When the first Seventh-day Adventist missionaries arrived in Aotearoa, New Zealand, in 1885, the Māori population of around 60,000 people was in decline due to the introduction of European diseases.
Monument Valley Mission, operated by the Nevada-Utah Conference under the auspices of the Pacific Union Conference, served the Navajo Nation along the Utah-Arizona border with medical care, education, and gospel ministry for most of the second half of the twentieth century.
Open Heart International (OHI) is a medical outreach program originally started by Sydney Adventist Hospital in 1986. It has conducted more than 188 surgical projects in 16 countries. OHI’s volunteer teams provide cardiac, plastic, reconstructive, orthopedic, women’s health, and eye surgery.
The Paraguay Adventist University is an educational institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that operates in the territory of the Paraguay Union of Churches Mission.
The Pioneer Mission Movement is a Global Mission project of the Northern Asia-Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the purpose of planting new churches in its territories.
The Risk Management Service of the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists is a dedicated service entity of the South Pacific Division. It is located within the South Pacific Division (SPD) administrative headquarters in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia. Its scope of operations covers the Church entities within the territory of the division.
The purpose of Seventh-day Adventist education in Australia is to develop in the faculty and students a Christian worldview that leads to lives that are committed to Christ and to the mission of the Church.
The stewardship ministry has played a very important role in fulfilling the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Tanzania. The first missionaries laid the foundation of this ministry in 1903.
STORM CO is an acronym for ‘Service-to-Others-Really-Matters Company.’ It is a youth-outreach event that was initiated in the South Pacific Division and is designed to build community through service.
“Sunnyside” was the home where Ellen White lived from 1895 to 1900 in Cooranbong, N.S.W., Australia.
The Adventist Youth Organization (AYO) started in the Kisiiland of Western Kenya in the late 1960s. It made a huge impact on the Adventist church in Kenya. AYO started in the late 1960s and continued until 2001.
The Voice of Prophecy is a radio and television program of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Brazil, broadcast by New Time Radio and New Time TV (Hope Channel Brazil).
Vailoa Laymen’s Training School was operated by the Samoa Mission at various times between 1917 and 1986.
The Voice of Prophecy (VOP), founded in California by evangelist H.M.S. Richards, Sr. in 1929, became Adventism’s premiere radio ministry, with nationwide broadcasting and a Bible Correspondence School both launched in 1942. By 1947 the VOP was reaching around the world, broadcasting in six languages on more than 600 stations, and its international evangelistic ministry continues in 2020 on multiple media platforms.
Women’s Ministries started in the West-Central Africa Division in the 1980s when an office was created for Women’s Ministries at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A.