Pastoral Care

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...
  • 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. More...

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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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Maritime Ministries Collaborate to Assist Crew in Need December 10, 2013

This past Thanksgiving, SCI collaborated with a chaplain at a mariners’ welfare agency in Galveston, TX to help a crew facing violations of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

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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.

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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.

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25 South Street: “Post Office of the Seven Seas” November 6, 2013

Before the advent of the Internet, old-fashioned snail mail kept seafarers in touch with loved ones at home, and thanks to SCI’s special post office, traveling mariners could receive messages no... More...