New Congregation buttonClick New Congregation on Congregations maintenance page.

New Congregation EntryCongregationLocalCoordinatorLast InvitedCongregation Notes and Memo informationPublic Talk Coordinators Notes and Memo information

This window allows you to add a new congregation to the database. As a minimum you are required to supply the following information:

  • Congregation
  • Coordinator

Otherwise the new congregation will not be accepted.

You must close the window by pressing the OK button for your changes to be updated in the database. However, you will be warned if you have duplicated an existing Congregation.

To learn more about the features of this window, glance down the table below or highlight the control you are interested in by clicking on the screenshot above.


Please enter the name for the new congregation here.

Note IconThe Congregation and Coordinator edit boxes are Intelligent Edit Boxes. Click on the link for more details about what this means.


There can only be one local congregation and this will be your own congregation.


Please enter the name of the Public Talk Coordinator here.

Meeting Time

There are two ways to handle the meeting time:

  • If the Congregation always has the Public Talk meeting at the same time, then just enter the time (in 24 hour format).
  • If they the congregation alternates meeting time on a yearly basis (or similar) then use the Meeting Time Manager icon (shown in screenshot above).  Once the time change information has been entered, the Meeting Time control becomes disabled.

Last Invited

Select the last known date that this congregation was invited to provide speakers at your congregation. Thereafter the application will keep this information to to date as you make talk assignments.

Notes and Memo Information

You may optionally use the note and memo fields to include any additional information about the:

  • Congregation
  • Coordinator

Note IconThe descriptive labels used for the notes / memos might be different on your version of this window. You can change them in program Preferences.