Pastoral Care

The Director of SCI’s International Maritime Center—herself a former a seafarer—shares why she happily “returns the favor” to thousands of seafarers 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...
  • 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. More...

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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...

#WATCHthisCAP: Small Hats Making a BIG Difference October 16, 2013

Knit, Tag, Drop Off and Share Online: the instructions for SCI’s campaign to awaken the nation to the contributions of mariners.

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Continued Efforts Countering Maritime Piracy September 30, 2013

“It was like a nightmare for us,” wife of former pirate hostage Captain Jawaid S. Khan told SCI’s President & Executive Director in an interview earlier this month. Ms. Jawaid and her family... More...

Sermons to Sea-Land September 8, 2013

Kings Point American Merchant Marine Museum Exhibition: “Sermons to Sea-Land: The Seamen’s Church Institute and the History of Maritime New York”

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Maritime Labour Convention’s Big Day August 20, 2013

Tuesday, August 20 marks the coming into force of the historic Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, a milestone in maritime history.

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