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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River Bell Awards Celebrate Community December 19, 2012

SCI’s 13th Annual River Bell Awards Luncheon focused attention on two of the maritime transportation community’s influential backers.

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New Jersey Starbucks Tea Bottles Outfitted for Winter December 13, 2012

As part of a campaign to raise awareness of the work of international seafarers, SCI joins with New Jersey Starbucks stores to dress each of its Tazo Tea brand iced tea bottles with a wooly hat... More...

Chaplains Tell of After-Storm Care November 13, 2012

Last week, SCI chaplains in Port Newark met crews of ships entering the newly reopened port after Hurricane Sandy. Read and watch them recount their experiences in this report.

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US Merchant Marine Oral History Project Launches November 12, 2012

A new initiative to capture the stories of the merchant marine via recorded interviews launches on the SCI Digital Archives website.

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Recovering in the Port November 5, 2012

Despite a waterlogged seafarers’ center, the Seamen’s Church Institute continues steadfast in its mission to help seafarers, greeting vessels returning to the East Coast’s largest port after... More...

Agencies Work Together for Seafarers’ Welfare in Taiwan October 10, 2012

Director of SCI’s Center for Seafarers’ Rights Douglas B. Stevenson recently traveled to Taiwan, home to one of the world’s top export-driven economies.

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Supporters Cruise San Francisco Harbor October 9, 2012

Increasing support for SCI’s ecumenical partnership of maritime ministry in the Bay Area raised nearly $20,000 during an October evening cruise of the port.

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