Mission reports, news and information


Our Trustees' Annual Report and Accounts for year ended 31 December 2017

Trustees Annual Report and Accounts 2017


Our Strategy

In 2015 the Mission's Board of Trustees and Directors developed an overarching strategy to guide our key activity from 2016-2020.

Strategy 2015-2020


Our Five Marks of Mission

The Mission to Seafarers' work is underpinned by the guiding principles of the Anglican Church's Five Marks of Mission.

Five Marks of Mission


Our Corporate Partnerships Portfolio

The Mission to Seafarers is funded entirely by voluntary donations including those from the shipping and maritime industries. Please download our portfolio of opportunities to get involved and help seafarers and their families in need.

Corporate Partnerships Portfolio 2016


Our Prayer Diary 2019

The Mission publishes a Prayer Diary 2019 every year in October, for the following year. We pray for seafarers and their families worldwide, our sister welfare organisations and our staff worldwide.


Our Flying Angel News (FAN)

Our printed supporters' magazine is entitled Flying Angel News and is known by its acronym as FAN. It contains lots of helpful tips to help you with organising local fundraising events and publishes notices of Mission events. We also produce features about our essential welfare work worldwide.

Flying Angel News Spring 2019


Our The Sea Newspaper

Now in its 40th year, The Sea newspaper is aimed at seafarers, to help them keep up to date with the latest news and safety information. To be added to the mailing list please contact the press office. It is published six times per year and is also available in our port centres.

The Sea May/Jun Issue 2019

If you wish to request older issues of The Sea please click here.


Our Flying Angel Story

The history of The Mission to Seafarers - the Flying Angel Story - is filled with interesting facts and figures about our work then and now. It begins with the life of our visionary founder, the Revd John Ashley and his work on board the Eirene in the Bristol Channel and takes you through the milestones that we have achieved over the last 160 years.

The Flying Angel Story