Sailor’s Society Chaplain

Chaplain Jessie goes Onboard

Sailors’ Society Chaplain, Jessie John also did ship visiting having called on the MSC CLAUDIA and MSC REGULUS where she met Melanie [right] who is a steward from Madagascar who has been working on ships for 22 years and enjoys her work very much. Jessie gave Melanie a ‘wife’s present” and before she left, prayed with her. Melanie was especially delighted to talk to Jessie as she had previously met Fify  Ravaoharisoa the Sailors’ Society Chaplain in Madagscar and has…

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Sailors’ Society Chaplain visits 1000 Ships

Rev Paul Richardson, a Sailors’ Society chaplain reached an important milestone in his career when, on 8 February 2017 he boarded his 1000th ship, the MAERSK Kampala during the course of his chaplaincy duties. Rev Richardson is a former Baptist Pastor now working in the ‘Inner City’ of Durban as a missionary. He joined the Sailors Society SA in Durban in 2011 and has been serving as a chaplain in the Port of Durban ever since. He is a ship…

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Sailors’ Society Dedication Service 2017

On 22 January the Sailors’ Society SA held their annual dedication service which is a highlight on the Sailors’ Society’s calendar. The service took place in the the Glenwood Presbyterian  Church, Durban, the Sailors’ Society ‘Mother Church’ At this service, chaplains as well as members of the Society re-dedicate themselves to continue serving seafarers and making their well-being their prime concern.  The service opened with a flag procession and the singing of the South African National Anthem. The Glenwood Presbyterian…

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