from among the many thousands of j w meetings this week:
what would have been the purpose to eliminate the 'anouncement' portion at the beginning of the service meeting some time ago?
as reported from last night*:
Introduction of service meeting by the selected elder .:
2 items mentioned after the song. Then:
" --oh, did I forget something? oh yeah,(looking at paper) here is a resolution, we are going to send $ to the wt society for----- all in favor? --against ? thank you, and--next "forgotten" important item"
The whole procedure was over in a minute.
How can this transfer of wealth from the many "well of" to the few, under oath of poverty not be done with secret complicity by many? and why? and why at this crucial juncture where red flags could be seen by the givers?
*details are obscured to protect the innocent.