The official directory of the denomination is the Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook , published by the General Conference. It covers the geographical and administrative subdivisions, from the General Conference organization and its departments, commissions, and services, down to local administrative offices; the various denominational institutions-educational, medical, publishing, and others; and a list of workers. In it also appear the General Conference constitution and bylaws, the Statement of Fundamental Beliefs, a list of countries with their organizational locations, and statistical summaries. There are also church directories, listing the addresses of local churches, published by some world divisions. The local conferences in North America have unpublished directories, which they circu...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.