Friend Ships - Sea Hawks starting September 2018, Travel the Holy Land, provide medical care to Syrians...



The Sea Hawks program is for young men and women between the ages of 18-25. It is designed to develop an extraordinary elite force by building character spiritually, mentally and physically while being trained and participating in domestic and international relief missions.

Friend Ships is offering Sea Hawks Holy Land, a very special session of our relief missions program for young adults starting September 10, 2018. Following basic training, be deployed to the Middle East. Provide medical care and humanitarian aid to Syrian war victims at Camp Ichay on the border between Israel and Syria. Study the Word and tour Israel; experience the sites where Jesus and the disciples lived and worked. Click here read more>>>

Sea Hawk recruits are responsible for airfare from Houston Texas to Tel Aviv Israel (approximately $800-$1200) Please click here to email us any questions and we will get back with you as soon as possible. Click here to download the Sea Hawk Application.
You can fax or scan a copy and email your application to start the process before mailing it.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Friend Ships is in need of full time and part time staff (no pay, no charge) with the following skills: All areas of maritime (including Deckhands, engineers and stewards), Food service, Mechanics, Office, Grounds Keeping, House Keeping, Construction, Welding, Media, Driving, Fitness Instructors. Looking for a life of meaning and real purpose? Consider Friend Ships. Matthew 6:33 "Seek the Kingdom of God above all else and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need." (NLT)

Camp Ichay - Operation Good Neighbor

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If the Lord leads you to be a part of this mission in 2018, there are many ways you can help make Friend Ships even more effective at Camp Ichay. Click here, for more information.

• A new Sea Hawk session for young adults is starting in February. This will give students an opportunity to serve at Camp Ichay and help fill out our manpower needs with dedicated young Christians.
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• We are in need of doctors and other medical providers, along with site support workers to serve at the camp.
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• Our budget for the mission is $20,000 a month and we have a list of equipment we would like to purchase that can be obtained for $150,000.

• We continue to take donations of new underwear and warm socks, shoes, warm coats, blankets and linens at Port Mercy- 1019 N. First Avenue, Lake Charles, LA. 70601.

• If your church would like someone to come and talk to your congregation about opportunities at Camp Ichay, let us know by calling (337) 433-5022 or
click here to email and we will do our best to send someone.

• Our staff at Port Mercy in Lake Charles, LA who work to support this and all Friend Ships missions is in need of cooks, mechanics, office workers, warehouseman and maritime personnel
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Check out a recent interview on Jerusalem TV, Middle East Report. Click here to watch interview.

May 2018 - Jews help Christians help Muslims - AFA Journal staff writer Anne Reed conducted on-site interviews at Camp Ichay, Israel. Click here to read the AFA Journal.

Oliver North goes on a mission with Israeli Defense Forces Jan. 27, 2018 - 3:58 - Fox News military analyst discusses how the Trump-Pence era impacts U.S. allies.

Israelis, Christians Work Together to Bring Medical Attention, Love to Syrians watch CBNNEWS.COM by Julie Stahl

LATEST UPDATE: We had a record-breaking day of 123 people come into the camp one day. This month we have had two great church groups serving there, one from Louisiana and one from California. They have been a tremendous help in so many ways including medical, spiritual, mechanical and technical expertise. We had a dentist and dental assistant for two weeks, and several US and European doctors and nurses including an oncologist, Telemedicine continues with a terrific group of doctors. ... Read the latest Activities Report, click here.
Part 2, Jesus & CompanyAVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE: We have "Jesus & Co., Part 1" and The "Jesus & Co., Part 2" Books or audio available to purchase. For more information and how to order, click here>>>FREE EBOOKS AVAILABLE: Friend Ships has made available four E-books for free download at Smashwords. "Why Give" is a review of the many scriptures in the Bible that tell us how God wants us to respond to the needs of the poor, what He Himself does for them and what rewards there are for this service. "How to Provide Food for People in Need" gives guidance on starting and operating a food distribution program, detailing what we have learned in our thirty years of collecting food and distributing it here in the U.S. "From Jesus With Love" is a basic introduction to relief missions for youth and "Ready Response" outlines possibilities and what to consider when taking a team to help in theaftermath of a disaster. We hope these books will be a blessing and encouragement to people who would like to work in relief missions. By Don & Sondra Tipton
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