Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division

About us

The Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division (SID) is the newest of the world church’s regions, covering much of Africa and island nations in the Indian Ocean. SID is a sub-entity of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, which coordinates the Church's activities in the southern portion of Africa, which include the nations of Angola, Ascension Island, Botswana, Comoro Islands, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Reunion, São Tomé and…

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History

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…

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Stay Home! This too shall pass...

Stay Home! This too shall pass...

Stay Home! This too shall pass...

Posted by SIDmedia on Friday, 27 March 2020

SID Statement on Coronavirus

SID President Pastor Solomon Maphosa issues statement on Coronavirus

SID President Pastor Solomon Maphosa issues statement on Coronavirus

Posted by Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division of Seventh-day Adventists on Friday, 6 March 2020