Developmental Toys Wanted for Saint Michael’s Daycare before December 5 The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) Ministry at SsAM is collecting developmental toys for ages 2-10 until December 5. Fisher Price, Melissa and Doug, or Lego toys are good choices. Or make your check payable to SsAM and write St. Michaels in the memo line. Please READ MORE »
SsAM Member Photos
Our members are an active bunch! Click on any headline below, or any photo, to see the full post. If you are looking for a particular member, enter their name into the top right search box.
The Racial Justice and Reconciliation Commission (RJRC) of the Episcopal Church in Delaware created the Justice Quilt Project. Each parish was invited to create a small quilt that best represents a message of justice and hope to Becoming Beloved Community. The Beloved Community begins within the heart of each human being with the vision of READ MORE »
A reflection by Danny Schweers for October 8, 2023. As I exit Starbucks, mocha latte in hand, my attention goes to the fellow on the sidewalk across the street. He is yelling and cursing, kicking the storefront walls in his anger, creating a clamor, a very public rage. It is quite a display, one seldom READ MORE »
God’s animals inhabit the skies, the land, and the sea; we share the earth with them, and like them rely on God’s blessing to sustain and preserve us. We gather in communion and friendship with Francis of Assisi who preached to animals and moved throughout the known world sharing God’s unconditional love for all beings. READ MORE »
Jonathan Whitney participates in many special music events at our church, a church he and his family call their own. In this video, we see Tom Palmer, keyboard; Rob Swanson, bass; and Jonathan Whitney, percussion. They performed on September 17, 2023 at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) at a welcome reception READ MORE »
Upcoming: Installation of Father Patrick, Wednesday, January 31, 5pm The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows will be our preacher. She is an American Anglican bishop in the Episcopal Church. In October 2016, she was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, and she was consecrated on April 29, 2017. She is the first African-American woman READ MORE »
Here are photos of some of our members in alphabetical order by last name. These are just the first few photos as we decide how to move forward with this idea of an on-line photo directory. If you would like a complete directory with addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses (but no photos), please click READ MORE »
Here are a few photos by Ken Francis of the Pop-Up Marketplace held in the SsAM Auditorium on Saturday, April 1, 2023. To see more member photos, click here.
Above is a photo of the participants in the Epilepsy Foundation 5K run on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at Glasgow Park in Newark, Delaware. (Click on it to see it larger in a new window.) The run/walk/roll was a lot of fun! We look forward to participating again next year! Below are “The Six” as READ MORE »
Charisse L. Rodgers has served the church in numerous capacities, to include, vestry person, church treasurer, ECW board, diocesan nominating committee, program committees, Diocesan Council, and alternate deputy to General Convention. Currently she is a member of the finance committee at SsAM. Charisse L. Rodgers is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at READ MORE »
Rosie was featured in the December, 2022 issue of the Delaware Communion, in an article discussing religious orders within the Episcopal Church. Rosie is a member of the Anglican Dominicans. She frequently leads our on-line prayer services. Click here to see the December, 2022 issue of the Delaware Communion. Click here to learn about our READ MORE »
Cameron Dixon (center above) graduated from Arcadia University on Saturday, October 29, 2022 as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Congratulations, Cameron! Cameron grew up at our church and is still an active member. Click here to see other photos of our members.
Good morning, My name is Charisse Rodgers and I am a cradle Episcopalian. I was Father (now Canon) Casson’s first baptism at St. Matthew’s! I enjoyed growing up at St. Matthew’s and remained active in Episcopal Church activities even while in college. I picked a college house at the University of Pennsylvania that was close READ MORE »
Remembering Helen Roberts Thomas by Pat Saunders, August 8, 2022. Helen Thomas was one of the few people I already knew when I moved to the Lorelton Retirement and Assisted Living Community seven years ago. She, too, was a member of SsAM, and although I didn’t know her well, at 94, she was a sweet, READ MORE »
MEMBER PROFILE — AUDREY COLLINS. Social-media photographer Sharon Bryant was at the 28th Annual African American Family Festival on Saturday, September 10, 2022. There she found Audrey Collins (2nd from left) performing with the Wilmington African Drummers. Audrey is a long-time member of our church. Also performing at the Festival was SsAM member Norwood Coleman READ MORE »
SsAM stewardship testimonial offered on October 16, 2022 by Norwood Coleman, Sr. Good morning. Alice and I have attended Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM) since The Cathedral Church of St. John closed. We were drawn here by the welcoming activities extended to Cathedral members by SsAM. When we began to attend early services, we were READ MORE »
A reflection by Danny Schweers, 8 October 2022. Thursday at church began with a stewardship mailing but I was back again on Friday and Saturday — for a potluck supper, a funeral, and searching for a new rector. Thursday, September 29 John Goodill, M.D. was my assistant (or was it the other way around?) as READ MORE »
We are delighted to announce that Cynthia Primo Martin, a long-time member of SsAM and daughter of the late Bishop Quintin E. Primo, Jr., was recognized in 2022 for the Alumni Wall of Fame at the University of Delaware. Click here to read more In July, 2021, we congratulated Cynthia Primo Martin on the publication READ MORE »
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 »
Highlands Elementary School has been re-named for Joe Johnson. Highlands Elementary School was re-dedicated and re-named for Joseph E. Johnson on Monday, May 23, 2022. Mayor’s Press Release The former school superintendent, Army veteran, civil rights activist, and long-time member of our church died in Wilmington on April 21, 2020, at the age of 85. READ MORE »