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Jehovah’s Witnesses From Around The World Attend Convention in Md.

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FedEx field packed with people from around the world for a Jehovah's Witness convention of faith and fellowship. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

FedEx field packed with people from around the world for a Jehovah’s Witness convention of faith and fellowship. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

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LANDOVER, Md. (WNEW) — Nearly 60,000 Jehovah’s Witnesses gathered at FedEx Field this weekend for a convention of faith and fellowship.

They came from multiple continents dressed in traditional garb to be here to share their faith and attend the international prayer service.

Jeff Wilson, one of the organizers who worked for the last two years to make this happen, says it intensified over the last nine months to get all of the details in place.

“It’s just a joy to see them come and be able to be comfortable and enjoy the program and not be concerned about the logistics,” Wilson says. “If there’s unity there’s peace…if there’s peace, then everyone has a good time.”

Tens of Thousands Attend Jehovah's Witness Convention

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WNEW’s Heather Curtis contributed to this report. Follow him and WNEW on Twitter.

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