Mercy Ships

General

Classification: Nonprofit
Type of Organization: Missions-Sending
Legal Name: Mercy Ships
Established: 1978

Organization Description & Goals:

Our Mission: Mercy Ships, a global charity, has operated a fleet of hospital ships in developing nations since 1978. Mercy Ships follows the 2000-year-old model of Jesus, bringing hope and healing to the world’s forgotten poor. Our Vision: Mercy Ships uses hospital ships to transform individuals and serve nations, one at a time. Our Values: Desiring to follow the model of Jesus, we seek to: Love God. Love and serve others. Be people of integrity. Be people of excellence in all we say and do.

Organizational Principles

Purpose & Mission Statement:

Mercy Ships follows the 2000-year-old model of Jesus, bringing hope and healing to the world's forgotten poor.

Denomination(s): Interdenominational
Member Organization(s): Mission Next
Open to New Locations: No
Service Locations: Online
Active Cities: N/A
Active Regions: N/A
Active States: N/A
Active Countries: N/A

Doctrinal Statement:

Mercy Ships uses hospital ships to transform individuals and serve nations, one at a time.

Core Values:

Love God

Love and serve others

Be people of integrity

Be people of excellence in all we say and do

Missions-Sending

Ministries Offered Medical
Missionary Durations: 1 to 3 Weeks
1 to 3 Months
4 to 11 Months
1 to 2 Years
More than 2 Years
Long Term/One Way
Individuals: Yes
Divorced: Yes
Married Couples: Yes
Families: Yes
Groups: Yes
Educational Requirements: No
Does the organization provide funding? No
Does the organization provide benefits? No
Does the organization require training? Yes
Does the organization provide training? Yes

Training Required for Service:

If serving 10+ months, a 7 week training course called OnBoarding required at our International Operations Center (IOC) in Texas

Training Provided by Organization:

If serving 10+ months, a 7 week training course called OnBoarding required at our International Operations Center (IOC) in Texas

Long-Term Missionary Accountability Practices:

Chaplaincy on board, various benefits-request more information

Application Process:

TBC.