Pastoral Care

Chaplain Kempton D. Baldridge recounts his recent time supporting incoming freshmen at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY More...
  • Charting Our Course: the years ahead for SCI March 7, 2018 SCI's Strategic Plan 2018-2023 is launched, and there is a change of Chairman for SCI More...
  • SCI's River Chaplaincy Update February 1, 2018 The latest news regarding SCI's river chaplaincy network More...

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"Standing by to assist" families of the SS El Faro February 17, 2017

SCI chaplain the Rev. Kempton D. Baldridge reflects on his time at the hearings into the loss of the SS EL FARO

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River Bell Awards Luncheon 2016 December 10, 2016

The Seamen's Church Institute awards three honors at the 17th annual River Bell Awards Luncheon, December 8, 2016

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The Rev. Marjorie Lindstrom retires after 11 years as SCI Senior Port Chaplain October 14, 2016

The Rev. Marjorie Lindstrom reflects on her time with the Seamen's Church Institute as she looks toward her retirement in December this year.

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El Faro Memorial Dedication, Jacksonville FL October 3, 2016

SCI President and Executive Director, the Rev. David M. Rider, recently traveled to Jacksonville for the dedication of a new memorial to those lost on the El Faro one year ago.

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Nation appointed to USCG Advisory Position September 1, 2016

SCI Chaplain Michael C. Nation adds to government and industry discussions of safety on a vital section of American waterways.

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River Chaplain Assists Seafarers in East Africa August 29, 2016

Chaplain Kempton Baldridge, most often found plying American waterways, voyaged beyond the riverbanks to employ the skills he uses every day to help a group of mariners affected by piracy.

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Shore Leave Survey 2016 August 10, 2016

SCI’s Annual Seafarer Shore Leave Survey indicates why some seafarers remain stuck on board their vessels in U.S. ports.

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