Port Chaplains

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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Sailors’ Society Celebrates 200 Years of Helping Seafarers and Their Families

The Durban Branch and Cape Town branches of the Sailors’ Society, Port Elizabeth and Coega as well as the MTS Mission in Richards Bay joined forces in South Africa to celebrate the 200th anniversary of this Society. In Durban a record number of 69 seafarers joined the celebrations and enjoyed a free drink, a meal and received a small gift. A great atmosphere prevailed amongst the international group representing Indonesia, the Philippines, India, Bangladesh, the Ukraine, Kenya, Japan and China.…

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International Sea Sunday – Port of Durban

The Port Chaplains celebrated International Sea Sunday with friends, sponosrs, associated and even a few old Seadogs. The annual Service started with a procession of the Flags and the singing of the National Anthem. After the opening prayer and some hymns including the Seamen’s Hymn Rev Boet van Schalkwyk of the International Sailors’ Society, led the Prayer of Intercession. Music was provided by volunteer members of the SA Army band and the Youth Choir from the church of Christ the…

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