The 2017 Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses which has the theme: “Don’t Give Up” will commence throughout Nigeria in August and last tillDecember 25.
The three-day events which will hold almost every weekend will feature resources that will assist everyone to remain strong and resolute in their service to God in the face of overwhelming contemporary challenges.
The 2017 convention which will be presented in over 20 Nigerian languages has about 52-part events which include brief discourses, interviews and short videos.
According to a statement made available by a spokesperson of Jehovah’s Witnesses Convention for Lagos and Ogun states, Mr Ademola Adeagbo, one segment of a three- part feature film entitled Remember the Wife of Lot will be shown each afternoon.
New members who have completed basic Bible study programme will be baptised every Saturday, even as a highlight of the convention that would inspire hope is the Pubic Bible Discourse with the theme: ‘Never Give up Hope!” will be delivered on Sunday by 10:20am.
Mr Adeagbo also states that the series of 300 conventions, scheduled to hold in more than 30 locations throughout the six geographical zones of Nigeria will begin on the weekend of Friday August 18 and will be presented in more than 20 Nigerian languages including Pidgin in addition to English, French and American Sign Language.