As the maritime industry continues to evolve, the need for well-equipped and compassionate individuals in maritime ministry becomes increasingly crucial. To address this, in November 2023 ICMA led a comprehensive series of lessons blending online and in-class experiences to provide
By Susan Huppert, NAMMA The continued dedication to seafarers is as significant as its century-old history. Seafarers, an invisible workforce in a global economic machine continue to, without voice or platform, demand our attention. This reality is the main focus of
by Kevin Walker, NAMMA Our ministry’s newest generation shared a week of discussion, worship, and fellowship at NAMMA’s school in the Houston International Seafarers’ Center (HISC) this February 12-17, 2023. This was the second in-person course since the COVID-19 lockdowns, and
by Joel Holt, MNWB The Merchant Navy Welfare Board’s (MNWB) popular Ship Welfare Visitor course has been updated with a greater emphasis on rights at sea and security. The course is aimed at all employees and volunteers of charities within the maritime
by Kevin Walker, NAMMA Maritime ministry has all too many open questions at the moment. Many of our most experienced chaplains and volunteers have retired, and we have new ones who have never served in normal times. Even what ‘normal’ should
This is the 2020 issue of The MARE Report magazine. The MARE Report (MARE is the 'sea' in Latin) is a new magazine published by the North American Maritime Ministry Association to discuss issues affecting seafarers' welfare providers and their supporters.