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					‘SAFEGUARD YOUR
   HEART!’
   District Convention
           of
  Jehovah’s Witnesses




          2012

    P R O G RA M
   ‘SAFEGUARD YOUR
             HEART!’
               District Convention
             of Jehovah’s Witnesses
                           2012
    Arranged by the Governing Body of Jehovah’s Witnesses

       INFORMATION FOR DELEGATES
The locations for various convention departments and
functions will be announced as required. The information
may also be obtained through the Attendant and Informa-
tion departments.

ADMINISTRATION
This office is responsible for the oversight of the entire con-
vention arrangement.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Neither the chairman nor anyone else will make person-
al announcements or convey greetings from individuals
or congregations over the sound system. Its purpose is to
broadcast the convention program and information perti-
nent to the functioning of the convention.

ATTENDANTS
The attendants are assigned to assist you. Please cooper-
ate fully with them by following their direction with
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regard to parking, crowd control, seat saving, and other
matters.

BAPTISM
Candidates for baptism should be assembled in the re-
served section before the discourse on baptism begins on
Saturday morning. Each one should bring a towel and a
modest bathing suit. Reserved seats for baptism candidates
will be on the main floor in front of the stage. Any ex-
ceptions to this will be announced in advance and will be
known by the attendants as well as the Information Depart-
ment.

BETHEL SERVICE
Baptized publishers 35 years of age and under who are le-
gal residents and are interested in serving at Bethel should
plan to attend the meeting for Bethel applicants on Friday
afternoon. The exact location and time for this meeting will
be announced in advance.

BOOK ROOM
This department cares for dispensing all literature items,
including any new publications released at the convention.

CHAIRMAN
The chairman cares for matters pertaining to the conven-
tion program and program participants.

CONTRIBUTIONS
At considerable expense, arrangements have been made to
provide adequate seating, a sound system, and many other
services that make it enjoyable to attend the convention
and help us to draw closer to Jehovah. Your voluntary con-
tributions help to cover these expenses and also support
the worldwide work. For your convenience, clearly marked
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contribution boxes are located throughout the facility. All
contributions are very much appreciated. The Governing
Body wishes to thank you for your generous support of
Kingdom interests.

FIRST AID
Please bear in mind that this is for EMERGENCIES ONLY.

BIBLE SCHOOL FOR CHRISTIAN COUPLES
Married pioneers between the ages of 25 and 50 who are
interested in expanding their ministry are invited to at-
tend the meeting for applicants for the Bible School for
Christian Couples on Sunday afternoon. The exact location
and time for this meeting will be announced in advance.

LOST AND FOUND AND CHECKROOM
All found articles should be taken to the Lost and Found
Department. If you have lost anything, go to this depart-
ment and identify your belongings. Children who have
strayed from parents and are lost should be taken to this de-
partment. However, it is not to be viewed as a nursery.
Please look after your children, and keep them with you.

SEATING
Please be considerate of others. Remember, seats may be
saved only for those traveling with you in the same vehicle,
living with you in the same home, or currently studying the
Bible with you. Please do not leave articles on seats around
you. Your cooperating in this regard will allow others to see
that those seats are available.

VOLUNTEER SERVICE
If you wish to volunteer to assist with the work involved in
the convention arrangement, please report to this depart-
ment and you will be directed to where help is needed.
                    FRIDAY                                5
“As for Jehovah, He Sees What the Heart Is”
  —1 Samuel 16:7
      Morning
 9:20 Music
 9:30 Song No. 52 and Prayer
 9:40 Chairman’s Address:
       Why Must We Safeguard Our Heart?
         (Proverbs 4:23; Jeremiah 17:5-10)
10:10 Acquiring “an Obedient Heart”—Is It Possible?
       (1 Kings 3:9)
10:30 Do You Have a Balanced View of Yourself?
       (Romans 12:3)
10:50 Song No. 57 and Announcements
11:00 Symposium: Beware of Dangerous Heart Conditions!
          “Cunning of Heart” (Proverbs 7:10)
          “Double Heart” (Psalm 12:2)
          “Halfhearted” (Psalm 119:113)
          “In Want of Heart” (Proverbs 7:7; 10:21)
11:40 Keynote Address:
       Let God’s Word Reveal the Intentions of Your Heart
         (Hebrews 4:12; James 1:22-25)
12:10 Song No. 113 and Intermission
      Afternoon
 1:50 Music
 2:00 Song No. 106
 2:05 Questions About the Heart Answered
       (Deuteronomy 4:39; Philippians 1:7, 8)
 2:25 Avoid Testing God in Your Heart (Psalm 78:18, 19)
 2:45 Sound Drama: Fortify Your Hearts to Be Witnesses
       (Matthew 27:32–28:15; Luke 24:8-53)
 3:15 Song No. 116 and Announcements
                        FRIDAY                              6
      Afternoon (continued)
 3:25 Symposium: Prepare Your Heart for. . .
        Prayer (Psalm 141:2)
        Study (Ezra 7:10)
        Meetings (Deuteronomy 16:16)
        Informal Witnessing (1 Peter 3:15)
        Temptation (Psalm 78:8)
        Persecution (1 Peter 4:12-14)
 4:25 Do You Have “a Heart for Working”? (Nehemiah 4:6)
 4:55 Song No. 98 and Closing Prayer




