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​Richard and Jessie Richardson were Aboriginal missionaries to Papua in the 1930s.

Rex and Rose Marie Riches served the Church in various capacities in England, Southern Asia, and the United States.

​Dr. William Campbell Richli was a missionary medical doctor in the Philippines and in Africa known as the “Flying Doctor of the Philippines.” He also distinguished himself as the first individual to cross the Pacific in a solo flight in a single-engine plane, and as a gifted self-taught engineer who restored hospital facilities and designed and built hydro-electric plants to benefit the institutions he was serving.

​Raymond Walford Richter was an educator, principal at Betikama and Jones Colleges, and Education director for Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.

​Benjamín Riffel served as a pastor, promoter of denominational publications, department director, and administrator in the South American and Inter-American Divisions.

​Geörg [George] Heinrich Riffel was the first self-supporting Adventist missionary in Argentina and who made the first converts in the country. He formed the original nucleus of the first organized church in the current South American Division territory.

​Juan Riffel was a pastor, departmental director, and administrator noted for training and mobilizing lay members in the Austral Union Conference and South American Division.

William B. Riffel served the church as a teacher, missionary, mission director, and church administrator.

Fritz Rinder served his society as councilor, and his work in the German peace movement demonstrates the holistic view of his calling.

​Rio de Janeiro Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Brazil.

The Rio Fluminense Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and part of the Southeast Brazil Union.

​Rio Grande do Sul Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church located in the territory of South Brazil Union Conference.

​Rio São Francisco Mission was a local field of the Seventh-day Adventist Church from 1945 to 1955. Its last address was at Rio Grande street, 514, 39270-000, in the city of Pirapora, in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

​Petro Kime Risase was a teacher and pioneer missionary in East Africa. Petro Kime Risase was born between 1888 and 1891 at Kihurio Village, South Pare Mountains, in Same District, Kilimanjaro Region in Tanzania.

​The Risk Management Service of the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists is a dedicated service entity of the South Pacific Division. It is located within the South Pacific Division (SPD) administrative headquarters in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia. Its scope of operations covers the Church entities within the territory of the division.

Rites of passage are usually well-prepared occasions that are planned to mark the transitions to different life stages. These stages include birth, initiation into adulthood, marriage, death, and burial in most cultures. The Adventist perspective on the significance of these rites is, firstly, a critique of African Christianity in its theology of inculturation. Secondly, it seeks to provide a missiological approach in outreach to adherents of African Traditional Religion or those steeped in the African worldview.

​Richard Martin Ritland was a Seventh-day Adventist biologist, paleontologist, and early director of the Geoscience Research Institute. He also served as a professor at Atlantic Union College, Loma Linda University, and Andrews University. He worked extensively on issues of science and faith, and he led geology field conferences to educate Adventist teachers and administrators about the history of the earth and life.

​Floyd Rittenhouse was a notable educator who served at various church academies and as president of Andrews University and Pacific Union College.

Germano Guilherme Ritter was an administrator, mission director, conference president, canvasser, and pastor from Brasil.

Orlando Rubem Ritter was a pastor, teacher and administrator in Brazil.