The officers of the South Pacific Division (SPD) are those persons who have been elected to fill the roles of president, secretary, and treasurer. Each office may have an associate who is also a part of the officer group or adgroup. Currently in the SPD there are four persons in the adgroup. In the SPD the secretary is referred to as the division secretary and the treasurer is referred to as the chief financial officer (CFO). This article will consider the roles of the three senior officers and will not discuss associate officer roles.
The South Pacific Mission is located at the extreme south west of Colombia forming part of the Andean region, and the Colombian massif. The territory of the South Pacific Mission covers a population of 3,584,342 and is composed of the departments of Cauca, Nariño and Putumayo. It is part of the South Colombian Union Conference and is located within the territory of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists – Inter-American Division. The South Pacific Mission is composed of 64 churches, 9,804 members and has six ordained pastors and five licensed pastors. The offices are located in the Sana Life Center of the city of Popayán, Km. 6. Route to Timbío.
The South Para Conference (Associação Sul do Pará or ASPa) is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA) located in the territory of the North Brazil Union Mission (União Norte Brasileira or UNB).
South Parana Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church located in the territory of South Brazil Union Conference. Its headquarters is currently in the city of Curitiba, capital of the state of Parana, Brazil.
The South Peru Mission (Misión Perúana del Sur or MPS) is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA) located in the territory of the South Peru Union Mission (Unión Perúana del Sur or UPS).
South Philippine Adventist College Academy (SPACA) began in Digos, Davao del Sur, in 1950, as an elementary school. It was registered with the name Digos SDA Elementary School.
The South Philippine Union Conference was organized in 1951 and reorganized in 1964.
The South Puerto Rico Conference is an organization under the Puerto Rican Union Conference of the Inter-American Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
The South Queensland Conference is a constituent conference of the Australian Union Conference.
South Quintana Roo Mission, formerly know as Quintana Roo Mission, is a part of Southeast Mexican Union Mission in the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. It was organized in 2006, and its territory was divided and renamed in 2014. Its headquarters is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
The South Rondônia Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church operating in the territory of the Northwest Brazil Union Mission. Its headquarters is in the city of Ji-Paraná, which is in the state of Rondônia, Brazil.
The South Russian Conference was a church unit for Germans in southeastern Russia that operated from 1901 to 1905.
The South Russian Conference covered the territory in the Russian Empire that today is southeastern Ukraine and the North Caucasus. It operated from 1908 to 1912.
The South São Paulo Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church located in the territory of the Central Brazil Union Conference (União Central Brasileira or UCB). Its headquarters is in the Brooklin neighborhood in the city of São Paulo in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
The South Sea Islands Museum was established in 1966 adjacent to Ellen White’s home Sunnyside in Cooranbong, NSW, Australia. It contains a collection of artifacts that have been gathered from the cultures and societies of the South Pacific Division and donated for permanent display.
The history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in South Sudan goes back as far as 1892 when the General Conference voted to send a missionary to Sudan. However, at the time Sudan was partitioned between the Christian denominations that entered the country ahead of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. This early attempt failed because there was no space left to be allocated to the Adventist Church. The second attempt to enter Sudan was during the leadership of Neil C. Wilson when he was president of the Nile Union Mission. According to the magazine the Columbia Union Visitor, in 1950 Neil C. Wilson “was elected President of the Nile Union Mission, comprising Egypt, Sudan, Aden, and the Arabian Peninsula.”
The South Sudan Attached Territory of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SSAT) is a constituent of the East-Central Africa Division (ECD) of the General Conference. It was organized in 2015. Its headquarters is located at Bilpam-Gudele Roundabout, plot no., 1, Block 2; Hai-Kuwait, Munuki; Juba; South Sudan.
The South Tabasco Conference is located in Tabasco’s mountain range, Mexico. It includes the municipalities of Jalapa, Tacotalpa, Teapa and the Centro districts of Primero de Mayo, Parrilla and Mercedes in the state of Tabasco.
The South Veracruz Conference is part of the Inter-Oceanic Mexican Union Conference in the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.