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Inter- American Division

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.

World Church President sets tone for Inter-America year-end meetings

World Church President sets tone for Inter-America year-end meetings

The Inter-American Division’s (IAD) Year-End Meetings began with prayer for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, a rich harvest of new members in 2019 and for the return of members who have left the...

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Inter-America’s annual Bible Competition finalists to compete in Belize

Young finalists representing Inter-America’s 24 major church territories will compete one last time during the last bible competition of the year on Dec. 1, 2018. Finalists will travel to Belize to...

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Flag of Haiti on flagpole against the blue sky

Maryland church partners with ADRA, medical personnel to provide relief

On November 7, 2018, more than 50 volunteers traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to launch the “Haiti, We Hear You” mission campaign. Through the partnership of the Capitol Hill Seventh-day Adventist...

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In Haiti, Church welcomes Pastor Ted. N.C. Wilson in advance of territory-wide year-end meetings

In Haiti, Church welcomes Pastor Ted. N.C. Wilson in advance of territory-wide year-end meetings

Seventh-day Adventist World Church President Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson and wife Nancy were greeted by church leaders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, during a special welcome at the Toussaint Louverture...

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Drivers and onlookers are prayed for during breast cancer awareness outreach

Drivers and onlookers are prayed for during breast cancer awareness outreach

Dozens of prayers and gifts were offered to drivers and onlookers who took the time to stop during a Breast Cancer Awareness outreach activity led by Inter-American Division (IAD) staff outside the...

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In Antigua, government officials praise the Adventist Church and call for help in promoting a healthy lifestyle

In Antigua, government officials praise the Adventist Church and call for help in promoting a healthy lifestyle

Top government officials praised the work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Antigua and called on leaders and members to assist with combating the scourge of non-communicable diseases, during the...

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