On the other hand, and in my region, the workers don't even hold gospel meetings unless they have a prospect on the hook who has already undergone the initial round of grooming. They're already in contact with some members and friendships have begun to form, they've had the workers over for meals and a "little talk," during which they've been felt out for potential objections and been answered in bland and general terms and been issued with an invite using the: "It's difficult to answer your question fully, you really need come to one of our meetings and see for yourself." The recruiting process is, thus, has already progressed a good ways before the potential recruit sits down in a gospel meeting, and it may only many "gospel" meetings later that the meeting is tested to go the next step.
I don't remember gospel meetings being a regular thing - maybe only a few times each year, and when there was already some "interest" to be pursued. The local pair would still be expected to hold a few - but as was said, it would be all professing families attending (not really much of an outreach).
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