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Oroville, CA

Very well maintained church building, with 171 padded seats, carpet, sound/video system with new very large cloth screen, office, room for n...

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Trumbull, CT

4.97 acre approved for 30,000 sqft. office complex. One 10,000 sqft building, one 20,000 sqft building. Some site work has been completed...

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Toccoa, GA

Exceptionally Well Maintained. MOVE IN READY. New roof, less than a year old. New carpet and paint. 2 new AC units. Full price offer in...

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Clinton Township, MI

Currently being used as a place of Worship. Meticulously Maintained Bldg-Beautifully Landscaped-Many Uses i.e. Office Bldg, Dentist Office,...

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Greenville, MI

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Tarboro, NC

Solid building with numerous potential uses. Currently used as a church, but could be office, fraternal or community building, funeral home,...

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Benbrook, TX

PRICE REDUCED $30,000 BELOW APPRAISAL!!! 2 Story Property being used for religious meetings, Main Level has an auditorium for about 150, and...

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Quite a number of these seem to be double or even triple entries of the same building, but slightly different price...

The congregation my husband used to belong to sold their old KH 8 years ago and built a beautiful new one in a more prominent part of town. The old KH is being used by the Unity or something church. They put a little playground for kids in one part of the parking lot.

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3 hours ago, Anna said:

Quite a number of these seem to be double or even triple entries of the same building, but slightly different price...

I tried to copy the website page which only had a couple of duplicates, but a when I pasted it almost every picture was on there two or three times. I didn't bother to delete more than about 5 of them because I didn't know which picture went with which bit of text. I just deleted a few more duplicates, but still didn't bother to see if the pictures go with the property description. It's probably an automated lookup that creates the page and it grabs updated and near duplicate listings as separate listings.

I have been hearing that there have been some legal issues with the WTS sale of so many halls after they turned ownership of all US KH's over to a WTS Trust.

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3 hours ago, Anna said:

The congregation my husband used to belong to sold their old KH 8 years ago and built a beautiful new one in a more prominent part of town. The old KH is being used by the Unity or something church. They put a little playground for kids in one part of the parking lot.

My parents' hall is being fixed up while they temporarily attend one a lot further away. It's likely that it gets sold soon and this arrangement becomes fairly permanent.

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54 minutes ago, JW Insider said:

My parents' hall is being fixed up while they temporarily attend one a lot further away. It's likely that it gets sold soon and this arrangement becomes fairly permanent.

Which KH will get sold, your parents hall or the one they attend now?

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In Reading Berkshire England, the original KH has been sold, but there were two congregations using it. Now they have to use other halls.

One of the congregations is using the Prospect Park KH which already had two congregations using it, so now has three. 

Each of the congregations from the original hall now has to travel much further to every meeting.  Some of these Bros and Sis are very old and infirm. The GB  or JW Org does not allow for purchase of minibuses to help congregants to attend meetings. 

WHERE IS THE LOVE ? WHERE IS THE CONSIDERATION ? No, it's all about the money. 

Here in Devon, we had meetings in Sidmouth years ago, but now the Sidmouth congregation has been 'merged' with Honiton congregation. Hence anyone from Sidmouth and surrounding areas has to travel much further and it obviously takes longer.  Once again many folks are old as this is a retirement area. In the winter the evening meetings get far less attendance as many older people will not drive in the dark, especially when it's raining hard. 

So once again making it more difficult for the ones they pretend to love and care for. 

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3 hours ago, JW Insider said:

there have been some legal issues with the WTS sale of so many halls after they turned ownership of all US KH's over to a WTS Trust

What kind of issues specifically?

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7 minutes ago, JOHN BUTLER said:

No, it's all about the money. 

Hmmmm.....if that was the case then it would be very short sighted because if members don't attend meetings, eventually that will lead to less donations. So how about a more frugal use of Kingdom Halls?

