The Seventh-day Adventist Church finds its strength in mission. Its
commitment includes a worldwide humanitarian work and evangelistic
Adventist Mission is the most recent name given to the mission office
of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s world headquarters. Its main
purpose is to provide coordination and funding for the Seventh-day
Adventist Church’s worldwide mission work. Adventist Mission sponsors
work in more than 207 countries.
Global Mission Pioneers are laypeople who volunteer at least a year to
establish a congregation in an unentered area within their own
culture. They have the advantage of knowing the culture, speaking the
language, blending with the local people … and being far less
expensive than overseas missionaries.
More than 2,500 Global Mission pioneers are now working around the
world. Since 1990 pioneers have established more than 11,000 new
Seventh-day Adventist congregations.
Global Mission pioneers share the good news through a holistic
ministry including: caring for the sick, teaching agricultural skills,
running literacy programs, holding evangelistic meetings, and giving
The Southern Africa Indian Division is mission oriented and this
commitment was evident at the recent training conducted at the SID
offices, under the guidance of Pastor Justino Paulo (Director:
Adventist Mission, SID). “It is a new day,” he remarked after it was
clear that projects and proposals can be submitted for immediate
attention with the new website and software design of the Adventist
Mission Website. With online submissions, the time taken to evaluate
and respond to mission needs and proposals is reduced tremendously.
We praise God for this new development.
We invite the entire membership of the SDA church in the SID region to
support our Pioneers who work under disadvantaged conditions in many
areas of the Region.
Dr Paul Charles
SID Communication … We Connect