The Eastern Jharkhand Section is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Northern India Union of the Southern Asia Division of Seventh-day Adventists. The territory was first organized in 2001 as Eastern Jharkhand Region, then re-organized in 2009 as Eastern Jharkhand Section.
Roland Sylvester Fernando served as pastor-evangelist and executive officer of missions and unions in India, Bangladesh, and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).
Cecil Bennett Guild, a second-generation minister, was a church administrator who served the Seventh-day Adventist church with his wife Nora, in China, Burma and India.
Gujarat Conference is a part of Western India Union Section in the Southern Asia Division of Seventh-day Adventists. It was organized in 1994 and its headquarters is in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Ivan Duke Higgins, a college professor and administrator, who served the Seventh-day Adventist church with distinction in four continents: Asia, Africa, Australia and North America.
A group of people among the Nadars of Tamilnadu1 observed the seventh-day Sabbath before Adventists arrived in India. The group still exists as the “Hindu Church of Lord Jesus” and still observes the Sabbath.
Donald Walter Hunter was a pastor, department director and church administrator whose ministry and administrative skills extended to every level of church polity from local church to the General Conference, and who has left an indelible mark in the training and development of workers in Southern Asia Division where he served as president of three Union missions before he completed his denominational career as two-term associate secretary of the General Conference.
The territory of the India Union Mission included India, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), and Burma (now Myanmar). At the end of 1919, the union had 978 baptized members spread over 26 churches. India Union Mission was operational from 1910 to 1919.
The Indian Christian Training School (ICTS) opened on November 3, 1915 in a large rented bungalow within a large compound on 17 Abbott Road, Lucknow. I. F. Blue, a former professor of Union College, was the founding principal of the school.
James Memorial Higher Secondary School is a co-education boarding and day school established in 1909 at Prakasapuram, Tirunelveli, in Tamilnadu, that is operated by Southeast India Union Section.
James, Sunderaj (1917–1983) and Elizabeth Christine (Latour) (1921–2000)
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Sunderaj James served the Seventh-day Adventist church in the Southern Asia Division as a pioneer indigenous church administrator, along with his wife, Elizabeth.
Christian Johannes Jensen, pioneer missionary from Denmark, labored in Southern Asia Division for 34 years, establishing churches and schools in villages and small towns in Northeast India.
Alf Johannes Johanson, along with his wife, Ida, served the Seventh-day Adventist church in five countries--Sweden, Burma, India, United States, and Sri Lanka--as a publishing director, church administrator, dean of men, and in the process developed countless national church leaders for varied ministries of the church.
Duane Stohr Johnson, a skillful church administrator, spent his professional life almost equally in educational administration and church leadership. Beginning in Burma, his service extended to Southern Asia Division, and to the world headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Peter Keingamba Kamei was a pioneering evangelist, medical missionary, gospel singer, church planter, and an ordained minister from the state of Manipur in northeast India whose ministry spanned four decades.
Martin Edgar Kemmerer served the Seventh-day Adventist church as treasurer of the Southern Asia Division, controller-treasurer at Andrews University, and undertreasurer of the General Conference.
Khasi Jaintia Conference is an administrative unit and part of Northeast India Union Section in the Southern Asia Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
The Khunti Seventh-day Adventist Senior Secondary School is a co-educational boarding and day school operated by the Northern India Union at Khunti, Jharkhand.
Gentry Johnson Koilpillai served as accountant, auditor, and treasurer in Southern Asia, eventually as the first national Southern Asia Division treasurer.
As a pioneer of Adventist work in Tamilnad, India, V. D. Koilpillai worked as a school teacher-administrator, pastor-evangelist, and administrator of church units.