Pastoral Care

Ministry on the River places a full array of services and resources at the mariner’s disposal. More...
  • SCI jointly releases Caring for Seafarers' Mental Wellbeing October 13, 2018 The Seamen’s Church Institute and the American P&I Club jointly release Caring for Seafarers’ Mental Wellbeing, a document published to provide guidance on responding to both routine and extreme More...
  • SCI’s Chaplain Baldridge at United States Merchant Marine Academy August 2, 2018 Chaplain Kempton D. Baldridge recounts his recent time supporting incoming freshmen at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY More...

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Chaplain Kempton Baldridge, most often found plying American waterways, voyaged beyond the riverbanks to employ the skills he uses every day to help a group of mariners affected by piracy.

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Shore Leave Survey 2016 August 10, 2016

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SCI hosts LEGO Ship Exhibit May 19, 2016

by Stephen Lyman, Director, Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center

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IMO Sec-Gen Visits SCI’s Port Newark Center May 4, 2016

Head of global maritime standard-setting authority visits SCI’s International Seafarers’ Center in Port Newark.

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International Summit on Pan-African Piracy March 4, 2016

SCI’s President & Executive Director gives an update on piracy off the coasts of Africa after a multi-national meeting.

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River Bell Awards Ceremony Honors Four Leaders January 5, 2016

Luncheon raises over $260K for Institute’s inland waterways mariner support services.

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Mariners’ Hope [UPDATED] October 8, 2015

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