Artist Reception, Friday, December 17, 5-9pm with a live band. Chris White Gallery, 701 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington, Delaware. You are invited to see the paintings of local artist Chloe McEldowney. Of her work, she says, “For me, painting is the endless pursuit of understanding. On the surface, READ MORE »

Four Steps To Quiet Stillness in Prayer

  Father David’s post of 11/19/2021 — “Be still and know that I am God” — from Psalm 46 — is the Bible verse I say each morning at the beginning of my twenty-minute sit. I begin by saying each word slowly. Then I repeat the verse, removing words from the end of the verse 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. Older posts are first; newer at the bottom. She Said, “Please Come Back” by Pat Saunders It was December 30, 2006. I had moved READ MORE »

Parish Development Clinic, December, 2021

Father David’s post of 2021-11-12 — The Order of the Ascension is offering a three-session opportunity in December 2021 to reflect on several central issues and dynamics of every church. Participants will be from parishes throughout the country. There is no fee for the program offering through Zoom, but registration is required. There are a READ MORE »

Monthly Walks for Justice and Peace in Wilmington, Delaware

First Fridays at 5:30 p.m. Next walks are December 3, 2021 and January 7, 2022. 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 READ MORE »

Worship on Sundays, Weekdays

Worship is at 10:30 a.m. only this Sunday, Nov. 7, in person and on YouTube. We welcome Bishop Brown!  Usually Sunday services are at 8am and 10:30am. Prayer Services are 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 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 »