All over the world our seafarers are worried. They see on the news how the Covid19 pandemic is spreading and the rising statistics affects their respective countries.

The CSO exists because we are prepared and have the desire to proclaim the gospel of peace among the seamen.

If you look at a ship in the harbour through the window of a jail, it would probably look like this photo. Everything you look at would be obstructed by the bars. The coronavirus pandemic changes the view we have of the seafarers that we serve. I am sure when they look at us from the ship, the view looks the same.

Hebrews 13:5 - God said: "I will never leave you nor forsake you."

The news of the spread of the COVID-19 virus is abundant everywhere. But behind the news is a tragedy that is happening. Especially with the seafarers. Suddenly there is uncertainty. How are the families at home? What if I get sick myself - is there proper medical care for me somewhere on the wide ocean ...