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

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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Knit 4 Lent: A Challenge for Knitters February 25, 2009

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Knitting for Mariners by the Light of a Lighthouse November 19, 2008

Knitters from around the country craft items to send to the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) each year. The volunteer knitting program, Christmas at Sea, has, for 110 years, been distributing... More...

SCI Celebrates Wendy Shadwell September 19, 2008

by John McGrath, Senior Development Officer Seafarers served by Seamen’s Church Institute – especially through Christmas at Sea – will benefit from a bequest of $100,000 given by Wendy Joan... 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...