Letters to Elders & Congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Here you will find the latest Letters to all Bodies of Elders. As more letters are published, more letters will be added to this list. Where letters refer to other letters, you will find these references included below the appropriate letter. This audit trail is included so that individuals can easily track the changes in Jehovah’s Witnesses policies and procedures.

Note: Where links are not provided for some of the referenced letters and forms, it means that they are not currently available.

Letters to all Bodies of Elders 2017

  1. 01/10/17 Literature Packing Lists (NYWK-CC) New!
    Refers to: S-56 form
  2. 01/06/17 Congregation Correspondence and Filing (NYWK-CC) New!
    Replaces: 11/17/10 and 09/07/11 letters.  Supplements: ks10. Refers to: S-21, S-22 and S-303 forms.
  3. 01/05/17 Circuit Overseer Accommodations and Financial Matters (NYWK-CC) New!
    Replaces: 05/01/13 letter. Supersedes direction in: S-331 form. Refers to: S-22 form.
  4. 01/03/17 2017 Pioneer School (GH-CC) New!
    Refers to: S-21 form
  5. 01/01/17 Handling Matters Relating to Alleged Child Abuse (BI-CC)
    Replaces: 02/01/11 letter. Refers to: S-22 form, Child Safeguarding Policy & Child Safeguarding Policy with attachments.
  6. 01/01/17 Supporting Those With Medical Needs (NYWK-CC) New!
    01/01/17 Supporting Those With Medical Needs (GH-CC) New!
    Refers to: S-139 form.

