1995 "Joyful Praisers" District Convention

DISTRICT CONVENTION


(CONVENTION AND PROGRAM REVIEW: WT 1-15-96 pages 5-9)

Friday
Saturday
Sunday

DAY 1

DAY'S Theme: "Praise Jehovah, You People...Be Joyful!"--Psalm 149:1,2

MORNING

 9:40 Music

 9:50 Song No. 57 and Prayer

10:00 Welcome, You Joyful Praisers of Jehovah!

10:30 We Have Reason to Cry Out for Joy
      (See WT 2-15-96 pages 8-18)

11:00 Song No. 33 and Announcements

11:10 Why Doers of the Word Are Joyful

11:40 KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
      Set Apart as Joyful Praisers Worldwide
      (See WT 7-1-97 pages 16-21)

12:10 Song No. 72 and Intermission

AFTERNOON

 1:30 Music

 1:35 Song No. 3

 1:40 Keeping Separate and Without Spot From the World

 2:10 Remaining Joyful Under Trials

 2:40 Song No. 183 and Announcements

 2:50 Youths Who Remember Their Creator
      (See WT 12-1-96 pages 15-20)

 3:10 Am I Prepared to Get Married?

 3:30 Parents Who Find Pleasure in Their Children
      (See WT 12-1-96 pages 10-15)

 3:50 Education--Use It to Praise Jehovah
      (See WT 2-1-96 pages 9-14)
      (RELEASE: "Jehovah's Witnesses and Education" (brochure))

 4:20 Song No. 148 and Closing Prayer

DAY 2

DAY'S THEME: "Always Offer to God a Sacrifice of Praise"--Hebrews 13:15

MORNING

 9:30 Music

 9:40 Song No. 107 and Prayer

 9:50 Be Encouraged by the Day's Text

10:00 SYMPOSIUM: Answering the Call to Praise Jehovah

      Animate and Inanimate Creation Involved
      Young and Old Are Responding
      Doing So as Full-Time Servants

11:00 Song No. 38 and Announcements

11:10 Serving Loyally With Jehovah's Organization
      (See WT 8-1-97 pages 8-14)

11:30 Becoming Joyful Praisers Through Dedication and Baptism

12:00 Song No. 152 and Intermission

AFTERNOON

 1:20 Music

 1:25 Song No. 106

 1:30 Virtue of Vice - Which Do You Pursue?
      (See WT 7-15-97 pages 8-19)

 2:00 Bible Questions and Answers

 2:30 Guard Again Snares of the Devil
    
 3:10 Song No. 191 and Announcements

 3:20 SYMPOSIUM: Praise Jehovah for Divine Rulership

      What God's Kingdom is Doing for Us Now
      Are You Submitting to Theocratic Rule?

 4:10 Why Mankind Needs Knowledge of God			Daniel Sydlik
     (RELEASE: "Knowledge That Leads to Everlasting Life" (book))
      
      
      

 5:00 Song No. 177 and Closing Prayer

DAY 3

DAY'S THEME:"Exult, You People, and Be Joyful Forever"--Isaiah 65:18

MORNING

 9:30 Music

 9:40 Song No. 181 and Prayer

 9:50 Be Encouraged by the Day's Text

10:00 SYMPOSIUM: Joyful Praisers During This System's Conclusion

      The Serpent's Seed--How Exposed?
      (See WT 6-1-96 pages 9-14)
      Flight to Safety Before the Great Tribulation			Daniel Sydlik
      (See WT 6-1-96 pages 14-19)
      Flight to Safety Before the Great Tribulation			Albert Schroeder	Philadelphia PA
      (See WT 6-1-96 pages 14-19)

11:00 Song No. 200 and Announcements

11:10 Let Your Brotherly Love Continue					John Foster	Philadelphia PA
      (See WT 8-1-97 pages 14-19)

11:30 DRAMA: Honoring Worthy Ones in Their Older Years				

12:00 Song No. 155 and Intermission

AFTERNOON

 1:25 Music

 1:40 Song No. 85 and Prayer

 1:50 PUBLIC DISCOURSE:
      Praise the King of Eternity!
      (See WT 4-1-96 pages 10-21)

 2:35 Song No. 217 and Announcements

 2:40 Summary of The Watchtower

 3:10 Joyfully Praising Jehovah From Day to Day

 3:50 Song No. 45 and Closing Prayer
The brochure Lasting Peace and Happiness—How to Find Them

was released at the New York City Chinese assembly in Chinese, and in 4/1997 it was released in English.

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