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MEMORIAL (Lord’s Evening Meal)

(See also Communion; Eucharist; Mass [Roman Catholic]; lands by name)

(Note centered heading below: List by Year)

activity during season of: km 2/12 1; km 3/10 1; km 2/09 1; km 1/08 3-6; km 2/07 3-5; km 2/06 3-4; km 2/05 1, 3-4; km 2/04 3-5; km 2/03 3-4; km 3/03 1, 3-6; km 2/02 3-6; km 3/02 3-4; km 4/02 3; km 2/01 3-4; km 3/01 3-6; km 3/00 3-6

Anabaptists: w87 11/15 22

annual observance: w11 2/1 21; w04 3/15 6-7; w03 1/1 31; w03 2/15 14; w03 4/1 5; w94 3/15 3-4; w93 3/15 5; w90 2/15 13-14; rs 265, 269; it-2 268-269

appreciation for: km 3/11 1; km 3/04 1; w94 3/15 6; km 2/93 2

assisting inactive who attend: km 4/11 1; km 3/08 4

assisting interested ones who attend: km 3/08 4; km 3/07 1; w98 5/1 16-17; w95 3/15 29-30; w91 4/1 9-13

inviting to convention: km 6/03 4

inviting to meetings: km 3/06 1

attendants: km 4/92 7

Bible Students: jv 242-243

conventions in conjunction with: jv 254-255

how to make: w13 12/15 23; w03 2/15 14-15; w90 2/15 17

significance: w13 12/15 25; w06 2/15 22; w03 2/15 14; w91 1/15 21; w90 2/15 17; rs 267

significance of partaking: w06 2/15 23; w90 2/15 17-19

type to use: w13 12/15 23; w03 2/15 14-15; w90 2/15 16-17

celebrating worthily: w96 4/1 6-8

chart of attendance (1935-2002): w03 2/15 18

chart of attendance and partakers:

1935-1960: jv 171

1935-1992: jv 717

chart of attendance and Witnesses (1935-1992): jv 242

Christendom’s practices:

date: w94 3/15 4-6

Mass (Eucharist): w08 4/1 26-29; g99 5/8 26-27; w96 4/1 6; rs 261-265

comments by—

New Catholic Encyclopedia: w96 4/1 6

contrast to Easter: w96 4/1 3-5

belated observance: w03 3/15 31; w93 2/1 31

effect of international date line: yb09 118

how established each year: w13 12/15 23; w90 2/15 15

time of day: w11 2/1 22

why often differs from modern Passover: w13 12/15 18-19; w11 2/1 22; w90 2/15 14-15; rs 269

discourse: w13 12/15 25; km 2/13 4

speaker: km 12/06 7

discussion: w13 12/15 22-26; w12 1/15 26-30; w12 3/1 16-17; w11 2/1 21-24; bh 206-208; od 75-76; w04 3/15 3-7; w03 2/15 12-22; w03 4/1 3-7; lr 193-196; w96 4/1 6-8; kl 127; w93 3/15 3-7; w92 3/1 19-20; w90 2/15 10-20; om 80-81; pe 201-202; rs 266-269; it-2 268-271

early Christians: w94 3/15 4-5

Corinthian congregation: it-1 656-657; it-2 271

Quartodecimans: w06 4/15 17, 19; w03 2/15 14; w94 3/15 4-6; w93 3/15 5; w90 2/15 13

effect on other meetings: km 3/13 8; km 3/12 4; km 2/11 4; km 3/10 4

during circuit overseer’s visit: km 3/13 8; km 1/01 3; km 2/93 3

no other meeting held that day: km 2/95 7

Service Meeting: km 3/13 8; km 3/12 4; km 3/10 4

Watchtower Study: km 1/04 3

efforts to attend:

17 hours in boat through rough seas: yb01 16

18 come using motorcycle-pulled carriage: yb10 54-55

elders dodge bullets: w98 1/1 16

pregnant, paddles 21 hours: yb92 55

solitary confinement: jv 243-244

two-day walk: yb03 58-59

wartime curfew: jv 243

no transubstantiation or consubstantiation: w13 12/15 24; w08 4/1 27-28; bh 207; w03 2/15 15; w03 4/1 6; w91 1/15 21; w91 3/1 27-28; rs 262-263; it-2 271

prayers over: it-1 341; w86 5/15 23

proper type: km 4/90 7

serving: w90 2/15 16

serving servers and speaker: km 3/89 4

significance: w04 3/15 5; w93 3/15 5-6; w90 2/15 16-19; rs 267; w86 2/15 20; ws 104

