Oscar Milton Dorland served the church as president for the South England Conference, North England Conference, and the Irish Mission, and as vice-president of the South British Conference.
The East Denmark Conference was a former unit of church organization under the West Nordic Union Conference in the Northern European Division, covering the territory of East Denmark and the Faroe Islands.
Hendrik Eelsing was a pastor, missionary, and the first Dutch president of the Netherlands Union.
The Dutch Bible Correspondence School, called the ESDA–Institute for written (and online) courses, was founded in the summer of 1946. “ESDA” is the Dutch pronunciation of the abbreviation for “Seventh-day Adventist.”
Caribbean nurse Yvonne Eurick gave many years to missionary service in West Africa and became affectionately known as “Nigeria’s Mother Teresa.”
The Seventh-day Adventist faith was first brought to the Faroe Islands by Norwegian born O. J. Rost Olsen in 1893.
Edwin H. Foster was an evangelist, Bible teacher, conference president, and the longest-serving president of the British Union Conference (BUC).
The Adventist message was originally brought to Greenland by fishermen from the Faroe Islands. In 1953 an Adventist named Andreas Nielsen from Denmark began evangelism in Greenland.
The Adventist message was originally brought to Greenland by fishermen from the Faroe Islands who shared Adventist literature as early as the 1930s and 1940s.
Julius Edward Jayne served as the president of the Conference and Tract Society; editor of The Home Missionary; secretary of the Foreign Mission Board; and president of the Southern New England Conference, Greater New York Conference, and British Union Conference.
It was said of Ib Jensen that “Ib loves the Faroe Islands and the Faroe Islands love Ib.” He gave 45 years of service as a literature evangelist to the islands.
Pastor R. S. Joyce, a pioneer evangelist, served in the British Union Conference, the Central Union Conference, and the Lake Union Conference. Starting as a literature evangelist, Joyce would serve the church as a district pastor and a conference president.
Zoltán Andor Tivadar Kubinyi was a Hungarian Adventist pastor during the dark times of the Holocaust. He saved many lives at the cost of his own life.
Herbert Camden and Lillian Lacey were teachers in Australia in the years of the Australian Mission when there were no Seventh-day Adventist educational institutions yet established. Herbert was also a minister and church administrator.
Harry W. Lowe served as associate and field secretaries at the General Conference, union president, mission president, administrator, and managing editor of Ministry magazine.
John Gottlieb Matteson (b. Johannes Gottlieb Mathiesen) was a minister, editor, and pioneer missionary in Scandinavia.
John Alexander McMillan served as president of the British Union Conference, South England Conference and Scottish Mission, departmental leader, director of the Voice of Prophecy, as well as evangelist and pastor.
From 1948-1995 the Netherlands Union Conference operated a small theological seminary and a secondary school in the village of Huis ter Heide about 6 miles (10 km) east of Utrecht.
The publishing house has been a primary tool for the church in Norway in reaching out to the general public and in nurturing members spiritually. That activity started with the publication Tidernes Tegn in 1879, later named Tidens Tale.
The Norwegian Union Conference territory is the country of Norway and consists of three conferences: East Norway Conference, North Norway Conference, and West Norway Conference.