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The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) office of the Solomon Islands began its work during the late 1980s.

​ADRA Timor-Leste began implementing community development programs and sanitation projects in Timor-Leste in 2010.

ADRA Uganda is a registered NGO of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It was registered with the government of Uganda on July 24, 1986, and effectively started working with the communities in 1987. Even though ADRA Uganda is an autonomous national NGO, it is part of the international ADRA network which was established in 1956 by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists to respond to disaster relief needs and development needs in vulnerable communities and to address the ever-recurrent humanitarian needs at international and local levels.

ADRA Uruguay, a branch of ADRA International, is a private, non-governmental and non-profit corporation. This agency is a charitable and philanthropic organization that was established in 1965 with the purpose of “serving humanity so that everyone can live as God wishes.”

​The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) began in Vanuatu in February 2008 under the leadership of David Cram.

​The Adventist Developmen­­­­t and Relief Agency Vietnam (ADRA Vietnam) is a non-governmental organization that has consistently and actively operated for more than thirty years. It has implemented over 200 development and relief projects, with a total budget of U$12,500,000, benefiting more than 4,500,000 direct and indirect residential populations in communities across the country’s various sectors.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. ADRA started in Sudan with the health clinic in Munuki Compound of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Juba in 1982.

Herbert William Adrian served as secretary and treasurer for the Tasmanian Conference and the Fiji Mission.

​AdSAFE is an entity established to address domestic violence and sexual abuse within the Seventh-day Adventist church community in Australasia. Its mandate includes providing information and resources concerning the various forms of abuse, training employees and church members to combat abuse, supporting victims of abuse, investigating allegations of abuse, and cooperating with law enforcement authorities in cases of abuse that appear in the civil courts.

Advent Christian Church was a group of former Millerite believers who organized themselves as the Advent Christian Association in 1860.

Correspondence courses were available through the Church in the South Pacific between 1925 and the mid-1990s. These courses were delivered by a number of means including the Fireside Correspondence School and the Advent Correspondence School.

The "Advent Herald," initially entitled "Signs of the Times," was the first periodical of the Millerite movement and the most enduring of those initiated in the early 1840s.

​The first and only issue of the "Advent Mirror," published January 1845 in Boston, Massachusetts, proved to be a milestone in the development of Seventh-day Adventist teachings concerning the pre-advent judgment and final ministry of Christ in the heavenly sanctuary.

In the early 1930s a printing press called the Nigerian Advent Press was established.

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, previously known as Shawnee Mission Health and Shawnee Mission Medical Center, is a 504-bed hospital in Merriam, Kansas, that serves the Kansas City community with faith-based, whole-person care and a wide range of medical services.

AdventHealth University is a Seventh-day Adventist institution specializing in healthcare education in a faith-affirming environment. The physical facilities of AHU were established in 1992, and are still located, on the peninsula which separates Lake Winyah from Lake Estelle in Orlando, Florida next to Florida Hospital’s Orlando campus.

The first Adventist missionaries arrived in British East Africa in 1906. They primarily focused their work on the African people. The mission work among the European settlers came later, specifically through the period 1911 to 1963.

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has a global identity based on its fundamental beliefs, organizational and administrative system, and missionary vision. At the same time, Adventists seek to contextualize the Adventist message to make it understandable and relevant to local context.

India is a richly diverse community, inclosing a diverse range of ethnic groups, each, not just different, but on occasion quite the opposite.

The outbreak of World War I in 1914 in Europe negatively impacted Adventist missionary activities in British East Africa and specifically South Kavirondo, the birthplace of the Adventist Church in Kenya. Almost as soon as hostilities broke out in Europe, they also began in British East Africa. The British were primarily at war with Germany, and it happened that their colonial holdings in British East Africa (Kenya) and German East Africa (Tanganyika) shared a very long and largely porous border.