Who Counsels the Counsellors?

By Yvonne de Kock ‘It’s still ‘lockdown’ as regards on board visits to vessels, missions and hospitals. But we’ve set up communications with them via website links for chats and devotions [even airtime renewal] we have the same communication capabilities with many vessels worldwide with 6 of us on a round the clock roster to assist captains and crews with care in these circumstances. We have now set up Skype and call-in lines with vessels worldwide with us covering Africa…

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Sailors’ Society SA Dedication Service on 27 January 2019

The Sailors’ Society SA welcomes all to their annual dedication service on 27 January 2019 which has become a highlight on the calendar of the Society. Chaplains as well as members of the Society re-dedicate themselves to continue serving seafarers and making their well-being our prime concern. We are privileged to have Mrs Sandra Welch, Deputy CEO of the Sailors’ Society’s Head Office in the UK, to lead the service.   Sandra also heads up the Society’s programme team, and has…

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Share your Christmas with a Seafarer [SYCS] – Packing Day

The Durban Seafarers’ Centre in Bayhead was a hive of activity today when a group of enthusiastic volunteers joined two teams to pack 1100 parcels destined as gifts for seafarers. This annual project which involves all the Missions has been in operation for some 31years when gifts are distributed to seafarers on ships in port over Christmas. Seafarers are far from home, away from their families and miss all the Christmas celebrations back home. To ensure that they are not…

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