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20 hours ago, Anna said:

Hmmmm.....if that was the case then it would be very short sighted because if members don't attend meetings, eventually that will lead to less donations. So how about a more frugal use of Kingdom Halls?

I thought they wanted people's money online these days ? And in monthly payments through your bank. Or cell phone/mobile phone. 

And when they sell a hall it's not just the money from the sale, but also not paying out for amenities for that hall. 

And like i said they won't invest money in transport for people to get to meetings. It is expected that other people will pick up and drop off people.

Kinda funny as I've always said to my wife, they always say keep your life simple, BUT, they still expect people to own vehicles, to book into hotels for assemblies / conventions, to put money in the box, to buy new clothes just for meetings and ministry, to keep their own houses and gardens and cars in a tidy and acceptable condition, but oh yes, keep your life simple... 

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      Jehovahs Witnesses obey the secular laws in the lands in which they operate. This information would be on file for public review by the New York State Real Estate Office. The Christian Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses is a preaching organization, we believe, carrying out the same work that Jesus, Paul, and the faithful Christians in the first century engaged in. They are not a real estate holding company. Because the real estate market has boomed in many cities, including Brooklyn, New York, some of these properties have gained in value. Remember though that the Witnesses held firm in Brooklyn while the neighborhood around them was being left to decay.
      many do not realize how much property watchtower bible and tract society actually own. we take the work of spreading the kingdom news very seriously and are convinced that Jehovah God and his son have entrusted this responsability to this organization. therefore, it would take alot of money to accomplish the work of educating the entire population of this planet about Jehovah's ways and standards, and prepare them to survive armageddon. so even though most have not responded we continue to take the message throughout the earth in hopes that many more will listen and be saved.
      The watchtower bible and tract society holds title to: Properties in brooklyn new york; Facility near Walkill, NY; Agricultural Farmland (3-6 Sections) near Walkill, NY; Educational Center @ Patterson, NY Branch office properties in Toronto Canada, England, Europe; some parts of Africa; Most of the countries of South America; New Zealand, Austrailia, Indonesia, the Philipines, Japan, and Tiawan. The watchtower bible and tract society holds title to Notes secured by real estate on tens of thousands of properties as a result of "quick build" kingdom halls and renovations on other similar properties. (aggregate amount of notes estimated in 2004 to be in excess of $11,000,000,000 in the United States alone) Current estimate of existing market prices would place the value of the notes held in the United States in the neighborhood of $30 to $40 Billion as of 5-13-08 World wide the estimate aggregate value of real estate and debentures held would be in the neighborhood of $300 to $600 Billion. This does not include Owned or subsidized commercial operations. Those would increase that value by 25% to 50% more.
       
