Letters to Elders & Congregations 2017

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Here you will find the latest Letters to all Bodies of Elders, to all Congregations, and to all Circuit Overseers. As more letters are published, they will be added to this list.

Where letters refer to other letters or forms, these are underlined. If you mouse over such underlines, you will see their respective references. This audit trail is included so that individuals can easily track the changes in Jehovah’s Witnesses policies and procedures.

Letters to all Bodies of Elders, to all Congregations, and to all Circuit Overseers

  1. December 6, 2017 Study of Jesus-The Way (Bi)
  2. December 4, 2017 Changes to Circuits (Bi)
  3. December 2, 2017 Using and Maintaining Kingdom Halls (Es)
  4. December 1, 2017 Donations in Support of Kingdom Interests Worldwide (Es)
  5. December 1, 2017 Donations in Support of Kingdom Interests Worldwide (Us)
  6. November 23, 2017 Booking Hotels via the ibsaconvention.org Website (Bi)
  7. November 13, 2017 Making the Best Use of Our Kingdom Halls (Cu)
  8. November 13, 2017 Making the Best Use of Our Kingdom Halls (Us)
  9. November 9, 2017 Delegate Selection for Special Convention in Oslo, Norway (Cu)
  10. November 9, 2017 Delegate Selection for Special Convention in Oslo, Norway (Us)
  11. November 3, 2017 Update on Recent Natural Disasters (Us)
  12. October 31, 2017 Discontinuation of the Funds-on-Deposit Arrangement (Cu)
  13. November 3, 2017 Update on Recent Natural Disasters (Us)
  14. October 31, 2017 Discontinuation of the Funds-on-Deposit Arrangement (Us)
  15. October 31, 2017 New Visitor Exhibit at Bethel (Bi)
  16. October 12, 2017 Vacation Witnessing (Bi)
  17. October 10, 2017 Branch Relocation – Newsletter (Bi)
  18. October 8, 2017 New JW.ORG E-Mail (Au)
  19. October 7, 2017 Annual Meeting Announcements (Gh)
  20. October 7, 2017 Annual Meeting Announcements (Us)
  21. October 7, 2017 Annual Meeting Announcements (Zw)
  22. October 6, 2017 Awake! and Public Edition of The Watchtower in ASL (Gh)
  23. October 5, 2017 Congregation Needs (Es)
  24. October 4, 2017 Kingdom Ministry School for the 2018 Service Year (Es)
  25. October 4, 2017 Kingdom Ministry School for the 2018 Service Year (Us)
  26. October 2, 2017 Theocratic Schools (Bi)
  27. October 2, 2017 Contributions Received at the 2017 Annual Meeting (Us)
  28. October 1, 2017 Local Needs For the Week of October 16-22 (Ng)
  29. October 1, 2017 Alternative Material for the November 2017 Our Christian Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook (Gh)
  30. September 27, 2017 Supporting Construction Projects (Bi)
  31. September 27, 2017 God’s Kingdom Rules! in ASL (Gh)
  32. September 20, 2017 Lead Sheet for “Sing Out Joyfully” (Gh)
  33. September 19, 2017 New Original Song for Annual Meeting (Us)
  34. September 19, 2017 Organized Book in ASL (Gh)
  35. September 18, 2017 2018 Memorial and Special Talk (Es)
  36. September 18, 2017 2018 Memorial and Special Talk (Us)
  37. September 14, 2017 Information about the Historical Exposition concerning Conscientious Objection (Es)
  38. September 12, 2017 2018 Special Conventions (Es)
  39. September 11, 2017 Global Assistance Arrangement and Circuit Overseer Assistance Arrangement for the 2018 Service Year (Es)
  40. September 11, 2017 Global Assistance Arrangement for the 2018 Service Year (Us)
  41. September 9, 2017 2018 Special Conventions – Instructions for Congregation Secretaries (Bi)
  42. September 7, 2017 2018 Special Conventions (Bi)
  43. September 7, 2017 Packing of Literature in Cartons (Gh)
