Christmas at Sea 2020

Christmas at Sea 2020

2020 was a year of thinking outside the box in many aspects of life, work, and ministry, and port ministry was no different. Because of current restrictions, we decided to put all the gifts given to each ship in a single ship’s box, though each box included some...
Sunday’s Reading for January 17, 2021

Sunday’s Reading for January 17, 2021

Lesson: 1 Samuel 3:1-20 Reading 1 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD under Eli. The word of the LORD was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2 At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in...
A Prayer from the Clergy

A Prayer from the Clergy

We encourage everyone to include this prayer in their daily prayers between now and the inauguration: Almighty God, ruler of all things in heaven and on earth, we pray for this nation, as we prepare to witness again the lawful transition of power from one party to...
Why do we have music in church?

Why do we have music in church?

Perhaps you have heard me say some of this already in Wednesday classes. But I love to repeat everything on my favorite topic! Music has the indisputable ability to change the mood and atmosphere of any occasion. Imagine your favorite horror movie without those...
Sunday’s Reading for January 10, 2021

Sunday’s Reading for January 10, 2021

Lesson: Genesis 1:1-5 Reading 1 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2 the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. 3 Then God said, “Let there be light”; and...