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.

Inter-America officially launches its three new Adventist television channels

Inter-America officially launches its three new Adventist television channels

Sep 22, 2016

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America officially launched its three new television channels last week during a special program held at...

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Adventist is appointed as deputy governor of the British Virgin Islands

Adventist is appointed as deputy governor of the British Virgin Islands

Sep 07, 2016

Rosalie Adams became the first Seventh-day Adventist to become deputy governor of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) during a special ceremony held...

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In St. Maarten, local church aims to reach 1,500 residents with hope, compassion

In St. Maarten, local church aims to reach 1,500 residents with hope, compassion

Sep 01, 2016

Dozens of Seventh-day Adventists from a small church on the Caribbean Island of St. Maarten took to the streets of Philipsburg to share smiles, show...

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In Venezuela, Adventists share hope and kindness in more than 50 cities

In Venezuela, Adventists share hope and kindness in more than 50 cities

Aug 18, 2016

Thousands of Seventh-day Adventists flooded cities and communities across Venezuela with a touch of kindness, a helping hand and a message of hope...

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Adventist leader from the Bahamas receives the Queen’s New Year Honor award

Adventist leader from the Bahamas receives the Queen’s New Year Honor award

Jul 25, 2016

President of the Adventist Church in the Atlantic Caribbean, Leonard Johnson, received the Queen’s New Year Honor award during a ceremony held at...

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President of Colombia declares July 4 as a national day of religious liberty and freedom of worship

President of Colombia declares July 4 as a national day of religious liberty and freedom of worship

Jul 21, 2016

The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, signed a historic decree earlier this month to make July 4 a national day of religious liberty and...

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