Worship with us this Sunday!

You are invited to praise God with us in-person and via video on Sunday at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. is when we gather to sing hymns, hear scripture readings, listen to a sermon, and celebrate Eucharist (communion). There is room in the pews for you and yours! We broadcast READ MORE »

SsAM Presents: Upcoming Events

Here is a list of upcoming events at SsAM or recommended by our church. Worship This Sunday You are invited to praise God with us in-person and via video this Sunday. Click here to learn more. We worship at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. The latter service is broadcast live and is available afterwards on-demand, to READ MORE »

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

SERVICE LEAFLET Easter VII – 2022 Sunday, May 29, 2022  SCHEDULE OF SERVICES 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 and on-demand afterwards.  Also, Weekday and Saturday prayer services are via video. Click here for details Weekly READ MORE »

Prayer Services at SsAM

Every weekday at 8am, 5pm, and 8pm. Also on Saturdays at 8:30am and Noon. Prayer Services at SsAM via Video. Click here to see our Facebook Live page. You can watch  these services as they are broadcast, or you can play them on demand afterwards. You do not need to have a Facebook account to READ MORE »

Reflection – May We All Be One

I was starting down a different path for this piece. And then the news of the school shooting in Texas hit and on the heels of the horror in Buffalo. Tuesday was the 199th mass shooting THIS YEAR, 2022, 27 of which were at schools. In 2021 there were 693, six-hundred ninety-three, mass shootings in READ MORE »

Support For Ukraine

Episcopal Migration Ministries Episcopal Migration Ministries welcomes refugees, educates communities, and mobilizes congregations to advocate for the protection and rights of all migrants. Click here to visit the Episcopal Migration Ministries website. Relief and Development As we pray for an end to violence and for those fleeing Ukraine, please also pray for Episcopal Relief & READ MORE »

Feed The Hungry

  In May, 2022, we support feeding the People of Ukraine. We encourage you to do this through financial donations to organizations that provide food relief to the people of Ukraine — The World Food Program and Chefs for Ukraine – World Central Kitchen. These organizations have responded to the Ukrainian Crisis by providing food assistance READ MORE »

Results of Bishop Brown’s Vitality Workshop

Pursue Vitality, Not Growth A summary of Bishop Brown’s “Congregational Growth and Vitality Workshop” of 2022 by Danny Schweers. As we look to the future of our church, let us think about how we can encourage vitality and liveliness in our church rather than growth in numbers. If we want our church to thrive, we READ MORE »

Remembering Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The day after Christmas in 2021, a long life of service came to an end. Many people in our church looked for and found video and written records of Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s peace-making ministry in South Africa and around the world. BBC-Africa Click here to watch BBC-Africa’s three-minute video, “Looking back at the life of READ MORE »

Scholarships Available for SsAM Members

Deadline: July 15, 2022 The Community Advocacy Committee is again sponsoring scholarships for students entering college in the fall of 2022 and for those who are already enrolled. Apply For A Scholarship The Canon Lloyd Casson Scholarship Program is open to members of our parish. The scholarship amount is now $1,000 each, which students use READ MORE »

Music Concerts in Wilmington, Delaware

Postponed: Music of America Concert by Delaware Choral Arts Due to illness, the DCA concert scheduled for May 29 has been postponed. The new date and how the purchased tickets will be swapped or refunded will be available in the next few weeks. This concert was to be a special tribute to Marian Anderson with READ MORE »

2022 Walk to End Epilepsy

Run with Team Johannes on June 4, 2022 at Glasgow Park. Valerie Chow shared the following: What is epilepsy? Is it contagious? What happens if you have epilepsy? These are all questions many of us might ask. First of all, epilepsy is not contagious. Epilepsy is a disorder that can cause you to feel and READ MORE »

Johannes Chow wins Earth Day recognition

Johannes Chow, a 12-year-old seventh grader at Brandywine Springs School in Wilmington, was recognized for the video “We Have Only One World”. DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin recognized student winners from throughout the state who won this year’s Earth Day video contest hosted by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. The contest READ MORE »

Worship In Person and Via Video on Sundays, Weekdays

You are invited to praise God with us this Sunday in person and via video. We worship at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. Video services are live on YouTube and also available on-demand after each broadcast. The big difference between the two Sunday services is that the 10:30 a.m. service features a choir. Click here to READ MORE »

Prayer: Ask Others To Pray With You

Your prayer can ask for intervention or it can offer praise and thanksgiving. Every week, the Pastoral Care Team at our church updates its prayer list. The team prays for everyone on that list on a regular basis. Also, a list of names is published in the Friday eBlast that goes out to members. The 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 Support Our Efforts

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 »