North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists

The North American Division (NAD) of Seventh-day Adventist is a sub-entity of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, which oversees the Church's work in the United States, Canada, French possessions of St. Pierre and Miquelon, the British overseas territory of Bermuda, the US territories in the Pacific of Guam, Wake Island, Northern Mariana Islands, and three states in free association with the United States - Palau, the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia. Its headquarters, long in the same building as the General Conference, moved to separate quarters in Columbia, Maryland in 2017.[2] As of June 30, 2020, the Division's membership was 1,263,064.[1]

North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists
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AbbreviationNAD
Formation1863
TypeReligious/Non-Profit
HeadquartersColumbia, Maryland, United States
Region served
United States, Canada, Bermuda, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Guam, Wake Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia
Membership
1,253,441
President
G. Alexander Bryant[1]
Parent organization
General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
Websitewww.nadadventist.org

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The North American Division is divided into nine Union Conferences, one National Church, and one attached Mission. The Unions and National Church are divided into local Conferences. Nine of these local Conferences are African-American Conferences (AAC) that share the same territory with other local Conferences.[3]

Union Conferences and Mission Union Headquarters Location Local Conferences Conferences Headquarters Locations
Atlantic Union Conference Lancaster, Massachusetts Bermuda Conference Hamilton, Bermuda
Greater New York Conference Manhasset, New York
New York Conference Syracuse, New York
Northeastern Conference (AAC) Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York
Northern New England Conference Westbrook, Maine
Southern New England Conference South Lancaster, Massachusetts
Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada Oshawa, Ontario Alberta Conference Lacombe, Alberta
British Columbia Conference Abbotsford, British Columbia
Manitoba-Saskatchewan Conference Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Maritime Conference Moncton, New Brunswick
Ontario Conference Oshawa, Ontario
Quebec Conference Longueuil, Quebec
Seventh-day Adventist Church in Newfoundland and Labrador Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador
Columbia Union Conference Columbia, Maryland Allegheny East Conference (AAC) Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Allegheny West Conference (AAC) Columbus, Ohio
Chesapeake Conference Columbia, Maryland
Mountain View Conference Parkersburg, West Virginia
New Jersey Conference Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Ohio Conference Dayton, Ohio
Pennsylvania Conference Reading, Pennsylvania
Potomac Conference Staunton, Virginia
Lake Union Conference[4] Berrien Springs, Michigan Illinois Conference Willowbrook, Illinois
Indiana Conference Carmel, Indiana
Lake Region Conference (AAC) Mokena, Illinois
Michigan Conference Lansing, Michigan
Wisconsin Conference[4] Fall River, Wisconsin
Mid-America Union Conference Lincoln, Nebraska Central States Conference (AAC) Kansas City, Kansas
Dakota Conference Bismarck, North Dakota
Iowa-Missouri Conference West Des Moines, Iowa
Kansas-Nebraska Conference Topeka, Kansas
Minnesota Conference Maple Grove, Minnesota
Rocky Mountain Conference Denver, Colorado
North Pacific Union Conference Ridgefield, Washington Alaska Conference Anchorage, Alaska
Idaho Conference Boise, Idaho
Montana Conference Bozeman, Montana
Oregon Conference Gladstone, Oregon
Upper Columbia Conference Spokane, Washington
Washington Conference Federal Way, Washington
Pacific Union Conference Westlake Village, California Arizona Conference Scottsdale, Arizona
Central California Conference Clovis, California
Hawaii Conference Honolulu, Hawaii
Nevada-Utah Conference Reno, Nevada
Northern California Conference Pleasant Hill, California
Southeastern California Conference Riverside, California
Southern California Conference[5] Glendale, California
Southern Union Conference Peachtree Corners, Georgia Carolina Conference Charlotte, North Carolina
Florida Conference Altamonte Springs, Florida
Georgia-Cumberland Conference Calhoun, Georgia
Gulf States Conference Montgomery, Alabama
Kentucky-Tennessee Conference Goodlettsville, Tennessee
South Atlantic Conference (AAC) Decatur, Georgia
South Central Conference (AAC) Nashville, Tennessee
Southeastern Conference (AAC) Mount Dora, Florida
Southwestern Union Conference Burleson, Texas Arkansas-Louisiana Conference Shreveport, Louisiana
Oklahoma Conference Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Southwest Region Conference (AAC) Dallas, Texas
Texas Conference Alvarado, Texas
Texico Conference Corrales, New Mexico
Guam-Micronesia Mission Agana Heights, Guam

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "North American Division". Adventist Yearbook. Retrieved 2019-10-23.
  2. ^ "Home - North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists". www.nadadventist.org. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  3. ^ "North American Division-Organizational Units". Adventist Organizational Directory. Retrieved 2019-10-23.
  4. ^ a b Johnson, Eric (2020-08-29). "Seventh-Day Adventists gather in Kenosha to pray, volunteer". Kenosha News. Retrieved 2020-09-25.
  5. ^ Hoffman, Gretchen (2002-10-25). "Tracing God's influence through art". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2020-09-25.

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