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​The Podolskaya Conference is a constituent part of Ukrainian Union Conference. Its rich history reflects the overall development of Adventism in the territory of Ukraine.

The Polish Mission was a church unit that comprised Congress Poland from 1912 to about 1920.

The Polish-Silesian Conference was a short-lived church unit that comprised contested territory during the tumultuous post-World War II years, from 1919 to 1921.

Geoffrey Pomaleu was an Adventist pastor, departmental director, and mission president whose culminated as president of the Papua New Guinea Union Mission.

Maui Pomare was the first Maori New Zealander to qualify as a physician.

​Originally known as the Surrey Hills Church because of its locality in what was then known as Surrey Hills, an inner suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, the Ponsonby church was the first Seventh-day Adventist church building in Australasia and has been a center of worship in the city of Auckland since 1887.

Agnes Poroi, fluent in four languages, served the church as a translator and editor for the Eastern Polynesian magazines, Sabbath School lessons, and books at the Rarotongan press in the Cook Islands and the Papeete Press in Tahiti.

Port Harcourt Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Rivers state, Nigeria.

R. C. Porter served as president of several conferences in the United States and gave administrative leadership to early phases of the church’s work in southern Africa and eastern Asia.

​Porto Alegre Adventist Clinic is a medical institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, located in the South Brazil Union.

​Franklin Mendonça Porto was a teacher, lawyer and jurist in Brazil. He made special contribution to keeping open the Adventist Church in Brazil during World War II.

The Adventist work in Portugal began in 1904 when an American missionary couple, Clarence and Mary Rentfro, arrived and has continued through various challenges presented by numerous regime changes over the years.

​Portuguese Venezuela Mission covers the entirety of Portuguesa State, one of the 23 states that, together with the Capital District and the Federal Dependencies, form the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

​Lucy Belinda Post, a missionary from North American, was the first Bible instructor in South America and did pioneering work in Uruguay and Argentina in her mature years.

John James Potter was involved in the publishing work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and manager of the Signs Publishing Company.

Clarence L. Powers was the sixth and last American-born president of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists and he held that position between 1962 and 1970. Powers was also the religious liberty secretary for the division, one of the most challenging positions in the division at the time. His next assignment was as president of the Euro-African Division from 1970 to 1975, and he served as a vice-president of the General Conference for 13 years.

Forrest and Jennie Pratt were among the first Adventist missionaries to enter Thailand. They served also in the Philippines and the United States.

Thomas Preble was the first American Adventist preacher to accept the seventh-day Sabbath. His writings about the seventh-day Sabbath played a crucial role in the acceptance of the Sabbath doctrine by Joseph Bates, J. B. Cook, J. N. Andrews, and other early Sabbatarians. He subsequently abandoned his belief in the seventh-day Sabbath but remained an adherent to the Second Advent message.

Prescott College operates on three separate campuses in the city of Adelaide, South Australia.

​A highly influential writer, scholar and administrator among Seventh-day Adventism’s second generation of leaders, William Warren Prescott served the church for a total of fifty-two years, holding numerous senior leadership roles in education and publishing and at the General Conference. He was a member of the General Conference Executive Committee for forty-two years.