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.
Hilliard, William Albert (1920–2008) and Virginia Eleanor (Anderson) (1919–2006)
Voncile Hilliard Young
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.
Khang Kiat Tien, also in some Adventist literature as KT Khang or KT Khng, was a pioneer Chinese evangelist best remembered as the author of several books on tracing Christian and Biblical concepts in Chinese written characters.
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.
Following the Second World War and with improvements made to the road and communication systems, the combination of the West Kweichow Mission and East Kweichow Mission became a practical option in 1945. It meant that the new Kweichow Mission 贵州区会 territory included the entire Kweichow 贵州 (Guizhou) Province with the additions of the northeast portion of Yunnan Province and the section in Sichuan Province south of the Yangtze River.
Frederick Martin Larsen (1888-1984) was a Norwegian-American church worker and missionary from c.1918 until c.1953. Larsen spent his entire career working for the Seventh-day Adventist church both as a missionary in China and Jamaica, and as a pastor and field missions secretary in the United States.
Law Keem (Liu Jian) was a pioneer medical missionary in southern China and the first Adventist Chinese national to return to serve in his homeland.
Frederick Lee was a pioneer missionary to China for some thirty years, where he served in a variety of capacities including evangelist, administrator, and editor of the Chinese Signs of the Times.
Milton Lee, best remembered as the American missionary who could speak the Chinese Mandarin language with a perfect accent, was an evangelist, radio broadcaster, and author of Chinese Voice of Prophecy lessons. He and his wife, Helen Lee, devoted over fifty years of untiring service to the Chinese people in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia, not only when they were in active church employment but even during their retirement years.