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KINGDOM HALLS

(See also Regional Building Committees; lands by name)

(Note centered heading below: Construction)

AIDS victims: g94 3/22 14-15

appreciation for: yb13 157; yb07 137, 142; w05 11/1 28; km 7/86 3

lands with limited resources: w06 11/1 19-20

attendants: km 1/10 2; od 123; om 58, 63-64; km 12/89 7

benefits: w02 5/15 8-11

contribute to growth: w04 11/1 21-22; w90 11/15 30-31

circulating private material at: km 9/87 4

cleaning: jl 26; lv 92-93; od 56-57, 121; km 8/03 3; km 11/99 7; km 4/94 2; om 62; km 8/89 7; km 7/86 3

after each meeting: km 1/95 7; km 8/89 7

blood spills: g94 3/22 14

importance: w87 11/1 16-17

weekly cleaning: km 1/95 7

commercial activities at: jd 106-107; od 142; om 134-135

conduct at: w89 6/15 16-17; km 7/86 3

children: km 8/01 4; w89 6/15 17; om 63-64

manners: km 8/01 3-4; w89 6/15 16-17; om 63

congregations sharing: od 121-122; w04 4/15 22; km 1/95 7; km 8/89 7; w88 8/15 19; w88 10/1 18

account for operation of hall: km 8/03 5

cleaning after each meeting: km 1/95 7; km 8/89 7

elders receive copy of Annual Congregation Property Documents Review Work Sheet (TO-33) and Safety Inspection Work Sheet (TO-34): km 9/06 7

meeting times: w05 12/1 26; od 122; km 1/95 7; km 12/94 2

Memorial: km 1/06 7; km 1/05 7; km 1/04 3; km 1/01 3; km 1/97 7

Operating Committee: od 121; km 8/03 4-5; om 62

visit of circuit overseer: km 1/95 7

consideration for neighbors: km 2/95 7

contribution boxes: od 129; jv 343

contributing by check: km 11/05 3

Kingdom Hall Fund: jl 25; km 12/03 7; jv 344; km 12/88 5

proper identification of: km 6/91 3

Worldwide Work: km 12/03 7

discussion: jl 25-27; w10 5/1 31; od 120-123; rq 28-29; om 61-64

dress and grooming at: jl 8; od 122; om 63

elders’ responsibilities: od 121

experiences:

