Rev. David Butler, President - St. John's Lutheran Church
Gary Santos, Vice President - ISS Shipping
Matt O’Toole, Secretary - Hapag Lloyd
Michael McGinnis, Treasurer - S.C. Ports Authority
Tally DaPore - Grace Episcopal Church
Sergio Fedelini - Mediterranean Shipping Co. (U.S.A.) Inc.
Cathy Smuniewski - Geodis USA, Inc.
Sam Hines - K&L Gates LLP
Darrell Johnson - http://hibbenumc.org
Decon Paul Rosenblum - The Citadel
Howard Harder - Charleston Freight Station
Scott Adams - Liquid Transport
Joe Frick - Christ Our King
The Reverend Mark Cooke
John Hassell - (retired) Maritime Association of Charleston
The Reverend Jim Whittemore - (retired) Seamens Church Institute
The Charleston Port and Seafarers' Society is a Christian charitable organization that exists for the purpose of welcoming and serving the needs of those men and women who make their livelihood in the port or at sea without regards to nationalithy, race, ethnicity, politics or religion.
Each year, more than 65,000 seafarers arrive on hundreds of vessels to the Charleston Port. Most crews consist of persons from diverse third-world countries and from many cultures. Three to four nationalities are common for one vessel, with a crew of around 25 seafarers. Many are lonely, away from home and their families for up to a year at a time. The need and opportunity for ministry to these brothers and sisters is tremendous.
Call at (843) 856-7046
Send A Letter To:
Charleston Port & Seafarers' Society
PO Box 2442
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465
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