Hospitality

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 History of Maritime Ministry in the United States February 5, 2013 Through its early development as a country up until today, many religious groups have endeavored to support the often-overlooked maritime workforce piloting America’s trade. SCI’s Archivist traces More...

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation August 16, 2011

Kimberly Rowles, a student at General Theological Seminary in New York, spent this summer at SCI’s International Seafarers’ Center in Port Newark acquiring practical experience in maritime... More...

Grand Reopening Dedicates, Showcases May 19, 2011

The Rev. Jean R. Smith, D.D., former Executive Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute, looks amazed touring the Institute’s newly reopened seafarers’ center in Port Newark. Smith, along with... More...

Seafarers’ Center Grand Reopening April 28, 2011

On Tuesday, May 17, SCI celebrates the Grand Reopening of its Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center, rededicating the immense, newly renovated facility, which offers essential services to... More...

BMA Official Examines Port Newark Ministry March 15, 2011

Christine A. Scavella, Consul/Deputy Director of the Bahamas Maritime Authority, visited ships in Port Newark last week with SCI port chaplain the Rev. Marjorie Lindstrom and Director of SCI's... More...

25 South Street: More Than Beds January 28, 2011

by Johnathan Thayer, Associate Archivist    On April 15, 1912, a delegation that included Mayor William Jay Gaynor laid the cornerstone of the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) new headquarters at... More...

Tune In This Weekend to See SCI on PBS January 7, 2011

by the Rev. David M. Rider, President & Executive Director

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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...