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Jehovah’s Witnesses


Do Jehovah’s Witnesses Do Missionary Work?

Yes. Wherever we live, all of Jehovah’s Witnesses try to have a missionary attitude, or spirit, regularly sharing our faith with people we meet.Matthew 28:19, 20.

In addition, some Witnesses visit or move to areas in their own land where a number of people have yet to hear the good news from the Bible. Other Witnesses move to foreign lands in order to expand their ministry. They are happy to have a share in fulfilling the prophecy given by Jesus: “You will be witnesses of me . . . to the most distant part of the earth.”Acts 1:8.

In 1943, we established a school to provide specialized training for some of our missionaries. Since that time, more than 8,000 Witnesses have attended this school, known as the Watchtower Bible School of Gilead.


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To the Ends of the Earth

The Watchtower Bible School of Gilead highlights the all-important preaching work. Enjoy experiences from missionaries who attended this special school.


Seventy Years of Gilead School

On February 1, 1943, the first class of a very special school began in upstate New York. It has trained thousands of ministers to teach others about God.


Graduation of the 134th Class of the Watchtower Bible School of Gilead

The 134th class of the Watchtower Bible School of Gilead graduated on March 9, 2013. The program reflected on the impact the school has had since its inauguration 70 years ago.