                      SATURDAY
“Out of the Abundance of the Heart the Mouth
  Speaks”—Matthew 12:34
      Morning
 9:20 Music
 9:30 Song No. 96 and Prayer
 9:40 Symposium: Motivate Righthearted Ones to Love . . .
         Their Spiritual Father (Acts 13:48; 16:14)
         Their Spiritual Mother (Proverbs 6:20)
10:10 Symposium: Guard Your Heart Against
       “the Works of the Flesh”
         Fornication, Uncleanness, Brazen Conduct
           (Galatians 5:19-21)
         Idolatry, Practice of Spiritism (1 John 5:21)
         Enmities . . . Envies (Psalm 141:3)
         Drunken Bouts, Revelries, and Things Like These
           (2 Peter 2:2)
11:10 Song No. 68 and Announcements
                      SATURDAY                              7
      Morning (continued)
11:20 “God Is Greater Than Our Hearts”—How?
       (1 John 3:19, 20)
11:40 Baptism: Give Your Heart to Jehovah (Ephesians 3:20)
12:10 Song No. 58 and Intermission
      Afternoon
 1:35 Music
 1:45 Song No. 67
 1:50 “Jehovah Is Near toThose That Are Broken at Heart”
       (Psalm 34:17-20)
 2:10 Symposium: ‘Do Just as You Have Resolved
       in Your Heart’
         Showing Generosity (2 Corinthians 9:7)
         Widening Out in Love (Romans 15:7)
         Forgiving One Another Freely (Ephesians 4:32)
         Remaining Faithful to Your Marriage Mate
           (Malachi 2:13, 14)
         Reaching Out in the Congregation (1 Timothy 3:1)
         Living Up to Your Dedication (Daniel 1:8)
 3:10 Song No. 95 and Announcements
 3:20 Full-Time Service Helps Safeguard the Heart—How?
       (Psalm 45:1)
 3:40 Listen toThose Who Love You From the Heart
       (Proverbs 17:17)
 4:00 Rejoice in Your Youth! (Ecclesiastes 11:9–12:1)
 4:20 Inculcate God’s Word in Little Hearts
       (Deuteronomy 6:4-7; 31:12)
 4:55 Song No. 89 and Closing Prayer
                   SUNDAY                                   8
‘Serve Jehovah With a Complete Heart’
   —1 Chronicles 28:9
      Morning
 9:20 Music
 9:30 Song No. 110 and Prayer
 9:40 Symposium: Serve Jehovah With Your Whole Heart,
       as Did . . .
         Hannah (1 Samuel 1:18)
         Samuel (1 Samuel 2:26)
         Abigail (1 Samuel 25:32, 33)
         Elijah (1 Kings 18:42)
         Jonah (Jonah 3:4; 4:1)
         Mary (Luke 1:34, 38)
         Martha (John 11:25-27)
         Peter (Proverbs 24:16)
11:00 Song No. 61 and Announcements
11:10 Public Bible Discourse:
       “The Former Things Will Not . . . Come Up Into the
        Heart” (Isaiah 65:13, 14, 17-19, 21-23)
11:40 Summary of The Watchtower
12:10 Song No. 134 and Intermission
      Afternoon
 1:25 Music
 1:35 Song No. 73
 1:40 Drama: What Is True Love?
       (Proverbs 22:3; 1 John 4:8)
 2:45 Song No. 36 and Announcements
 2:55 Never Let Your Heart Become Terrified!
       (2 Chronicles 20:15, 17; 1 Peter 5:8, 9)
 3:40 Song No. 49 and Closing Prayer
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