Japan Union Conference
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Education (2)
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Medical (9)
Publishing Houses (1)
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Organized 1917; reorganized 1919;
consolidated 1975; reorganized 1984, 1999

Territory: Japan; comprising the East Japan, and West Japan Conferences; and the Okinawa Mission.

Statistics (June 30, 2017): Churches, 97; membership, 15,160; population, 126,727,000 (online statistics).

Contact Information:
Yearbook AdventistDirectory.org
(updated: 10/19/2017)
StreetAddr 846 Kamikawai-cho, Asahi-ku
Yokohama 241-8501
846 Kamikawai-cho, Asahi-ku
Yokohama 241-8501
Phone 81 (45) 921-1121 81 (45) 921-1121
Fax 81 (45) 921-2319 81 (45) 921-2319
Website www.adventist.jp www.adventist.jp
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Express and Freight: Railway Station, Yokohama, Japan.


President, Masumi Shimada.

Secretary, Toshio Shibata; Associate, Masao Fukushima.

Treasurer, Mitsuhiro Shinasue.

Assistant to the President for Evangelism, Hiroshi Yamaji.

Assistant to the President for Higher Education, Tadashi Yamaji.

Assistant to the President for Institutions, Hidesaburo Machida.


Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries, and Ministerial Association, Masumi Shimada; Shepherdess International, Yoshiko Shimada.

Children's Ministries, and Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, Masaru Kobayashi.

Communication, Norihiko Hanada.

Education, Shiro Onoue.

Family Ministries, and Women's Ministries, Akemi Duarte.

Health Ministries, and Publishing Ministries, Hiroshi Yamaji.

Public Affairs and Religious Liberty, and Trust Services, Toshio Shibata.

Stewardship Ministries, and Youth Ministries, Yasuki Aoki.


ADRA, Yasunari Urashima.

Ministries and Services:

Adventist Book Center, Keiichi Ogawa.

Adventist Mission, Church Ministries, Global Mission, Pioneer Mission Movement, and Special Needs Ministry, Hiroshi Yamaji.

Adventist Television Network, Media Publishing, and Spirit of Prophecy, Norihiko Hanada.

Adventist-Laymen's Services and Industries, and Laymen's Evangelist, Masaru Kobayashi.

Archives, and English Language Schools, Toshio Shibata.

Corporate Affairs, and Retirement, Eiko Muto.

International Ministries, Guenji Imayuki.

Literature Evangelism, Pathfinders, and Students' Evangelist, Yasuki Aoki.

Media Center (Voice of Prophecy), Haruhito Osuga.

System Codes: EntityID: 10408; OrgMastID: ARD111; AdmFieldID: JPUC.