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.

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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In Jamaica, Church awards dozens of members during 125th anniversary of Adventism celebration

In Jamaica, Church awards dozens of members during 125th anniversary of Adventism celebration

Oct 08, 2015

One hundred and twenty-five Seventh-day Adventists, groups, churches and organizations were recognized for exemplary service during the 125th...

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Maranatha builds 4 churches as membership surges in Dominican Republic

Maranatha builds 4 churches as membership surges in Dominican Republic

Sep 28, 2015

Four new churches with seating for 600 members opened in the Dominican Republic this month as the Seventh-day Adventist Church races to keep up with...

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Two female pastors make a difference in Cuba

Two female pastors make a difference in Cuba

Sep 27, 2015

Two female pastors, both passionately committed to leading others to Jesus, are helping the Seventh-day Adventist Church expand in eastern Cuba....

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In Colombia, first Adventist Church organized on a public university campus

In Colombia, first Adventist Church organized on a public university campus

Aug 17, 2015

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North Colombia recently celebrated a newly organized church on the campus of a public university in the State of...

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