Dr. Stanley G. Sturges achieved national recognition as an athlete and as a pioneering physician in Nepal.
The plan of entering Sudan to establish the Adventist message took place as early as the 1892 General Conference meetings when Church leaders voted to send a missionary there. However, Sudan remained an unentered territory for Adventism for many years. The first Adventist missionaries were allowed to enter Sudan in 1953, and the first indigenous Sudanese was baptized in 1961.
Suji Secondary School traces its beginning to 1906, when Seventh-day Adventist German missionaries established the mission center. It started as a primary school and continued as such until it developed into a teacher training school in 1926.
The Sultanate of Oman is an independent monarchy on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
Simon Zuguduba Sumani was the first Mamprusi Seventh-day Adventist pastor in Ghana. He preached the Advent message among the Mamprusisas as well as other tribes in northern Ghana.
Officially established in 1976 to extend the health services provided by Heri Adventist hospital, Sumbawanga SDA Dispensary began as subunit of Heri Adventist Hospital. By that time Heri Adventist Hospital had become a referral hospital, and all the dispensary’s staff came from the hospital.
Mindert Albert Sumual was a pioneer Adventist church worker in Indonesia.
Carl Sundin served as a minister in the Minnesota, Nebraska and Missouri Conferences prior to 25 years as an associate secretary in the Medical Department of the General Conference.
John Paul Sundquist was a pastor, missionary, educator, administrator and photographer. Sundquist served as a missionary in many African countries, in his native Sweden, and at the Northern Europe-West Africa Division Office in St. Albans, U.K.
Superbom is a vegetarian food industry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Brazil.
Miloslav Šustek was a key Adventist educator and administrator in the Czech Republic.
Edward Alexander Sutherland was a teacher, college president, facilitator for the establishment of Adventist-laymen’s Services & Industries (ASI), secretary of the General Conference Commission on Rural Living, organizer of ASI chapters throughout the North American Division, and founder of the school-sanitarium-farm model for Adventist education.
Pavel Afanasievich Sviridov was a pastor, church administrator, and editor from Russia.
Hubert Oscar Swartout (蘇清心pinyin Sū Qīngxīn) served as a schoolteacher in Michigan, followed by a decade of teaching and editing in China. When he returned to America, he became a physician, an author of medical books, and an administrator as County Health officer in Los Angeles.
Sydney Adventist College commenced operation at Burwood, Sydney, in 1937. In 1948 the school transferred to Albert Road, Strathfield, where it operated until closed at the end of 2012.
The Sydney Adventist Hospital is owned and operated by the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists. It is located in suburban Sydney at Wahroonga, NSW, Australia. It was opened on January 1, 1903.
Eric Syme engaged in evangelism during the early years of his ministry in England, then moved to the United States where he taught religion and history for more than 25 years, first at Southwestern Junior College, then Pacific Union College.
Richard Creswick Syme served as an administrator in several Adventist schools, including principal at New Zealand Missionary College (now Longburn Adventist College).