I was never a JW, but i attended the KH in Somerville, MA a few years when i was a kid. i remember when a speaker closed his speech with "i don't know if the next time we see each other will be this system or the next." I started to giggle and got in trouble with my dad. when we got outside he asked me what that was all about. I said I wanted to rase my hand and say, "this one."
A lot of what happened at the Hall was just boooooring most of all I remember waiting to worship God. Sunday meetings came and went, Wednesday night meetings came and went, all the time I wondered "when will we worship God."
I would give a shout out to big Jim Bird and family.
Willy_think, of the waiting on parodical family class.
Thanks for starting this subject. It was quite gratifying to read what the NJWs had to say.
You should be proud of yourselves for taking the time to research this, and inoculating others against the JW influence. Sometimes, I think, you can do more in this regard than we can. We may be viewed as having an ax to grind. You, however, came to this as a nuetral third party, and may come across as more credible as a result.
Hey Willy-think, I'm in Somerville and Cambridge quite often. Ummmm, never to visit a kingdom hall though! Just wanted to say hello to a fellow Baystater (even if you don't call the Baystate home anymore).