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.

French-language television network launches in Martinique

French-language television network launches in Martinique

Jul 02, 2010

French Seventh-day Adventists can now tune in to programming in their mother tongue, with the help of a new Internet broadcast called Télévision de...

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In Haiti, Adventist Church president encourages membership

In Haiti, Adventist Church president encourages membership

Apr 21, 2010

Seventh-day Adventist world church President Jan Paulsen commended the resilience of Haitian Adventists last week during a visit and urged for a...

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Four new unions highlight growth in Inter-America

Apr 07, 2010

Four administrative restructuring moves of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in and around Central America highlight the church's membership growth in...

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Adventist Church closes schools to protest alleged police violence

Adventist Church closes schools to protest alleged police violence

Mar 10, 2010

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Belize closed all 25 of its schools last Friday to demonstrate against escalating alleged police violence in the...

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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

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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