Jehovah's Witnesses sets Dist. Convention October 29 to 31 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 29 October 2010 14:18

From October 2010 through January 2011, Jehovah's Witnesses will hold 104conventions in 72 locations throughout the Philippines. Here in Zamboanga City the three-day convention begins today October 29 until Sunday October 31 aft the Enriquez Sports Complex along RT Lim Boulevard.

The convention theme "Remain Close to Jehovah" highlights the importance of maintaining a strong personal relationship with Jehovah God.

Witnesses believe that friendship with God is vital if one is to find happiness now, resistt emptations and survive the impending destruction of wickedness on earth.

The morning sessions will begin at 8:20 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, and at 8:50 a.m, onSunday. On Friday, the afternoon session will begin at 12:50. On Saturday, the afternoon session will begin at 12:35 p.m. While on Sunday, the afternoon session will begin at 1:00 p.m.

The Friday morning session will feature the keynote address, "How Jehovah Draws Close to Us", Saturday's program will feature positive steps one can take to protect one's spirituality and one's relationship with God, while on Sunday morning, a fast-moving series of talks will provide a fresh examination of eight aspects of God's appealing personality as revealed in the scriptures. The public discourse at 10:40 in the morning entitled "How Can You Draw Close to God?" will address several questions, such as: Does God Exist? If so, has he communicated with mankind? By what means? A special feature on Sunday afternoon at 1:15 will be a full-costume drama set in the first century,, focusing on God's desire to deliver those close to him when he brings an end to wickedness on earth.

About 2,500 delegates from the provinces of Sibugay, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi will attend tlie three-day Convention. All sessions are open to the public free of charge.There will be no passing of collection plates.