  44. September 7, 2017 Donations for Disaster Relief Work (Us)
  45. September 3, 2017 Convention Speaker Ratings for Bethel Brothers (Bi)
  46. September 3, 2017 Convention Speaker Ratings for Bethel Brothers (Us)
  47. September 2, 2017 Recommending Convention Speakers and Interpreters (Bi)
  48. September 2, 2017 Recommending Convention Speakers and Interpreters (Us)
  49. September 1, 2017 Alternative Material for the October 2017 Our Christian Life and Ministry Meeting Workbook (Gh)
  50. September 1, 2017 Protecting Minors From Abuse (Au)
  51. September 1, 2017 Protecting Minors From Abuse (Bi)
  52. September 1, 2017 Protecting Minors From Abuse (Es)
  53. September 1, 2017 Protecting Minors From Abuse (Gh)
  54. September 1, 2017 Protecting Minors From Abuse (Us)
  55. August 31, 2017 Procedures for Handling Certain Cases of Wrongdoing (Au)
  56. August 31, 2017 Procedures for Handling Certain Cases of Wrongdoing (Es)
  57. August 31, 2017 Procedures for Handling Certain Cases of Wrongdoing (Gh)
  58. August 30, 2017 Exhibition about the history of conscientious objection (Es)
  59. August 15, 2017 Payment of invoices in the name of Testigos Cristianos de Jehová (Es)
  60. August 15, 2017 Translation of the 2017 Annual Meeting Program (Us)
  61. August 11, 2017 2018 Memorial Invitations and Date of Special Talk (Bi)
  62. August 11, 2017 2018 Memorial Invitations and Date of Special Talk (Gh)
  63. August 11, 2017 2018 Memorial Invitation and Date of Special Talk (Us)
  64. August 7,2017 Public Witnessing Posters (Es)
  65. August 7, 2017 Public Witnessing Posters (Us)
  66. August 3, 2017 Languages in which the Kingdom Ministry School will be held in Spain (Es)
  67. August 2, 2017 Discontinuation of Use of House-to-House Record (S-8) and Please Follow Up (S-43) Forms (Gh)
  68. August 1, 2017 Using and Maintaining Kingdom Halls (Bi)
  69. August 1, 2017 Using and Maintaining Kingdom Halls (Es)
  70. August 1, 2017 Using and Maintaining Kingdom Halls (Gh)
  71. August 1, 2017 Using and Maintaining Kingdom Halls (Us)
  72. July 27, 2017 Rental Vehicles (Us)
  73. July 27, 2017 Reminder on Requesting 2018 Annual Items (Gh)
  74. July 20, 2017 Woksheets for Use With Watchtower Study Articles in ASL (Gh)
  75. July 11, 2017 Live and Delayed Video-Streaming of Special Program (Gh)
  76. July 7, 2017 Needs in the Field – Training Others (Bi)
  77. June 29, 2017 Branch Relocation – Newsletter (Bi)
  78. June 28, 2017 Important Reminder – Volunteers (Bi)
  79. June 27, 2017 Donations to Regional Conventions Using jw.org (Bi)
  80. June 27, 2017 Donations to Regional Conventions Using jw.org (Ir)
  81. June 23, 2017 Wise Use of Literature, Magazines and Our Christian Life and Ministry Workbook (Gh)
  82. June 22, 2017 JW Broadcasting via Satellite (Gh)
  83. June 20, 2017 Jesus – The Way, The Truth, the Life (Gh)
  84. June 20, 2017 Jesus – The Way, The Truth, the Life (Es)
  85. June 20, 2017 Supplier Arrangements on jw.org (Au)
  86. June 15, 2017 Guidelines on loading and unloading merchandize (Es)
  87. June 14, 2017 Annual Items for 2018 (Es)
  88. June 14, 2017 Annual Items for 2018 (Us)
  89. May 30, 2017 Bethel Speaking Assignments (Es)
    • Attachment 1: S-47-E Sp Request for Bethel Speaker (2/16)
  90. May 29, 2017 Charity Commission Annual Return Guidance (Bi)
  91. May 24, 2017 Donations to “Jehovah’s Witnesses of India” by Indian Passport Holders (Au)
  92. May 24, 2017 Videos for Midweek Meeting Available on JW Broadcasting (Es)
  93. May 23, 2017 Reviewing of Preaching Territories in Ghana (Gh)
  94. May 16, 2017 Convention Organization Guidelines (Us)
  95. May 15, 2017 Regular Pioneers (Bi)
