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Attendees to Christian festivals are being treated to a 13-minute movie showcasing Mercy Ships’ work across sub-Saharan Africa. The pop-up cinema has already appeared at Spring Harvest events in Skegness and Minehead, and the team are gearing up for the Big Church Festival in Sussex later...

The work we do as an international healthcare charity is pioneering. But it’s only possible through the incredible support we receive from individuals, families and organisations. And today we want to celebrate a new special relationship with the Global Maritime HR company, Spinnaker.   Together with supporter...

A Stevenage man completed the London Marathon and has raised an incredible £4,000 for Mercy Ships. 
 Ian Clark, 52, saw his JustGiving page rocket in the days leading up to the event and the £2,000 he raised has been doubled by SSY, a leading shipbroking...

It is with great sadness that we heard that Lea Milligan, former Chief Executive Officer of Mercy Ships UK, passed away unexpectedly on Monday 15th April. Lea was an inspirational leader across the organisations he worked for, and cared deeply about Mercy Ships’ mission to provide...

A New Chapter is on the horizon! We're excited to announce that we are growing our fleet with a new hospital ship. The purpose is to save, train, and transform even more lives in sub-Saharan Africa. Thanks to the incredible support of our partner MSC Group and MSC...

If you're coming to Big Church Festival (25-26th May) we’ll see you there! Here’s all you need to know about how you can support Mercy Ships at the festival. What is the Big Church Festival? Big Church Festival brings together Christians of all ages and denominations for...

Dr Austin Demby, Minister of Health, Sierra Leone. As surgical and healthcare experts from around the world gather for the 64th Annual Conference and Scientific Meeting of the West African College of Surgeons in Sierra Leone, a profound dedication to advancing surgical knowledge and practice in...

An exciting partnership has been formed between Mercy Ships and a theatre company that has released a new drama about the Titanic.   Searchlight Theatre Company is touring churches with its new show ‘Titanic: The Last Hero and The Last Coward’. The drama provides audiences with the...

Mercy Ships is delighted that leading global shipbroking firm, SSY, has chosen us as their new global charity partner. SSY have for many years supported Mercy Ships through Cargo Day – the biggest online fundraising event for the maritime community. Now, the long-established shipbrokers are extending their...

The last time Catherine Conteh saw the deeply familiar smile in front of her in Freetown, it was under dramatically different circumstances. Fresh off the plane from Australia on Sunday, Catherine arrived on the dock beside the Global Mercy where she was greeted by Aly Hogarth-Hall...

We are looking forward to celebrating the birth of Christ with the family of Mercy Ships, including the crew and their families and friends, our supporters, UK speakers, former ship crew and others. We really hope that you are able to attend our candlelit carol...

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