Christmas at Sea

  • #WATCHthisCAP: Small Hats Making a BIG Difference October 16, 2013 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...

More from Christmas at Sea

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...

Seafarers’ Center Grand Reopening April 28, 2011

On Tuesday, May 17, SCI celebrates the Grand Reopening of its Port Newark International Seafarers’ Center, rededicating the immense, newly renovated facility, which offers essential services to... 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...

Gala Brings Christmas Cheer December 17, 2010

by Carrie Christensen, Special Events Coordinator The Seamen's Church Institute (SCI) held its annual Christmas at Sea Gala & Auction on Tuesday, November 30.

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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...

Thanks from Mariners to Volunteers January 22, 2010

by Jeanette DeVita, Program Director, Christmas at Sea

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