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

It is divided into eight 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 2008 there was one church and 1,740 Adventists in Laos.[1]

Unions and Conferences

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 [1]
    • Central Visayan Conference
    • East Visayan Conference [2]
    • Negros Occidental Conference [3]
    • Negros Oriental-Siquijor Mission
    • Romblon Adventist Mission
    • West Visayan Conference [4]
  • East Indonesia Union Conference
    • Bolaang Mongondow and Gorontalo Mission
    • Central Sulawesi Mission
    • Luwu Tana Toraja Mission
    • Maluku Mission
    • Minahasa Conference
    • North Minahasa Conference
    • Northern Island Mission
    • Papua Mission
    • South Sulawesi Conference
    • West Papua Mission
  • Myanmar Union Mission [5]
    • Ayeyarwady Mission [6]
    • Central Myanmar Mission [7]
    • South East Mission [8]
    • Upper Myanmar Mission [9]
    • Yangon Attached District
  • North Philippine Union Conference [10]
    • Central Luzon Conference [11]
    • Mountain Provinces Mission
    • Northeast Luzon Mission
    • Northern Luzon Mission
    • Palawan Adventist Mission [12]
    • South-Central Luzon Conference [13]
    • Southern Luzon Mission
  • Pakistan Union Section
    • Northern Section
    • Southern Section
  • South Philippine Union Conference
    • Davao Mission [14]
    • North Central Mindanao Conference
    • Northeastern Mindanao Mission [15]
    • Southern Mindanao Mission
    • Western Mindanao Conference
    • Zamboanga Peninsula Mission
  • Southeast Asia Union Mission [16]
    • Cambodia Adventist Mission [17]
    • Peninsular Malaysia Mission [18]]
    • Sabah Mission [19]
    • Sarawak Mission
    • Singapore Conference [20]
    • Thailand Mission [21]
    • Vietnam Mission [22]
    • Lao Attached Field [23]
  • West Indonesia Union Mission [24]
    • Central Java Mission
    • Central Sumatra Mission
    • East Java Conference [25]
    • East Kalimantan Mission
    • Jakarta Conference [26]
    • North Sumatra Mission
    • Nusa Tenggara Mission
    • South Sumatra Mission
    • West Java Conference
    • West Kalimantan Attached District
  • Sri Lanka Mission of SDA [27]
  • Timor-Leste Mission [28]

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.


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External links

  • Southern Asia-Pacific Division official website
  • [29] administrative realignment in October 2011
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