Lord Howe Island is situated in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand, 600 kilometres (370 miles) directly east of mainland Port Macquarie, New South Wales and 780 kilometres (480 miles) northeast of Sydney. It has an area of 14.55 square kilometres (5.62 square miles).
The Republic of Madagascar is the largest territory of the Indian Ocean Union Conference within the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
Mali is a country in the West-Central African Division that first received the Adventist message in 1978 and is under the Mali Mission church administrative unit.
Mexico is a country that is situated at the southern end of North America. In 1899 the General Conference sent a group of missionaries, under the leadership of Pastor G. W. Caviness, to Mexico City to establish the work of the Adventist Church in the capital of the republic.
Morocco is the most western country of North Africa and is known as the Maghreb or the “Arab West.” Its first exposure to Seventh-day Adventists began in the city of Casablanca in 1925.
Mozambique is one of the countries that constitute the territory of the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
The Seventh-day Adventist work in Myanmar began in 1902, when Herbert B. Meyers, who had become an Adventist in Kolkata, India, entered the country along with A. G. Watson to sell Adventist books and take subscriptions for the Oriental Watchman Publishing house from Europeans and English-speaking Burmese people.
The Adventist work in the island country of Nauru in the South Pacific was resisted by the governing authorities until they recognized the church in 2013, and construction of the first church building was completed in 2017.
The country of Nepal comes under the Himalayan Section, part of the Southern Asia Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
The persistent work of a single individual in the face of adversity over 20 years has blossomed into a rapidly growing church among the French-speaking population in New Caledonia.
New Zealand consists of two main islands in the South Pacific Ocean just west of 180° longitude. The original inhabitants, the Māori people, are Polynesians who navigated the oceans by observing the stars, and wind and ocean currents.
In 1898, Pastor Hutchins began a missionary trip to Bocas del Toro in Panama and Puerto Limón in Costa Rica. However, while sailing through the Caribbean near Nicaragua, he was caught by a tropical storm that forced him to seek refuge along the river bank in the town of Prinzapolka in Nicaragua. While docked in Prinzapolka, Pastor Hutchins provided medical and dental services to the town’s population of mostly Miskito and Creole people. He also offered Adventist literature and magazines to the people.
Nigeria is the most populous Black country in the world. It is located on the west coast of Africa and covers 356,668 square miles (923,770 square kilometers). The southern part of the country is the most developed. All of the country’s oil fields and major industrial centers, as well as seaports, are located in that region.
Niue is a large coral atoll in the South Pacific.One young woman of Niuean-Samoan parents, Vaiola Malama Kerisome, became a Seventh-day Adventist while overseas and returned to Niue in 1915 as a self-supporting missionary.
Norfolk Island is a subtropical island in the South Pacific. On its first voyage to the South Pacific Ocean, 1890–1892, the missionary sailing ship Pitcairn anchored at Pitcairn Island during December 1890. It arrived at Norfolk Island on September 30, 1891, receiving a warm welcome.
Panama is located in the southeast of Central America. Adventism reached Panama in the late nineteenth century.
Papua New Guinea is located between 0 and 10 degrees south of the equator, to the north of Australia.
The people of Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific first learned about the biblical Sabbath from John Tay in 1886, and the story of Pitcairn has become deeply entrenched in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific.
The Adventist work in Portugal began in 1904 when an American missionary couple, Clarence and Mary Rentfro, arrived and has continued through various challenges presented by numerous regime changes over the years.
Qatar is a low-lying desert peninsula extending about 100 miles (161 kilometers) into the Persian Gulf. It currently has an area of 4,473 square miles (11,586 square kilometers) after settling land disputes with Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in the 2000s. The population (2020) is 2.4 million. Most Qataris are Arabs, adhering to the Sunni branch of Islam, and Arabic is the official language of the country. An estimated 88% of the population of Qatar is made up of expatriate workers.