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Royal guest joins Mission to Seafarers celebration service in Japan

The Princess Royal joined a maritime service to celebrate the ministry of Mission to Seafarers in Japan’s Yokohama port last week.

24 October 2019

The Anglican Church of the Epiphany in Egypt’s Port Said celebrates its 130-year anniversary

An Anglican Church which was first created to care for English-speaking workers on the Suez Canal has celebrated its 130th anniversary.

13 May 2019

Mission to Seafarers nominated for Australian shipping welfare award

The Brisbane branch of the international Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers has been nominated for a national welfare award.

20 November 2018

Delight as “Chennai Six” set to return home after four years in captivity

The Anglican agency Mission to Seafarers has spoken of its delight at the acquittal of 35 sailors held in captivity in India on weapons charges.

06 December 2017

Christian charity condemns killing of two Vietnamese seafarers

The Christian charity, Sailors’ Society, has issued a statement following reports that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers have been found on Basilan Island in the Philippines.

10 July 2017

Anglican Churches urged to think of seafarers this Sunday

This weekend, on ‘Sea Sunday,’ The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) is asking Anglican churches to celebrate the contribution seafarers make to our everyday lives.

07 July 2017

Seafarer mental health branded 'a serious concern'

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place currently in the UK, The Mission to Seafarers is highlighting the mental health challenges faced by seafarers and calling on the industry to offer wider services that could help safeguard their welfare.

12 May 2017

Mission to Seafarers link with German counterparts for north east England mission

The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) is linking up with its German counterparts to provide support for the maritime community in the British ports on the River Tees.

20 October 2016

Canadian primate helps Mission to Seafarers' 160th anniversary Christmas celebrations

The Primate of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, will visit London, England, in December to take part in the Mission to Seafarers annual Christmas carol service. 

14 October 2016

Mission to Seafarers launch woolly hat fundraising campaign

The Mission to Seafarers is urging people to wear a woolly hat on Friday 14 October as part of its innovative fundraising campaign.

27 September 2016