Nikolai Arkhipovich Yaruta was a pastor, evangelist, and church administrator who facilitated the development and growth of the Adventist church in Moldova.
John Spain Yates was a missionary in Java, Indonesia, and administrator in the United States.
In early Adventist literature, Adventist pioneers made reference to Joseph Wolff’s visit to Yemen as evidence of the worldwide nature of second advent expectations in the early 19th century. Wolff, the “missionary to the world,” traveled to Yemen around 1836 on his way to Bokhara:
Middle East and North Africa Union Mission Yemen Country (Based on SDA membership)
Nathaniel Yen was among the group of about a dozen Taiwanese young people who became the first-generation ministers and church leaders in the Taiwan Mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He served as the president of the South China Island Union Mission from 1991 to 1998.
Yeosu Sanitarium and Hospital (aka. Yeosu Yoyang Byungwon) is a nursing hospital established in 1996 to take care of the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of patients through natural treatment that incorporates the health principles of the Adventist faith. The hospital, run by the Korean Union Conference, is located at 204-32, Jangsu-ro, Hwayang-myeon, Yeosu-si, Jeollanam-do.
Gera Azmach Amare Yeshaw was a teacher, Bible worker, translator, and church administrator in Ethiopia. He also served as a member of the Ethiopian parliament.
Benjamin Yip was an early pioneer Adventist Caribbean minister and church administrator of Chinese descent. During the late 1920s, he was ordained an Adventist minister after many years of very successful work as a colporteur, evangelist, and secretary-treasurer of the South Caribbean Conference in Trinidad. He was among the first Caribbean-born leaders to hold an administrative position in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Frank Herman Yost was an Adventist minister, historian, seminary professor and Liberty magazine editor.
Opal Hoover Young was an English professor, author, editor of the Andrews University magazine Focus, and the first woman in the Michigan Conference to be ordained an elder.
Sara Mareta Young, a descendant of the 1789 HMS Bounty mutineer Edward (Ned) Young, was one of the first Pitcairn Islanders (if not the first) to travel to other Pacific Islands as a Seventh-day Adventist missionary.
Sarah Grace Young was among the first Sabbathkeepers and Seventh-day Adventist converts on Pitcairn Island.
Youngberg Memorial Adventist Hospital, a medical institution situated in Singapore, was named in memory of Gustavus B. Youngberg, a missionary to North Borneo.
Missionaries to India themselves, Alfred and Bertha Youngberg, belonged to a family line of missionaries. The four generations of the Youngberg-Oss family produced 25 missionaries.
Gustavus Benson Youngberg Jr. was a nurse, obstetrician, and gynecologist. He served as a missionary physician to the Far East Division.
Gustavus Benson Youngberg was a pioneer Adventist missionary among the headhunters on the Tatau River of Sarawak in Borneo—the third-largest island in the world, which is now politically divided among three countries: Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia.
Norma Ione Youngberg was a poet, creative writing teacher, prolific author, and pioneering Adventist missionary in Borneo—the third-largest Island in the world, which is now politically divided among three countries: Indonesia, Brunei, and Malaysia.
Youth programs in the South Pacific Division train youth to be mission-minded and to give selfless service and also teach youth valuable life and outdoor skills.
Juan B. Yovan was a literature evangelist, preacher, and church leader.
Yujawon is a senior sanitarium facility operated by the Seoul Adventist Hospital and was opened on March 3, 2008, after constructing a sanitarium center with the support of the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Yujawon is equipped with facilities such as a medical room, a physical therapy room, a rehabilitation program room, and an inpatient room that can accommodate 120 patients, and provides complex services such as medical, nursing, social, and psychology.
Yuka Adventist Mission Hospital is owned and operated by the Southern Zambia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.