Search the Community
Showing results for tags '2016 convention'.
Guest posted a topic in Jehovah’s Witnesses's TopicsAUSTIN, Texas — More than 5,000 people gathered Saturday and Sunday in south Austin for the Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses. The focus was loyalty as attendees of all ages checked in to presentations and discussions on unity and Bible study. They say current events may be a clear indication that these topics need to be explored now more than ever. In all, the free three-day event hosted 49 different presentations including 35 prepared video segments and multiple short films. Source:
Guest posted a topic in Jehovah’s Witnesses's TopicsIn the coming days, more than 20,000 Jehovah's Witnesses will walk door to door from Key West to West Palm Beach, inviting neighbors to learn how they can cultivate brotherly love. It's particularly important in these times of global violence, terrorism and hate, they say. "The hatred we are seeing all over the world has impacted us as mankind," said Mike McBean, a Jehovah's Witness from Davie speaking at the convention. "We are going to focus on what Jesus taught and how he lived in dealing with hatred. One way is to love our enemies and not retaliate. If we live by that principle,Jehovah's Witnesses return to the River City for their annual convention. This year marks the 14th held in Evansville. That long stay in the Tri-State coincides nicely with this convention's theme of loyalty. "Loyalty is what we're talking about," says Frederick Young. "Loyalty to Jehovah." "Helps us remain loyal by words and deeds and actions," says Sean Caster. Each year the convention brings an estimated $2.8 million to the local economy, according the Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau. "They've adapted very well to our be
Guest posted a topic in Jehovah’s Witnesses's TopicsJehovah’s Witnesses from around the region will gather in Billings for their annual three-day regional conventions. An estimated 3,500 adults and children from eastern Montana, the western part of North and South Dakota and northern Wyoming will meet Friday through Sunday in the Rimrock Arena at MetraPark. The public is invited to attend any of the meetings at the free gathering. “It really is the focal point where you get to strengthen yourself,” said local media spokesman Joe Kurkowski. “It’s good biblical counsel.” This year’s theme is “Remain Loyal to Jehovah!” “It's alWatch the trailers for two feature-length videos being shown at the 2016 conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses. We welcome you to attend any convention session. You won’t be charged admission, and no collection will be taken. 502016807_E_cnt_1_r720P.mp4