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      The Pierre congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses invites the public to knock on the new door of their new Kingdom Hall out on the rise on U.S. Highways 83/14 on the northeast edge of town.
      The congregation just completed construction of its new, more modest church building, called a Kingdom Hall, after tearing down its larger Kingdom Hall built in 1989, said Dennis Stahlecker, an elder in the congregation. 
      “The other building was taken down about the middle of September,” he said. 
      When it was built 28 years ago, more than 600 volunteer Witnesses came from across the region and nation to help in the patented “barn-raising” way the denomination puts up Kingdom Halls in few days. 
      This time, perhaps 200 volunteers from across the nation — from Oregon came in shifts to help the local congregation put up the new, tidy, double-wide pre-fabricated Kingdom Hall.
      Instead of the seating for 200 or more as the other one had, this one can seat about 55, Stahlecker said. 
      “When we built the old one, we had people with families with children. Now the children are gone,” he said. 
      The Pew Research Center that studies American religion says the Jehovah’s Witnesses have one of the lowest retention rates of denominations and religious groups. 
      Now the Pierre congregation has about 40 “publishers,” as they call baptized members, Stahlecker said. 
      In spring of 2016 at their annual memorial service of JesusÂ’ Last Supper and death, about 70 attended, including many visitors from a distance.
      The members of the Pierre congregation put the old building up for sale for more than six months and had a few interested possible buyers, including someone looking at using it as a daycare, Stahlecker said. But the listed price of about $230,000 wasn’t met by anyone, so the congregation took down the building. 
      “We believe that somebody, a higher power, kind of oversees these things,” he said. “When it didn’t sell, we kind of figured it wasn’t meant to sell.” 
      The congregation owns a nice piece of property on the north side of the highway and finding another place to meet, if the older building had sold, would have been more expensive, perhaps, Stahlecker said. 
      JehovahÂ’s Witnesses are known for visiting homes to share their faith, especially their view that the world is near a sudden end with God promising a new heaven and near earth.
      The denomination traces its roots to 1870s America and has been known for setting dates for the return of Jesus Christ. The group began using the name Jehovah’s Witnesses in the early 1930s. For more than a century it owned prime real estate next to the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City from where it ran its Watchtower Society publishing. But in recent years it has sold most of that property and moved its headquarters to Warwick in upstate New York. 
      The JehovahÂ’s Witnesses have been called an extreme example of Protestantism, in that relying only on their own reading of the Bible, the group has rejected many traditions of historica Christianity: most significantly, the idea of the Trinity. The group also does not observe most Christian holidays, including Christmas, seeing them as man-made practices not found in the Bible. JehovahÂ’s WItnesses also donÂ’t serve in the military or pledge allegiance to the U.S. flag, seeing it as a compromising of their duty to God.
      Jehovah’s Witnesses don’t have a typical paid clergy or pastor, but volunteer elders who lead the services and BIble studies. Circuit ministers travel a region, staying in each location for a few days. 
      There are Kingdom Halls in Mobridge, Aberdeen, Sioux Falls, Huron, Watertown and about a dozen other sites, with about 330 total members in the state.
      The new, more economical and smaller building “should be easy for us to take care of, in terms of maintenance and keeping it warm,” Stahlecker said. “It’s mainly to serve as a classroom. We study the BIble here, it’s like a schoolhouse for us.” 
      Regular Bible study meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays and public talks are given at 10 a.m. on  Sundays. 
      “We invite people to come,” he said. “We have, too, JW.org (online) where people can get on there if they have any questions about Jehovah’s Witnesses.” 
      For more information, call 224-5501
       

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      Galway Bay fm newsroom – Tuam’s Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation is hoping to refurbish its premises at the Weir Road in the town.
      The development at Killaloonty would involve the renovation of the existing building, and a change of use of the adjoining caretakers apartment.
       
      The change of use would facilitate a relocation of the front entrance, new toilet facilities, an enlarged auditorium and a new multipurpose room.
      The project would also see the provision of accessible toilets and car parking bays, additional general parking and a new pedestrian entrance.
      County planners are due to make a decision next month.
    • By Jack Ryan
      August 1, 2017 TO ALL BODIES OF ELDERS Re: Using and Maintaining Kingdom Halls

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      River-to-River Trail to Provide a Pedestrian Route to Gunks
      From the Open Space Institute's website:
      River-to-Ridge Trail to Feature Local Agrarian Culture: 
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      Kingdom Hall to open to the Annan public
      Rod Edgar , Saturday 21st January 2017   A RELIGIOUS venue in Annan is set to show off the results of a major refurbishment this weekend.
      Jehovah’s Witnesses are throwing open the doors of The Kingdom Hall in Downies Wynd tomorrow, allowing the public to see the changes carried out during nine to ten weeks of work.
      Clive Davies says there is a lot of gratitude for the help provided by local businesses and the council, and he said: “It’s because we appreciate the community’s support; it did cause a bit of disruption with all the work going on.”
      The Jehovah’s Witnesses moved to their current home in 2003, vacating the building in Greencroft Wynd which went on to become Sparklers Nursery.
      Anticipating there will be interest from the public to see what has become of the Downies Wynd building, Mr Davies said: “Some people might remember it when it was the Co-op Funeral Parlour.”
      Extensive work has been carried out at The Kingdom Hall entirely by volunteers who travelled the length and breadth of the country.
      Mr Davies said: “There were up to 30 people a day in there, depending on what the jobs were.
      “It was basically taken back to the four walls.”
      The development includes a state-of-the-art auditorium with platform linked through soundproof glass to an adjoining smaller meeting room.
      There is also another meeting room, new toilets and the foyer area has been redesigned to welcome visitors.
      Other work included the installation of a new disabled-friendly ramp at the front, plus stainless steel railing.
      And a new audio-visual system was installed, as Mr Davies said: “Now, on rare occasions, a discourse can be given in London which can be streamed over the Internet to us.
      “At one time if there was a special event we’d go to bigger centres, with thousands there, but now everybody goes to The Kingdom Hall and they log on.”
      The open day runs this Saturday from 1-5 pm, with refreshments and no collections.
       
