Volunteering

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

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Strong Ties with Cincinnati Cathedral October 8, 2009

by the Rev. David M. Rider, Executive Director

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Receiving a Church’s Bountiful Gifts September 28, 2009

A cornucopia of colorful knitted items adorned the worship space of Christ Church Ridgewood where SCI's President & Executive Director visited Sunday morning.

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Portrait of CSR Intern Gillian Gurley August 12, 2009

Tulane University Law School student Gillian Gurley has worked on some important issues affecting mariners these last seven weeks.

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Warm Coats for International Seafarers December 17, 2008

Imagine having travelled thousands of miles and arriving at your destination only to find that you had packed the wrong clothes entirely. That is exactly what it is like for many seafarers... More...

Knitting for Christmas at Sea ... at Sea August 7, 2008

Bettie Rile of Ridgewood, New Jersey seems to attract knitters wherever she goes.  Coordinator of a popular Christmas at Sea (CAS) knitting group based out of her parish church, Christ Church... More...

A New Way to Give for Christmas with SCI July 7, 2008

Having collected Christmas gifts for mariners for 110 years, the programs “Christmas at Sea” and “Christmas on the River” of the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) have been helping to make a family... More...