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SCI jointly releases Caring for Seafarers' Mental Wellbeing
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 stressors that affect the quality of life of mariners both ashore and afloat, and seeking to promote awareness generally of the importance of seafarer mental wellbeing. More...
  • September 18, 2018 Parish priest spends sabbatical on the river The Rev. Sue Sommer learns the ropes of river chaplaincy as she serves mariners on the Ohio River. More...
  • September 5, 2018 SCI celebrates Mr. Jim Lawrence in Silver Bell year In the year he was honored with SCI's Silver Bell Award, we spoke to Mr. Jim Lawrence to find out more about his distinguished career in the maritime... More...

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  • SCI Launches New Digital Archives Platform August 27, 2018 SCI has a new home for its Digital Archives collections More...
  • Findings from the Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) 2018 Shore Leave Survey published August 16, 2018 SCI presents findings from its 2018 Shore Leave Survey to the USCG. 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...
  • Doctoral dissertation harnesses SCI's extensive archives July 23, 2018 SCI Archivist, Johnathan Thayer, Ph.D., reflects on his recent doctoral dissertation "Merchant Seamen, Sailortowns, and the Parameters of U.S. Citizenship, 1828-1945". More...
  • SCI celebrates long-standing association with ADM Charles Michel, USCG (ret.) July 11, 2018 As ADM Charles Michel retires after an illustrious career, we reflect both on his impact on seafarer well-being, and SCI's relationship with him over the years More...
  • 41st Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner June 10, 2018 On June 6, 2018, SCI held their 41st Annual Silver Bell Awards dinner. More...
  • LSBA Awards Ceremony 2018 May 17, 2018 The Life Saving Benevolent Association (LSBA) awards three heroes in ceremony at SCI's International Seafarers' Center, one of whom received two awards for two separate rescues! More...