Mission to Seafarers links with German counterparts for northeast England mission

By Gavin Drake
Posted Oct 20, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers is linking up with its German counterparts in a ground-breaking initiative to provide support for the maritime community in the British ports on the River Tees. The Deutsche Seemannsmission – or German Seamen’s Mission, part of the Evangelical Church in Germany – has had chaplains in the Tees and Middlesbrough ports for some time. Now, the two seamen’s chaplains in the area will oversee the seafarer’s mission on both sides of the River Tees.

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