Christmas at Sea

Knit, Tag, Drop Off and Share Online: the instructions for SCI’s campaign to awaken the nation to the contributions of mariners. More...
  • A New Hat for Mariners May 21, 2013 What’s fashionable on the high seas this winter? Some mariners will sport a new hat designed by Kristine Byrnes of Allentown, NJ, winner of a contest to keep seafaring ears warm. More...
  • 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 this More...

More from Christmas at Sea

Online Auction Aids SCI November 30, 2012

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, SCI canceled its annual Christmas at Sea Gala & Auction at the New York Yacht Club this year. Thanks to the generosity of auction item contributors, however,... 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...

SCI’s Women’s Council October 19, 2012

As part of the City of New York Student History Internship program, high school student Mohan Hasan spent a portion of his summer with SCI’s Archives researching the history of the Institute’s... More...

SCI and the Merchant Marine during World War II, Part Three: 1943-1945 September 25, 2012

In this third digital exhibit, SCI’s Archivist explores the valuable role of merchant mariners during the last three years of World War II.

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General Convention Attendees ‘In the Know’ July 11, 2012

Miniature watch caps and in-the-field videos set apart SCI’s exhibit at the Episcopal Church’s General Convention held this month in Indianapolis. SCI invited persons attending the triennial... More...

SCI Publishes Online Advent Calendar December 1, 2011

This Advent, SCI’s online Advent Calendar provides a daily glimpse into the life of maritime commerce and the workforce that brings Christmas gifts to our shores.

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Grand Reopening Dedicates, Showcases May 19, 2011

The Rev. Jean R. Smith, D.D., former Executive Director of the Seamen’s Church Institute, looks amazed touring the Institute’s newly reopened seafarers’ center in Port Newark. Smith, along with... More...