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Gertrude Mary Green gave fifty-four-and-a-half years of her sixty-three-year nursing career to missionary nursing, teaching and nursing administration in China and the Far East.

​Pauline Schilberg Guild was an American missionary to China from 1908 to 1914 and from 1923 to 1927, and a professor of languages and missions at Washington Missionary College from 1915 to 1922 and from 1927 to 1934.

​Guo, Ziying (郭子颖), also known in early denominational publications as Keh, Nga Pit, is usually acknowledged as the first ordained national Chinese minister of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in China.

​The Hainan Mission 海南区会 covered the territory of Hainan Island, off the southern coast of China, and the lower portion of the Leizhou 雷州 Peninsula, Guangdong Province. It was a sub-division of the South China Union Mission.

The Hakka Mission 客家区会 was not defined by territorial boundaries but instead by the extent of the Hakka-speaking people in the provinces of Guangdong and Fujian in the South China Mission. The first time a Seventh-day Adventist had contact with Hakka people was in 1905.

​Pioneer Adventist missionaries to China. Winferd’s Chinese name was 漢謹思 温弗雷德 (Hànjǐnsī Wēnfúléidé) and Bessie’s (or Bess’) was 漢謹思 贝西 (Hànjǐnsī Bèixī). Together they would spend fourteen years, primarily based around Amoy (Xiamen), building up an Adventist missionary presence through evangelism, distributing and translating literature, organizing churches and training workers, and in particular for Bessie, teaching school and ministering to women.

​Raymond Herbert and Iva Esta Hamel Hartwell were Adventist missionaries to China and Lebanon for almost three decades. Raymond was a minister; Iva was a music and English teacher. The Hartwells were gifted linguists, conversant in Chinese, Tibetan, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Arabic.

​He Weiru (何韋如), also known as Ho Wai Yue in older church publications, was one of the early national educators and evangelists who introduced the Adventist gospel message to many parts of Southern China and Southeast Asia in spite of the major challenges posed by the Sino-Japanese War and the meager infrastructure of the early Adventist mission in China.

William and Virginia Hilliard served in the China Division and the Far Eastern Division from 1947 to 1961.

William and Jessie Hilliard served in China and other parts of the Far East from 1916 to 1962.

The Honan Mission 河南区会 was constituted in 1917 as a subsidiary of the North China Union Conference. It comprised Honan (now Henan) Province, and its headquarters was located at Yen-cheng 郾城 (now Yancheng).

​Hong Kong Adventist College and Hong Kong Adventist Academy are coeducational institutions, grades K-16 located in Clearwater Bay, Hong Kong. The college traces its lineage to 1903, and for much of its early beginning, it operated as an elementary school or as a training center for church workers. The college has officially operated as a postsecondary institution since 1958. Hong Kong Adventist Academy also traces its origins to 1903. Although the academy opened unofficially in 2007, it did not gain formal legal status until 2010.

Hong Kong Adventist Hospital is a member of the Adventist Health global network, and is governed by the Chinese Union Mission and Northern Asia-Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

​Hong, Zijie (洪子杰), also known as Ang Tau Kiet, was the second indigenous Chinese Seventh-day Adventist minister ordained in China.

Seventh-day Adventist mission work began in the Hebei 河北 (or Hopei) Province in 1915. In 1918 it was constituted as the Peking Mission 北京区会, later renamed the Chihli Mission 直隶区会. The province was formerly named the Chihli Province but when the name was changed to Hopei Province the mission entity underwent a further change, becoming known as the Hopei Mission 河北区会 (now Hebei Mission). It always remained a part of the North China Union Conference with its headquarters in Peking (now Beijing).

Zijing Huang (黃子敬) was a Chinese scholar and ordained minister who served in his homeland province of Sichuan, and later at the denominational training school in the province of Jiangsu. He was murdered by Japanese invasion forces in 1938.

Alton and Emma Hughes were pioneering missionaries to China where they pastored and taught.

The province of Hunan (湖南) was considered a part of the South China Mission in 1910. Later, it was placed in the North China Union Mission. Due to a further re-organization of the China field in 1919 it became an entity within the Central China Union Mission. Its headquarters were always at Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province.

The Hupeh (now Hubei) Mission (湖北区会) was a part of the North Central China Mission in 1910, administered from the expatriate district in Hankow (now Wuhan). Later, the name of the governing body was changed to the North China Union Mission. A re-organization took place in 1919, placing the mission in the Central China Union Mission. Its headquarters remained in Hankow.

​Eric John Johanson devoted 54 years of faithful service to the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Asia, America, and in his homeland of Australia. Eric and Nettie were pioneer missionaries to China, Singapore, and Southeast Asia, where their impact was widely felt.