A pioneer writer and scholar-evangelist, John Nevins Andrews exercised wide influence in the early Seventh-day Adventist church serving alongside James and Ellen White and Joseph Bates as one of the inner circle of leaders involved in founding the movement. He held a variety of important leadership positions including General Conference president, editor of the Review and Herald, and local conference president. He also served as a long-term member of the General Conference Executive Committee.
Celian Emerald Andross was an American evangelist and church administrator who dedicated his life to working for the Adventist Church. Andross held many successful evangelistic meetings in the American West and along the mid-Atlantic before serving as the youth director of the Columbia Union Conference in Maryland for six years.
Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean. The first two Seventh-day Adventists in Anguilla were baptized in 1932.
Arnoldo Oscar Anniehs, pastor and evangelist, was born February 26, 1915, in the city of Curitiba, in the state of Parana, Brazil.
Paul Kwame Owusu Ansah was an Adventist evangelist from Ghana.
The Adventist message officially reached Antigua when Elder William Arnold arrived in December 1888.
Aore Adventist Academy is a Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) boarding secondary school on Aore, a small island near Luganville, the capital of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu.
Aore Adventist Hospital operated between 1961 and 1977, and again briefly in 1981. It was located on the campus of Aore Adventist High School New Hebrides (modern Vanuatu).
Isaías Apolinário, businessman and patron, was born September 28, 1917, in Taubaté city, São Paulo state.
Pedro Apolinario, teacher and volunteer pastor, was born April 7, 1919, in Tremembe, Sao Paulo.
The Appeal for Missions was an annual campaign in which church members voluntarily went door-to-door, soliciting donations from the public for the church mission program in the Pacific Islands.
The Arabic Union Mission of Seventh-day Adventists had a brief 17-year history (1927-1944).
Jairo Tavares de Araujo, minister, educator, and administrator, was born in 1916 in the city of Timbauba, state of Pernambuco, Brazil.
Bender Lawton Archbold was the first native born Inter-American to be president of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, serving from 1970 to 1980, the decade when the division became the fastest growing and the largest of the SDA world divisions. He was also a renowned preacher, dean of men, teacher, academy principal, departmental director, and administrator.
Júlio Miñán Ares, canvasser, pastor, evangelist, and manager, was born September 17, 1897, in the city of La Coruña, in the state of Galiza, Spain.
The Argentina Union Conference constitutes an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church within the South American Division. It oversees the work of the Adventist Church in the Argentine Republic.
José Antonio Argueta Pérez was a layman, master guide, youth leader, church builder, and community worker.
Rufino Serapio Arismendi was an important figure in the expansion of the Adventist message among the indigenous people of the territory of Gran Sabana during the twentieth century. He served as a pastor and administrator in the Colombo-Venezuela Union Mission.
The Arkansas-Louisiana Conference is an administrative unit of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Southwestern Union Conference.
Albert Armstrong was a pioneering evangelist and pastor in Great Britain, where he served for 56 years.