  96. May 15, 2017 Regular Pioneers (Es)
  97. May 15, 2017 Regular Pioneers (Gh)
  98. May 15, 2017 Regular Pioneers (Us)
  99. May 14, 2017 Public Reading of Study Material at Congregation Meetings (Gh)
  100. May 14, 2017 Public Reading of Study Material at Congregation Meetings (Us)
  101. May 10, 2017 Requesting Convention Releases (Gh)
  102. May 10, 2017 Requesting Convention Releases (Es)
  103. April 30, 2017 Circuit Assemblies for the 2018 Service Year (Us)
  104. April 28, 2017 Preventive maintenance program for Kingdom Halls (Es)
  105. April 21, 2017 School for Congregation Elders (Us)
  106. April 20, 2017 Contact Card for Witnessing to the Blind or Visually Impaired (Es)
  107. April 20, 2017 Contact Card for Witnessing to the Blind or Visually Impaired (Us)
  108. April 19, 2017 Branch Relocation Visitor Centre (Bi)
  109. April 19, 2017 Kingdom Ministry School for the 2018 Service Year (Es)
  110. April 19, 2017 Kingdom Ministry School for the 2018 Service Year (Gh)
  111. April 19, 2017 Kingdom Ministry School for the 2018 Service Year (Us)
  112. April 18, 2017 “Sing Out Joyfully” to Jehovah (Gh)
  113. April 15, 2017 Kingdom Hall and Assembly Hall Construction Worldwide (Bi)
  114. April 15, 2017 Kingdom Hall and Assembly Hall Construction Worldwide (Es)
  115. April 15, 2017 Kingdom Hall and Assembly Hall Construction Worldwide (Gh)
  116. April 15, 2017 Kingdom Hall and Assembly Hall Construction Worldwide (Ir)
  117. April 15, 2017 Kingdom Hall and Assembly Hall Construction Worldwide (Us)
  118. April 13, 2017 Kingdom Hall Information – revised (Bi)
  119. April 13, 2017 Kingdom Hall Information (Bi)
  120. April 13, 2017 Kingdom Hall Information (Ir)
  121. April 12, 2017 Update of the Profile of LDC Volunteers (Es)
  122. April 6, 2017 Tour Arrangement for Accra Bethel (Gh)
  123. April 5, 2017 Adding Builder Assistant Users to Congregation Domain (Us)
  124. March 31, 2017 Clarifications regarding the Durable Power of Attorney (DPA) (Es)
  125. March 30, 2017 New Agreement with BBVA for 2017 (Es)
  126. March 24, 2017 Declaration of Congregation Tax Status for the Purpose of Tax Legislation and Data Exchange Agreements (Bi)
    • Attachment 1: Annual Real Property Tax Exemption Verification Instructions
  127. March 24, 2017 Declaration of Congregation Tax Status for the Purpose of Tax Legislation and Data Exchange Agreements (Ir)
    • Attachment 1: Annual Real Property Tax Exemption Verification Instructions
  128. March 20, 2017 Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia (Bi)
    • Attachment 1: Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Instruction Sheet March 20, 2017
    • Attachment 2:Address Sheet for Russian Officials
    • Attachment 3: Revised: Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Instruction Sheet March 23, 2017
  129. March 20, 2017 Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia (Es)
    • Attachment 1: Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Instruction Sheet March 20, 2017
    • Attachment 2:  Address Sheet for Russian Officials
    • Attachment 3: Revised: Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Instruction Sheet March 23, 2017
  130. March 20, 2017 Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia (Gh)
    • Attachment 1: Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Instruction Sheet March 20, 2017
    • Attachment 2: Address Sheet for Russian Officials
    • Attachment 3: Revised: Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Instruction Sheet March 23, 2017
  131. March 20, 2017 Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia (Us)
