On Saturday, May 21, 2016 SAHR members and partners gathered to discuss future plans. The speaker was Dr. Jason Zuidema of the North American Maritime Ministry Association. NAMMA is planning its annual conference in Portsmouth from 2-5 August. Rob Maguire, SAHR board president, is on the planning committee for that important event.
Last January the Seafarers Agencies of Hampton Roads (SAHR) sponsored a three day “Meet and Learn” event with Dr. Charles (Chuck) Dewing and his wife Joan that began on Sunday the 13th. Chuck and Joan were missionaries with Christians United in Action (the mission’s arm of United Evangelical Churches). Chuck and Joan’s specific calling is to the Filipino people. They served for 27 years as resident missionaries in The Philippine Islands. They were also facilitators for the Asian Center for Missions. In 2007, while serving two years in the country of Malta, they began a ministry to the Filipino seafarers. Continue reading