Seventh-day Adventist Church in India

The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a major Christian denomination with a significant presence in India[1] with over 1,585,329 members as of June 30, 2017. The Seventh-day Adventist Church splits India into seven Unions.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Sub Fields

  • East-Central India Union Section
    • Adilabad Region
    • East Telangana Section
    • Guntur Region
    • Hyderabad Metro Section
    • North Andhra Section
    • North Orissa Region
    • North Rayalaseema Section
    • Northeast Andhra Section
    • Orissa Section
    • South Andhra Section
    • South Rayalaseema Section
    • Southeast Andhra Section
    • Vishaka Metro Region
    • West Telangana Section
  • Northeast India Union Section website
    • Arunachal Pradesh Region
    • Assam Region
    • Garo Section
    • Khasi Jaintia Conference
    • Manipur Conference
    • Mizo Conference
    • Nagaland Region
  • Northern India Union Section
    • Bihar Region
    • Central Uttar Pradesh Region
    • Chhattisgarh Region
    • Delhi Metro Region
    • Eastern Jharkhand Section
    • Eastern Uttar Pradesh Section
    • Haryana Region
    • Himachal Pradesh Region
    • Kolkata Region
    • Madhya Pradesh Region
    • North Bengal Section
    • North India Section
    • Rajasthan Section
    • South Bengal Section
    • Upper Ganges Section
    • Uttarakhand Region
    • Western Jharkhand Section
  • South-Central India Union Section
    • Bangalore Metro Conference
    • Goa-West Karnataka Section
    • Kolar-Chinthamani Region
    • North Karnataka Section
    • Raichur-Bellary Region
    • South Karnataka Section
  • Southeast India Union Section website
    • Chennai Metro Section
    • Coimbatore Tirpur Region
    • Dharmapuri Region
    • Erode Nilgiris Section
    • Kanchipuram-Chengalpet Section
    • North Tamil Conference
    • Pudukottai-Thirumayam Region
    • Sivagangai Ramanathapuram Section
    • South Tamil Conference
    • Thanjavur-Karaikal Section
    • Theni-Periyakulam Region
    • Vellore Region
    • Villupuram-Thindivanam Region
  • Southwest India Union Section
    • Alappuzha-Pathanamthitta Section
    • Idukki Section; Malabar Section
    • North Kerala Section
    • South Kerala Section
  • Western India Union Section:
    • Central Maharashtra Conference;
    • Gujarat Conference;
    • Mumbai Metro Section;
    • North Maharashtra Section;
    • Saurashtra Region;
    • South Gujarat Region;
    • South Maharashtra Section &
    • Vidharbha Region.
  • Andaman and Nicobar Island Region

Education facilities

The Seventh-day Adventist Church operates 104 secondary schools in India. The church also operates six schools of higher learning named Flaiz Adventist College; Lowry Adventist College; METAS Adventist College; Northeast Adventist College; Roorkee Adventist College; Spicer Adventist University & Vellore Adventist College of Education.[10][11]

Medical facilities

The church operates eleven hospitals in India named Aizawl Adventist Hospital; METAS Adventist Hospital, Ranchi; METAS Adventist Hospital, Surat; METAS Gifford Memorial Hospital; Milton Mattison Memorial Hospital; Ottapalam Seventh-day Adventist Hospital; Pune Adventist Hospital; Ruby Nelson Memorial Hospital; Seventh-day Adventist Medical Centre; Simla Sanitarium Hospital & Thanjavur Adventist Hospital The Seventh-day Adventists have two orphanages named Elim Adventist Home & Sunshine Children's Home.[12][13] The Adventist Development and Relief Agency India is active since 1992.[14]

Publishers

  • Oriental Watchman Publishing House

Media Centers

  • Adventist Media Centre-India

History

William Lenker and A. T. Stroup started selling Adventist literature in Madras in 1893. The Southern Asia Division was organized under president John E. Fulton in 1919 with 26 churches and 978 members.

See also

References

  1. Comparing the International Growth of Latter-day Saints, Seventh Day Adventists, and Jehovah's Witnesses Cumorah Retrieved November 29, 2018
  2. Adventist Directory Retrieved June 28, 2018
  3. Adventist Directory Retrieved June 28, 2018
  4. Adventist Directory Retrieved June 28, 2018
  5. Adventist Directory Retrieved June 28, 2018
  6. Adventist Directory Retrieved June 28, 2018
  7. Adventist Directory Retrieved June 28, 2018
  8. Adventist Directory Retrieved June 28, 2018
  9. Adventist Directory Retrieved June 28, 2018
  10. Adventist Directory Retrieved December 18, 2018
  11. Adventist Directory Retrieved December 18, 2018
  12. Adventist Directory Retrieved December 18, 2018
  13. Adventist Directory Retrieved December 18, 2018
  14. https://web.archive.org/web/20100227075556/http://www.adraindia.org/employment.php. Archived from the original on February 27, 2010. Retrieved April 4, 2010. Missing or empty |title= (help)


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