Port of Hope Ministries PO Box 1900, Sumas, WA 98295 and PO Box 621, Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R9

Port of Hope in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Port of Hope has served the Fraser-Surrey Docks in Surrey, BC since 2003. We focus on the quick-turnaround container vessels because the seafarers often don't have time to go on shore. Container ships sail on a schedule and return in eight to ten weeks.

This fits our ministry strategy. We usually meet a seafarer three or four times during their work contract. We go to the mess room and set up our Wi-Fi router so they can visit home. We provide free socks and knit hats and there is always a jar of jelly beans to dip into. Gospel literature is set out.

Then we just hang out for three or four hours, usually over a meal. This is when we get to know them and build lasting relationships.


Even though they are busy, we often have a short time in God's Word with anyone that's there and bless them as they prepare to sail.The Fraser-Surrey Docks are located on the Fraser River, a one-hour sail from the entrance to the river. The port handles containers, exports grain and logs, and imports bulk items such as railroad rails, pipeline pipe and re-bar.

Most of the seafarers are from the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, China and Europe.

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Port of Hope in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Port of Hope has served the Fraser-Surrey Docks in Surrey, BC since 2003. We focus on the quick-turnaround container vessels because the seafarers often don't have time to go on shore. Container ships sail on a schedule and return in eight to ten weeks.

This fits our ministry strategy. We usually meet a seafarer three or four times during their work contract. We go to the mess room and set up our Wi-Fi router so they can visit home. We provide free socks and knit hats and there is always a jar of jelly beans to dip into. Gospel literature is set out.

Then we just hang out for three or four hours, usually over a meal. This is when we get to know them and build lasting relationships.


Even though they are busy, we often have a short time in God's Word with anyone that's there and bless them as they prepare to sail.The Fraser-Surrey Docks are located on the Fraser River, a one-hour sail from the entrance to the river. The port handles containers, exports grain and logs, and imports bulk items such as railroad rails, pipeline pipe and re-bar.

Most of the seafarers are from the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, China and Europe.