Three of the many who attended SsAM’s Annual Picnic on Sunday, July 19, 2015. The food was delicious. The humidity and heat was endured. In the photo is Danny Schweers, this site’s webmaster (left); the Rev. Canon Lloyd S. Casson, Rector Emeritus; and Michelle Smith, who was recently elected to the Vestry, SsAM’s governing board.
Please join SsAM’s Legacy Circle. The church has established a Legacy Circle for individuals who have included SsAM in an estate plan such as a bequest, trust, insurance, or IRA. If you have included SsAM in your estate plans or would consider doing so, please fill out the form below. Individuals who have already named READ MORE »
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 READ MORE »
Recordings of recent sermons can be found on our YouTube channel. Click here, then fast forward to the sermon part of any Sunday service video! Christmas Eve sermon, 12/24/2014 by the Rev. David Andrews. The Lord became flesh and blood and moved into the neighborhood. We do not boast of ourselves, but witness to God’s READ MORE »
Jesus Christ is risen today; Alleluia. These stirring words will fill the sanctuary on this most glorious day in the Christian calendar. The organ will play and the choir and congregation will sing. It will be memorable, but it will be even more glorious when we have the Katherine Esterly Organ in place. That day READ MORE »
On Sunday, January 12, 2014, four children were baptized at the 10:30 a.m. service. Click on the photo above to see it larger. After it appears, you can right click the larger photo to download it to your computer. Click here to listen to Fr. Andrews’ sermon.
Recordings of recent sermons can be found on our YouTube channel. Click here, then fast forward to the sermon part of any Sunday service video! Sermon, Christmas Eve, 12/24/2013 by the Rev. David Andrews. Christmas can be a time of joy and sorrow, but always a time for celebration. Sermon, Fourth Sunday of Advent: 12/22/2013 READ MORE »
We received the following letter from a group that used our kitchen: I wanted to thank you so much for allowing our “Cooking Up Healthy” participants to utilize your kitchen! The kids had a wonderful time and as you can see we got some great pictures to put in the cookbook! We are just working READ MORE »
An exciting new opportunity to participate in raising money for the organ will be coming in the next couple of weeks. Our SPONSOR A PIPE campaign will give members and friends an opportunity to buy individual pipes as memorials or tributes to loved ones. In the near future, we will have a page on this READ MORE »
Mrs. Winifred Primo died peacefully on the morning of Monday, December 9, 2013, following a long illness. She was 93. Her funeral was held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, here at The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew & Matthew, 719 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington, DE 19801. Mrs. Primo was the wife of the READ MORE »
Paulyne Webster and Ann Tate in 2013 participated as delegates to a meeting in DC on environmental issues. Maria Cabrera, Wilmington City Council at Large, is also in the photo. Click the photo to see it larger. Once the large image appears, you can right-click on it to download it to your computer.
Our pipe organ was recently dedicated to Dr. Kitty Esterly, a pediatric pioneer in Delaware and a long-time member of Sts. Andrew & Matthew. LINKS Contribute to the renovation of our pipe organ. Dr. “Kitty” Esterly still advocates for all of Delaware’s newborns. Meet Local Legend Katherine Esterly, M.D. In the Congressional Record by U.S. READ MORE »
from the Campaign Coordinator Dear Friends, We have achieved the first phase of the Capital Campaign, Sharing Our Blessings, at The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew. The dream of a new kitchen at SsAM has become a reality, thanks to all who supported this wonderful achievement. Gleaming walls and stainless steel appliances and READ MORE »
DRAWINGS OF PLANNED KITCHEN RENOVATION
Earlier this week, we received good news from the Advance & Development Fund of the Diocese of Delaware. This fund was established for the sole purpose of helping churches of the diocese receive financial assistance though grants and loans tohelp pay for structural repairs to church buildings in need of that repair. We applied for READ MORE »
Our kitchen serves a hundred people every Sunday morning at 7:00 a.m. when whoever wants a free meal gets one. The kitchen is used whenever people gather and want refreshments. The Rev. David Andrews blessed the kitchen to its new service in September, 2013. Gerry Lucas and Pat Saunders, leaders in the capital campaign, performed READ MORE »
Recordings of recent sermons can be found on our YouTube channel. Click here, then fast forward to the sermon part of any Sunday service video! 12/23/2012 by the Rev. David Andrews. Those who tell the Christmas story do not try to explain everything. 12/16/2012 by the Rev. Peter Huiner. In the weeks before Christmas, Episcopalians READ MORE »
Recordings of recent sermons can be found on our YouTube channel. Click here, then fast forward to the sermon part of any Sunday service video! 12/24/2011 by the Rev. David Andrews. The old story of the first Christmas and today’s challenges. 12/18/2011 by the Rev. David Andrews. “Here am I, the servant of the Lord; READ MORE »
These photos are of the Rev. Dr James A. Forbes, Jr. when he visited the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) on March 30, 2006. The Rev. Canon Lloyd Casson said, “The man in the red robe is the Reverend Dr. James Forbes. At the time he was the Senior Pastor of Riverside READ MORE »