The Seventh Day Adventist Church is of Protestant classification and Adventist orientation with a polity of modified Presbyterian. It was founded in May of 1863 in Michigan by Joseph Bates as a result of a separation of the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement and the Davidian SDAs.
Currently, there are more than 62,000 congregations encompassing more than 16,000 ministers preaching to a total of almost 16,000,000 members worldwide. The Adventists also have hospitals, nursing homes, and educational institutions at both the primary and secondary level throughout the world.
This church heavily emphasizes charity and service work, and the Adventist Development and Relief Agency is the organization's official aid donor.
We list 14 Seventh Day Adventists schools and colleges. You can also view our full listing of Religious and Faith-Based Schools
in the United States.