      Kingdom Hall to open to the Annan public

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      Ecuador 

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      Visiting a kingdom hall 
       

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      Colonche, Ecuador 

       
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      By Guest Nicole
      A large plot of land on J M Turk Road in Flowery Branch was once covered by a forest, but has been cleared away in the last year to make room for a new Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Kingdom Hall.
      The hall opened in May after eight months of construction, said one of the congregation elders Robert Rankin.
      “We used all-volunteer labor,” he said. “No one was paid to do this.”
      The term “kingdom hall” was adopted by witnesses to describe their place of worship instead of the word church. They say biblically, the word “church” describes a group of worshippers, and not the place they congregate.
      Kingdom halls are thus places for witnesses to meet and learn about the kingdom of God.
      THE HALL
      The Flowery Branch kingdom hall was designed with a more modern, “educational center look,” Rankin said.
      “This is the new design,” he said. “You used to build them with a more residential look, with the sloped roof, you know. But in the long run, this outlasts that.”
      His wife, Mary Rankin, said it is a commonly used international design, because it meets codes in just about any part of the world.
      Robert Rankin said the facility is made of absolutely no wood, which saves time in construction because nails don’t have to be driven into planks. And the building’s flat roof allows air conditioning and utilities to be stored on top.
      The hall also has a dehumidifying system to help keep the temperature comfortable, Mary Rankin said.
      “I always have a problem being too cold,” she said. “But this is great.”
      As witnesses or visitors enter the kingdom hall, they enter a bright, open lobby area with a wall of windows. Against another wall is a community board, showcasing lists and schedules. All duties in the hall are shared, including who cleans every day.
      The kingdom hall has one large space used primarily for worship with a capacity for about 235 people. Each Sunday, it seats just less than 150 attendees. A nearby “overflow room” is used as a private meeting room, seating about 50 people.
      A third auxiliary room toward the back of the building seats closer to 25.
      All three rooms have mounted televisions, with the goal off streaming video in all of them, Robert Rankin said.
      The facility has spacious mens’ and womens’ restrooms, a family restroom, a walk-in coat closet and a small, private meeting room close to the front doors.
      “We have one lady in our congregation who can’t do the fluorescent lights,” Mary Rankin said. “But she can sit in there. For a while she wasn’t able to come, but now she can sit and hear the whole program.”
      “And if someone has something personal they want to talk to one of the brothers about, they can do that here,” Robert Rankin added.
      THE KINGDOM
      The new hall was constructed because of vast growth in the area, the Rankins said.
      “It’s the fastest growing religion in the world,” Mary Rankin said.
      Robert Rankin said more than 8 million witnesses are in the world. Already two other kingdom halls are in the Hall County area, one on Stephens Road in Gainesville and another on Ednaville Road in Braselton.
      “That’s where we moved out of,” Robert Rankin said. “Because we had actually six congregations in the one building. So there are two here now and a Spanish congregation that meets here as well.”
      Jehovah’s Witnesses do not follow the “megachurch” model with one preacher or minister to a single, large congregation. Every kingdom hall has multiple elders. The Flowery Branch facility has 12, with Robert Rankin as the coordinator of the body of elders.
      “When you have a meeting of the elders, the coordinator just provides an agenda,” he said. “But he has no more authority than any others. And ministers are not paid.”
      The kingdom hall has a midweek meeting — what other denominations might call a worship service — at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and a weekend meeting at 10 a.m. Sundays.
      Meetings begin and end with song and prayer and include audience participation in Bible examination and study, like a classroom discussion. They are open to the public, not just Jehovah’s Witnesses.
      “It’s pretty good,” Robert Rankin said with a laugh. “I’ve been in it since I was a young guy. It does increase your knowledge. It doesn’t just give you a speaking ability or train you, but it gives you information.”
      Meetings at the Flowery Branch kingdom hall often start with a 2-3 minute video, to introduce a topic or subject. The screens throughout the hall are used for this purpose.
      Collections are never taken at any kingdom hall. Instead, donation boxes are fixed to the wall, one for local facility maintenance and another for world donations.
      “Getting these halls built in third-world countries — everybody contributes,” Robert Rankin said. “But there is no requirement. Everyone just takes care of each other.”
      He said if anyone has questions about Jehovah’s Witnesses, what they do and what they believe, they can read some frequently asked questions and watch informational videos at www.jw.org.
      Mary Rankin said commonly asked questions include “Why does God allow suffering and evil?”
      “A lot of people ask us that,” she said.
      Robert Rankin said the greatest and simplest hope for the kingdom hall is to be available to people and to educate.
      “We’ve gone out for years and heard people say, ‘But you don’t believe in Jesus,’” he said. “But that’s just ridiculous. What hope is there, unless he is there? Our feeling is, as the scripture (says), Jehovah is the creator and Jesus is the Son of God who came here and willingly died for us. And we’re here to promote that.”

