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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Grant Expands Oral History Project July 18, 2013

New funding helps broaden SCI’s American Merchant Marine veteran oral history project

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Seafarers’ 2013 Restrictions to Shore Leave in the US July 16, 2013

A 2013 survey conducted by SCI reveals why some seafarers cannot access shore leave while in the United States.

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Underway Reflections from a River Chaplain April 19, 2013

Most port chaplains minister to international seafarers on board a docked vessel, but River Chaplain Kempton Baldridge tells us about getting “underway”—actually moving on a vessel—a practice... More...

ICMA Regional Conference in Odessa April 15, 2013

At a regional conference earlier this month in Odessa, Ukraine, SCI’s Douglas B. Stevenson advised port chaplains from various Christian maritime ministries on issues impacting their ability to... More...

A History of Maritime Ministry in the United States February 5, 2013

Through its early development as a country up until today, many religious groups have endeavored to support the often-overlooked maritime workforce piloting America’s trade. SCI’s Archivist traces... More...

SCI’s Most Clicked January 28, 2013

Explore the Institute’s most viewed website news articles from 2012, stories connecting mariners and those who support them.

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Adieu 2012: Year of Mission in 50 Photos December 31, 2012

SCI’s President & Executive Director has selected 50 photos taken at locations around the country highlighting the most memorable moments of 2012 when SCI served mariners with your help.

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