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NW Scheduler (New World Scheduler) is a software program designed for Jehovah’s Witnesses. NW Scheduler can schedule and organise the Christian Life and Ministry meetingPublic Talks, Secretary Records, Field Service schedules, Public Witnessing Carts, Territories, Duties and Kingdom Hall Cleaning, Literature Requests, LDC Maintenance, and even more!

NW Scheduler 7.4

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New World Scheduler is available in 100+ languages
It is used by thousands of congregations in 170+ countries

JW Scheduler has been renamed New World Scheduler (NW Scheduler). We hope this avoids any confusion between our software and official software. Everything else remains the same.

New World Scheduler 7.4


NW Scheduler 7.4 Overview

Welcome to NW Scheduler 7.4!

This release includes a large amount of bug fixes and performance improvements, as well as many new and updated Templates.

We also were able to add a few new features, including a 64-bit Version of NW Scheduler.

  • Note: If your Operating System is 64-bit, you might need to remove old shortcuts after updating.

Warm Christian Love, New World Scheduler Team

Release Notes

  • 64-bit Version. We are pleased to announce a 64-bit version of NW Scheduler. Our installer will automatically install the 64-bit version on 64-bit computers, and the 32-bit version on older 32-bit computers. A 64-bit application can use more Virtual Memory, which should make it run faster and improve the Territory map view. Note: If you have a 64-bit computer, you may need to remove any old shortcuts.
  • Online Meeting Attendance. We’ve now split Meeting Attendance to In Person and Online. We hope this helps elders identify trends and encourage more to return to in person meetings.
  • Import from Territory Assistant. You can now import Territory information from Territory Assistant.
  • New S-89 Assignment Slips. Assignments slips have been updated to use the new S-89.
  • Territory Card. Many new Territory Card templates, including: 1-per page, 2-per page with Notes on back, 2-per page with Notes on side, 4″ x 6″ size, 5″ x 7″ size, Landscape with Notes on back.
  • Public Speaker Availability.
  • Public Talk Availability.
  • Public Witnessing Schedule. New Portrait layout.
  • LDC Volunteers. Shows all LDC Volunteers and their details.
  • Combined Approved Assignments and Duties by Person.


  • Improved Startup and Load time.
  • Improved Sharing sync time.
  • Added Startup Logs (Click Help > Logs button in the bottom-right corner)


  • Updated User Access view design
  • Emailing now requires Person Information – View or Edit. This is because name and email information is contained in Person Information.


  • Field Service Groups and Other Groups page now includes a new ‘Email’ button to quickly send an email to all members of a Field Service Group or Other Group (e.g. Pioneers, Elders, etc)


  • Warning now shown if you try and delete a person with outstanding Public Talk assignments.


  • Added “Public Speaker Notes” to Select Public Speaker view


  • Can now schedule up to 3 publishers for Field Service with the CO and his wife per period.
  • Can now change the CO Name for this visit, e.g. if there is a substitute CO or several couples visiting together.


  • Can now Import from Territory Assistant and ALBA
  • Territory Boundaries can now be imported via CSV
  • New Territory Setting: Navigate by Coordinates. This can be used for places where address navigation is not effective.
  • Territory Label Size and Color can now be set per Territory
  • Letter Writing and Phone territories can also have a Territory Boundary.

NW Publisher App (*version 3.4.0 and greater*)

  • Screen Lock PIN can be enabled for added security. Tap Settings. Note: If a publisher forgets their PIN, they must Disconnect and Reconnect.
  • Territory Addresses will now Navigate by Coordinates if either the Territory Setting is enabled, or the address does not have a Number and Address
  • Meeting Attendance can be submitted for both In Person and Online
  • Song Numbers added to Midweek Meeting Schedule. Note: You must refresh current schedules to show the songs
  • App Persons now includes a new Quick Step to Send App Registration Email to a single person
  • App Logs have been improved to now include all logs from all appointed brothers.


