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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.

Adventist Leaders in Inter-America Called to Depend on God in Times of Crisis

Adventist Leaders in Inter-America Called to Depend on God in Times of Crisis

This year’s Segment Leadership Development (SeLD) Conference opened with a record number of Seventh-day Adventist church administrators, department heads, pastors, and institutional leaders across the...

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Inter-America Region Concludes 100 Days of Prayer with 24-Hour Prayer Relay Across Territory

Inter-America Region Concludes 100 Days of Prayer with 24-Hour Prayer Relay Across Territory

Seventh-day Adventists across the Inter-American Division (IAD) sealed the Adventist World Church’s 100 Days of Prayer initiative today after completing a 24-hour prayer relay across the territory....

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Online Evangelism Initiative Draws 404 New Members in Southeast Mexico

Online Evangelism Initiative Draws 404 New Members in Southeast Mexico

Seventh-day Adventist leaders and members in Southeast Mexico recently celebrated the culmination of their first online evangelistic campaign that drew in 404 new believers through baptism. “Covid-19...

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Relief Agency Partners with AdventHealth to Aid Vista del Jardín Medical Center in the Dominican Republic

Relief Agency Partners with AdventHealth to Aid Vista del Jardín Medical Center in the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic healthcare workers on the frontlines of COVID-19 received thousands of personal protective gear, masks and essential supplies to treat critically ill patients at Vista del Jardín...

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Adventist Church Hosts Community Food Drive for Dozens of Families in Sint Maarten

Adventist Church Hosts Community Food Drive for Dozens of Families in Sint Maarten

The Cole Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church in Sint Maarten recently hosted a community-wide food drive to assist dozens of families still struggling to cope with the effects of the pandemic. Church...

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Adventist Church Assists Unemployed Residents in Sint Maarten

Adventist Church Assists Unemployed Residents in Sint Maarten

Members of the St. Peter’s Seventh-day Adventist Church in Sint Maarten recently sought out the most needy members in their congregation and residents of the surrounding community to assist with food...

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