    • Attachment 1: Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Instruction Sheet March 20, 2017
    • Attachment 2: Address Sheet for Russian Officials
    • Attachment 3: Revised: Letter-Writing Campaign Supporting Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia Instruction Sheet March 23, 2017
  132. March 19, 2017 Guest Rooming for Publishers Visiting Bethel Facilities (Us)
  133. March 18, 2017 Selective Service System (Us)
  134. March 9, 2017 Supporting the French-Speaking Field in Ghana (Gh)
  135. March 9, 2017 Baptism Date Survey (Gh)
  136. March 8, 2017 Royal Commission Case Study 54
    • Attachment 1: Child Safeguarding Policy of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Australia (version 1)
    • Attachment 2: Child Safeguarding Policy of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Australia (version 2)
    • Attachment 3: Child Safeguarding Policy of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Australia (version 3)
  137. March 3, 2017 Australian Royal Commission Summons Watchtower Australia to Produce
  138. March 3, 2017 Kingdom Hall Broadcast Readiness Survey (Us)
  139. March 2, 2017 Refers to S-135 form.Update on Local Design/Construction Arrangement (Gh)
  140. March 2, 2017 Broadcast Events Held in Kingdom Halls (Us)
  141. March 1, 2017 Refers to video entitled Update on U.S. Local Design/Construction Arrangement - May 2017.“Design/Construction” and “Supplier Arrangement” Document Types (Us)
  142. February 28, 2017 To be cited in S-22 form & ks10 (elders manual)Visiting Disfellowshipped or Disassociated Individuals (Gh)
  143. February 28, 2017 To be cited in S-22 form & ks10 (elders manual)Visiting Disfellowshipped or Disassociated Individuals (Es)
  144. February 28, 2017 To be cited in S-22 form & ks10 (elders manual)Visiting Disfellowshipped or Disassociated Individuals (Us)
  145. February 27, 2017 Refers to S-29 form and jw.orgPersonal Addresses and Adjustments to Coordinator of the Body of Elders or Secretary (Es)
  146. February 27, 2017 Refers to S-29 form and jw.orgPersonal Addresses and Adjustments to Coordinator of the Body of Elders or Secretary (Gh)
  147. February 27, 2017 Refers to S-29 form and jw.orgPersonal Addresses and Adjustments to Coordinator of the Body of Elders or Secretary (Us)
  148. February 26, 2017 Replaces July 15, 2014 letter. Cited in S-22 form. Refers to S-80 form, July 2013 Our Kingdom Ministry, Return to Jehovah brochure and jw.orgPublic Witnessing (Us)
  149. February 25, 2017 Refers to Public Witnessing Supplies form and jw.orgMagnetic Boards and Posters for Public Witnessing (Us)
  150. February 22, 2017 Refers to S-14 form and jw.orgAnnouncement to all Congregations (Gh)
  151. February 21, 2017 Refers to Dress & Grooming for Visitors Touring Bethel brochure and jw.org2017 United States Bethel Visitors Information (Us)
  152. February 20, 2017 Meeting Times and Locations for Groups and Pregroups (Bi)
  153. February 20, 2017 Meeting Times and Locations for Groups and Pregroups (Es)
  154. February 20, 2017 Meeting Times and Locations for Groups and Pregroups (Us)
  155. February 18, 2017 CONFIDENTIAL Refers to October 7, 2015 letter.National power supply agreement (Es)
  156. February 16, 2017 Branch Renovation Project (Es)
  157. February 15, 2017 Refers to February 12, 2016 & August 4, 2016 letter.Preparing for 2017 Memorial Campaign (Gh)
  158. February 14, 2017 Use of Sign-Language Videos for Congregation Meetings (Gh)
  159. February 13, 2017 Refers to May 23, 2010 letter. To be cited in S-22 form.Memorial & Special Talk (Bi)
  160. February 13, 2017 Refers to May 23, 2010 letter. To be cited in S-22 form.Memorial & Special Talk (Es)
