Monday, March 28, 2011

Week of March 28th - April 3rd, 2011

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 45)
"Bearing Thorough Witness About God's Kingdom"
(chapter 1, pgs 9-11, ¶16-21)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: Job 11-15
No. 1: Job 13:1-28
No. 2: Why Jesus Is "Lord of the Sabbath"
(Matthew 12:8)
No. 3: Did Jesus Have a Heavenly Existence Before He Became a Human?
(rs pg 216 ¶4 - pg 217 ¶1)

Service Meeting:
(song 2)
Announcements (5 min.)
(Mention literature offer for April, and have one demo showing how to start a Bible study when making a return visit on someone who previously accepted mags.)
Supporting Kingdom Activity Locally and Worldwide (10 min.)
(talk based on od, pg 127 - pg 129 ¶2)
Prepare to Offer the Magazines in April (10 min.)
(Discussion. Take one or two minutes to review the contents of the mags. Then choose two or three articles and invite audience to suggest questions and scriptures that could be used in a presentation. Demonstrate how each issue may be offered)
"Were You Once a Regular Pioneer?" (10 min.)
(Q&A. If available, briefly interview a pioneer who stopped pioneering and then resumed when circumstances changed)
-What enabled the publisher to pioneer again?
-What blessings have been enjoyed?
(song 6)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"Empowered To Overcome Any Trial"
(pgs 26-30 -January 15th study edition)
(songs 133 & 100)

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