2023-06-02 — The SsAM team of fo0d coaches has been trained and will begin working with their families next week. Providing Healthy Food for Patients and families Managing Sickle Cell Disease is a collaboration between SsAM, the Food Farmacy at Lutheran Community Services, and the Congregational Health Network at Nemours Children’s Health. Interested? Please click READ MORE »
List of Health and Wellness Posts
Here are listed recent posts by the Health and Wellness Ministry at SsAM. That ministry promotes the health and wellness of our church members, our community, and the planet.
Open Heart Surgery
A reflection by Danny Schweers — After open heart surgery yesterday, my friend is doing well, thank God! Even at 84, he was fit enough to qualify for the procedure, perhaps because he has been a runner and a distance walker. At the same time, I pray for all those not doing well after their READ MORE »
ECW: Episcopal Church Women at SsAM
Women give their Time, Talent, and Treasure to support Child Inc. through February, 2023 The Episcopal Church Women at SsAM wants you to join them in supporting Child, Inc., an agency that has a number of shelters for women escaping domestic violence. We have been asked to help provide cell phones and $25.00 gift cards READ MORE »
Get The Vaccine!
2022-09-19 — New COVID-19 booster vaccines are making their debut this fall, and they’ve been modified to target specific omicron variants that are causing the majority of new cases in the United States. The boosters — made by Pfizer and Moderna — won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week. The Centers for Disease READ MORE »
Environmental Justice Ministry
Environmental Justice Ministry at SsAM Our Environmental Justice Ministry in Wilmington, Delaware is work which grew out of Michele Roberts’ preaching at SsAM during the Season of Creation several years ago. An official description of Delaware Concerned Residents for Environmental Justice appears below. Several SsAM members are a part of this statewide group. Environmental justice READ MORE »
About the Health and Wellness Ministry at SsAM
The Health and Wellness Ministry at SsAM promotes the health and wellness of our church members, our community, and the planet. This is one aspect of what we Christians call stewardship — the loving care of all of God’s Creation. Besides making recommendations to the Vestry, this ministry works closely with the Pastoral Care and READ MORE »
Feed The Hungry
As part of the Meet the Need Ministry, we will continue specialized food collections in 2023, but we invite you to bring your food donations directly to one of the pantries below or any other pantry in your community. Emmanuel Dining Room Stationary Pantries They have returned to serving meals to 500 people daily for READ MORE »
Minivan Donated To Victory Faith Christian Center in 2021
March 29, 2021 FROM: Faith Victory Christian Center RE: Minivan Donation In Action Good morning Mrs. D-L, Thank you again for connecting us with that member of your church. We were able to receive her minivan donation for our community outreach ministry. The minivan is a tremendous tool in assisting us with transporting food and 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 »
Peace Week Delaware
Peace Week Delaware isn’t just a week. It is a mindset, a way of seeing and of being that is open to opportunities for creating peace. Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative solutions. Peace Week Delaware promotes community solutions. What is Peace Week Delaware? It is nine days of READ MORE »
Michele Roberts, Advocate for Environmental Justice
Michele Roberts, her brother and parents, are long-time members of SsAM. March 30, 2021 Today, the White House included Michele Roberts as a member of the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council. The advisory council will provide advice and recommendations to the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the White House Environmental READ MORE »
A Letter from Brighton Kaoma, Environmental Activist, 2020
Many of you may remember Brighton was our preacher during the Season of Creation and for the Environmental Justice Forum in 2018. Here is a letter he sent in August, 2020. Dear Michele, The Roberts Family, and Friends, I hope this message finds you in a good state of mental and physical well being. I READ MORE »
Environmental Justice Weekend, Oct. 19-20, 2019.
We learned about • UN Sustainable Development Goals. • UN Commission on the Status of Women and how the focus on women and children fits with our work for Environmental Justice. • Local Collective of Community Environmental Activities. • Formation of Delaware Concerned Residents for Environmental Justice and how to plug in locally. • History READ MORE »
SsAM at Environmental Meeting in 2013
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.
2013-08-23: Kitchen Renovated
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 »