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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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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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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