Manuals & Textbooks

View or download manuals and textbooks used by Jehovah’s Witnesses. Here you will find manuals used by the branch offices of Jehovah’s Witnesses around the world. There are textbooks used by Jehovah’s Witnesses to deal with child custody battles, where a spouse is an ex-Witness or non-Witness. There are important and secret textbooks used by elders in dealing with congregation affairs. All documents are in PDF format unless otherwise stated.


Relocation of other Handbooks

NOTE: To improve the location and language categorization of specific handbooks and manuals, we placed them on other pages.

Branch and Circuit Overseer Guidelines: Click here to access them.

Elder’s Manuals: Click here to access them.

Pioneer and Publisher’s textbooks: Click here to access them.


Accounting & Finance Manuals / Textbooks

  1. ACH Debit/Credit Authorization Agreement for RBC Credit Card Program (January 2011)
  2. Assembly Organization Guidelines – April 2017 (S-330-E 2017)
  3. Circuit Assembly Financial Report – with form fields (S-332-E 10/15)
  4. Circuit Assembly/Special Assembly Day Financial Report (S-332-E Bi 7/10)
  5. Congregation Accounts Audit Report (S-25-E 7/10)
  6. Convention Accounts (CO-56-E 5/15)
  7. Key Facts About the Global Assistance Arrangement (TO-57-E 11/14)
  8. Regional Building Committee Accounting Manual (June 2007)
  9. Regional Building Committee of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Inc., Annual Expense Report (S-121-E 6/10)
  10. Regional Building Committee Project Report (S-122-E 5/10)
  11. Watchtower Purchasing Card Program Card Holder User Manual for Regional Building Committee (2011)
  12. Watchtower Purchasing Card Program Policies and Procedures for Regional Building Committee (March 2011)

Blood Manuals / Textbooks

  1. Advance Decision to Refuse Specified Medical Treatment (dpa-E Bi 1/16)
  2. Advance Decision to Refuse Specified Medical Treatment (dpa-E Bi 9/11)
  3. Assist the Local HLC – Support Those with Medical Needs (1/11)
  4. Care Plan for Women in Labour Refusing a Blood Transfusion (HIS-JW Jan 2011)
  5. Care Plan for Surgery in Jehovah’s Witnesses (CPS-1-E Bi 9/08)
  6. Developing a Blood Conservation Care Plan for Jehovah’s Witness Patients with Malignant Disease(BSH Updated April 2012)
  7. Durable Power of Attorney (dpa-E US 1/16)
  8. Guidelines for Supporting Those with Medical Needs (S-139-E Bi 4/16)
  9. Guidelines for Supporting Those with Medical Needs (S-139-E Gh 4/16)
  10. Hospital Liaison Committees for Jehovah’s Witnesses – Assisting patients and physicians (hln-E 1/16)
  11. Hospital Liaison Committee Network for Jehovah’s Witnesses (HIS-I-E Bi 2007)
  12. How Parents can Protect their Children from Misuse of Blood (S-55-E Us 9/10)
  13. Jehovah’s Witnesses Alternatives to Blood Transfusions (November 1973)
  14. Supporting Our Brothers With Their Stand on Blood: Checklist (2 May 2015)

Branch & Circuit Overseer Handbooks / Textbooks

  1. Assembly Organization Guidelines – April 2017 (S-330-E 2017)
  2. Bethel Home Rules & Regulations (1931)
  3. Bethel Home Rules & Regulations (1930)
  4. Branch Organization – January 2015 (2015)
  5. Branch Organization – January 2015 Version 2 (2015)
  6. Branch Organization – 1977 / 2003 (2003)
  7. Branch Organization – 1977 / 2003 Version 2 (2003)
  8. Branch Organization – 1977 / 2003 Version 3 (2003)
  9. Branch Organisation Guidelines – revisions (2016)
  10. Child Protection Guidelines for Branch Office Service Desks (S-66-E 5/16)
  11. Circuit Organization Guidelines – March 2013 (2013)
  12. Circuit Overseer Guidelines (tg-E 2016) JWPUB
  13. Circuit Overseer Guidelines (tg-E 2016)
  14. Circuit Overseer Guidelines (tg-E 2015)
  15. Correspondence Guidelines (2007, 2011)
  16. District Convention Operations (1997)
  17. Dwelling Together in Unity (1952)
  18. Dwelling Together in Unity – Version 2 (1952)
  19. Dwelling Together in Unity – Version 3 (1952)
  20. Guidelines for Branch Service Desk Use Only – September 2005 (2005)
  21. Home & Office Rules (1916)
  22. Traveling Overseer Guidelines – revisions (1999 – 2003)

Child Custody & Safeguarding Manuals / Textbooks

Disaster Manuals / Textbooks

Kingdom Hall Manuals / Textbooks

Literature Manuals / Textbooks

Media Relations Manuals / Textbooks

Writing Manuals / Textbooks

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