Pastoral Care

SCI’s Port Newark facility gains new leadership at the gateway into and out of the East Coast’s largest port. More...
  • 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 SCI 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...

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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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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...