The German Seaman's Mission has been established since 1888 in the Amsterdam Harbor. It has been based on the Keizersgracht since 1954.

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Annual Holidays 201921 06 02

"We are away" - our employees have already planned their most beautiful weeks of the year. The seafarers in the harbor will miss our visits on board for three weeks and our house does not accommodate any guests. We let ourselves spoil somewhere else - but respond to mails.

The guest house is closed from August, 5th to September, 1st 2019.

Afterwards we welcome our guests with fresh energy again.

02.03.2019

 

news thiedmann

Arrived! Congratulations!

Michael Thiedmann was born in Lichtenfels and grew up on the Upper Main. After his confirmation, Thiedmann spent ten years in the evangelical work with children and young people. This gave rise to the desire to become a pastor. At first his way to Amsterdam led him to volunteer at the German Seamen's Mission. He then studied religious education and church education in Nuremberg. After two years he studied theology in Berlin, Munich and Neuendettelsau.
21.09.2018 Read full article on np-coburg.de

 

A new face in the guest house team newsnews freiwilliger 18 19

Every year in September our team changes. Then a new volunteer starts his ministry - to return to Germany after 12 months of many new experiences and begin his studies. We are grateful that every year a young person is willing to cooperate with us.

Marvin-Noah Wilkes has just finished his first weeks with us. He will be present at the reception of the guesthouse as well as on board the ships.

21.09.2018

 

  

Donations Christmas Gifts 2017wao 2 2017

They rejoiced - many hundreds of seamen. They expected our visits in the days before Christmas. It's quite normal for sailors to have someone from a seaman's mission to stop by. Nevertheless, we were able to surprise them with a present. A greeting from land on board: a prepaid sim card that allows you to use the Internet or make phone calls. Messenger services are being used more and more like on land. That's how sailor families hear and see each other at Christmas.

We would like to thank all the many donors who made it possible for us to give away 524 Sim cards. The Amsterdam station distributed 620 gifts.

26.12..2017

 

This is what Santa Claus is doing through the summer!21 06 11

The question of Santa Claus in the summer always concerned some people. Answers were available - they fill books.

We bring sailors to Christmas gifts and are therefore their "Santa Claus". And to us, every year at the beautiful summer time, the question arises: What will we do this year as a gift for seafarers who are Christmas on sea? They can not use phone cards there - so we need something different. We ask colleagues - look what others have done in previous years. Browse in catalogs. It is not easy to start planning christmas things with a summer cocktail. And quite honestly, the right thing has not crossed our mind yet. Do you have an idea?

24.06.2017
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