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​Benjamin Yip was an early pioneer Adventist Caribbean minister and church administrator of Chinese descent. During the late 1920s, he was ordained an Adventist minister after many years of very successful work as a colporteur, evangelist, and secretary-treasurer of the South Caribbean Conference in Trinidad. He was among the first Caribbean-born leaders to hold an administrative position in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Frank Herman Yost was an Adventist minister, historian, seminary professor and Liberty magazine editor.

​Sara Mareta Young, a descendant of the 1789 HMS Bounty mutineer Edward (Ned) Young, was one of the first Pitcairn Islanders (if not the first) to travel to other Pacific Islands as a Seventh-day Adventist missionary.

​Sarah Grace Young was among the first Sabbathkeepers and Seventh-day Adventist converts on Pitcairn Island.

Youngberg Memorial Adventist Hospital, a medical institution situated in Singapore, was named in memory of Gustavus B. Youngberg, a missionary to North Borneo.

Missionaries to India themselves, Alfred and Bertha Youngberg, belonged to a family line of missionaries. The four generations of the Youngberg-Oss family produced 25 missionaries.

Youth programs in the South Pacific Division train youth to be mission-minded and to give selfless service and also teach youth valuable life and outdoor skills.

Joshua Yun-Foh Chong was an Adventist minister and educator who served in China, Malaysia (Sarawak and Peninsular) and Singapore.

Yunnan Junior Academy (also known as Yunnan Training Institute) was one of the three lower-middle schools in the West China Union.1 This school played an important role in the outreach to the ethnic mountain minorities in the southwestern China region.

Vladimir Stepanovich Zaitsev was a veteran pastor of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Soviet Era from 1953 to the 1980s.

​Wilton Edward (Bill) Zanotti was a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) teacher and educational administrator who worked in church schools in Queensland, Western Australia and New Zealand. He spent ten years at the Aboriginal mission school at Mona Mona where he established a choir and brass band, which became widely known and appreciated.

​Zanzibar is sovereign state within the Republic of Tanzania. The state consists of two islands, namely Unguja and Pemba, in the Indian Ocean off the shore of the Tanzania mainland, formally Tanganyika. Most of the area is at sea level, with the highest point being 119 meters above sea level. The population was estimated to be 1,300,000 residents by the 2012 census. The residents of Zanzibar consist of people of different origins, including the Africans who are the majority, Arabs, Indians, and others.

Zanzibar SDA Dispensary was officially registered January 31, 1988, with the Tanzania Union Mission officers as trustees.

​Zaoksky Adventist University is a religious educational institution of higher learning, established by the Euro-Asia Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1988.

Arthur Guilherme Zehetmeyr was a canvasser and publishing leader in Brazil.

Zephaniah Bina was an Adventist teacher, pastor, prayer warrior, and administrator in Tanzania. Zephaniah Bina was born in 1919 at Kibumaye, Tarime District, in the Mara region located around Lake Victoria in Tanzania. Before he became an Adventist, Bina practiced African tradition religion, and later Roman Catholicism. He became an Adventist in 1934.

William Edwin “Bill” Zeunert gave forty-four years of service to the Seventh-day Adventist Church, working for the Sanitarium Health Food Company (SHF) as manager, and as assistant treasurer at the Australasian Division of Seventh-day Adventists in Wahroonga.

Vasily Vasilievich Zhukov was a pastor and church administrator in Ukraine.

Gustav Ivanovich Zierath was an Adventist pastor, evangelist, and church administrator in Russia.

​The Seventh-day Adventist work at Zoissa started in 1977 through the families of Elder Ndumula and Elder Asheli Lusenga from Mghumbi. The two families from Kibaigwa village, Kongwa, Dodoma, some 58 kilometers away, had gone there for agricultural reasons. Upon arrival, they initiated Bible study with some people at Zoissa, which resulted in the conversion of Amon Kudel in 1979, who was subsequently baptized in 1980. As time went by, the number of baptized increased to 14.