significance of partaking: w90 2/15 18-19; it-2 269-270

use of leftover portions: w90 2/15 18

when served: km 2/94 7

whether to play music while serving: km 3/86 3

who may partake: w12 3/1 17; w10 3/15 27; bh 207-208; w90 2/15 19-20; w86 2/15 15, 20

who may serve: km 4/90 7; km 3/89 4

encouragement to attend: w04 3/15 4-5, 7; w03 4/1 7; w00 3/15 9; w00 4/1 32; w98 2/15 22

experiences:

after earthquake and tsunami: w08 5/1 14

area of factional fighting: yb92 6-7

arrests by Gestapo: yb89 112-113

campaign to invite all (2007): yb08 11-14

church holds meeting in hall rented for Memorial: w10 6/15 19

distant islands: yb12 83-85

fears allayed: yb11 247-248

follow-up call yields fruit: w95 1/1 17

former priest attends: km 1/08 5

former Protestant clergyman attends: yb87 55

honesty results in permission to use school chairs: yb88 32-33

inactive Witness invited: yb13 74-75

in concentration camps: yb00 168-170; w93 5/15 29; jv 243; yb89 133

in penal camps: yb08 184-187

in prison: yb07 116-117; yb03 127-128; yb02 200-201; yb99 81; w97 2/1 8; w97 2/15 22; yb97 110-111; g96 11/8 20-21

interested ones obtain sound system from church: yb95 55-56

Maori learns truth by giving talk: w92 9/1 26

mob attack: yb12 35-36

nine-year-old invites lady to Memorial: w06 9/1 32

only one invitation on isolated island: yb11 71-72

paralytic invited by six-year-old: w08 6/1 26

seen entering Kingdom Hall by own minister: yb07 61-62

sisters conduct: g93 2/22 16

Small Nambas people learn truth (Vanuatu): yb87 56-57

stops partaking: w97 4/1 25

ten-year-old girl distributes invitations in school: w13 1/15 32

under ban: yb06 128-129; km 3/04 1; yb02 211-213; yb00 202-203; yb99 81; yb87 62-63

understanding whether to partake: w88 11/1 12

university student learns truth: km 3/01 1; yb87 49-50

village chief invites everyone: yb08 63-64; km 2/05 1; yb02 44

inviting others: km 2/12 2; km 3/10 1; km 1/08 5-6

inactive publishers: km 3/07 1; km 3/02 1, 4

invitations: km 3/11 2; km 2/10 1; km 2/09 1; km 1/08 5-6; km 2/07 3

return visit to remind: km 3/94 4

starting Bible study at time of: km 3/06 1

Jesus institutes: bm 23; my 99; lr 193-196; w99 3/15 4; w96 3/15 8; gt 114; w90 7/1 8-9; it-2 270, 505-506

Christian celebration yet future: w91 7/15 31

cup used: w90 7/1 9

date: w13 12/15 18-19; w96 4/1 6; it-2 268

discussions before and after: bm 23; cf 161; w03 3/15 4-7; w02 2/1 14-18; w96 3/15 8-9; w92 3/1 16-21; gt 113-116; w90 7/15 8-9; w90 8/1 8-9; w90 9/1 8-9

final prayer in upper room (Joh 17): w13 10/15 26-30; w92 3/1 21; gt 116; w90 9/15 8-9

Jesus did not partake: w10 3/15 27; it-2 270

Judas not present: w90 7/1 8; it-2 130, 270

location: w89 3/1 17

singing after: w09 12/1 30

time of night: it-2 581-582

why with apostles only: w91 7/15 31

joyful occasion: w90 2/15 20

“love feasts” not (Jude 12): it-2 280

misconceptions:

renewal of Jesus’ sacrifice: rs 264

no special place: w90 12/15 7

not pictured by Passover: w13 12/15 21

“other sheep”: w03 2/15 19-20

why attend: bh 208; om 80-81; it-2 270; w86 2/15 15

why not partakers: w10 3/15 26-27; w06 2/15 22-24; w90 2/15 20; w88 2/1 30-31; it-2 270; w86 2/15 15

partakers: w12 3/1 17; w10 3/15 27; bh 207-208; w04 3/15 5-7; lr 196; w02 2/1 20; w98 2/15 16, 22; w93 3/15 6-7; w91 3/15 19-22; om 80; rs 267-268; it-2 269-270, 526; w86 2/15 14-15, 20

