The Mission to Seafarers Scottish Chaplain heads off this weekend on a two month tour assisting in the relief of the Rohingya refugees. On Sunday morning Rev Tim Tunley sets off from Edinburgh to Columbo Sri Lanka and from their to Galle and finally from Galle to Chittagong. He will be working with the MOAS relief team on board the MV Phoenix. Not only will he be offering pastoral care to the crew he will also be acting Assistant Mess Man. The MV phoenix team will be delivering relief supplies, care for refugees at sea and working with the other relief agencies in the area. We send our love and prayers with Tim on this very worthy cause and look forward to seeing him back home at the end of the year.
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At the end of a fire drill the Cooks on the Berlin share a moment with the MtSS Chaplain and Volunteers
On Saturday 13 May, trustees and friends of the Mission to Seafarers Scotland gathered in Perth for the Annual Meeting. Chairman Revd Dr Canon Robert Harley spoke about the Mission’s activities over the past year. This year’s keynote speaker was Brian Murdoch from the SS Explorer Preservation Society. He gave a very informative and enjoyable talk about the work that they do in Leith.
At our General meeting in May we said a fond farewell to Bishop Nigel who acted as our liaison Bishop for a number of years. Bishop Nigel has served 41 years of ordained ministry and was the 54th Bishop of Brechin. We wish him every happiness in his retirement
Over 50 seafarers both crew and officers visit our Drop in centre at South Queensferry on Friday 26th May
The Two O’Clock Club in Newcastleton presenting David Graham-Service with over 100 hats follow a talk about the work of the Mission in Liddesdale Church.
From Left to Right :- Mary Adamson. David Graham-Service, Doris Stephen, Helen Scott and Libby Kennedy.