Lui Oli was a pioneering Papuan pastor and leader. He was the first Papuan to be the president of the Central Papuan Mission and the first of his countrymen to be a member of the Australasian Division executive committee.
Edmir de Oliveira, teacher and administrator, was born on November 18, 1936, in the city of Nova Aliança, state of São Paulo, Brazil. Son of Cristina Maria Meula and Edgard de Oliveira, a skilled tailor, they had eight siblings: Edval, Edvanei, Edna, Ednice, Edmeia, Edgar, Ednilson and Francis. He was baptized into the Adventist faith when he was 12 years old, on November 13, 1948, in the city of Valparaíso, state of São Paulo.
Enoch de Oliveira was a pastor, teacher, administrator, writer, and evangelist from Paraná, Brazil.
Francinete de Lima Oliveira was a nurse and teacher from Brazil.
Geraldo Gomes de Oliveira was a canvasser, evangelist, pastor, and teacher in South America.
Gideon de Oliveira was a physician, theologian, teacher and lecturer in Brazil.
Manoel Rosa de Oliveira was a pastor, evangelist, canvasser, and teacher from Brazil.
Modesto Marques de Oliveira was a teacher, pastor, and administrator in Brazil. Modesto was raised in an Adventist home.
Saturnino Mendes de Oliveira was a canvasser, and Bible instructor from Brazil.
Charles Gilbert and Verneita Oliver served as missionaries in Japan, Guam, and Indonesia, he as a church administrator, and she as a nurse.
Erich Willy Olm was an administrator and lawyer from Brazil.
Ricardo Olmserved as a Bible instructor, teacher, and missionary in South America.
Olmeca Conference was organized in 2001, when Tabasco Conference was divided into the Tabasco Conference and the Olmeca Conference.
Mahlon Ellsworth Olsen was an eminent Adventist health advocate, denominational historian, and educator who pioneered distance education. He was the second son of Ole Andres Olsen (July 28, 1845-January 29, 1915), president of the General Conference from 1888 to 1897.
A Norwegian-born American, Ole Andres Olsen served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a minister and senior administrator for forty-four years, becoming one of the most experienced international leaders of the movement’s second generation. He was elected as president of the General Conference at the age of forty-three and served four terms (1888–1897), providing diplomatic, spiritually sensitive, forward-thinking leadership through a difficult period of doctrinal conflict, deep financial depression, and rapid expansion that exposed the inadequacies of the denomination’s organizational structure.
The Omaura School of Ministry is located in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), at an altitude of 4,650 feet (1,417 meters). It was originally established as the Omaura Training School, “for the purpose of training workers to carry the message to the multiplied thousands of the great inland who have not yet been reached by any mission influence.”
Daniel Kayode Omoleye was a pastor, church planter, evangelist, and church administrator from Nigeria.
Abel Nyakundi Onchoke was a pastor, educator and administrator from Kenya.
Ondo Mission, formerly South West Nigeria Conference, was organized in 1998, and reorganized and renamed in 2013. Ondo Mission covers the present Ondo state of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Joseph Shem Onyango was a church pioneer, pastor, preacher, evangelist, and marriage counselor from Tanzania.