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William R. Smith and his wife, Addie, were the first Korean Adventist missionary couple to be sent to Korea from the General Assembly, and were faithful leaders of the Korean Church with Williams serving as a pastor, educator, and administrator while serving as missionaries for 20 years.

​Joseph Grady Smoot was president of Andrews University and also served on the faculty of Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University) and Pittsburg (Kansas) State University.

​Benjamin Franklin Snook was a Seventh-day Adventist minister and administrator from 1860 to 1865, and afterward joined an offshoot group.

​Charles M. Snow was an author and editor of leading denominational periodicals in the United States and Australasia during the early decades of the twentieth century.

​Samuel S. Snow was a Millerite minister whose exposition of biblical prophecy, known as the “seventh-month message,” gave rise in the summer of 1844 to widespread expectation that Christ would return to earth on October 22, 1844.

​Elwin Snyder was a missionary in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Cuba with his wife, Jane Ketring, and was one of the first canvassers sent from the United States to South America.

​Soconusco Conference is a part of Chiapas Mexican Union Conference in the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. Its headquarters is in Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico.

Heung-Cho Sohn was the first Korean Adventist to be baptized in Japan along with Eung-Hyun Lee, who laid the foundation for the Korean Adventist Church.

​Gabriel Ajadi Oladimeji Solademi was a pastor, evangelist, mentor, and church administrator from Nigeria.

​Haroldo Moreira Soldani was a pastor, canvasser and missionary from Brazil.

The Solomon Islands are a double chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean.

The Solomon Islands Mission is the Seventh-day Adventist administrative unit for the Solomon Islands, a nation located in the southwest Pacific Ocean. The Solomon Islands has one of the highest proportions of Seventh-day Adventists to population in the world. In 1918, the ratio was one baptized Seventh-day Adventist for every twelve people in the country.

Solusi University is a chartered institution of higher learning owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Zimbabwe.

​The mission work among the Baluba people of the Democratic Republic of Congo was established in 1921 on a 500-acre (200 hectares) plot at Songa. The medical work began June 8, 1927, with the arrival of Dr. J. Hubert Sturges and his wife, Violet. They first treated patients on the veranda of their thatch-roofed house. Because of fear and superstition, few patients came, and many village people even fled from their homes.

​Songa Mission is located 600km from Lubumbashi, the second-largest city in the Democratic Republic of Congo. After the closing down of Katanga Mission Administrative Unit in Lubumbashi, missionaries decided to open Songa Mission training center in 1921. The very first missionaries who settled at Songa and became the founders were Christopher Robinson and Raleigh Robinson. These American brothers had been in the Southern Africa region for one year before they arrived at Songa. The land in Songa had been donated by the local and traditional chief called Nshikala de Mwilambwe. The Robinson brothers negotiated with the population and the chief to officially grant them permission to settle and establish the Mission. Their request was granted, and the brothers received an official document of ownership for the land of Songa.The missionaries began with the farm so they could produce their own food.

​Sonoma Adventist College is located inland from Kokopo on the Gazelle Peninsula, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG). It is a coeducational tertiary college offering various certificates, diplomas and degrees across a range of disciplines, including agriculture, building construction, commerce, primary education, and theology.

Sonora Mexican Conference (formerly Northwest Mexican Conference) is part of North Mexican Union Conference in the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

​Sonship is an officially recognized supportive independent ministry of the South Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.1 It is based in Cooranbong, New South Wales, Australia. It operates a fleet of floating clinics in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. The vessels, all named Medisonship, visit the islands and villages of the province, providing medical care, spiritual care, and health education for the people.

Soonan Academy (Korean Industrial School) was the first secondary education institution in the Korean Adventist Church and was established in Soonan, Pyeongannam-do, in 1909 and operated by the Adventist Church until 1937. This academy was converted to a public school in 1937 and left the Korean Adventist Church’s Institution.

The earliest Adventist medical institution in Korea opened in 1908 at Soonan, a town about ten miles north of Pyongyang, the present capital of North Korea. It was operated by the Chosen Union Mission until World War II, but after the war, its control was taken over by the government of North Korea. Soonan hospital was also the predecessor of Seoul Adventist Hospital.