Monday, August 30, 2010

Week of August 30th - September 5th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 96)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 9, pgs 95-97, ¶17-21, box on pg 96)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 2 Kings 9-11
~Theocratic Ministry School Review~

Service Meeting:
(song 49)
"Have You Used the Back Cover?" (10 min.)
(Audience discussion. Using a suggestion from the article, demonstrate how the September 1 Watchtower may be offered. Then choose one or two articles in the September Awake! and invite audience to suggest questions and scriptures that could be used in a presentation. Demonstrate how the Awake! may be offered)
"You Can Witness Informally!"(20 min.)
(Part 2. Q&A discussion of ¶9-13 and the box on pg 6)
(song 122)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
What Jehovah's Day Will Reveal
(pgs 3-7 -July 15th study edition)
(songs 133 & 40)

Monday, August 23, 2010

Week of August 23rd - 29th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 98)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 9, pgs 91-95, ¶10-16)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 2 Kings 5-8
No. 1: 2 Kings 6:8-19
No. 2: Why Do Many Bible Translations Not Use the Personal Name of God or Use It Only a Few Times?
(rs pg 193 ¶8 - pg 194 ¶4)
No. 3: How Might Fleshly Desire Become a God?
(Philippians 3:18, 19)

Service Meeting:
(song 52)
Start a Bible Study on the Initial Call During September (10 min.)
(Audience discussion. During September we will offer the Bible Teach book and endeavor to discuss a paragraph or two with the householder. Suggestions & presentation demos)
"You Can Witness Informally!"(20 min.)
(Part 1. Q&A discussion of ¶1-8. Demonstrate one or two of the suggestions.)
(song 31)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
Find Refreshment in Spiritual Things
(pgs 25-29 -June 15th study edition)
(songs 57 & 48)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)

Monday, August 16, 2010

Week of August 16th - 22nd

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 44)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 9, pgs 87-90, ¶1-9)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 2 Kings 1-4
No. 1: 2 Kings 1:1-10
No. 2: Why Material Possessions Cannot Give Lasting Satisfaction
(Ecclesiastes 5:10)
No. 3: Where Is God's Name Found in Bible Translations That Are Commonly Used Today?
(rs pg 191 ¶4 - pg 193 ¶7)

Service Meeting:
(song 9)
Help Your Student to Become a Publisher (10 min.)
(talk based on od, pg 78 ¶3, to the end of pg 80)
Highlight the Practical Value of the Good News (10 min.)
(audience discussion based on be pg 159. Invite audience to comment on issues that are of concern to people in the local territory and for suggestions on how to address such concerns in our presentations)
"Food at the Proper Time" (10 min.)
(Q&A discussion. Announce the date of the next special assembly day if it is known)
(song 116)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
Gracious Speech Promotes Good Relations
(pgs 20-24 -June 15th study edition)
(songs 80 & 77)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)
* od (Organized To Do Jehovah's Will)
* be (Benefit From Theocratic Ministry School Education)

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Week of August 9th - 15th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 5)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 8, pgs 84-86, ¶18-22, box on pg 86)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 1 Kings 21-22
No. 1: 1 Kings 22:1-12
No. 2: When Independence Leads a Person to Imitate the World, Under Whose Control Does He Come?
(rs pg 191 ¶2-3)
No. 3: What Does Elijah's Example Teach Us About Prayer?
(James 5:18)

Service Meeting:
(song 15)
Is Evolution Really Scientific? (10 min.)
(audience discussion based on rs, pg 121 ¶4 - pg 126 ¶2 ... invite audience to relate experiences they've had using this material to give a witness at school or on other occasions)
What Are Your Spiritual Goals? (10 min.)
(audience discussion based on od pg 117, ¶2 to the end of the chapter ... invite audience to comment on how their parents or others helped them to set goals to pursue full-time service)
"A Provision for Christian Ministers" (10 min.)
(Q&A discussion. Announce the dates of the next circuit assembly if known. Invite audience to relate how a recent circuit assembly benefited them)
(song 117)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"Keep Conquering the Evil" by Controlling Anger
(pgs 15-19 -June 15th study edition)
(songs 83 & 76)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)
* od (Organized To Do Jehovah's Will)

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Week of August 2nd - 8th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 97)
"Come Be My Follower"
(chapter 8, pgs 81-84, ¶10-17)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: 1 Kings 18-20
No. 1: 1 Kings 18:21-29
No. 2: In What Sense Will Heaven and Earth Pass Away?
(Revelation 21:1)
No. 3: What Independent Attitudes Must We Avoid?
(rs pg 190 ¶2 - pg 191 ¶1)

Service Meeting:
(song 110)
Ways to Expand Your Ministry—Part 4 (10 min.)
(talk based on od, pg 116 ¶1 - pg 117 ¶1)
Interview one or two publishers who assist the local Regional Building Committee regarding how they have enjoyed this privilege of service.
Local needs (10 min.)
Experiences Starting Bible Studies (10 min.)
(audience discussion & experiences)
(song 24)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"Keep Building Up the Congregation"
(pgs 10-14 -June 15th study edition)
(songs 124 & 53)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)
* od (Organized To Do Jehovah's Will)