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.

Adventist youth mobilize to spread joy and hope in Mexico City

Adventist youth mobilize to spread joy and hope in Mexico City

Nov 03, 2015

A group of Seventh-day Adventists in Mexico City rallied together recently in streets, parks and hospitals to bring joy and offer hope. “Our city is...

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The Church's Inter-American Division drops 690,000 names in major membership audit

The Church's Inter-American Division drops 690,000 names in major membership audit

Nov 03, 2015

The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Inter-American Division surpassed its goal of baptizing at least 1 million new members over the five years, but it...

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Adventists boost police force morale with labour of love

Adventists boost police force morale with labour of love

Oct 28, 2015

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) received a morale boost on Sunday, October 25, 2015, when Seventh-day Adventists from the more than 740...

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World Health Organization certifies Adventist schools as health advocates in El Salvador

World Health Organization certifies Adventist schools as health advocates in El Salvador

Oct 26, 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) recognized the Seventh-day Adventist educational system as a promoter of health earlier this month. The WHO’s...

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In St. Croix, Church recognized for operating GED site free of charge

In St. Croix, Church recognized for operating GED site free of charge

Oct 19, 2015

A new facility to enhance the educational development of residents living in the Frederiksted community in St. Croix received recognition from the...

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Children’s health expo attracts over 500 in St. Maarten

Children’s health expo attracts over 500 in St. Maarten

Oct 08, 2015

Over 500 children from the communities Philipsburg, St. Maarten, took part in a first-of-its-kind Children’s Expo organized by Seventh-day Adventist...

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