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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 oversees nine media centers, seven radio stations and numerous Internet radio ministries.

In Inter-America, ministers connect in first region-wide virtual council

In Inter-America, ministers connect in first region-wide virtual council

Nov 01, 2011

Seventh-day Adventist pastors from Inter-America met online with top church leadership last week to discuss ways of motivating church members to pray...

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In Cayman Islands, Adventist pastors offer at-risk youth alternative to drugs, gangs

In Cayman Islands, Adventist pastors offer at-risk youth alternative to drugs, gangs

Oct 05, 2011

Seventh-day Adventist Church pastors in the Cayman Islands are trading suits for jeans and sermon helps for dominos. They aren't shirking...

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Enrollment strong at church's Montemorelos University months after shooting death of student

Enrollment strong at church's Montemorelos University months after shooting death of student

Sep 14, 2011

Three months after the shooting death of a Montemorelos University student, the new school year at the Adventist-owned institution has begun with...

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In Dominican Republic, ADRA distributes food to families in wake of Hurricane Irene

In Dominican Republic, ADRA distributes food to families in wake of Hurricane Irene

Sep 06, 2011

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is providing emergency food aid to displaced families in the Dominican Republic. The Caribbean island...

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Inter-American seminary achieves full accreditation status

Inter-American seminary achieves full accreditation status

Sep 06, 2011

The Association of Theological Schools granted the Inter-American Adventist Theological Seminary full accreditation status this summer, giving the...

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Bible study is second phase of Inter-American Division's revival initiative

Bible study is second phase of Inter-American Division's revival initiative

Aug 02, 2011

Leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's Inter-American Division are publicly committing to promote Bible study throughout their territory. A...

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