ant-filled tree cut down against advice: yb89 250

appreciation for participating in construction: km 11/92 3

approved despite ban (Romania): yb06 142, 144

architects praise: yb04 24

arsonist becomes caretaker: yb11 122-123

arson results in increase: yb88 226-227

award for landscaping (Finland, 2001): w02 10/1 8

bombing (Australia, 1985): g92 1/8 9-13; w86 1/1 10; w86 9/1 26; g86 8/8 29

bombing (Cyprus, 1960): yb95 92

bomb removed at risk of life (France): w99 11/15 29-30

built before congregation formed: w02 4/15 12

built by interested people: w86 3/1 25

built by small congregations: w01 2/15 11; yb88 18-19

built in rain forest: yb90 238-240; w88 11/15 29

built in refugee camp: w94 10/15 10

built in time for funeral: yb98 131

built in wartime with limited supplies: yb91 91-92

built on hilltop: yb89 164

built on remote island: w95 12/15 22-23

built with used materials: yb98 109-110

burglar beaten by neighbors: yb07 143

businesswoman from neighboring city impressed: yb04 25

Catholic bishop and priests amazed: yb02 114-115

charismatic church inquires: w00 1/1 13

children contribute: g 8/06 24; w86 5/1 14

churches converted to Kingdom Halls: jv 474

college student’s report: w99 11/15 32

columnists praise construction: yb99 125-126; w95 11/15 8

commended by chief minister of government: g 1/10 29

commended by city supervisors: yb05 243-244

commended by environmental association: yb07 142-143

commended by inspectors: g94 3/8 31; jv 324

commended by press: g96 4/8 10; jv 325

commended for proper use of funds, unlike churches: yb03 56-57

community response to construction: w00 1/1 13; yb89 9-10; km 12/88 6

conduct at construction site: w06 5/15 22

construction blocked by local planning officer: w11 9/15 32

construction changes opposed couple: w95 11/15 8

construction leads to interest in truth: km 12/88 6; km 12/87 6

contact with Witnesses restored during construction: w93 7/1 31

contractor stops counting fill loads: g94 3/8 31

contribution compensated: w86 5/1 14

drunks disoriented by quickly built hall: yb07 138

electrical substation: g 10/07 21

electrician touched by yeartext: yb07 53-54

fire chief provides water for concrete: w90 9/15 30

first hall in Mali: g95 12/22 14-16

first hall in Niue: w95 12/15 22-23

first halls in Mozambique: w96 12/15 20-21

floating: yb01 192-194

foreign volunteers: yb87 30

funds from afar: yb01 25-26

hall dismantled and given to another congregation: yb00 103-104

hall found: yb02 52

historic hospital (Australia): w92 8/15 8-9

impressed by construction: w08 2/1 22; w06 6/15 11; w06 11/1 20; yb04 250-251; yb01 25; yb00 105-106; w95 11/15 8; km 12/93 3-4; km 2/92 5; km 11/92 3

impressed by dignity and simplicity: yb09 137

impressed by hospitality: g95 9/22 32

impressed by love: w06 6/15 11; w89 6/15 20; w89 8/1 30

impressed by warm welcome: w89 1/15 6; w88 6/1 6-7

in prison: g05 10/8 21; w97 2/15 22; g96 6/22 20-21; yb88 57

interested people build hall and meet: yb11 116

interested person builds hall four times: yb01 44

interested person donates for sound system: w90 9/15 31

interested person prepares makeshift hall: yb10 113

kindergarten class tours construction site: yb12 29

kindness to neighboring policeman: yb09 242-243

letter of recommendation from chief building inspector: km 12/88 3-4

light fixtures located: w90 9/15 30-31

local ruler provides land after seeing Organization video: w94 9/15 8; yb94 17-18

marching band sent by city officials to “apologize”: yb12 146-147; yb88 23, 26-28

masonry teacher brings class and donates steel: w90 9/15 30

materials scarce: w96 12/15 20-21

mayor sets conditions for approval: yb94 60-61

mayors impressed: w94 8/1 8; yb90 10

meeting attendance increased: w06 11/1 19-20

mob attack during Memorial: yb12 35-36

mob burns hall: yb13 124

mob fails to delay construction: yb07 139

nationalized halls collapse: yb96 146-147

neighbor asks crew to build his house: yb09 221

official tears up papers, later regrets: yb04 24

open house in connection with dedication of hall: w02 11/1 8

opposed husband impressed: yb94 48-49

opposed neighbor’s wall rebuilt: w09 6/15 9

opposition to construction thwarted: yb01 14-15

parrot learns Kingdom songs and Witnesses’ names: yb02 17

pastor wants to hire construction volunteers: w96 10/15 28

Regional Building Committees: yb07 137-138; yb00 104-105

sees love while spying: yb11 248-249; yb89 225

six-year-old wants to help build: yb99 248-249

socks for use by construction volunteers in very cold places (Russia): w07 11/15 32