Letter to all Congregations 2017


Letters to All Bodies of Elders 2016

  1. 12/24/16 Use of JW Library for Media Playback at Congregation Meetings (NYWK-CC) New!
    12/24/16 Use of JW Library for Media Playback at Congregation Meetings
    (GH-CC) New!
    Refers to: S-22 & S-144 forms
  2. 12/16/16 Adding Builder Assistant Users to Congregation jw.org Domains (GH-CC) New!
  3. 11/23/16 Index to Letters for Bodies of Elders (GH-CC)
  4. 11/17/16 2017 Convention Invitations (GH-CC)
  5. 11/02/16 Kingdom Hall Maintenance Program (JWCS)
    11/02/16 Programa de mantenimiento de Salones del Reino (JWCS)
  6. 11/01/16 Using and Maintaining Kingdom Halls (BI-CC) 
    Replaces: 01/01/91, 11/02/95, 04/15/97, 05/30/00, 07/30/02, 08/01/03, 12/31/05, 01/08/08, 12/11/09, 12/20/09, 06/11/11, 04/08/14, 06/09/14, 03/30/15, 10/14/15, 10/15/15, 05/13/16 & 09/23/16 letters.
    11/01/16 Using and Maintaining Kingdom Halls (GH-CC)
    Replaces: 06/24/97, 04/08/14, 06/09/14 & 10/26/15 letters.
    Refers to: DC-82, DC-85, DC-85i, S-5, S-22, S-27, S-42, S-111, TO-5, TO-19 & TO-57 forms. Discontinues use of: TO-34 form.
  7. 10/18/16 Resolutions in Support of Kingdom Interests (GH-CC)
    10/18/16 Yiŋkpɛi ni Akɛfĩɔ Maŋtsɛyeli Nibii Asɛɛ (GH-CC)
    10/18/16 Tirimbɔ a Yɛde Boa Ahenni Nnwuma (GH-CC)
    Refers to: 03/29/14 letter; Refers to: S-303 form
  8. 10/18/16 Update on Local Design/Construction Arrangement (NYWK-CC)
    Refers to: DC-50 form
  9. 10/15/16 Provision for Publishers to View Recordings of Assembly and Convention Programs Online (NYWK-CC)
    Replaces: 10/22/15 Letter
    Refers to: S-22, S-142 & S-143 Forms
    10/15/16 Provision for Publishers to View Recordings of Assembly and Convention Programs Online (GH-CC) 
    10/15/16 Blɔ Nya Nɛ A To Konɛ Fiɛɛli Nɛ A Hyɛ Kpɔ Mi Kpehi Kɛ Kpokpa Nɔ Kpehi A He Videohi Ngɛ Intanɛti ɔ Nɔ (GH-CC)
    10/15/16 Gbɛjianɔ ni Ato Ahã Shiɛlɔi koni Amɛkwɛ Kpokpaa nɔ Kpeei kɛ Kpokpaa Wuji Anɔ Kpeei ni Arikɔdi yɛ jw.org lɛ Nɔ (GH-CC)
    10/15/16 Nhyehyɛe a Ɛbɛma Adawurubɔfo Atumi Ahwɛ Ɔmansin ne Ɔmantam Nhyiam Dwumadi Ahorow wɔ Intanɛt So (GH-CC)
  10. 10/12/16 Instructions for Our Christian Life and Ministry Meeting (BI-CC)
    10/12/16 Instructions for Our Christian Life and Ministry Meeting (ES-CC)
    10/12/16 Instructions for Our Christian Life and Ministry Meeting (NYWK-CC)
    10/12/16 Instructions pour la réunion Vie chrétienne et ministère (ES-CC)
    10/12/16 Istruzioni per l’adunanza Vita cristiana e ministero (ES-CC)
    10/12/16 Wskazówek dotyczących zebrań chrześcijańskiego życia i służby (ES-CC)
    10/12/16 Instrucciones para la reunión Vida y Ministerio Cristianos (ES-CC)
    10/12/16 Instruções para a Reunião Nossa Vida e Ministério Cristão (ES-CC)
    10/12/16 Указания для встречи «Наша христианская жизнь и служение» (ES-CC)
    10/12/16 Anvisningar för tjänstemötet (ES-CC)
    Refers to: 05/16/12 & 03/02/09 Letters
    Refers to: S-22 and S-38 Forms
  11. 10/03/16 Minors (ES-CC)
    10/03/16 Menores de edad (ES-CC) 
    Refers to: Registro Central de Delincuentes Sexuales – Real Decreto 1110/2015, de diciembre
    10/03/16 Mineurs
  12. 09/23/16 Caring for Maintenance and Repair Work at Kingdom Halls (BI-CC) 
    Replaces 03/30/15 letter
    Attachment to letter
  13. 09/22/16 Vídeos aprobados para su uso en instituciones penitenciarias (ES-CC)
    09/22/16 Translation of above letter: Videos approved for use in penitentiary institutions (ES-CC)
  14. 09/05/16 Adjustments in the Monthly Report concerning Congregation Accounts (ES-CC) 
    09/05/16 Ajustes en el anuncio mensual de las cuentas de la congregación (ES-CC)
    Refers to S-30 form
  15. 09/03/16 Care Plan Simplification (GH-CC)
    Refers to:
    Outline for Discussion of Care Plan with Publisher
    Care Plan for Women in Labour Refusing Blood Transfusion
    Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies (English)
    Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies (Ewe)
    Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies (Twi)
    Instructions for use of Care Plan
  16. 09/02/16 Update to Adjustments to Kingdom Hall Maintenance Procedures (GH-CC)
    Refers to: DC-96 form
    Refers to: 11/03/15 letter
  17. 09/01/16 Handling Personal Data (ES-CC) 
    09/01/16 Tramitación de datos personales (ES-CC) 
    09/01/16 Gestion des données personnelles (ES-CC)
    Refers to: S-21 form
    Refers to: 08/15/15 & 09/17/2011 letters
  18. 08/30/16 Securing Rental Facilities for Circuit Assemblies
    Refers to: S-330 manual; CO-14, CO-70, S-317, S-328 TO-17 forms
  19. 08/17/16 Literature Inventory (BI-CC)
  20. 08/17/16 Branch Relocation Project – Personnel Needs (BI-CC)
    Regional Volunteer TeamRVT Response Dates | RVT Roles | RVT Recommendation Form
    Refers to: 07/12/16 Letter
  21. 08/10/16 Adjusted Paragraph in Study Article for the Week of August 8, 2016 (GH-CC) 
    Original June 2016 Watchtower in Twi (Large Print) | Revised June 2016 Watchtower in Twi
  22. 08/06/16 Data Collection Project (GH-CC)
  23. 08/04/16 2017 Memorial Invitations (BI-CC)
    08/04/16 2017 Memorial Invitations (GH-CC)
  24. 08/01/16 INDEX TO LETTERS FOR BODIES OF ELDERS (BI-CC)
  25. 08/01/16 Protecting Minors From Abuse (BI-CC)
    08/01/16
    Protecting Minors From Abuse
    (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Protecting Minors From Abuse (GH-CC)
    08/01/16 Protecting Minors From Abuse (NYWK-CC)
    08/01/16 Protección de menores contra el abuso – V2 (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Protección de menores contra el abuso – V1 (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Protection des mineurs contre les abus (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Minderjährige vor Misshandlung und Missbrauch schützen (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Proteger menores contra abuso (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Ocrotirea minorilor împotriva abuzurilor (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Защита несовершеннолетних от насилия и растления (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Ang. att skydda barn mot övergrepp (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Защита на деца от малтретиране (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Proteggere i minori dagli abusi (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Beskyttelse af mindreårige mod misbrug (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Alaikäisten suojeleminen kaltoinkohtelulta (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 chronienia małoletnich przed wykorzystywaniem (ES-CC)
    08/01/16 Bɛbɔ Ngakula Mɔɔ Bɛyɛ Bɛ Basabasa La Anwo Bane (GH-CC)
    08/01/16 Mommɔ Mmofra Nkumaa Ho Ban Mfi Awurukasɛm Ho (GH-CC)
    08/01/16 Jokuɛwi Nɛ A Peeɔ Mɛ Basabasa Nɛ A Po A He Piɛ (GH-CC)
    08/01/16  Ɖeviwo Takpɔkpɔ Be Woagawɔ Ŋutasẽnu Ɖe Wo Ŋu O (GH-CC)
    Note: Paragraph 18 of the Ewe file has been adjusted to read that the Service Department may direct elders to inform parents of minors within the congregation and not all parents in the congregation.
    08/01/16 保護未成年人免受性侵犯 (Traditional Chinese)
    08/01/16 保护未成年人免受性侵犯 (Simplified Chinese)

