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​Since approximately 1985, a number of organizations initiated by lay persons in the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church have been set up. These organizations are supportive of the mission of the SDA Church. They respect each other’s methods of evangelism, whether it be by preaching or teaching how to live healthier lives or simply offering charity to the poor.

​During the time it existed, the Institute of Church Ministry and Evangelism provided resources to assist local churches in the South Pacific Division in their planning and implementation of evangelistic and ministry events between 1985 and 2010.

​Charles W. Irwin was a professor and educational administrator who gave leadership to the early development of three schools that would become major Adventist institutions of higher learning: the Southern Industrial School (later Southern Adventist University), the Avondale School for Christian Workers (later Avondale University College), and Pacific Union College.

After serving as a minister, educator, and conference president in Minnesota and North Dakota, Samuel E. Jackson led Adventist mission in the Philippines for more than a decade.

​Dr. Howard James pioneered the establishment of the Adelaide Sanitarium in South Australia in 1908 and then the Warburton Sanitarium in Victoria in 1914.

John K. Jones was a pastor-evangelist who served as president of three local conferences in the Atlantic Union Conference, then as president of that union, and finally as president of the Southern Union Conference.

Joyful Tidings was a periodical published by Avondale Press from 1900 to 1902.

Warren Judd, a media specialist noted for innovation, was vice president, then chief executive officer of the Adventist Media Center, and was responsible for audiovisual operations at several General Conference sessions.

​Bernard and Emma Judge served the Seventh-day Adventist Church in their homeland Australia and as early missionaries to Sumatra and Java.

When Griffiths Jones first sailed the Advent Herald into the Marovo Lagoon in 1914, Jugha and his brother, Pana, were the first to speak to Jones and direct him to their chief. When Jones established a little school at Sasaghana the first class included Jugha. He was also among the first group to be baptised, January 1, 1918.

Kabiufa Adventist Secondary School is located on the Highlands Highway, 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Goroka, in the Eastern Highlands province of Papua New Guinea. It offers all levels of secondary education. It is an institution of the Papua New Guinea Union Mission in the South Pacific Division.

Merritt G. Kellogg, physician and pioneer medical missionary in California and the South Pacific, figured prominently in founding the institutions known today as Adventist Health St. Helena and Sydney Adventist Hospital.

​Milton Kern was affectionately known as “Mr. Missionary Volunteer” because of his leadership among the youth of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and his pioneering efforts to forge the Young People’s and Missionary Volunteer Department at the General Conference level. He also trained and served as an educator in addition to his final working years as a general field secretary on behalf of the General Conference.

​Herman F. Ketring was distinguished as a pioneering missionary to Chile. Prior to and after his overseas service he ministered in Kansas and subsequently as president of the Central New England Conference.

The Kiangsi (江西区会) (later Jiangxi 江西省) Province was a part of the South China Mission in 1910.1 Later, it was placed under the North China Union Mission,2 and then during a re-organization in 1919 it was apportioned to the Central China Union Mission.

Throughout the administrative history of the Seventh-day Adventist mission in China, the territory of Kiangsu (now Jiangsu, 江苏) province was divided into two regions: Northern region and Southern region. In the church periodicals, the Southern region was usually referred to as the South Kiangsu Mission, Su-Che Mission, North Chekiang Mission, or simply as Kiangsu Mission (江苏区会).

​Alexander King served the Seventh-day Adventist Church primarily in the publishing work of the Church. First, he was a literature evangelist and then later he was an editor at the Signs Publishing Company for twenty-four years working with the Signs of the Times and Life and Health.

​Kioto was among the first group of Solomon Islanders to be baptized as Seventh-day Adventists in the Solomon Islands. He was largely responsible for initiating the work of the Church on Choiseul Island, Western Solomon Islands.

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is a sovereign state in Oceania. Kiribati straddles the equator in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The first Sabbath schools were officially established in the late 1940s, and the first Seventh-day Adventist church in 1954.

​Frank Knight was born in 1890 on New Zealand’s North Island, the son of Sidney and Margaret (Watson) Knight. He joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church about 1912 and spent the year 1913 selling denominational books door-to-door in his home country. Monthly records show he sold Heralds of the Morning with some success. The same report indicates that Knight’s future wife, Irene Montague, was also on the team of New Zealand canvassers.