What Happens at a Jehovah's Witness Funeral?

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A Jehovah Witness funeral service lasts between 15 to 30 minutes. The funeral takes place a week after death. The men wear a suit and a tie while the women dress modestly. The only recording devices allowed are tape recorders. Scripture is read at the gravesite and a prayer is also said then.
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Jehovah's Witnesses believe that after death, people enter a state of unconsciousness until they are resurrected in a new body by God. This belief is based on Ecclesiastes 9:5, "
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There is an encouraging upbuilding talk. It lasts approximately ½ hour. The deceased's survivors, and occasionally those who have preceded the deceased in death, are named.
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Jehovah's Witnesses are a group of people who are part of a denomination of the Christian faith. The group came about because of a split of the Zion's Watch Tower Tract Society.
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If you were close to your aunt and miss her, my condolences. Having been a JW, I can tell you that funerals are, for lack of a better way to put it, another opportunity for JW indoctrination
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A Jehovah’s Witnesses funeral service is similar to other Christian faith funerals, but it only lasts 15 or 30 minutes. Services take place in a funeral home or Kingdom Hall and the Jehovah’s Witnesses place of worship where the service lead by the congregation elder. At the graveside, the scriptures are referenced and a prayer is read.
The Jehovah’s Witness funeral service is similar to other Christian faiths, but lasts only 15 or 30 minutes. Services take place in a funeral home or a Kingdom Hall, which is their place of worship. The elder conducts the service and delivers a talk. At the graveside, the scriptures are referenced and a prayer is read.
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