World Churches Set to Celebrate Sea Sunday

By George Backwell
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
An earlier Sea Sunday in Mauritius: Photo Apostleship of the Sea

On Sea Sunday, 13, July 2014, churches all over the world come together to remember seafarers and pray for them, their families and those who support them, informs the 'Sea Sunday' web site.

The 'Sea Sunday' web site carries the following message:

“The Mission to Seafarers works tirelessly to provide help and hope to seafarers in distress in 71 countries worldwide. In 260 ports, from Southampton to Sydney, every day the world’s 1.5 million crew men and women look out for the Mission’s ‘Flying Angel’ flag. The Mission is universally trusted to be of service for everyday problems and in maritime emergencies. Please help the Mission by holding a Sea Sunday service this year.”

Sea Sunday is the day which many Christian Churches set aside to remember and pray for seafarers and their families and give thanks for their lives and work. It is officially held on the second Sunday in July. During Sea Sunday, supporting ministries such as the Apostleship of the Sea conducts fundraisers and awareness campaigns about life at sea.
 

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