  • S-10 Congregation Analysis updated to include Incarcerated.
  • Re-added a 2-page S-21 to save pages when printing.
  • Territory Coverage report can now Filter by Type, Category and Area
  • Territory Addresses Report can now “Hide Address Status”, the header is repeated for each page, includes page numbers and can also choose which Address Fields to include
  • Pioneer Hours and Pioneer Reports now include “Infirm” label. Also includes Special Pioneers and Field Missionaries.
  • Pioneer Report can now optionally include Details such as Pioneer Start Date, Auxiliary Pioneer months, last Pioneer School, etc.
  • Circuit Overseer Report now includes Total Publishers figure, and also Meeting Attendance Type statistics.
  • Literature Report includes Notes


  • Liberian English (NW Publisher app)


  • Bug fixes are usually released in Build Updates. If you have a problem or bug, please click Me > Updates > Check for Updates

Previous Versions of New World Scheduler

New World Scheduler 7.3


Welcome to NW Scheduler 7.3!

We are excited about the new direction regarding reporting publisher time and the new changes to the midweek meeting! This release implements all the changes and new direction in both NW Scheduler and the NW Publisher app.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: All PlacementsVideo Showings and Return Visits will be permanently removed when you update.

We’ve also added many, many new Territory Features and customizable settings, allowing each congregation to make use of the Territories functions in a way that suits your local area.

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the new Territory Settings changes, the Territory Servant and an App Administrator will need to Refresh your Territory Settings and Send To App. This will allow App users to see the updated settings.

Warm Christian Love, New World Scheduler Team

Release Notes



  • Congregation Sharing User Access for “Congregation Information”, “Congregation Sharing” and “Congregation Responsibilities” have been simplified and combined into a new “Congregation Administrator” role
  • User Access “View only” messages simplified and now state what User Access you need
  • Some Congregation Settings have been split into separate data files, e.g. App Settings, Schedule Settings and Territory Settings. Access to these settings is restricted by User Access. This should help prevent these settings from being accidently overwritten by other Elders
  • Can no longer import a Congregation from KHS or elsewhere if you currently have an active congregation with Sharing or NW Publisher app enabled. This was causing many problems
  • Congregation Sharing logs improved and added many small changes to improve reliability


  • Congregation and Publisher reporting updated based on the new direction, including: added “Shared in ministry” checkbox, removed Publications, Videos and Return Visits, separating Special Pioneers from Field Missionaries, etc
  • Congregation Field Service views updated to better match
  • S-1, S-4 and S-21 Templates all updated to match the new templates from the branch
  • “ Summary” renamed “Field Service and Meeting Attendance (S-1)”


  • Added “Incarcerated” option under Persons > Information (for online S-10)
  • Added “Field Missionary” option under Persons > Spiritual
  • Moved “Pioneer number” and “Infirm” so can now apply to both Regular Pioneers, Special Pioneers and Field Missionaries. “Infirm” will now display on S-21
  • Life and Ministry meeting terms have been renamed under Persons > Assign to match the new Midweek Meeting format, e.g. “Initial Call” is now “Starting a Conversation”
  • Added new “Explaining Your Beliefs” under Persons > Assign


  • Updated Life and Ministry Meeting scheduling with the new parts and new format
  • Added an option to shorten the CBS time if needed
  • Added “Sisters only” and “Brothers only” filters when selecting a person for a CLM part
  • Added “Recent School Part (including Assistant)” and “Recent School Part (excluding Assistant)” filters when selecting a person for a CLM part
  • Slightly changed and improved the layout


