How your church can support Sea Sunday 2021
1, Go social
- Use #SeaSunday on social media to let seafarers know that you support them.
- Post a prayer or a word of thanks on social media and tag #SeaSunday.
- Ask your church community to record a thank you message to all seafarers and share on social media.
2, Give thanks
- Offer intercessions for seafarers in your church services.
- Record a thank you message to all seafarers to be included in The Mission to Seafarers global service. Email your video to firstname.lastname@example.org
3, Support The Mission to Seafarers
The Mission to Seafarers support the men and women working at sea when they need them most. They have a large network of ordained Port Chaplains who come on board ships, giving seafarers a listening ear and offering prayer, if needed. They can also connect seafarers to other organisations, or speak to them on their behalf.
- Make a donation: Individual Giving | Charity Donations for Seafarers | The Mission to Seafarers
- Get your church involved: Host a coffee morning, book a speaker or knit a hat and mittens: At Church | The Mission to Seafarers
Our mission is to care for the shipping industry’s most important asset: its people.The Mission to Seafarers
Visit Sea Sunday | 2021 | The Mission to Seafarers for more resources and ideas.
Please also consider supporting the RNLI who work tirelessly to keep the public safe. RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution - Saving Lives at Sea
Read about Canon Robert Townsend, Diocese of Bangor, and his role as RNLI volunteer: Canon Robert Townsend, Lifeboat volunteer - The Church in Wales