Sunday, December 2, 2012

Week of December 3rd - 9th

official link:

Congregation Bible Study:
(song 128 and Prayer)
"God's Word For Us Through Jeremiah"
(chapter 2, pgs 17-22, ¶7-13 + box on pg 20)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: Nahum 1 - Habakkuk 3
No. 1: Habakkuk 2:1-14
No. 2: Why Speak the Truth With Conviction?
(2 Timothy 1:7, 8)
No. 3: How Can Any of Us Acquire True Knowledge and Wisdom?
(rs pg 288 ¶3 - pg 289 ¶2) 

Service Meeting:
(song 106)
(10 min): Ideas for Offering the Magazines in December
(Discussion. Take 30-60 seconds to relate why the magazines will have appeal in your territory. Then, 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.)
(10 min): Local needs. 
(10 min): Experiences Offering Tracts.
(Discussion by the service overseer. Invite audience to relate experiences they enjoyed while offering tracts during November. Have two publishers who had success demonstrate how they presented the tracts from house to house.)
(song 96 and Prayer)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"What Kind of Spirit Do You Show?"
(pgs 12-16 - October 15th study edition)
(songs 122 & 124)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)