The Witnesses hosted the first of two open-house receptions to thank local residents and others who supported the construction of their recently built headquarters facility.
Jehovah’s Witnesses are involved in ongoing relief work to repair hundreds of homes following a devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines at the end of 2016.
Witness construction volunteers completed a large-scale relief project, repairing the homes of their fellow worshippers.
The Witnesses will appeal the ruling to liquidate the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.
Attorneys for Russia’s Ministry of Justice remained unable to specify a legal basis for liquidating the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.
Attorneys for the Ministry of Justice were unable to identify the specific legal basis for liquidating the Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia.
Four of Jehovah’s Witnesses presented key arguments against the claims by the Ministry of Justice.
The hearing is scheduled to resume Thursday, April 6, 2017.
There is a concerted global effort to invite the public to major annual events hosted by the Witnesses, beginning with the Memorial of Christ’s death.
Threatened with an imminent ban on their worship in Russia, Jehovah’s Witnesses worldwide support their fellow worshippers in Russia by means of a global letter-writing campaign. Instructions are provided for those who would like to participate.