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The Seamen’s Church Institute’s President & Executive Director, the Reverend David Rider, Announces 2020 Retirement
The Reverend David M. Rider, President & Executive Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI), has notified SCI’s Board of Trustees that he intends to retire in 2020 after 12 years of service. More...
  • June 11, 2019 42nd Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) honored with Silver Bell Award More...
  • May 23, 2019 SCI Announces a Book Signing for Melody Golding at SCI’s CME in Paducah, Ky on June 13, 2019 Golding Donates All Royalties from Book to the Seamen's Church Institute More...

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  • LSBA Awards Ceremony 10 May 2019 May 21, 2019 John DeVoe, Tom Piccuro and Captain Michael Miller Honored for Heroism More...
  • 42nd Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner Thursday, June 6, 2019 May 7, 2019 This year, SCI is honored to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA). More...
  • 2019 Maritime Training Benefit Luncheon Exceeds Financial Goals May 6, 2019 On Thursday, April 25th, the Seamen’s Church Institute honored Joe Pyne with a Lifetime Achievement Award. More...
  • SCI contributes to USCG's final rules on shore leave access for seafarers April 9, 2019 SCI contributes to USCG's final rules on shore leave access More...
  • River chaplains strengthen skills as pastoral first responders March 28, 2019 SCI river chaplains and chaplain associates undergo 3-day intensive Critical Incident Stress Management Workshop to sharpen their pastoral first responder skills. More...
  • SCI's Center for Seafarers’ Rights evolves to meet the needs of mariners February 11, 2019 As SCI's Center for Seafarers’ Rights becomes the Mariner Advocacy Center, the change in title reflects its evolving scope More...
  • SCI hosts "Floating Conference" January 28, 2019 SCI hosts a one-day workshop on digital maritime heritage, facilitated by a National Park Service Maritime Heritage Grant, aboard a lighterage barge in Red Hook, NY. More...