João Baptista Clayton Rossi was a federal attorney, president of the Bible Society of Brazil, lawyer, legal adviser to the Ministry of Education, and founding elder of the Central Church of Brasília.
Arthur Harry Roth was the fifth president of the Inter-American Division (1954-1962).
Ernesto Roth was a carpenter, teacher, missionary, canvasser, pastor, and administrator.
Joseph Rousseau was instrumental in establishing the first Bible school in Australasia at St. Kilda, Melbourne, in 1892. He then assisted in the location of suitable ground for the establishment of the Australasian Missionary College at Cooranbong, where he and his wife were among the first Seventh-day Adventist residents. He returned to America and died prematurely at the age of 41.
John Rowden was trained at Avondale College, Australia, as a mathematics and science teacher. After teaching at Hawthorn Adventist High School, in Melbourne, Victoria, for three years, he and his wife, Adele, accepted an appointment to Fulton College, Fiji. After a further 3 years he became the principal of Vatuvonu Junior Secondary School, Fiji. After a little more than two years of leadership at that school, he died in Fiji in a tragic accident in May 1975.
Jack and Wilma Rowe were medical missionaries to Fiji.
Thomas Milton Rowe pastored several large urban churches and, in 1947, became the first president of the Central States Mission (soon thereafter Central States Conference).
Margaret Rowen claimed to have the prophetic gift soon after the death of Ellen G. White (1827-1915) and led a breakaway group that took the name “Reformed Seventh-day Adventists.” She was discredited by failed predictions, exposure of fraudulent claims, and imprisonment for an attempted murder of a former follower, and her movement virtually disappeared after about a decade.
Neil Wilson Rowland, an Adventist educator and administrator, was born in Singapore on July 5, 1919 to James Wilson and Gertrude Solomon Shaffer Rowland (1886–1968; 1886–1981).
Wells Allen Ruble was a physician, college professor, college president, medical and health administrator, and medical superintendent.
Edmund Rudge and his wife Gladys trained as nurses but served the Adventist Church in pastoral ministry in Australia, Fiji, and Great Britain. Edmund Rudge became the president of the Australasian Division in 1939 and held that position during the years of World War II.
Philip Bulpit Rudge was an Australian Seventh-day Adventist businessman who established the Church’s health-food business in Australia as a financially viable concern. He later became an evangelist and pioneered the Adventist missions for the Aboriginal people of Queensland and New South Wales.
George H. Rue, MD, missionary physician, led in developing widely respected Adventist medical institutions in Korea despite repeated setbacks and forbidding circumstances during the years of World War II and the Korean War.
Pedro de Oliveira Ruela was a missionary physician from Brazil.
Aubrey Henry Rulkoetter, an Adventist pastor, teacher, and administrator, was born on February 18, 1891, in Saint Louis, Missouri.
George Rusa, a Solomon Islander, was significantly involved in the care, maintenance and operation of the fleet of mission vessels operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Solomon Islands and New Guinea Islands during the second half of the twentieth century.
Rusangu Secondary School is a Seventh-day Adventist boarding school under the South Zambia Conference. The school is recognized by the government of Zambia.
Rusangu University is a co-educational institution of higher learning jointly owned and operated by the Northern Zambia Union Conference and the Southern Zambia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
It was from the small hill named “Got” in Rusinga Island, Kenya, where missionary A. Watson first ignited the torch of Adventist faith that is now burning in the Suba North and Suba South counties in Kenya.
Riley Russell (露說, Rho Seol) was the first medical missionary to enter Korea as a medical doctor. He devoted himself to missionary work and medical service in Korea for 15 years as the director of Soonan Dispensary-Hospital, the head of the Workers’ Training School, and the director of the West Chosen Mission.