About Us

The Adventist church in the islands of Barbados & Dominica

The East Caribbean Conference of Seventh-day Adventists serves the islands of Barbados and Dominica. 

Our aim, mission and vision are very simple:

Our Value Statement

To be transparent, prudent and honest in all spheres of God's business.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the East Caribbean Conference of Seventh-day Adventists is to reach every person in its territory with the gospel of Jesus Christ and to participate in the Global Mission Program of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Our Vision Statement

Every Congregation, a loving, caring community evangelizing every person in its territory for eternity.

Our Core Values

  • Reliance on God
  • Integrity, Respect
  • Glory to God
  • Godly Lifestyle
  • Dignity of Humanity
  • Compassion, Fairness
  • Commitment, Unity
  • Loyalty and Fidelity

More on our faith and work


Our History

The East Caribbean Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has its genesis in the Leeward Islands Mission which was organized in 1926. At the time this consisted of the territories of the Leeward Islands, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica, the Dutch Islands, the origin Islands. Over time a number of adjustments were made as the work grew resulting in what we know today as the East Caribbean Conference. A quick preview of the growth is given below. French Islands organized as a separate mission called the French West Indian Mission in 1929.

Early Beginnings

Barbados and St. Lucia aligned with the Leeward Islands Conference from the South Caribbean Conference on January 1, 1930. Territory: Barbados to US Virgin Islands. North Caribbean Conference organized January 1, 1976 leaving the East Caribbean Conference Territory as Barbados, Dominica, St. Lucia, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines aligned with the East Caribbean Conference from the South Caribbean Conference on January 1, 1976. Grenada became an Administrative unit of the East Caribbean Conference, January 1, 1981. Grenada organized as a Mission - January 19, 1983.

Conference Today

Ours is a conference, whose goal is the furthering of the Advent message in the islands of Barbados and Dominica.Our head office is located on the island of Barbados and from this base, the armies of God go forth. Our present membership stands at over 26, 000 and is growing as men and women hunger for truth. The membership stems from two territories, from 101 congregations, consisting churches, companies and groups. We have 4 primary schools and 2 secondary schools. We have dynamic ministries from our pastors, teachers and other staff workers.