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      His name is Mafumu meaning 'king' he loves to clean jehovahs house..

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      Officials from Renton and King County are investigating a series of three fires that occurred within 40 minutes of each during Thursday’s early morning hours, including a fire at a construction trailer near a Jehovah’s Witness Hall that officials are investigating as an arson.
      Investigators do not believe the fires are related.
      According to Lead Fire Inspector Phil Cane, the first call came in at 2:57 a.m. Firefighters were dispatched to Heritage Glen Condominium complex in the 14130 block of Southeast 171st Street for a report of a dumpster fire. Cane said the fire was not close to a structure and not particularly dangerous.
      Because the fire, which is considered suspicious, is outside the city boundary, the King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
      Firefighters were able to contain and put out that fire relatively quickly, which is good because at 3:23 a.m. a second call came in, this one about a brush fire in a homeless camp off Talbot Road.
      Firefighters dispatched the “brush Rig” from Station 17 in Fairwood, which contains smaller hose lines and other brush fire tools. That fire was contained to a 10-foot-by-10-foot area and fire inspectors believe it was accidental.
      At 3:27 a.m. the call for a third fire came in, this one at the Jehovah’s Witness Hall in the 16000 block of 116th Avenue Southeast, where witnesses reported hearing explosions.
      Firefighers responded to find a fire at a consturction trailer on the site located next to the building. Cane said the fire used construction and landscape debris as fuel and investogators belive the explosions were caused by aerosol cans exploding and were simply a result of the fire, not the cause.
      Cane said the fire caused “very minor damage” to the hall.
      “It could have been much worse,” he said.
      Investigators believe the fire at the hall was intentionally set and are investigating it as an arson.
      Cane said homeowners and business owners should be aware of debris outside and around their buildings that could become “targets of opportunity” to those “predisposed to light fires.”
      He also encouraged anyone with information on any of the blazes to call 911 or the arson hotline at 800-55-ARSON (27766).

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      Tanzania - Bukombe Kingdom Hall - beautiful sisters with beautiful dresses!

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