Pastoral Care

SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on piracy off the coasts of Africa after a multi-national meeting. More...
  • River Bell Awards Ceremony Honors Four Leaders January 5, 2016 Luncheon raises over $260K for Institute’s inland waterways mariner support services. More...
  • Mariners’ Hope [UPDATED] October 8, 2015 This morning, the United States Coast Guard announced the suspension of its search for the missing crew from El Faro More...

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New Director for Port Newark Center August 19, 2015

SCI’s Port Newark facility gains new leadership at the gateway into and out of the East Coast’s largest port.

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An Interactive Historical Timeline of the Seamen’s Church Institute May 13, 2015

Founded in 1834, SCI’s historic records detail the development of maritime commerce in the City of New York from early days. An online photographic timeline created with Prezi opens the vaults of... More...

Giving Back to Fellow Seafarers April 20, 2015

The Director of SCI’s International Maritime Center—herself a former a seafarer—shares why she happily “returns the favor” to thousands of seafarers calling at ports in the Bay Area of California... More...

Chaplains Hone Emergency Response Skills March 12, 2015

SCI’s President & Executive Director writes about the course he and five other chaplains recently completed for pastoral crisis interventions.

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2014 River Bell Awards Acclaim Maritime “Family” December 18, 2014

At an annual awards luncheon in Paducah, KY, the Seamen’s Church Institute recognized two inland maritime industry leaders.

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Report Sheds Light on Seafarers and SCI November 25, 2014

Reporter Julie Caine got answers to her questions about seafarers and their lives at SCI’s International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland.

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SCI Chaplains Gain Access to Deepwater Oilrigs October 27, 2014

These days not many people can access the secure areas of maritime workplaces, but few places prove more difficult to get to than deepwater offshore oil and gas exploration and production... More...