"This is our big family reunion," says Michael Krenzer, a spokesman for the Jehovah's Witnesses in Dortmund.And since the family must expand, "many Witnesses naturally meet their future spouses here," says Uwe Langhals, another spokesman, who has been a Jehovah's Witness since he was 15.Having doubts about his faith, the oldest son stayed home.It's a blow to the parents but the enthusiasm of their younger children compensates for the one son's lack of faith. family has traveled to Germany's Ruhr region for what many Jehovah's Witnesses consider the high point of the year.Keep in mind that there aren't many true websites that are devoted to devout Jehovah's Witnesses who are interested in meeting others to date.No - we're an independent community site offering support for both current and former Jehovah's Witnesses and anyone else who has been affected by the beliefs, doctrines and practices of the Jehovah's Witness religion as governed by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society (WTB&TS).
Here they can pray among peers, feeling a sense of community instead of isolation.
The Public Hardly Notices In Berlin, the Witnesses meet in the Velodrom arena, in Munich, they gather at the Olympic Stadium, and in Frankfurt am Main, they plan to congregate in the Commerzbank Arena.
Though they occupy enormous venues, the public hardly notices their presence.
The first issue of the Jehovah's Witness magazine was published in July 1879.
In the early 1880's, congregations began forming in nearby states, and the Zion's Watch Tower Tract Society was formed and incorporated.