tents set up after earthquake (Greece, 1986): jv 314

torching (Korea, 1992): g93 4/22 25-27

torching (Russia, 2008): yb09 27

tourist impressed by construction of quickly built hall: w87 4/1 30

town councillor’s sleepless night: w97 11/15 32

townspeople and businesses assist: w93 10/15 24

trailer accidentally taken from opposed couple: w93 10/15 24-25

transported to jungle: w00 12/1 17

unity of multinational volunteers: yb13 153, 156

unity of people from various tribes: w91 8/15 12

unkempt, immoral man impressed by kindness: w89 11/1 30

unused chapel: yb00 101

volunteers from afar: w00 8/15 8-11; w95 3/1 24; yb94 16

window display stirs interest: w89 2/15 24

window-pane supplier amazed: yb97 193

Witnesses during construction compared to ants: g95 3/22 31

women help construct: yb06 219; g00 2/8 30

financial support: od 121, 129-130; rq 28-29; om 61-62; je 15

fragrance-free areas: g00 8/8 9

history: jv 318-319, 322-326, 328

first use of term: jv 318-319; yb91 83-84

information board: km 4/13 7; km 8/09 6; km 11/08 3; km 1/89 7

inviting people to: km 3/99 1; km 4/93 3

showing hall other than at meetings: jl 5

keys: km 6/04 3

library: jl 27; od 69; km 2/03 5; be 37; km 4/97 7; om 74; km 5/88 7-8

copy of Organized book: km 6/05 3

file of Our Kingdom Ministry: km 4/92 7

librarian: km 2/03 5

locating, when away from home: km 4/08 7; km 6/87 3-4

maintenance: jl 26; w09 6/15 9; lv 92-93; od 56-57, 121; km 8/03 3-5; w93 6/15 30-31; om 61-62

Annual Congregation Property Documents Review Work Sheet (T-33): km 9/07 3

Safety Inspection Work Sheet (T-34): km 9/07 3

use of contractors: km 8/03 4-5

need for more: w06 8/15 10; yb02 17-20; w01 1/15 11; yb01 23-26, 199-200; yb00 43; yb99 26-27; km 8/97 4; km 12/89 3-4; km 12/87 3, 5-6; w86 1/1 24; km 12/86 3, 6

not offering health or beauty products: w13 1/15 19

ownership:

Information Regarding Ownership of Kingdom Halls (T-36): km 12/08 7

Regional Building Committees have sample documents: km 2/06 7

photos: w04 11/1 20-21; jv 327; km 11/92 3-6; sh 356-357; km 12/88 4-5; km 12/87 3-6; je 14-15; km 12/86 3-6

provisions for sick and elderly: w93 8/15 28

respect for: w93 6/15 28-31; km 8/89 7

safety: km 8/03 4

security: km 6/04 3; km 12/89 7

signs: km 1/90 8

foreign language: km 1/90 8

meeting-time signs: km 1/90 8

tax matters: km 12/08 7

territory map: km 8/00 2

use of, proper and improper: w93 6/15 29-30

use of logos of Witness corporations: km 4/09 4

uses:

Congregation Book Study: od 70; om 75

funerals: od 42, 122; km 3/97 7; om 62-63

meetings: om 61-62

meetings for field service: km 8/09 6

schools: od 122; om 63

weddings: km 11/08 3; w06 10/15 20, 30-31; od 42, 122; g05 11/22 21; w97 4/15 24; om 62-63

welcoming and caring for visitors: jl 5; km 8/01 3; km 12/01 8; om 63; km 12/89 7; w88 6/1 6-7; w87 2/15 19; g87 11/22 22; km 4/86 1

welcoming weak ones who return: w04 7/1 18

whether to obtain building from religious group: w02 10/15 27

Construction

accounting: km 2/92 4

annual report: yb04 23-25; yb02 17-20; yb01 23-26; yb00 43-45; yb99 26-27; yb97 25-27; yb96 24-25; yb95 22-23; yb94 14-18; yb90 9-10; yb89 9-10; yb88 18-23, 26-28; w86 1/1 24

apartment for traveling overseers: km 12/88 4

approval by congregation: km 2/92 4

avoiding contentiousness over: w08 3/15 23

contractors: km 8/97 4

cost estimates: km 2/92 4

decoration:

pictures of Bible characters: w09 2/1 30

dedication program: od 120

open house in connection with: w02 11/1 8

design guidelines: w10 5/1 31; od 120; w02 11/15 8; km 8/97 3; km 2/92 4; km 11/92 3-4; om 61; km 12/88 4; g86 3/8 28; km 12/86 5

