Life at Bethel


Winning the Fight Against Fire

One frightening experience made all the training worthwhile.


Winning the Fight Against Fire

One frightening experience made all the training worthwhile.

Thousands Visit the Central America Branch

What did young people and children say about their visit to Bethel?

A Bible Exhibit That Glorifies Jehovah’s Name

This fascinating Bible display opened at our world headquarters in 2013. Many rare and valuable Bibles have been donated.

Open House on the “Rock”

The Central Europe branch invited neighbors, business people, and local officials to an open house entitled “30 Years in Selters”. What did some of the 3,000 visitors say?

A Unique Bible Exhibit

From the beginning of history, Jehovah God revealed his personal name to mankind. See how God’s name has been preserved in Bible translations through the ages.

We Invite You to Visit the United States Bethel Complexes

The tour includes the World Headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses and the United States branch office.

The Trip of a Lifetime

Marcellus overcame several obstacles in order to visit the United States branch office and World Headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Was it worth the effort?

Half a Century at Wallkill

In this interview, George Couch explains the history of how Jehovah’s Witnesses obtained a second farm, known as Watchtower Farms, close to New York City.

Meeting the 60-Day Deadline

Jehovah’s Witnesses needed to vacate five buildings, an area equivalent to 11 soccer fields. How did the team of volunteers meet the deadline?

Moving Out of 117 Adams Street

Members of the Bethel family share their memories of the important printing work done at this Brooklyn landmark.

Watchtower Farms​—Five Decades of Harvest Work

Learn how this farm has changed through the years to further the worldwide Bible education work of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

A Farm That Feeds Millions

Learn how our printery at Watchtower Farms in upstate New York helps to satisfy the spiritual need of millions.

Students Visit the Mexico Branch Office of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Undergraduates from the National School of Library and Archival Sciences toured our offices in Mexico. One student felt the visit helped dispel prejudices.

The Bethel Laundry: Everything From Kitchen Rags to Silk Ties

Young men and women at the United States branch office of Jehovah’s Witnesses give of their time and energy to clean an estimated 1,800 tons of laundry each year.

Checkout Time at the Bossert Hotel in Brooklyn, New York

Jehovah’s Witnesses sold the 14-story Italian Renaissance-style building. Learn about the hundred-year history of this beautiful building.

The Watchtower Sign—A Longtime Brooklyn Landmark

For more than 40 years, the sign atop the world headquarters of Jehovah’s Witnesses has been a familiar sight to residents of New York City.

Video Clip: Sign of the Times

Learn more about the Watchtower sign, a landmark in Brooklyn, New York.

Branch Offices of Jehovah’s Witnesses Consolidated

Learn two main reasons why we have consolidated over 20 branch offices.