The United States Virgin Islands are a group of islands and cays in the Caribbean. Among the group of islands and cays, there are four inhabited islands: St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, and Water Island. Dexter A. Ball, an Adventist minister in the Caribbean, brought the Adventist message to St. Thomas in 1892.
Inter-American Division United States Virgin Islands Country (Based on SDA membership)
The University of Arusha, originally known as Arusha Adventist Seminary, is an institution of higher learning operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Tanzania, under the Adventist philosophy of education (holistic education) and policy to meet its mission locally and internationally.
The University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (UEAB), situated in Nandi County in the Rift Valley of Western Kenya, is the oldest Adventist university on the continent of Africa to offer a variety of degree courses in arts, applied sciences, and natural sciences. It first opened its doors in September 1979 to a very small number of students. Another twenty students were enrolled on January 28, 1980. On March 28, 1991, UEAB became the first private university to be chartered in the Republic of Kenya.
The University of the Southern Caribbean (formerly Caribbean Union College) is located in the lush northern mountain range of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The only privately-operated university in this nation was granted a charter by the country’s government in March 2006 and offers a wide range of fully accredited degrees.
T. Edgar Unruh, an educator and conference president, played a critical role in facilitating historic consultations between Seventh-day Adventist and American evangelical leaders during the 1950s.
The Upper Chiapas Conference is part of the Chiapas Mexican Union Conference in the Inter-American Division of the Seventh-day Adventists.
The Upper Ganges Section is a part of Northern India Union Section in the Southern Asia Division of Seventh-day Adventists. It was organized 1938 and reorganized in 1952, 2002, and 2018. Its headquarters is in Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
The Upper Magdalena Conference is part of the South Columbian Union Conference in the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
Upper Myanmar Adventist Seminary (UMAS) is a coeducational boarding institution located at Siyin, Gyothonbin Block 1, Bogyoke Road, Kalay.
The Upper Myanmar Mission is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Myanmar in the Southern Asia-Pacific Division.
The Ural Conference is part of the West Russian Union Conference of the Euro-Asia Division. The Ural Conference was organized in 1994. Its headquarters is in Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation.
The Ural Mission was a European Russian church unit that operated from 1911 to sometime after 1917.
The Uruguay Adventist Academy (Instituto Adventista de Uruguay or IAU) is an institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church worldwide educational network, and it operates in the ecclesiastical field that belongs to the Uruguay Union of Churches Mission (União Uruguaia or UU).
The Uruguay Union of Churches Mission (Unión Misión Uruguaya or UU) is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church within the territory of the South American Division. This institution takes care of Adventist work in the Eastern Republic of Uruguay. It is headquartered on 3452 Agraciada avenue, Zip Code: 11700, in the city and Department of Montevideo, Eastern Republic of Uruguay.
South American Division Church Administrative Unit
Walter Charles Utt, influential Adventist historian, taught for thirty-four years at Pacific Union College (PUC) and chaired the department of history and social studies for all but three of those years.
Stuart Uttley worked in his early years of ministry in public evangelism, and the later years in local conference and union conference administration.
The first official reference to Seventh-day Adventists in Uzbekistan dates back to 1906, when a group of believers settled in villages of the Khodjent District in the Samarkand Region.
Euro-Asia Division Uzbekistan Country (Based on SDA membership)
The Uzbekistan Mission was organized in 2002 and changed to a field in 2010.
Vailoa Laymen’s Training School was operated by the Samoa Mission at various times between 1917 and 1986.
The Valentín Gómez Farías Adventist School belongs to the Central Veracruz Mission, one of the fields of the Interoceanic Mexican Union.