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​Formerly under the Venezuela-Antilles Union Mission, Curacao Conference covers the island state of Curacao. Currently it is part of the Dutch Caribbean Union Mission in the Inter-American Division of the Seventh-day Adventists.

​James Gershom Dasent was a pioneering Antiguan evangelist, pastor, and church administrator—among the first from the eastern Caribbean at the turn of the 20th century—who was invited to work as district pastor in the United States, arriving in 1910. Dasent was among the few converts to Seventh-day Adventism in the early 20th century in Antigua, British West Indies. He became one of the earliest Adventist literature evangelists and ministers of African descent in the Caribbean.

Máximo De Gracia Palacio was a pioneer, an evangelist, an outstanding preacher, and the founder of more than 12 churches in Panama.

​Del Amanecer Conference covers the provinces of Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo on the eastern side of the island. This area has been referred to as “the high eastern province” for its mountains, which cover a major part of the conference’s territory.

​Alejandro Delgado Alonso was president of the National Association of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cuba.

​Dominican Union Conference was organized in 1994 and reorganized in 2012. It is part of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. Its headquarters is at Ensanche, Piantini, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

​Formerly part of Venezuela-Antilles Union, Dutch Caribbean Union Mission was organized 2015 and reorganized 2017. It covers the following territory: Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao; comprising the Curacao Conference; and the Aruba, and Bonaire Missions.

​The eastern Caribbean comprised of the numerous Leeward and Windward Islands, were among the early places outside of the U.S.A. that Seventh-day Adventist missionaries labored in significant numbers, for around eighty years. “The English-speaking regions of the Caribbean were the first to attract Adventist workers.”

​The East Guatemala Mission's main office is located in the main city of Chiquimula, and it covers the whole east area of Guatemala.

The East Los Llanos Conference is part of the Southern Colombian Union, located within the territory of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. The East Los Llanos Conference covers a population of 1,596,437, and includes the Colombian departments of Meta, Casanare, Guaviare, and Guainía.

​The East Puerto Rico Conference was created in the late 1960s when rapid growth made it necessary to divide the Puerto Rico Conference.

​East Venezuela Union Mission is one of two unions established in Venezuela and one of 24 unions under the Inter-American Division. It is located in the north-central part of South America.

​The El Salvador Union Mission is one of the 24 unions of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. The office is located in San Salvador, El Salvador.

​Tirso Escandón Hernández was a pastor and administrator from Colombia.

​Family ministries in the Caribbean Union Conference can trace its formal development to North Caribbean Conference (NCC) when, in 1983, Pastor Jansen Trotman, NCC executive secretary and stewardship director, developed a series of stewardship ministries titled “Stewardship of the Family.” The positive response highlighted the need for a greater focus; hence, in 1985, Pastor Trotman was named director of family life.

​Rafael Domingo Fleitas Castillo was a pastor and a director of publications for Venezuela, Colombia, and Mexico.

Lee Herbert Fletcher was a youth leader and mentor, college president, administrator, and visionary educator with international experience.

Robert Elden Ford was a pastor, founder of schools, and administrator.

Kenneth Eugene Forde was an educator, pastor, conference and union departmental director, public relations director, and university president.

​Wilbert Durant Forde was a pioneering graduate of Emmanuel Missionary College who became one of the first Caribbean licensed ministers to serve in the eastern Caribbean starting in 1905.