Major convention returns to The Q Centre in Colwood

Three-day event goes this weekend and includes 49 presentations

Members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses are convening en masse in Colwood this weekend for the religious group’s annual regional convention.

The public is also welcome to attend the three-day event June 17 to 19, for which the theme is “Remain Loyal to Jehovah.” The program, mirrored at similar conventions around the world, includes 49 presentations, each exploring the theme of loyalty. A total of 35 video segments and two short films have been produced for the program, and music videos will introduce the morning and afternoon segments each day.

Further information can be found online at jw.org/en/news by clicking on 2016 Convention Series.

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