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

Jamaica PM commends Adventist contributions to society

Jamaica PM commends Adventist contributions to society

Feb 06, 2012

Seventh-day Adventist world church President Ted N. C. Wilson met with top Jamaican national leaders during a recent tour of the island nation to...

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In Colombia, Adventist evangelism is urban focused

In Colombia, Adventist evangelism is urban focused

Nov 29, 2011

A massive two-week evangelistic effort throughout South Colombia this month drew more than 1,500 new believers to the Seventh-day Adventist Church....

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Jamaican Adventists march in support of Enditnow

Jamaican Adventists march in support of Enditnow

Nov 03, 2011

Hundreds of Jamaican Seventh-day Adventists marched last week against violence toward women and children in Ocho Rios. They came out in support of...

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Prime minister of Bahamas praises Adventist contributions to society

Prime minister of Bahamas praises Adventist contributions to society

Nov 02, 2011

The national leader of the Bahamas applauded the Seventh-day Adventist church this week for its contributions to society and ongoing work in the...

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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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