DECEMBER 21, 2018
The convention venue was split into four language groups, English (shown here), Sinhala, Sri Lankan Sign Language, and Tamil.
Brother Anthony Morris of the Governing Body concluded the program each day.
A record number of 273 were baptized at the convention.
The brothers hosted local media outlets for a press conference at the branch office. Over 40 journalists attended and were given a tour of the facility.
A media representative for the convention is interviewed by two of Sri Lanka’s largest news stations.
In January 2018, over 700 brothers and sisters gathered in Colombo for a training session to prepare for the convention.
Volunteers worked to fix the many broken chairs at the convention venue.
“Get to Know Us” programs were held at several different Kingdom Halls near the convention city of Colombo, which allowed the delegates to get acquainted with the local brothers and sisters.
Performers showcased Sri Lankan artistic diversity, like this classic Tamil dance.
A group of young Witnesses sang “Jehovah’s Warm Appeal: ‘Be Wise, My Son’”.
Delegates enjoyed learning how tea is produced.
At the conclusion of the convention delegates held up signs expressing their love for the local brothers and sisters.