arrangements when infirm are unable to attend: w03 3/15 31; km 4/00 4

covenants in which included: w03 2/15 22; w98 2/15 16; w88 2/1 31; ws 99, 104

determining whether to partake: w04 3/15 6; w03 2/15 19-22; w02 2/1 20; w98 2/15 14-15, 20, 22; w91 3/15 20-22; w90 2/15 19-20

diminishing: re 125; w95 2/15 19-20; jv 501

“discern the body” (1Co 11:29): w90 2/15 19

“discern what we ourselves are” (1Co 11:31): w90 2/15 19-20

if one has committed a serious sin: w03 2/15 18-19

meaning of number in annual report: w11 8/15 22

new partakers: w09 6/15 23; w07 5/1 31; w99 2/1 19; w96 8/15 30-31; w92 3/1 20-21

partaking unworthily (1Co 11:27-29): w03 2/15 17-19; w96 4/1 6-8; it-2 270

significance of partaking: w06 2/15 23-24; w90 2/15 18-19

why so few: w06 2/15 16-20; w88 2/1 30-31

why some cease partaking: w03 2/15 20; w98 2/15 20

preparation for:

Bible studies: km 2/05 1

congregation: km 3/09 1

decorations: w13 12/15 25

families: km 3/10 1; km 2/93 2

meeting with brothers assisting: km 3/93 1

personal: w11 2/1 22; km 3/07 1

places other than Kingdom Hall: km 3/09 1; km 12/06 7

scheduling: km 1/09 4; km 1/08 7

procedure: w13 12/15 25-26; w90 2/15 16

congregations sharing a Kingdom Hall: km 1/06 7

congregations usually separate: km 1/09 4; w90 2/15 16

rented halls: km 12/03 7

purpose: w08 4/1 28-29

reporting: km 3/09 4

welcoming—

new ones: km 4/11 1; km 2/05 1; km 2/04 5; km 3/01 5; km 3/94 1

visitors: km 3/13 2

Witnesses who are irregular or inactive: km 4/11 1; km 2/05 1; km 3/94 1

when unable to attend: w03 3/15 31; w93 2/1 31

why Jesus’ death, not birth, is observed: w12 12/1 4

appropriate despite being product of fermentation: w07 9/15 31

significance: w13 12/15 25; w90 2/15 17-18; rs 267

significance of partaking: w06 2/15 23-24; w90 2/15 18-19

List by Year

1876: jv 242

1886: jv 55, 242

1899: jv 54; km 4/90 7

1919: w87 6/15 16

1935: w99 2/1 17; w97 1/1 10; w95 2/1 14

1938: re 125; w99 2/1 18; jv 243

1985: w86 1/1 23, 26; w86 2/15 14

1986: w87 1/1 4; yb87 22, 41; w86 2/15 14

1987: w88 1/1 15, 17; yb88 10-11; w87 2/15 20

1988: w89 1/1 3, 7; yb89 41; w88 3/15 32

1989: w90 1/1 24; yb90 41; w89 3/1 32; km 3/89 1

1990: w91 1/1 21, 23-24; yb91 45; w90 2/15 15; w90 4/1 32

1991: w92 1/1 13, 15; w92 3/1 19; yb92 5-7, 33; w90 12/15 7

1992: w93 1/1 11, 15; jv 243; yb93 4-6, 33

1993: w94 1/1 11, 15; yb94 6, 33; w93 3/15 7

1994: w95 1/1 15-17; yb95 6-7, 33; w94 3/15 4, 7

1995: w96 1/1 21; yb96 9, 33; w95 4/1 32

1996: w97 1/1 11; yb97 9, 33

1997: w98 1/1 15-16; yb98 8, 31; km 1/97 7

1998: w99 1/1 20; w99 2/1 18; yb99 31; w98 3/15 31; km 1/98 7

1999: w00 1/1 16; yb00 31; w99 3/15 32; km 1/99 7

2001: w02 1/1 18; yb02 31; w01 4/1 32; g01 3/22 32; km 1/01 3; km 3/01 1; km 12/99 7

2002: w03 1/1 16; yb03 31; km 3/03 3; w02 2/1 14; w02 3/15 32; km 1/02 7; km 3/02 1; km 1/01 3

2010: yb11 47, 51; w10 3/1 32; g 3/10 32; km 3/10 4; km 12/08 7

2012: w12 1/15 26; w12 3/1 32; g 3/12 32; km 3/12 1, 4; km 12/10 4

2013: km 12/11 4

2014: w13 12/15 22-23; km 12/12 8

2015: km 12/13 8