World Church

Inter-American

The Inter-American Division (IAD) is comprised of Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and the five northernmost countries of South America. This division reports more than 3.5 million members, making the division the church’s most populous region.

There are roughly 11,000 Adventist churches in this division, which is home to a population of nearly 280 million.

IAD is home to 13 Adventist universities. The region also operates 13 major hospitals, located in Belize, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Venezuela and three in Mexico.

Other major organizations within this division include the Inter-American Adventist Theological Seminary, which offers graduate-level religious education to pastors and teachers on the campus of 10 affiliated Adventist universities and seminaries. Adventist Health Services in IAD serves as an association of all the Seventh-day Adventist healthcare institutions in the division.

In an effort to share the gospel throughout the region, IAD overseas nine media centers, seven radio stations and numerous Internet radio ministries.

Adventist Church closes schools to protest alleged police violence

Adventist Church closes schools to protest alleged police violence

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Paulsen encourages Adventist youth to seek involvement in church

Paulsen encourages Adventist youth to seek involvement in church

Feb 22, 2010

Young Seventh-day Adventists should continue reaching out to peers and seek more active roles in church, the president of the Seventh-day Adventist...

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Spring rains threaten displaced Haitians, Adventist aid group says

Feb 16, 2010

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians still living under makeshift shelters face an increased risk of disease and poor sanitation in the coming rainy...

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Traveling Bible nearing completion of world tour

Feb 16, 2010

A copy of the Bible written in 66 languages -- one for each book, from Genesis to Revelation -- is nearing the completion of its global itinerary....

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Relief workers face challenges distributing deluge of supplies

Relief workers face challenges distributing deluge of supplies

Jan 28, 2010

More than two weeks after the earthquake, relief agencies are fighting blocked roads and lack of centralized organization while attempting to...

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Adventist Church President Jan Paulsen speaks to Haitian Adventists: 'Don't lose courage'

Adventist Church President Jan Paulsen speaks to Haitian Adventists: 'Don't lose courage'

Jan 20, 2010

In a statement aired on the Seventh-day Adventist Church's television station, the Hope Channel, church President Jan Paulsen urged Haitians to not...

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