The Southern Ukrainian Conference is a church unit in southern Ukraine, in operation since 1990.
The Southern Union Mission is a part of the Euro-Asia Division of Seventh-day Adventists. Organized in 1990 and reorganized in 1994, 2010, and 2012, it has its headquarters in Almaty; Kazakhstan.
The Southwest Bahia Mission is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church located in the East Brazil Union Mission. Its headquarters is in the city of Vitoria da Conquista, in Bahia State, Brazil.
Southwest India Union Section is part of the Southern Asia Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Southwest India Union Section was organized in 2000 and reorganized in 2003.
Southwest Korean Conference is one of the five conferences of the Korean Union Conference in the Northern Asia-Pacific Division. It was established as a mission in 1952 and was promoted to the conference in 1983. Southwest Korean Conference is headquartered in Gwangju Metropolitan.
Southwest São Paulo Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Central Brazil Union. Its headquarters is located in the city of Sorocaba, state of São Paulo, Brazil.
The Southwest Venezuela Conference is part of the West Venezuela Union Mission in the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
Formerly known as Southwestern Uganda Mission, Southwestern Uganda Field is a part of Uganda Union Mission in the East-Central Africa Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
João Carlos Olímpio de Souza, a pioneer canvasser in the Northeast region of Brazil, was born on January 8, 1918 in the city of Recife, state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
Jonas Monteiro de Souza was a teacher, composer and conductor from Brazil.
Oleval Aniceto was a treasurer and administrator in Brazil. Oleval Aniceto was born on May 18, 1936, in the district of Rio dos Sinos in the city of Santo Antônio da Patrulha in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The son of José Aniceto de Souza and Regina Rosa de Jesus, he had eight siblings: Valdomiro, Oscar, Paulino, Edite, Zila, Osvaldo, Valter, and Anilda.
Sesóstris César Souza was a pastor, teacher, and writer from Brazil.
Arthur Whitefield Spalding was a noted educator, prolific writer, pioneer of the Home Commission at the General Conference, and co-founder of Fletcher Academy.
Ronald Wolcott Spalding was an Adventist physician, missionary, and administrator in North America and the Phillipines.
At the turn of the twentieth century, during the watershed period of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars, the Seventh-day Adventist Church was in its thirty-sixth year since incorporating as an officially recognized denomination. By December of 1899, the church reported 1,386 ministers and missionaries, almost 1,800 churches, and a worldwide membership of 64,003.1 As the denomination continued to grow and mature, church leaders perceived the implications of the Adventist message for the social and political events of the time.
Herbert James Sparks was a pioneer Adventist worker in Kenya.
Christopher Sparrow was a pioneer Adventist missionary and farmer in South Africa, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), and Kenya. He was born in November 1862 in Barthust, Grahamstown, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. He was the eldest of 12 children born to Frederick and Emma Sparrow. He was named after his maternal grandfather Christopher Fincham.
The coming of Adventism to the western region of Kenya is directly attributed to a South African settler farmer of British descent named David Sparrow, who arrived with his wife Sallie and son Bert in British East Africa in December 1911. Unlike other regions that were entered through missionary effort, David Sparrow and his wife Sallie were only settler farmers. They settled at the Uasin Gishu Plateau where they shared their faith with the Nandi people, bringing to the faith a good number and planting several churches before their return to South Africa in 1941.
Frederick Sparrow Jr. was a pioneer Adventist missionary who was in the first party that opened up the Solusi Mission near Bulawayo in Zimbabwe.
Hubert Sparrow was a second-generation Adventist missionary, teacher, pastor, and church administrator in eastern and southern Africa. His ministry included service in ten different countries in Africa where he established several mission stations and opened new mission frontiers.