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MAY 20, 2015

Jehovah’s Witnesses Launch “Imitate Jesus!” Convention Series in 11 US Cities

NEW YORK—Jehovah’s Witnesses will start the first of their “Imitate Jesus!” Conventions in the United States on Friday morning, May 22, 2015. Over the weekend, these free public events will be held at 11 venues, including the historic Stanley Theater in Jersey City, New Jersey (lead photo). The Witnesses expect the combined daily peak attendance from all 11 venues to reach over 41,000.

J. R. Brown, a spokesman for Jehovah’s Witnesses at their world headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, comments: “All who accept our invitation to join us at the convention in their region will receive a very warm welcome, and we believe they will be happy they took the time to attend. The ‘Imitate Jesus!’ Conventions promise three days of fascinating presentations of Jesus’ dynamic teachings, designed to help people of all ages and circumstances.”

Throughout the summer and continuing through January 2016, Jehovah’s Witnesses will hold some 5,000 “Imitate Jesus!” Conventions in 92 lands. The program, arranged by the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses, will be presented in whole or in part in 347 languages, including 55 sign languages.

Media Contact(s):

International: J. R. Brown, Office of Public Information, tel. +1 718 560 5000