Southern Asia-Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists

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Southern Asia-Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists
Type Religious/Non-Profit
Headquarters Silang, Cavite, Philippines
  • Southern Asia-Pacific
Region served
Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, Vietnam
Saw Samuel
Parent organization
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

The Southern Asia-Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists is a sub-entity of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, which coordinates the Church's activities in the nations of Bangladesh, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, East Timor, and Vietnam. Its headquarters is in Silang, Cavite, Philippines. The Division has 1,442,678 members as of June 10, 2017[1]

It is divided into nine Unions (see: government of the Seventh-day Adventist Church).


See also the work amongst the Telugu people in Malaysia.


The Adventist church is growing in Cambodia.

Jombok Hoas is a non-profit adventure retreat run by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in the forest near Rovieng in Preah Vihear Province.

Wat Preah Yesu is a children's orphanage, school and church located outside Siem Reap, run by members of the Adventist church.


Adventists are one of the three main Christian groups in Laos. As of June 30, 2017 there was four churches and 1,376 Adventists in Laos.[2]

Sub Fields

The Southern Asia-Pacific Division is divided into Union Conferences, Union Missions, Union Section and Attached Missions. These are divided into Local Conferences, Missions, Sections, Attached Field, and Attached Districts

  • Bangladesh Union Mission
    • East Bangladesh Mission
    • North Bangladesh Mission
    • South Bangladesh Mission
    • West Bangladesh Mission
  • Central Philippine Union Conference website
    • Central Visayan Conference
    • East Visayan Conference website
    • Negros Occidental Conference
    • Negros Oriental-Siquijor Mission
    • Romblon Adventist Mission
    • West Visayan Conference website
  • East Indonesia Union Conference
    • Bolaang Mongondow and Gorontalo Mission
    • Central Sulawesi Mission
    • Luwu Tana Toraja Mission
    • Maluku Mission
    • Manado and North Maluku Conference
    • Minahasa Conference
    • North Minahasa Bitung Mission
    • Northern Island Mission
    • Papua Mission
    • South Sulawesi Conference
    • West Papua Mission
  • Myanmar Union Mission website
    • Ayeyarwady Mission
    • Central Myanmar Mission
    • South East Mission
    • Upper Myanmar Mission
    • Yangon Adventist Mission
  • North Philippine Union Conference website
    • Central Luzon Conference website
    • Mountain Provinces Mission
    • Northeast Luzon Mission
    • Northern Luzon Mission website
    • Palawan Adventist Mission website
    • South-Central Luzon Conference website
    • Southern Luzon Mission
  • Pakistan Union Section
    • Northern Section
    • Southern Section
  • South Philippine Union Conference
    • Davao Mission website
    • North Central Mindanao Conference website
    • Northeastern Mindanao Mission website
    • Southern Mindanao Mission
    • Western Mindanao Conference
    • Zamboanga Peninsula Mission
  • Southeast Asia Union Mission website
    • Cambodia Adventist Mission website
    • Peninsular Malaysia Mission website
    • Sabah Mission website
    • Sarawak Mission
    • Singapore Conference website
    • Thailand Mission website
    • Vietnam Mission website
    • Lao Mission website
  • West Indonesia Union Mission website
    • Central Java Mission
    • Central Sumatra Mission
    • East Java Conference website
    • East Kalimantan Mission
    • Jakarta Conference
    • North Sumatra Mission
    • Nusa Tenggara Mission
    • South Sumatra Mission
    • West Java Conference
    • West Kalimantan Region
  • Sri Lanka Mission of SDA website
  • Timor-Leste Mission


See also

The Territory of the Division was adjusted in October 2011 by deleting responsibility for Guam Micronesia Mission (Guam, Wake Island, Northern Mariana Island, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, and the Marshall Islands) which was shifted to North American Division and adding on responsibility for the church in Pakistan.


  1. ^ Adventist Directory Retrieved July 10, 2018
  2. ^ Adventist Directory Retrieved July 10, 2018

External links

  • Administrative realignment
  • Seventh-day Adventist Church in Philippines Retrieved August 1, 2018
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