Steve van Schalkwyk

Steve van Schalkwyk receives Certificate of Appreciation

At a dinner held in Cape Town recently, Steve van Schalkwyk, Sailors’ Society SA Executive Officer/Port Chaplain in Cape Town was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Rev Karl Groepe of the Mission to Seafarers for his 8 years of service to the Mission and of course also to seafarers. Service to seafarers comprises mission work done by the various missions and societies who combine to work for the seafarer. As the wording states, Steve has brought unsafe conditions…

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Advanced Course for Chaplains

Chaplain Steve van Schalkwyk in Cape Town writes about the TIR [Trauma Incidence Reduction] and the [LSR Life Stress Reduction] Courses he and Rev Boet van Schalkwyk attended from 2 – 10 November 2016 in Cape Town. He reports that course participants gained a lot of new skills and practical experience – in between some fun and laughter – so necessary when work is so intense. “What struck me was that we all had a sincere desire in our hearts…

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Annual Dedication Service at Glenwood Presbyterian Church

This year, history was made when a father and son participated in an important event in the life of the Sailors’ Society held on 25 January. The Society’s  which has been held in the Glenwood Presbyterian Church for over 30 years was shared by the Rev. Boet van Schalkwyk, CEO of the Sailors’ Society, who led the service and his son, Rev. Steve van Schalkwyk, formerly of St. Columba’s Church, Parkview in Johannesburg. During the sermon, Stephen reflected on some…

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