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Mission to Seafarers Canada (ADM103)

This course is an introduction to the mission and vision of The Mission to Seafarers Canada (MTS Canada). The Mission to Seafarers, founded in 1856, is a world-wide Anglican outreach ministry. Mission to Seafarers: Canada is a Region of the world wide mission. Ten stations in Canada provide service ranging from Seafarers' Centres with full-time chaplains in Halifax and Vancouver, and Centres with part-time Chaplains in Saint John, Oshawa, Toronto, Hamilton and Thunder Bay, Chaplains that function out of parish churches in Windsor and Sarnia (St. Clair Region). Each Canadian Mission is locally funded, run by its own Board of Directors and each has its own Charitable Registration Number. The Primate of the Anglican Church in Canada, the Most Rev'd Linda Nicols has appointed the Rt. Rev'd David Edwards, Bishop of Fredericton, as the Liaison Bishop for The Mission to Seafarers: Canada. The course is designed to introduce new volunteers or staff to the work of The Mission to Seafarers.
  • Course Introduction
  • Why do we serve seafarers?
  • Why do we need a Mission to Seafarers?
  • The Mission to Seafarers in Canada
  • Mission to Seafarers your experience
  • Mission to Seafarers in Canada
  • The Mission to Seafarers: The Most Rev Fred Hiltz
  • Mission to Seafarers: Canada Region
  • Understanding the MTS Network in Canada
  • Mission to Seafarers
  • Key Concepts in Ministry to seafarers
  • Connecting with seafarers
  • Publication: The Sea
  • Partnerships
  • Importance of Volunteers
  • Active Listening
  • Active Listening
  • Conclusion
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever