The Mission to Seafarers have been continously active in the Diocese of New Westminster for over 116 years. Over those years, the Flying Angel Club has welcomed many seafarers from around the globe. Operating at both Waterfront Vancouver and Roberts Bank (Delta Port), the Mission provides a warm and hospitable "home away from home" for visiting seafarers.
Services provided include access to Free Wi-Fi, a small shop selling Canadian souvenirs, toiletries, SIM cards, transportation to and from the ship, pool and fussball, money transfers, books and magazines, gently used clothing esp. winter jackets, sweaters and shirts.
Chaplaincy services include visiting the ships, services onboard such as communion or a ship blessing, prayer, devotional material including bibles in different languages.
The Reverend Peter Smyth was inducted Senior Port Chaplain in September 20, 2016 by Archbishop Skelton. The Senior Port Chaplain liaises with the Mission Board of Directors and the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster; heads up the ecumenical team of port chaplains from the Christian Reformed Church and the Roman Catholic Church, advocates for the seafarers building awareness through education to the Maritime community, church community and beyond.
For more information, please visit the Mission to Seafarer's website.
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