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Jehovah’s Witnesses-Who Are They?

An overview of Jehovah’s Witnesses—what they do and how they are organized.

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Their Publications

The publications of Jehovah’s Witnesses, available in print and online, help people draw close to God and gain a greater understanding of Bible teachings. The publications also have a positive effect on the readers and can improve their quality of life.

Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Community

Jehovah’s Witnesses strive to contribute in a constructive way to the communities in which they live through Bible education efforts and the rendering of humanitarian aid.

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Their Public Ministry

A fundamental aspect of the worship of Jehovah’s Witnesses is the sharing of the Bible’s message of good news with their neighbors. What methods do they use, and what positive impact does their ministry have on the community?

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Family Life

Jehovah’s Witnesses endeavor to apply Bible principles in their families, which benefits the husband, wife, and children. This results in a secure and loving family environment. Parents consider it a serious responsibility to teach Bible standards to their children.

Jehovah’s Witnesses-Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to ten frequently asked questions about Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Health Care

Jehovah’s Witnesses consider life as a precious gift from God. They consider both life and blood as sacred. They seek the best medical treatments available for their family and are glad to cooperate with medical professionals to find safe and effective alternatives to blood transfusions.

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Alternative Civilian Service

International law has long recognized the fundamental right to conscientious objection to military service. Jehovah’s Witnesses are grateful when governments follow international standards and provide for a genuine alternative civilian service that is of a nonpunitive nature and that benefits the community.

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Political Neutrality

In harmony with Bible teachings, Jehovah’s Witnesses are politically neutral. Many governments realize the Witnesses’ neutrality contributes to peace and acknowledge that they are law-abiding citizens who respect and cooperate with authorities.

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Assembling for Worship

Jehovah’s Witnesses consider gathering together with fellow believers to be vitally important to their faith. Their meetings, usually conducted in buildings known as Kingdom Halls, focus on Bible education and are open to the public.

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Disaster Relief

When disasters strike, Jehovah’s Witnesses are prompt to render physical, emotional, and spiritual relief. Their well-organized efforts are recognized by government authorities and relief organizations.

Jehovah’s Witnesses in India

A brief overview of the history and activities of Jehovah’s Witnesses in India.

Jehovah’s Witnesses of Moscow and Others v. Russia

A summary of the European Court of Human Rights judgment in favor of the Moscow Community of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Taganrog LRO and Others v. Russia

A summary of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in Taganrog LRO and Others v. Russia, which declared Russia’s ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses to be unlawful.

Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Scripturally Based Position on Child Protection

The welfare of children is of utmost concern to Jehovah’s Witnesses. This document provides an explanation of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ response to allegations of child abuse.