Assign Privileges and Duties

In order schedule the Christian Life and Ministry Meeting (CLM), schedule Public Talks, schedule Field Service, Duties or more, JW Scheduler needs to know which members should be Assigned to perform these parts.

To Assign which parts, assignments and duties a member can handle, click Members > Assign

JW Scheduler Members Assign Assignments and Duties New

Assign Parts, Privileges and Duties

  • Note: Based on your selections, the member will either appear or not appear in Member Selection during Scheduling.
  • Note: InactiveDisfellowshipped or Moved members will not appear for scheduling even if you tick these options.
  1. Click Members
  2. Select the member
  3. Click Assign
  4. Tick the part, assignment or duty you want to allow the member to perform.
    • Note: You can tick All to ‘tick all’ for a particular category.
  • Note: Before you un-tick or remove any privileges, you should first ensure they are not scheduled for any future parts. If they are, first remove or cancel their future parts, assignments or duties, then return here and un-tick the privilege.

Treasures from God's Word

Chairman. The member can be scheduled as the Chairman of the midweek Christian Life and Ministry Meeting.

Auxiliary Classroom Counselor. The member can be scheduled as an Auxiliary Classroom Counselor for one of the midweek Life and Ministry Meeting schools.

Prayer. The member can be scheduled for Midweek and Weekend meeting prayers.

Talk. The member can be scheduled for the 10-minute Treasures from God’s Word talk.

Spiritual Gems. The member can be scheduled for the 10-minute Digging for Spiritual Gems part.

Bible Reading. The member can be scheduled for the weekly Bible Reading.

Apply Yourself to the Field Ministry

  • Note: The member must have Spiritual > CLM Student ticked to enable these options.

Initial Call. The member can be scheduled for any Initial Call student assignments.

Return Visit. The member can be scheduled for any Return Visit student assignments.

Bible Study. The member can be scheduled for any Bible Study student assignments.

Assistant. The member can be scheduled as an assistant for any student assignments.

Talk. The member can be scheduled for any Student Talk assignments.

Living as Christians

Parts. The member can be scheduled for any Living 1 and Living 2 parts.

Congregation Bible Study. The member can be scheduled to conduct the Congregation Bible Study.

Reader. The member can be schedule to read the Congregation Bible Study.

Field Service

Public Witnessing. The member qualifies for Public Witnessing.

  • Note: JW Scheduler currently does not support scheduling Public Witnessing.

Conducting Field Service Meetings. The member can be scheduled to conduct Field Service Meetings.

Custom. The member can be scheduled for conduct Field Service Meetings Custom Assignment. (e.g. Zoom Host)

Field Service Prayers. The member qualifies for giving prayers at meetings for Field Service.

  • Note: JW Scheduler does not support scheduling prayers at field service meetings. It is up to the conductor to choose who will say the prayer.

Public Talks

Local Public Speaker. The member can be scheduled for Local Public Talks.

  • Note: There is no need to enter “Local Outlines can give” since Local Speakers are generally assigned new outlines from the COBE or Public Talk Coordinator, and these would be rarely given again in the local congregation.

Away Public Speaker. The member qualifies for and can be scheduled to give Away Public Talks at another congregation.

  • Note: If you tick Away Public Speaker, please enter the Outlines they can give. Enter each outline separated by a comma, e.g. 2, 45, 87, 142.
  • Note: Over the years a Public Speaker may have given many different outlines locally, but might choose only a few outlines for Away talks. This is both modest and reasonable. Only those outlines should be entered.

Chairman. The member can be scheduled as the Weekend Meeting Chairman.

Watchtower Reader. The member can be scheduled to read the Watchtower during the Weekend Watchtower Study.

Custom 1 (Closing Prayer). A custom Weekend Assignment that can be used for scheduling during the Weekend Meeting.

  • Note: By default this is set as Closing Prayer. Please adjust for your local circumstances or language.

Custom 2 (Custom). A custom Weekend Assignment that can be used for scheduling during the Weekend Meeting.

  • Note: By default this is set as Custom. Please adjust for your local circumstances or language.

Hospitality. The member can be scheduled to provide hospitality to a visiting Public Speaker.

  • Note: Field Service Groups and Other Groups can also be scheduled to provide hospitality.

Duties

Attendant. The member can be scheduled to be an Attendant during the Midweek or Weekend meeting.

Custom 1 (Security). A custom Duty that can be used for scheduling at the Midweek or Weekend meeting.

  • Note: By default this is set as Security. Please adjust for your local circumstances or language.

Microphones. The member can be scheduled for the Microphone duty at the Midweek or Weekend meeting.

Custom 2 (Sound). A custom Duty that can be used for scheduling at the Midweek or Weekend meeting.

  • Note: By default this is set as Sound. Please adjust for your local circumstances or language.

Custom 3 (Video). A custom Duty that can be used for scheduling at the Midweek or Weekend meeting.

  • Note: By default this is set as Video. Please adjust for your local circumstances or language.

Custom 4 (Platform). A custom Duty that can be used for scheduling at the Midweek or Weekend meeting.

  • Note: By default this is set as Platform. Please adjust for your local circumstances or language.

Custom 5 (Custom). A custom Duty that can be used for scheduling at the Midweek or Weekend meeting.

  • Note: By default this is set as Custom. Please adjust for your local circumstances or language.

Common Questions and Problems

Please carefully re-read the Assign Parts, Privileges and Duties sub-heading above.

InactiveDisfellowshipped or Moved members will not appear for scheduling, even if you tick these options.

Only Active members who are not Awaynot Disfellowshipped and have the correct Assign value set will show in this list.

Please check the member is:

  1. Active. See Member > Spiritual
  2. Not Away during that time. See Member > Information > Away Periods
  3. Assigned to that duty. See Assign Privileges and Duties

Please carefully re-read the Assign Parts, Privileges and Duties section above.

Before you un-tick or remove any privileges, you should first ensure they are not scheduled for any future parts. If they are, first remove or cancel their future parts, assignments or duties, then return here and un-tick the privilege.

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