Volunteering

SCI’s President & Executive Director has selected 50 photos taken at locations around the country highlighting the most memorable moments of 2012 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 Women’ More...

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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 Loses Valued Volunteer November 18, 2011

The Rev. Deacon Tom Piccate, a stalwart fixture on Saturdays at SCI’s Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center, passed away on Tuesday, November 15. For years, Tom faithfully served seafarers... More...

Celebrating Volunteers April 11, 2011

In March, SCI hosted a volunteer appreciation party at its International Maritime Center in the Port of Oakland as a way of saying thanks. Gunhild Jones, pictured here with her daughter, Beverly,... More...

Knitting for the Seafarer: A 110-Year Tradition February 23, 2011

by Johnathan Thayer, Associate Archivist These days, the Christmas at Sea knitting program at the Seamen's Church Institute (SCI) delivers more than 19,000 handknit items for seafarers each... More...

SCI Programs Move to the Heart of the Port October 13, 2010

SCI’s renovated Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center, scheduled to enter operation this month, combines multiple services into one ‘super center’ for seafarers and the port community.

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SCI Appoints New Knitting Program Manager August 6, 2010

Paige Sato begins work in September as the new Program Manager of SCI’s Christmas at Sea volunteer knitting program, which distributes gifts to mariners who are miles away from home during the... More...

Strong Ties with Cincinnati Cathedral October 8, 2009

by the Rev. David M. Rider, Executive Director

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