Pastoral Care

The Rev. Marjorie Lindstrom reflects on her time with the Seamen's Church Institute as she looks toward her retirement in December this year. More...
  • El Faro Memorial Dedication, Jacksonville FL October 3, 2016 SCI President and Executive Director, the Rev. David M. Rider, recently traveled to Jacksonville for the dedication of a new memorial to those lost on the El Faro one year ago. More...
  • Nation appointed to USCG Advisory Position September 1, 2016 SCI Chaplain Michael C. Nation adds to government and industry discussions of safety on a vital section of American waterways. 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...