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).
Anton Waworoendeng was a pastor and a church administrator, and he was the first Indonesian to serve as the union president in East Indonesia.
Mabel Branch was the first African American public school teacher in the state of Colorado and she, along with her parents, Thomas and Henrietta Branch, became the first black missionaries sent to Africa by the Seventh-day Adventist church.
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.”
The Wedgwood Trio, American folk singers from the South, helped create a greater openness for newer forms of worship music in the Adventist church during the 1960s and 1970s.
Anton Hugo Weil was an Australian missionary to the New Hebrides (Vanuatu).
William Wallace Weithers was a pioneering Caribbean colporteur, evangelist, pastor, and church administrator who served as a conference and union president.
Egil Wensell was a pastor, educator, educational manager, and rector of Adventist educational institutions.
Gunnar Wensell was a doctor, an ordained pastor, and a missionary in Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay, and Argentina; a medical director of Adventist hospitals; and the mayor of Libertador San Martín, Entre Ríos, Argentina.
Niels Wensell was a pastor, professor, and administrator in the South American Division.
Erick Walter Were, an Adventist photographer, film producer, and writer, was born on June 21, 1914, in Adelaide, South Australia.
Louis Fitzroy Were (April 29,1896 - April 2, 1967) was a pastor, evangelist, and author who worked for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and New Zealand from 1919 to 1943.
Pieter Johannes Daniel Wessels was a pioneer lay worker.
The West Amazon Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church located in the territory of the Northwest Brazil Union Mission. It is headquartered on 3932 José Vieira Caúla Avenue, Zip Code 76.820-390 in the neighborhood of Agenor Martins de Carvalho in the city of Porto Velho, which is the capital of the state of Rondônia, Brazil.
West Bolivia Mission (Misión Boliviana Occidental or MBO) is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA) located in the Bolivia Union Mission (Unión Boliviana or UB) territory.
West Cameroon Conference is part of Cameroon Union Mission in the West-Central Africa Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
The West Central Brazil Union Mission is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church located in the territory of the South American Division. Its head office is in the city of Brasília, territory of the Federal District, Brazil.
The West Chiapas Conference is part of the Chiapas Mexican Union Conference in the Inter-American Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Its headquarters is in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico.
Continued growth in the El Salvador Union Mission led to the creation of the West El Salvador Conference in 2006.
West Elementary Adventist Academy (Academia Primaria Adventista del Oeste) serves students from the towns of Moca, Añasco, Rincón, Aguada, Mayagüez, Hormigueros, Cabo Rojo, Las Marías, Maricao, and San Germán in the West Puerto Rico Conference.