Monday, April 2, 2012

Week of April 2nd - 8th

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 8 and Prayer)
"Bearing Thorough Witness About God's Kingdom"
(chapter 18, pgs 146-147, ¶19-24)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: Jeremiah 17-21
No. 1: Jeremiah 21:1-10
No. 2: What Has Satan's Way of Governing Proved?
No. 3: What Can Help to Improve a Marriage?
(rs pg 253, ¶2-5)

Service Meeting:
(song 87)
Announcements (10 min.)
(Use the sample presentation on pg 4 to demonstrate how a study may be started on the first Saturday in April)
Local needs. (15 min.)
"Ideas for Offering the Magazines in April" (10 min.)
(Discussion. Take one to two mins to point out a few of the articles that may have special appeal in your territory. Next, using the cover series of The Watchtower, invite the audience to give suggestions on an interest-arousing question to ask, and then invite suggestions on a scripture to read. Do the same for the cover series of Awake! and, if time allows, for one other article from either magazine. Demonstrate how each issue may be offered)
(song 99 and Prayer)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"Imitate Jesus' Example of Watchfulness"
(pgs 3-7 - February 15th study edition)
(songs 108 & 74)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)