discussion: jl 25; od 123-125; km 8/97 3-4; jv 318-328; km 12/93 3-4; km 2/92 3-6; km 11/92 3-6; km 12/90 3-4; om 61; km 12/89 3-4; km 12/88 3-6; km 12/87 3-6; km 12/86 3-6

financing construction: yb00 44; jv 343-345; km 12/90 4; om 61; w87 12/15 19; km 12/87 3-6; km 12/86 6

congregation survey: jv 343-344; km 2/92 4; km 12/90 4

expenses borne locally: w90 12/1 22-23

families get loans to donate funds: yb94 16-17

growing watermelons: yb03 83-84

loans from branch office: km 2/92 4

local finances: yb96 25; jv 344; yb92 237-238; km 12/90 4

picking berries: yb94 16

repairing dragline pays for hall: yb90 227

selling baked goods: yb87 30

selling livestock: yb07 142

Kingdom Hall Construction Desk: yb02 18

Kingdom Hall Construction Groups: jl 25; w08 2/1 21-23; od 125; yb02 18; yb01 4, 24-25; yb00 44

Kingdom Hall construction program: km 9/02 3-6

Kingdom Hall construction servants: yb02 18

Kingdom Hall Fund: jl 25; od 123-124; w02 11/1 11; km 9/02 3; jv 344-345; km 2/92 6; km 12/90 3-4; km 12/89 3; km 12/88 5; km 12/87 3, 5-6; w86 1/1 24; km 12/86 3, 5-6

appreciation for: km 2/92 6; km 12/90 4; km 12/88 6

Argentina: yb01 200-201; yb88 19-20

assistance to economically depressed lands: w04 11/1 20-21; yb04 250-251; km 9/02 3-5; yb01 51-52; km 9/99 3-4; km 3/97 7; km 8/97 4

letters accompanying contributions: w05 11/1 28

number of halls financed: km 3/97 7; jv 345; km 12/93 3; km 2/92 6; km 11/92 4

who may contribute: km 12/90 3

local building committees: km 12/87 4-5

multiple-auditorium halls: km 11/92 4

number of projects: w13 12/15 14; jl 25; w04 11/1 21; yb02 17, 20; km 8/97 3; yb94 14-18; km 2/92 4; km 11/92 4

prefabricated (Colombia): yb95 23

procedure: km 5/94 7; km 2/92 3-4; km 12/90 3-4; km 12/86 4-5

purchasing materials: km 8/97 3; km 2/92 3-4

quickly built: yb07 125, 137; jv 115, 320-325

clergyman’s report: g87 1/22 14

developing nations: w90 5/1 29

drunks disoriented by: yb07 138

newspaper cartoon about stalled mall: g88 12/8 23

photos of construction: yb00 102; jv 320-321

press reports: yb00 105-106; km 11/92 3

Regional Building Committees: jl 25; yb00 104-105; yb98 130-131; km 8/97 3-4; jv 325-326, 328; km 12/93 3; km 2/92 3-4; km 11/92 4-6; km 12/90 3-4; km 12/89 3; km 12/88 3-4; km 12/87 4-5; km 12/86 3-4

appreciation for: yb07 139

when to consult: km 5/06 3

Regional Kingdom Hall Offices: yb02 18; yb01 23; yb00 43-44

South Africa: yb07 143

renovation: km 8/03 5

safety during: w10 4/15 30-32

selecting property: km 11/92 4; km 12/90 3-4

volunteers: jl 25; yb07 137-139; od 116-117, 124; w02 5/15 9; km 8/97 3; km 12/93 4; km 2/92 5-6; km 11/92 5-6; km 12/90 3; km 12/87 4-5; km 12/86 5

encouragement to share in or support: km 5/06 4

fix road on request: g01 7/22 9

hands lost in prior accident: w07 4/15 31

important qualities: w10 10/15 31

Kingdom Hall Volunteer Worker Questionnaire (S-82): km 2/08 7; km 5/06 4

training program: km 10/11 4

unskilled couple: km 12/06 6

when advisable to retain an attorney: km 12/86 5

would be more successful to build churches by working than begging for money (quote): yb05 243-244