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​Horce Guy Woodward was a pioneer missionary, evangelist, and union president in the Southern Asia Division.

​The First World War (1914-1918) radically affected New Zealand and Australian society, but its impact on the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the region was limited by its geographic remoteness from the theaters of conflict and the Church’s circumspection over participation in the war. While almost all other religious groups actively promoted the war and the enlistment of their young men, the denomination walked a largely successful but very fine line between loyalty to the government and opposition to a worldly war that conflicted with the Church’s global mission and vision.

The Second World War had a significant impact on the work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific, most notably in New Guinea, Papua, and the Solomon Islands, which were the scenes of bitter conflict between Japanese and Allied forces. In particular, the church had to negotiate its interaction with state authorities over support for the war effort and compulsory military service, and manage its work in war-affected regions.

William Oscar Worth was an inventor and engineer who specialized in bicycles and automobiles. One of his business partners was Henry Webster Kellogg. Worth invented the first documented automobile that Ellen White rode in.

Worthington Foods was a manufacturer of vegetarian foods based in Worthington, Ohio and founded by Dr. George T. Harding (1843-1928), an Adventist physician at Harding Sanitarium. The company first began producing vegetarian food products in 1939 under the name Special Foods Company.

​Louis Marie Dirk Wortman, commonly known as L.M.D. Wortman, was an educator, and school administrator, who together with his wife Sibylla Habel Wortman, a nurse, served as missionaries to Indonesia.

​Eleanor Wright was a prolific gospel music writer, singer, pianist, and arranger who led in launching the Blend Wright Trio.

Kenneth Wright was a pastor, academy principal, conference administrator, and the president who transformed Southern Junior College into an accredited senior college called Southern Missionary College (now Southern Adventist University).

​Phillip Wright was an Adventist nurse and mission administrator who trained at the Sydney Sanitarium. He moved into evangelistic work and was for a time the superintendent of the Eastern Polynesian Mission based at Papeete, Tahiti.

Radio Sol 92, WZOL, Inc. is a non-profit organization belonging to the East Puerto Rico Conference. It offers Christian programs with music and spiritual messages and programs of social interest. Its first program was broadcast on September 5, 1990. It is now known as WZOL 92.1 FM.

Yangon Adventist Seminary (YAS) is a Christian institution owned and operated by Myanmar Union Mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church since 1975. The school is located in Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar.

The Yangon Central Seventh-day Adventist church was the first congregation to be organized in Burma (now Myanmar).

Yangon Mission (formerly Yangon Adventist Mission) was established in 1977 as Yangon Attached District. Yangon Mission is a part of the Myanmar Union Mission in the Southern Asia-Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

Rodulfo Regulacion Yap, known more to his colleagues as Rudy, was a student colporteur, evangelist, pastor, church planter, stewardship promoter, and church administrator.

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:

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.