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The Western Pacific Union Mission (WPUM) existed between 1972 and 2000. It was a constituent union of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and was part of the South Pacific Division of the General Conference (SPD). Its headquarters when dissolved were in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

Western Sahara is a desert area on the northwest coast of Africa. It is bordered on the north by Morocco, the east and south by Algeria and Mauritania, and the west by the Atlantic Ocean. It has an area of 102,700 square miles (266,000 square kilometers) and a population in 2020 of 652,271.

Western Sahel Union Mission Union with headquarters in Dakar, Senegal is part of the West-Central Africa Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

​Western Tanzania Conference (WTC) is comprised of three complete governmental regions (Kagera, Kigoma, and Tabora) and the Chato district. Its headquarters is at Kilimahewa in Kigoma town, and its postal address is 519, Kigoma, Tanzania. The conference operates under the Northern Tanzania Union Conference in the East-Central Africa Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

The Western Ukrainian Conference is the westernmost Ukrainian church unit, in operation since 1990.

​Lennox Samuel Westney was a medical doctor and teacher from Jamaica.

​Arthur Leroy Westphal was a pastor, denominational administrator, and missionary in Argentina, the Inca Union Mission, Paraguay, Brazil, and the United States.

​Carlos (Carl) Edgar Westphal, born in the United States and a medical graduate in Chile, served as a missionary doctor and pastor in Argentina. He was director of the River Plate Sanitarium.

​Enrique José Westphal served as a pastor, evangelist, and church administrator in the United States, Peru, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Mexico.

Frank Henry Westphal was a pastor, evangelist, and pioneer missionary.

Joseph W. Westphal was a pastor, editor, and church administrator (including secretary of the South American Division from 1920 to 1929).

​Wilma Westphal was a school teacher, departmental secretary, and free-lance journalist who published articles and books under the name Wilma Ross Westphal. She and her husband, Chester, served in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, and Honduras, in addition to the home conferences of Potomac and Northern California.

Jonathan C. Whatley and his wife, Sophia, were missionaries to Pitcairn Island.

​Frederick Wheeler was the first ordained minister in the Second Advent movement of the 1840s known to have also proclaimed observance of the seventh day Sabbath as Christian duty.

The White Sea Mission was a Russian church unit that operated from 1912 to 1926.

Albert Henry White was an evangelist and conference president in the Australasian (now, South Pacific) Division of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist church for over forty years.

Edward Eric White gave almost fifty years of service to the Seventh-day Adventist church in three world divisions. He served as a science teacher, high school headmaster, and college principal in England; as senior educational administrator and college principal in the Australasian Division; and as an education director in the Euro-Africa Division. He also authored a notable volume on Adventist hymnology.

​Harold and Mabel White served together in New Zealand, Australia, and Fiji. Harold White worked as a pastor, evangelist, and church administrator. Mabel White was a teacher, college matron, and a founding faculty member of the Pukekura Training School in New Zealand.

Herbert and Vera White both began serving the Seventh-day Adventist Church before their marriage, Herbert White as a colporteur and Vera Zeunert as a primary school teacher. For forty-two of the next forty-three years of service, Herbert White served the church in leadership responsibilities with Vera White providing daily support at home, and sometimes accompanying him to distant towns, islands, and countries.

​Mary (Kelsey) White, the first wife of William C. White, served as an editor, treasurer, and missionary.