Jehovah's Witnesses hold global virtual event in 240 lands, 500+ languages
Last updated 7/14/2021 at 1:51pm
SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Jehovah's Witnesses have held conventions in San Diego County since 1954. Breaking a century-old tradition in the name of health and safety, the largest convention organization in the world has moved its annual in-person event to a virtual format for the second year in a row.
In 2020, the pandemic caused the international religious organization to cancel in-person conventions worldwide and launch a global virtual event. This was a first for Jehovah's Witnesses, who have held public conventions globally since 1897.
"Powerful by Faith!" is the theme of the 2021 conventi...