  • Can now Locate multiple addresses at once by highlighting multiple addresses. This saves lots of time
  • Added new “Business” Territory Type. This will sort down the bottom of the App, and won’t be included in the S-10 territory coverage
  • Added new Name and Phone fields for territory addresses. These will show in Notes on the NW Publisher app
  • Added 2 new Custom Address buttons for the NW Publisher app. This now makes a total of 3 standard buttons and 3 custom allowing for greater flexibility. (see Territory Settings)
  • Each button can now be shown or hidden based on the Territory Type, e.g. In-person, Letter Writing, Phone or Business. (see Territory Settings)
  • Convert to Letter Writing now allows you to select which Address Types you convert, including any custom types
  • Reset Territory now allows you to select which Address Types you reset, including any custom types
  • Added new “Street” Address Type, with new street icon. In some countries, brothers can’t add individual houses, but can add streets
  • Can now choose to show or hide “City Suburb” and “Postal Code” when viewing territory addresses using the NW Publisher app (see Territory Settings)
  • S-10 will now only count “In-person” territories.
  • Can now Show Pan and Zoom Controls for the master map (see Territory Settings)
  • Added option for Not at Home Display to not show any day or time
  • Apartment Display can now be customized and will show on the NW Publisher app in that format (see Territory Settings)
  • Territory Addresses view now shows how many Addresses, Apartments and Available
  • Added more Print options to Territory Cards and Territory Addresses (e.g. DNC with date)

NW Publisher App (*version 3.3.0 and greater*)

  • Field Service Reporting updated as per recent direction. All Placements, Videos and Return Visits are now removed
  • Midweek Meeting schedule updated with new parts and format
  • Field Service and Public Witnessing schedules will now automatically open the current day
  • Hospitality, Away Public talks, etc now correctly highlight and show icons
  • Duties will only show the Duty Number if greater than 1
  • Submit Meeting Attendance has changed slightly. Publishers who are assigned as a specific Duty (e.g. Attendant) can now submit meeting attendance regardless of whether they have that duty on that meeting. This greatly simplifies sending meeting attendance
  • Other bugs and performance improvements, e.g. View Reports and Submit Reports bug

ME view

  • Added Territory Address Notes from Publisher for Service Overseer and Territory Servant


  • Fixed a bug with the AWAY_PUBLIC_SPEAKER tag
  • Creating the S-21 for CO or multiple publishers has been improved and is now much, much faster
  • Added new Name Format “Display Name – Last Name, First Name”


  • Danish Dansk
  • Estonian eesti
  • Arabic عربى (NW Publisher app)
  • Japanese 日本語 (NW Publisher app)
  • Norwegian Norsk (NW Publisher app)
  • Ukrainian українська (NW Publisher app)
  • Xhosa isiXhosa (NW Publisher app)


  • Bug fixes are usually released in Build Updates. If you have a problem or bug, please click Me > Updates > Check for Updates

New World Scheduler 7.2


Welcome to NW Scheduler 7.2!

This release has improved the scheduling of the Life and Ministry Meeting, including adding more flexibility for Life and Ministry Meeting Overseers to fully adjust the midweek schedule.

We’ve also added 2 beautiful new Color Shaded templates for the Weekly Overview and Life and Ministry Meeting schedule.

Warm Christian Love, New World Scheduler Team

Release Notes



  • All parts of the Life and Ministry Meeting can now be edited, e.g. talk titles, student parts, etc. This allows very small languages to use NW Scheduler, and also allows brothers to manually add Meeting Data even without an EPUB file.
  • Timing of Treasures Talk and Spiritual Gems parts can now be adjusted.
  • Weekly Overview: Color Shaded
  • Life and Ministry Meeting Schedule: 2-per page Color Shaded
  • Territory Addresses: Small


  • Interface improved when creating the Midweek Meeting schedule and when selecting Persons for CLM parts.
  • Meeting Data files are now much smaller.


  • Territory Addresses view now shows how many Addresses, Apartments and Available.
  • Added more Print options to Territory Cards and Territory Addresses (e.g. DNC with date)


  • Added new Quick Step: Send Publisher Report Not Received Reminders for the Secretary and Reports Servant


  • Can now renew within 45 days (instead of 30)


  • Chitumbuka (Tumbuka)
  • Galician Galego
  • Ndebele (Zimbabwe)
  • Serbian srpski
  • Twi (NW Publisher app)


  • Bug fixes are usually released in Build Updates. If you have a problem or bug, please click Me > Updates > Check for Updates

New World Scheduler Download Archives

For other previous versions of New World Scheduler, please visit New World Scheduler Download Archives.

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