  161. February 13, 2017 Refers to May 23, 2010 letter. To be cited in S-22 form.Memorial & Special Talk (Gh) 
  162. February 13, 2017 Refers to May 23, 2010 letter. To be cited in S-22 form.Memorial & Special Talk (Us) 
  163. February 10, 2017 Unassigned and Seldom-Worked Territory Campaign (Gh)
  164. February 7, 2017 New European Circuits (Es)
  165. February 4, 2017 Use of Summary Sheets (Gh)
  166. February 3, 2017 Australian Royal Commission invites Watchtower Australia to provide supplementary Information
  167. January 25, 2017 Kingdom Hall Construction and Renovation Projects (Es)
  168. January 25, 2017 Replaces March 31, 2015 letter. Refers to July 12, 2014 letter, S-21, S-135 forms and jw.org.Guidelines for jw.org (Bi)
  169. January 25, 2017 Use of Electronic Devices at Congregation Meetings (Gh)
  170. January 19, 2017 Prerecorded Memorial and Special Talk 2017 – Welsh (Bi)
  171. January 19, 2017 Refers to jw2017.org website & bo at jw2017.org emailDelegate Selection for Special Convention in Cochabamba, Bolivia (Us)
  172. January 16, 2017 Refers to February 14, 2016 letter and Annual Real Property Tax Exemption Verification Record.Real Property Tax Exemption Verification (Us)
  173. January 12, 2017 Refers to S-300 Circuit Overseer's Route Sheet, S-301 Circuit Overseer's Monthly Report, S-351 Circuit Overseer Change of Permanent Address.Circuit Overseer Guidelines
  174. January 10, 2017 Refers to S-56 form.Literature Packing Lists (Us)
  175. January 9, 2017 Literature offer for July through December 2017 (Us)
  176. January 8, 2017 Entrance Times at Assemblies and Conventions (Us)
  177. January 7, 2017 Global Assistance Arrangement for the 2017 Service Year (Gh)
  178. January 6, 2017 Replaces November 17, 2010 & September 7, 2011 letters. Refers to S-4, S-21, S-77 & S-303 forms. To be cited in S-22 form and ks10 (Elder's textbook).Congregation Correspondence and Filing (Bi)
  179. January 6, 2017 Replaces November 17, 2010 & September 7, 2011 letters. Refers to S-4, S-21, S-77 & S-303 forms. To be cited in S-22 form and ks10 (Elder's textbook).Congregation Correspondence and Filing (Us)
  180. January 5, 2017 Replaces May 1, 2013 letter and direction in S-331 form. To be cited in S-22 form.Circuit Overseer Accommodations and Financial Matters (Us)
  181. January 5, 2017 Replaces May 1, 2013 letter and direction in S-331 form. To be cited in S-22 form.Circuit Overseer Accommodations and Financial Matters (Gh) 
  182. January 5, 2017 Replaces May 1, 2013 letter and direction in S-331 form. To be cited in S-22 form.Circuit Overseer Accommodations and Financial Matters (Bi)
  183. January 5, 2017 Refers to August 3, 2014 & May 24, 2016 letters. Refers to S-56 & S-58 forms.Helping the Blind or Visually Impaired Publishers and Interested Persons (Pp)
  184. January 4, 2017 Refers to November 6, 2014 letter.Child Custody Packet (Us)
  185. January 3, 2017 Watchtower Australia’s Response to Royal Commission Letter dated 4 November 2016
  186. January 3, 2017 Refers to S-21 form.2017 Pioneer School (Gh)
  187. January 2, 2017 Branch Relocation Newsletter (Bi)
  188. January 1, 2017 Replaces February 1, 2011 letter. Refers to Child Safeguarding Policy. To be cited in S-22 form.Handling Matters Relating to Alleged Child Abuse (Bi)
    • Attachment 1: Child Safeguarding Policy | Child Safeguarding Policy with attachments.
  189. January 1, 2017 Refers to S-139 formSupporting Those With Medical Needs (Us)
  190. January 1, 2017 Refers to S-139 formSupporting Those With Medical Needs (Gh)

 

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