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Henri Pichot served the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North Africa as an evangelist, pastor, and administrator from about 1930 to 1966.

Joni Mae Pierre-Louis served Oakwood College/University from the time she entered as a student and through more than a decade as a member of the music faculty.

Pastor Bert Pietz and Mary Grace Pietz were Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) missionaries to the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) and Papua New Guinea who also engaged in ministry in Australia, and Bert served as president of the Tasmanian Conference for six years.

​Robert Daniel Pifer was the third overseas missionary to serve as director of Rwenzori Mission Station, at Mitandi. His wife, Gerd, was a nurse and teacher at Mitandi Dispensary. They served the mission station under a very hostile social and political climate.

​Oseas Cerezo Pilar was an Adventist physician, medical director, and an honored diplomate of anesthesiology, leader, and educator in the Philippines.

​Erik and Ida Pilquist were pioneer missionaries to China. Erik worked for several Bible societies as an independent missionary. At one point he played a pivotal role in the development of Adventist missions in China. Ida was a steadfast advocate on behalf of the women of China, training “Bible women” and starting girls’ schools.

​Adamor Lopes Pimenta was a pastor, accountant, canvasser and administrator in Brazil.

For more than thirty years Addison V. Pinkney served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as an educator, pastor, radio program director, and administrator. He was the sixth president of Oakwood College (now a university).

Pioneer Ghana Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Ghana.

The Pioneer Mission Movement is a Global Mission project of the Northern Asia-Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the purpose of planting new churches in its territories.

Albert Henry Piper was the first missionary from Australasia to serve in the Pacific Islands, and he also served as Australasian Missionary College principal, conference secretary and president, and Australasian Union Conference secretary for 12 years.

​Apart from a brief period of service in Tonga, Harold and Lily Piper spent the rest of their forty-six years of denominational service in Australia and New Zealand. There, Harold was an evangelist and administrator. Remarkably, in his long career Piper served as the president of all but one of the then nine local conferences across Australia and New Zealand.

Reginald Kingsbury Piper, together with his wife, Emily, served the Church in the Cook Islands and New Zealand. They worked with the Maori people of Tauranga, and gave spiritual ministry in Taranaki. Piper spoke strongly against compulsory unionism and helped to provide recognition of bona fide conscientious objectors against carrying arms in military service.

The only son of Harold E. Piper, Ross Clinton Piper was part of a family that thoroughly embraced the teachings of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and contributed to its early years in Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific. His contribution through 42 years of service came via several avenues, but he is especially remembered as a dynamic associate speaker for 11 years with the Advent Radio Church, and editor for the Signs of the Times for 11 years.

Plácido da Rocha Pita, pastor, canvasser and evangelist, was born on March 22, 1911, in the rural district of Aguapé, near the city of Batalha (about 190 km from Maceió), state of Alagoas, Brazil.

​The people of Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific first learned about the biblical Sabbath from John Tay in 1886, and the story of Pitcairn has become deeply entrenched in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific.

Plainview Academy opened in 1902 near Sioux City, Iowa, in the southeast part of the state of South Dakota on land donated in 1901 by the Elk Point (now Hurley) church. Originally it was an intermediate school variously known as South Dakota Intermediate School, Elk Point Intermediate School, and Elk Point Industrial School. The school was closed in 1965.

Moses Po was an evangelist, teacher, and administrator from Myanmar.