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We caught up with one brand-new volunteer crew member just days after he had arrived onboard the hospital ship Africa Mercy in May. Here is his story then. Watch out for his next instalment in his Mercy Ships journey soon. Alastair Edwards admits he had an...

Grandmother of three, Moira Munro from Dundee, Scotland, has just returned from volunteering on the world’s first purpose-built hospital ship as it prepares to transform lives in West and Central Africa. But it’s not the first time the intrepid 69-year-old has upped sticks and given her time...

Missy Brown arrived at the CURE Hospital in Zambia ready to work. Instead, she found herself watching, waiting — and learning an unexpected lesson. Missy has volunteered with Mercy Ships for the past nine years, in the busy role of operating theatre manager onboard Africa Mercy....

Lewis Swann was 10 years old when he heard a message from a renowned evangelist. His young heart was greatly impacted, and he knew his life calling was to help people in Africa. Years later, he was living out this dream as a volunteer onboard...

We are delighted to announce that Mercy Ships trustee, Angharad Milenkovic, has been named as University College London’s new Vice-President (Advancement). From this week, she takes charge of the strategic direction of the university’s philanthropy and alumni relations activity as well as joining its senior...

The third Mercy Ships series is premiering on TBNUK this week and we’ve saved the best to last. This latest series focuses on the incredible patients and volunteers you have helped and empowered over the years, the training projects you are funding and the brand-new teaching-hospital ship, the Global Mercy!  You’ll see how patients are doing...

Join us at our annual Christmas Carol Service at Southwark Cathedral in London on Thursday 2nd December 2021, 7.30pm, at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, London SE1 9DA. Bring your family and friends for our only in-person carol service this year for a festive celebration! Come along...

“I used to say, ‘if you give someone fish to eat, you feed him for a day. If you teach him to fish, you feed him for his whole life. But if you teach people how to teach other people, then you feed a village...

Since Mercy Ships was founded in 1978, the mission of transforming lives with Christian values at the core has inspired countless people, some not necessarily intrepid to begin with, to join us onboard and set sail to Africa. People from all different backgrounds and walks...

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