Editor MenuThe Weekend Meeting window is available from the File menu.

Or you can press CTRL + SHIFT + W


Weekend Meeting windowWatchtower StudyOKCancelImportHelpCircuit Overseer Service TalkAssignmentsWeek of meetingVideo ConferencingAssignment History

Use the Weekend Meeting window to detail the information you would like to display on the schedule. Populate the various boxes by selecting from the dropdown lists or manually typing in the details.

Note IconLearn more about the Weekend Meeting window by looking through the rest of this help topic. Or, as an alternative, click on the option you are interested in on the screenshot above.

Week of meeting

Week of meetingUse the left/right arrows to quickly move from one meeting to the next.

Note IconThis has been provided for those of you who only need to  manage the Weekend Meeting assignments.

Assignments

AssignmentsAt the very least you should use the dropdown lists to specify the Chairman. The other  assignments are optional.

Note IconThese are dynamic dropdown lists. Typing in a new name and closing the dialogue with OK will cause that name to become available in the dropdown list next time. Likewise, hovering the mouse over a name in the dropdown list and pressing DEL will cause it to be permanently removed (as long as you subsequently close the dialogue with OK!).

Watchtower Study

Assignments

Use the dropdown lists to specify the Watchtower Conductor, Reader and Bible Verses Reader.

Use the edit box to specify the theme for the current Watchtower Study.

Use the other two dropdown lists to select the assigned song numbers.

Note IconThe theme is automatically provided for all languages that support monthly volunteer data.

Circuit Overseer Service Talk

Service TalkUse the edit box to specify the concluding Service Talk theme to be given by your Circuit Overseer.

Note IconThis control is only enabled if the Circuit Overseer Service Talk option is selected in the editor.

Video Conferencing

Video ConferencingAre you using Video Conferencing for your meetings? Then use the dropdown lists to specify who will be the Host and Co-host.

Pressing Copy from Midweek Meeting will transfer the Host and Co-host from the Midweek Meeting.

Assignment HistoryAssignment History

It is possible to use the Assignment History feature to assist in making some of your assignments. This is how you use the feature:

  1. Click on the assignment that you want to populate.
  2. Click on the name in the history list that you would like to use.

The following assignments make use of this feature:

  • Host
  • Co-host
  • Chairman
  • Interpreter
  • Conductor
  • Reader
  • Bible Verses Reader
  • Opening Prayer
  • Concluding Prayer
  • Away Speaker

Import

ImportThis window contains a special and unique feature. If you handle public talk coordination and you have the Public Talks program installed (see www.publictalksoftware.co.uk) you can populate the grid directly with information extracted from that software using the Import button. These two programs are designed to work together. Using the database is a time saver because you don't have to manually type in the information and you are less likely to make errors (unless they were already wrong in the database!). Once the button is clicked, you will see this window:

Talk DetailsUse the dropdown lists to select the correct home and away talk details. The lists present the database information in the following format:

Date - Brother (Congregation)

Should there be no away talks assigned, simply leave the dropdown list(s) empty.

OK

OKCloses the dialogue and the schedule preview is automatically updated to reflect your changes.

Cancel

CancelCloses the dialogue and aborts all changes made to the schedule.

Help

HelpDisplays this help topic.