The Jehovah’s Witnesses will be holding their annual convention beginning Friday, July 24, at the Burton Coliseum in  Lake Charles, La. The theme of this year’s program is “Intimate Jesus!” The public is invited to attend.

An estimated 5000 will come to the Burton Coliseum for the Bible-based program. Jehovah’s Witnesses in the United States are organizing 453 conventions—in 29 languages—in 124 cities. Worldwide, there are over 8,000,000 Witnesses in more than 115,000 congregations.

For more information, visit the group’s website at