The Port of Authority of New South Wales CEO Phil Holliday invited MtS Sydney Principal Chaplain Rev Tay, assisted by Chaplain Retchie, to bless their two new fire fighting vessels during a traditional naming ceremony at Walsh Bay recently. The new vessels were named ‘Burra’ and ‘Girawaa’.
2023 Christmas Gift Bags from MtS – seafarers say thank you
Christmas Appeal Raffle winner announced
Thank you to the over 80 people – including seafarers – who joined us for the 2023 Mission to Seafarers Sydney Thanksgiving and Christmas Celebration. Photos and memories here!
2023 Christmas Master Mariner – MTS Sydney newsletter
Commodore Christopher ‘Kit’ Rynd has joined the Mission to Seafarers Sydney Board sharing his experience of more than 45 years at sea
The Port Kembla community came together recently to present a new 12-seater bus to The Mission to Seafarers Port Kembla – Chaplain John Kewa had the first drive and thanked everyone involved for acting so promptly to help seafarers in need of The Missions’ free transport service.
Thank you to everyone who entered our MuSEAum pass competition celebrating our new website
Why has our Board decided to share the funds raised from our successful Annual Luncheon with other MtS Missions in need? Hear stories of seafarers who have been helped by our Chaplains, how volunteers have been helping us, upcoming events and announcements of prize winners. Remember to enter our competition celebrating the launch of our new website – win one of 10 double passes to the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney. It’s free to enter and entries close noon Monday September 25, 2023. See our latest Masters Mariner for all the latest insights into what’s been happening at our Mission.
“I cannot think of a person in the whole country who is better placed to lead this fine organisation” said retiring Chair Peter Janssen OAM as he handed over to Robert Dunn during our 2023 AGM.
So why did our new chair say yes to this volunteer role? See this short video (link from image) and read on to learn more.