Article audio (courtesy of Don Sheetz) by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Giving can begin with just a conversation. Rob Henkel, Vice President of Operations and Galveston Cruise for Ceres Terminals Inc. found a conversation at the docks that lead to a much-needed gift.
Article audio (courtesy of Don Sheetz) by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Small is still significant On the northwestern edge of Lake Ontario is one of the ten seafarers' centres in Canadian ports affiliated to the Anglican global ministry of The Mission to Seafarers.
Article audio (courtesy Don Sheetz) by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Nestled just south of the bustling Port of Tampa, Florida on Tampa Bay, is Port Manatee; a deep water seaport on the Gulf of Mexico. While a comparatively smaller port, it’s geographic footprint
by Susan Huppert, NAMMA On Christmas Eve, volunteers from the Quebec Seamen’s Club (la Maison du Marin Québec) delivered the final gift boxes amid frigid temps to the ships in the port. The 35-year tradition continues to echo the initial mission
by Susan Huppert, NAMMA For ships waiting in the San Pedro Bay and beyond, Christmas will come and go without fanfare. However, thanks to two dedicated chaplains in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, as vessels dock they will
by Susan Huppert, NAMMA From the largest to the smallest, outreach to seafarers is a Christmas priority. As we celebrate Christmas, the seafarers of the world who provide the tinsel and traditional trimmings for us will be lacking their own. No family gatherings
by Susan Huppert, NAMMA More than 35 churches are volunteering in the Christmas Ditty Bag Program for seafarers at the port of Seattle, Washington. “People have been so generous,” said Rev. Christi Chapman, Executive Director of the Seattle Seafarers’ Center. “I was blown away by
by Susan Huppert, NAMMA Chaplain Marshal Bundren hustles as the Christmas season closes in. He scurries through Menards, Walmart, Dollar Tree and online sites to complete his mission of placing 600 gifts on ships as a message to international seafarers and
Join NAMMA's members and partners from seafarers' ministries from across Canada as they celebrate the birth of Christ in lessons and carols. In a troubled world, we are thankful to have this voice of hope. Thank you for the service