Bay Area

Reporter Julie Caine got answers to her questions about seafarers and their lives at SCI’s International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland. More...
  • Seafarer Stories Following Typhoon November 15, 2013 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...

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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...

SCI Appoints New Bay Area Chaplain December 6, 2010

SCI announces the appointment of a new Senior Chaplain for ministry in the Bay Area, the Rev. Joyce Parry Moore.

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SCI-Bay Area Celebrates First Anniversary July 7, 2010

Rocknrev and the Deacons provided live music at the Oakland Yacht Club for SCI’s celebration of the one year anniversary of Bay Area Seafarers Services’ merger with the Institute.

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Bay Area Ministry Continues to Grow April 16, 2010

SCI’s International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland serves seafarers entering the Bay Area of California.

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Singing the Songs of the Sea March 1, 2010

“I'll sing you a song, a good song of the sea,” begins one famous sea song. 

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Bay Area Center "Home Away From Home" December 3, 2009

A family reunited at SCI’s Bay Area Center, a home away from home for the crews of thousands of vessels entering the port annually.

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What Makes a Successful Seafarers’ Center? November 25, 2009

Leaders from seafarers' centers around the world gathered for a meeting to discuss what makes a successful seafarers' hospitality center.

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