    Refers to: S-22 Form. | Replaces: 10/01/2012 letter.

Letters to all Congregations 2016

  1. 12/31/16 2017 Annual Meeting and Warwick/Wallkill Dedication Program (NYWK-CC) New!
  2. 12/29/16 Donations in Support of Kingdom Interests Worldwide (NYWK-CC) New!
    12/29/16 Donations in Support of Kingdom Interests Worldwide (GH-CC) New!
    12/29/16 Ntoboa a Yɛde Boa Ahenni Adwuma Wɔ Wiase Nyinaa (GH-CC) New!
  3. 12/28/16 One Study Edition of The Watchtower in Languages Other Than English (GH-CC) New!
  4. 12/26/16 Watchtower Library – 2016 Edition (NYWK-CC) New!
    12/26/16 Watchtower Library – 2016 Edition (GH-CC) New!
    12/16/16 Watchtower Library—2016 De (GH-CC) New!
  5. 12/19/16 Live and Delayed Video-Streaming of Special Program (GH-CC) New!
    Check Internet Speed
  6. 12/15/16 Use of Bible Teach and Teach Us (GH-CC) New!
  7. 12/15/16 Sɛnea Yɛde Bible Kyerɛkyerɛ ne Dɛn na Yebetumi Asua Bedi Dwuma (GH-CC) New!
  8. 10/28/16 Online Tour Reservation Tool for Visiting United States Bethel Facilities (BI-CC)
  9. 10/13/16 Magnetic Boards and Posters for Public Witnessing (BI-CC) 
    Refers to: S-80 form
    10/13/16 Magnetic Boards and Posters for Public Witnessing (GH-CC)
    10/13/16 Magnet Ʋuƒowo Kple Boblodonuwo Zazã Le Dutoƒoɖaseɖiɖidɔa Me (GH-CC)
    10/13/16 Magnetic Boards kɛ Posters Kɛhã Maŋ Odaseyeli (GH-CC)
    10/13/16 Magnetic Board Nee Poster Mɔɔ Yɛbava Yɛayɛ Bagua Nu Daselɛlilɛ (GH-CC) 
    Refers to: S-80 form
  10. 10/10/16 Bethel Consultants (GH-CC)
    10/10/16 Betel Aboafo (GH-CC)
  11. 10/01/16 “Sing Out Joyfully” to Jehovah (NYWK-CC)
    10/01/16 “Chantez Joyeusement” Jéhovah – French Translation
  12. 09/21/16 Global Assistance Arrangement for the 2017 Service Year (BI-WT)
  13. 08/29/16 Reminders on Public Witnessing Set Up (GH-CC)
    Refers to: 07/15/14 letter
  14. 08/16/16 Global Assistance Arrangement and Circuit Overseer Assistance Arrangement for the 2017 Service Year (ES-CC) 
    08/16/16
     Programa Mundial de Ayuda y Programa de Ayuda a los Superintendentes de Circuito para el año de servicio 2017 (ES-CC)
  15. 08/16/16 Branch Relocation Project – Key Events (BI-CC)
    Key Events ProgrammeDates & Venues
    Refers to: 07/12/16 Letter
  16. 08/11/16 URGENT: Use of Satellite for Transmitting JW Broadcasting and Special Events (GH-CC)
    Survey on use of Satellite Equipment
  17. 08/02/16 New Kingdom Hall Maintenance Programme (BI-CC)

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