Cecil A. Williams and his wife, Amanda Wilma, have served as missionaries in Korea for 18 years. He served as the secretary and director of the Publishing Department, the Mission Department, the Relief Service Association, and the Religious Liberty Department of the Korean Union Mission (KUM). He also served as the president of the KUM for six years until he left for the Okinawa Mission in Japan.
Durward and Ora Williams were educators who served in America, China, and the Philippines.
Helen Williams was a pioneering minister, Bible worker, teacher, and missionary in South Africa.
The Willowdene Group of Schools is a Seventh-day Adventist co-educational institution that is owned and operated by Central Jamaica Conference, located at 58 Brunswick Avenue in Spanish Town St. Catherine. The school is recognized by the Government of Jamaica through the Ministry of Education as well as the accrediting body of the Inter-American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Gilbert Temple Wilson was a church administrator, including New Zealand Conference president.
Leland Yelland Wilson was a chemist who spent 40 years teaching in Adventist higher education, at Union College (1956-1966), Philippine Union College (1966-1974), and Loma Linda University, Riverside/La Sierra University (1974-1996).
William (Bill) Wilson was the longest serving manager of the Church’s Sanitarium Health Food Factory at Cooranbong, occupying that position for almost 30 years. During that time he worked closely with Avondale College and was very involved in community outreach in the Lake Macquarie and Newcastle districts.
Abbie Winegar-Simpson, Battle Creek Sanitarium physician and American Medical Missionary College professor, did much to bring the “Battle Creek idea” of health reform to California through her work at St. Helena, Glendale, and Long Beach sanitariums.
For two decades Herbert Winslow cared for financial assets of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, first as an accountant at Pacific Press Publishing Association and later as a secretary/treasurer in the China Mission.
Joseph Wintzen, administrator, evangelist, and author, was one of the most important early leaders in the Dutch Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The Wire Hill Mission Station in Kenya was opened in 1909.
Wittschiebe, Charles Edward (1908–1991) and Violet Maud (Scriven) (1909–1998)
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Charles and Violet Wittschiebe were educators, missionaries to China, and World War II Japanese internment camp survivors. Charles served as a religion professor at Southern Missionary College and the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, first in Washington D.C. and later Berrien Springs, MI. Charles authored three books, his best-known of which is God Invented Sex.
On January 7, 1979, praise to God began flowing from a 210-foot antenna on the campus of Oakwood College: 90.1 FM WOCG officially began broadcasting The Best in Music and the Spoken Word each day for 12 hours. The years leading up to that momentous day in January of 1979 were ones of uncertainty and a true journey of faith for the administration, staff, and faculty of what was then called Oakwood College.
Ludwig Ludwigowich Wojtkiewicz served the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a pastor and administrator in Russia, Ukraine, and Moldova.
Aleka Mitiku Woldegiorgise was a pioneer teacher and evangelist in Ethiopia.
João Wolff was a pastor and administrator in South America. He was the South American Division president for 15 years.
Women’s Ministries started in the West-Central Africa Division in the 1980s when an office was created for Women’s Ministries at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A.
Manuel Wong López was an Adventist philologist, professor, and researcher from Panama.
Anna and George Wood, from Australia, committed their lives in service to the people of Java and Sumatra. After Anna Wood’s death, George Wood died in a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in 1944.
Kenneth and Florence Wood were missionaries in China from 1912 to 1941. On return to the homeland Kenneth served as a minister in California.