Stories have great power to inspire us, they are a vital part of Stella Maris’ heritage, showing how God has brought us all together in this life-changing work. And they remind us of the importance of supporting people in need.
Below you will read stories from volunteers, chaplains, supporters and seafarers, but your Stella Maris memories are just as important and we hope you’ll share your experiences with us.
My mother was born of Scottish parents in the Argentine in 1919 and lived in Buenos Aires until 1942 when she travelled to Britain in a wartime convoy to be married. She witnessed increasing Nazi influence in neutral Argentina in the build up to war. Some neighbours ran up … Read more
A warm welcomeView Story
Meeting the light of my lifeView Story
Peter Anson and a horse-drawn caravanView Story
Seafaring is in my bloodView Story
Seafarers are not aloneView Story
Providing a home away from homeView Story
Two sailorsView Story
A Golden ThreadView Story
The Welcoming Hand of Stella MarisView Story