Sunday, March 31, 2013

Week of April 1st - 7th

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Congregation Bible Study:
(song 38 and Prayer)
"God's Word For Us Through Jeremiah"
(chapter 7, pgs 84-88, ¶7-13)

Theocratic Ministry School:
Bible reading: Luke 7-9
No. 1: Luke 7:18-35
No. 2: What New Nation Was Born at Pentecost, and With What Purpose? (Galatians 6:16; 1 Peter 2:9)
No. 3: Where Did Cain Find His Wife?
(w 9/1/10 pg 25 updates rs pg 301 ¶5 – pg 302 ¶1)

Service Meeting:
(song 113)
(10 min): Ideas for Offering the Magazines in April.
(Discussion. Take 30 to 60 seconds to relate why the magazines will have appeal in your territory. Then, using the cover subject of The Watchtower, invite the audience to suggest an interest-arousing question to ask and then invite suggestions on a scripture to read. Do the same for 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): Make Good Use of the 2013 Yearbook
(Discussion. Review "A Letter From the Governing Body." Arrange in advance for some to relate an encouraging experience from the Yearbook. Invite audience to comment on outstanding aspects of the worldwide report. Conclude by encouraging all to complete their reading of the Yearbook.)
(song 75 and Prayer)

Watchtower Study Lesson:
"This Is Our Spiritual Heritage"
(pgs 7-13 - February 15th, 2013 study edition)
(songs 69 & 28)

book abbreviations:
* rs (Reasoning From the Scriptures)
* w (Watchtower)