More than 7,000 attend first day of Jehovah’s Witness convention
Some 7,000 people gathered in the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson Friday morning for the start of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Watchtower three-day district convention.
Jackson is one of 260 cities in the United States this year to host the faith’s annual convention. Organizers expect another 7,000 people to attend the convention when it’s repeated at the coliseum June 23-25. The gathering attracts believers from Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama and