Stuart Uttley worked in his early years of ministry in public evangelism, and the later years in local conference and union conference administration.
Vailoa Laymen’s Training School was operated by the Samoa Mission at various times between 1917 and 1986.
Valuegenesis is the study of faith development and values formation in Seventh-day Adventist youth.
Jacob Van de Groep was a pioneering literature evangelist Southeast Asia. He also worked in Australia for a short time.
Vanuatu, formerly known as the New Hebrides, consists of thirteen main islands and many smaller islands all located in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean.
The Vanuatu Mission is a growing mission in the territory of the Trans-Pacific Union Mission of the South Pacific Division. Its headquarters are in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Before independence the mission was known as the New Hebrides Mission.
Vatuvonu Adventist High School is a coeducational day school and boarding college located on the southern shores of Buca (pronounced Bootha) Bay on the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji.
Pastor Dudley Vaughan was distinguished as a pioneer worker among Aboriginal people in Western Australia for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Luise Vetter held a number of positions in the institutions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia. She was best known as the matron of the Australasian Missionary College (Avondale). In 1997, she received the Centenary Medal for her contribution to the College.
The Victorian Conference is a constituent of the Australian Union Conference. Its headquarters are located in Nunawading, Victoria, Australia. Its unincorporated activities are governed by a constitution which is based on the model conference constitution of the South Pacific Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
Ronald Arthur Vince was a minister and church administrator in England and youth leader in the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
Wallis and Futuna Islands are French overseas territories located in the South Pacific Ocean. The Seventh-day Adventist Church established a presence in the islands in 2007.
Gustav Adolph Wantzlick was a pastor and church administrator. Wantzlick and his wife, Margaret, were missionaries to the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).
The Warburton Sanitarium and Hospital operated under a number of names for 91 years between 1910 and 2001. It commenced as a health home and was sold in 2001 as a hospital and health resort.
Frederick Ward served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a printer, teacher, and minister. He and his wife, Myrtle Lewis Marrett, are best remembered for their extended service on Pitcairn Island.
Charles Henry Watson was a businessman who became a Seventh-day Adventist pastor. Quickly demonstrating an aptitude for management and leadership, he was ordained within a year of graduating from the Australasian Missionary College, and elected as a conference president very shortly thereafter. He was later elected as the president of the Australasian Union Conference and is to this date the only Australian to be elected as the president of the General Conference.
Donald Henry Watson was a missionary to Pitcairn Island and worked for the Adventist church in Australia and New Zealand.
Francis Waugh was a translator for the Australasian Union Conference. She was largely responsible for the regular magazines that served the needs of the Pacific Island nations: Te Maramarama (Tahitian), Tuatua-mou (Cook Islands Māori or Rarotongan), Tala’fekau Mo’oni (Tongan); and Tala Moni (Samoan).
Leslie and his wife, Enid Webster served as medical missionaries and in pastoral ministry in the South Pacific Division between 1944 and 1982. Both were nursing graduates of Sydney Sanitarium and Hospital. During their ministry, they served in the farthest reaches of the division in all four points of the compass, Western Australian, Pitcairn Island to the east, South New Zealand, Kirabati to the north. Their motto in life was “I’ll go where you want me to go, dear Lord.”
Anton Hugo Weil was an Australian missionary to the New Hebrides (Vanuatu).