Worship With Us In Person and Via Video

You are invited to praise God with us in-person and via video this Sunday. We worship at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. The latter broadcast is available live and then afterwards on-demand, to watch as your schedule allows. Our Preacher on Sunday, January 23: the Rev. Canon Martha Kirkpatrick The Rev. Canon Martha Kirkpatrick has served READ MORE »

SsAM Presents: Upcoming Events

Here is a list of upcoming events at SsAM or recommended by us. Click here to see our on-line calendar. All the events are there, hour by hour! 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 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 Leaflet for the Second Sunday after Epiphany – MLK / Primo – January 16, 2022 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.  Also, Weekday and Saturday prayer services READ MORE »

Vitality Workshop with Bishop Brown

Save The Date! Workshop with Bishop Brown on Saturday, March 12, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to discuss congregational growth and vitality as our church prepares to call a new priest. This event will be in person and streamed. Watch for more information about this important gathering of all of SsAM’s members! The purpose of this workshop is READ MORE »

Speaking and Listening

January 23, 2022 — A Reflection on this Sunday’s Readings: Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21, and Psalm 19 Have you heard the heavens talking? Have you listened to what your feet say to your hands? Or what your ears say to your eyes? This Sunday, when you hear the Bible readings, 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 »

Father David’s Goodbye Post

December 24, 2021 / Christmas Eve Thank You from the Bottom of My Heart Father David’s Goodbye Post — After eleven years of praying and writing many of the lead reflections for the Weekly eBlast, this week’s reflection is my last. I wish all members of the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew a blessed 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 »

SsAM’s Bathroom Ministry

Thanks to Michele Roberts, we connected with The World Council of Churches to tell the story of our “bathroom ministry.” Click here to see the feature article on the World Council of Churches website. “Whether people have access to a safe and clean toilet has wide-reaching consequences for their dignity, health, access to education, and READ MORE »

The Negro Spiritual

The Negro Spiritual: An Afternoon Event at SsAM featuring the Wilmington Children’s Chorus and Narrated by Bebe Coker, Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. These songs have become deeply embedded in American culture and modern faith, songs whose creators — often enslaved Black Americans — have gone largely unacknowledged, their names lost to time. READ MORE »

Chris White Art Gallery and Shipley Artist Lofts

“Held in Bloom” Paintings  by Chloe McEldowney. Chris White Gallery, 701 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington, Delaware. You are invited to see the paintings of local artist Chloe McEldowney. Just give Danny Schweers a call at 302 475-0998 and he will arrange a private viewing of the exhibit through January 14, 2022. Of her work, she 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 »

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 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. COVID-19 Protocols and 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 »