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SCI staff tell of their encounters with sojourning Filipino seafarers trying to make connections and plans during their brief time in port. More...
  • A Message for Filipino Seafarers November 12, 2013 Filipino seafarers far from the recent events in their homeland need the support of people all over the world. SCI’s President & Executive Director has a message: we’re here for you. More...
  • Adieu 2012: Year of Mission in 50 Photos December 31, 2012 SCI’s President & Executive Director has selected 50 photos taken at locations around the country highlighting the most memorable moments of 2012 when SCI served mariners with your help. More...

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Supporters Cruise San Francisco Harbor October 9, 2012

Increasing support for SCI’s ecumenical partnership of maritime ministry in the Bay Area raised nearly $20,000 during an October evening cruise of the port.

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SCI-Bay Area Friends Enjoy Cruise October 12, 2011

On October 6, several of SCI’s West Coast supporters boarded a sunset cruise touring the San Francisco harbor. The special event helped raised funds for SCI’s service to international seafarers in... More...

Never Ending Story June 28, 2011

Abandoned by an insolvent ship owner, the vessel the Blue Jade remained anchored off the coast of California for many weeks, leaving crewmembers in need of assistance. The Rev. Joyce Parry Moore,... More...

Help to Abandoned Seafarers May 2, 2011

Working with Douglas Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights, the Rev. Joyce Parry Moore, Senior Chaplain for SCI-Bay Area, recounts a story of aid to seafarers abandoned by a... More...

Celebrating Volunteers April 11, 2011

In March, SCI hosted a volunteer appreciation party at its International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland as a way of saying thanks. Gunhild Jones, pictured here with her daughter, Beverly,... More...

Sale Closes on Water Street Building February 2, 2011

Yesterday, the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI) sold its 241 Water Street facility to the Blue Man Creativity Center School.

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Bay Area Winter Merriment December 21, 2010

Proceeds from a performance by musicians and dancers from the Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland, CA benefit the work of SCI’s International Maritime Center, which serves several ports in the... More...