Pastoral Care

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 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. More...

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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...

Discovering a Complex World August 8, 2014

Center for Seafarers’ Rights Intern Mark Vessio writes how his experience at SCI helped him see firsthand how the law affects various sectors of the maritime industry.

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ISOA Award Recognizes SCI’s Offshore Outreach July 1, 2014

The International Support Vessel Owners Association (ISOA) has made an award to support maritime industry workers served by the Seamen’s Church Institute.

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The “Softer Side” of Seafarers May 13, 2014

Newspaper cuttings from SCI’s archives reveal the truth about seafarers of yesteryear.

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Looking Back on 2013 December 30, 2013

See 2013 in photos online and read about the top stories from SCI’s service to mariners throughout the year.

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