Vredenoord, the Adventist nursing home in the Netherlands, started as a home for senior citizens operated by the Netherlands Union of Churches Conference. Today it is a registered nursing home operated as a supporting ministry and subsidized by government grants.
Jean Vuilleumier was a pastor, evangelist, editor, and professor from Switzerland who served as a missionary in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Uruguay, and France.
Karl Waber was a pastor and church administrator in Switzerland and missionary to Cameroun.
Pitt Abraham Wade was an entrepreneurial physician whose endeavors to establish a sanitarium in Colorado during the first decade of the twentieth century entailed substantial interaction with Ellen G. White.
Trula Elizabeth Wade was a pioneer teacher, educator, and residence hall dean at Oakwood College (now a university).
The Waldensians were a movement founded by Peter Waldo in Lyon around 1170. Seventh-day Adventists have historically connected Waldensians to fulfillment of eschatological prophecy.
Isolina Alves Avelino Waldvogel was a poet, writer, translator, editor, and reviewer of the Brazilian Publishing House.
Luiz Waldvogel was an editor, translator, and writer for the Brazilian Publishing House.
Oswald Carlyle Walker was among the earliest pioneering pastors of Afro-Caribbean descent to work in the English speaking Caribbean sphere of Seventh-day Adventist missionary work. He contributed to the consolidation of the Adventist work in Barbados and the wider Caribbean.
Ira Otto Wallace and his wife, Mary Stivers Wallace, were missionaries, colporteurs, nursing home administrators, and pioneers in establishing the nursing home healthcare industry.
Wallis and Futuna Islands are French overseas territories located in the South Pacific Ocean. The Seventh-day Adventist Church established a presence in the islands in 2007.
Panamanian-born Hiram Sebastian “Tim” Walters was a dynamic evangelist, pastor and church administrator whose very significant leadership skills transformed and invigorated the growth of the Adventist faith in Jamaica for over thirty years.
Jorge Frederico Walting was a pastor, teacher and administrator.
Gustav Adolph Wantzlick was a pastor and church administrator. Wantzlick and his wife, Margaret, were missionaries to the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia).
The Warburton Sanitarium and Hospital operated under a number of names for 91 years between 1910 and 2001. It commenced as a health home and was sold in 2001 as a hospital and health resort.
Arthur Audley Ward was a pastor and church administrator who contributed to Adventist mission in the West Indies and in America.
For nearly sixty years, Eric Calvin Ward served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a renowned pastor, evangelist, educator, church builder, and administrator.
Frederick Ward served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a printer, teacher, and minister. He and his wife, Myrtle Lewis Marrett, are best remembered for their extended service on Pitcairn Island.
Henry Dana Ward, a Harvard-educated Episcopalian clergyman, authored numerous works on biblical prophecy and became a leading figure in the Millerite movement.
For more than four decades Adell Warren, Sr., served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as the business manager of Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama, and Riverside Sanitarium in Nashville, Tennessee.