The Seventh-day Adventist® Church was born out of the Millerite movement of the 1840s when thousands of Christians searched for greater understanding of biblical prophecy. Among these believers was a group in New England that rediscovered the seventh-day Sabbath. They chose the name “Seventh-day” which refers to the biblical Sabbath, Saturday, ordained by God at Creation. “Adventist” means we’re looking for the return of Jesus Christ.
In 1863, the new Sabbath keepers officially organized into a denomination with 3,500 members worshipping in 125 churches.
They soon began sharing their faith outside of North America, first Switzerland in 1874, then in Russia, Ghana, South Africa, Argentina, and Japan.
Today, as one of the fastest growing Christian Protestant churches, 18 million baptized Seventh-day Adventist members live all over the world. As a Global Church, we are present in 215 countries of the 237 recognized by UN (United Nations). This includes more than 625,000 members in the Northern Asia-Pacific Division territories (Japan, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, South Korea, North Korea and Mongolia).
Currently, our community in Mongolia is about 2.000 members.
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