Todays big book aa meetings washington area intergroup. Big book studies are especially valuable for newcomers. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the big book of alcoholics anonymous. The story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism is often referred to in alcoholics anonymous meetings aa as the big book. This is by no means an exhaustive list of meeting types, but it does give a general sense of the choices available. An updated list of temporarily suspended or online meetings can be found in the. The text got this name because the first edition of the book had rather thick pages, making the book even thicker than its content would suggest. The big book of alcoholics anonymous kindle edition by. Home read the big book and twelve steps and twelve traditions. The story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism generally known as the big book is a 1939 basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism, written by the founders of alcoholics anonymous aa, bill w. Also, for online contributions, click the contribute menu item. These meetings use a reading from the book alcoholics anonymous, commonly called the big book, to spark discussion. Closed meetings, open meetings, discussion meetings, lead meetings, big book meetings, 12 step meetings. It is the originator of the seminal twelvestep method widely used to.
Aa cleveland district office aa unity and service akron intergroup alcoholics anonymous world services canada charles l. We hope to help you find a meeting in the birmingham al area. Northern colorado area intergroup of alcoholics anonymous. They are solely provided by the south jersey intergroup association as part of its 12 step work in reaching out to the alcoholic who still suffers. Due to yesterdays decision of government of czech republic to put the whole country in the state of emergency, the na porici 1042 premise where englishspeaking aa meetings are usually held is temporary closed. Note, that the 5th dimension young peoples group of aa national discussion meetings are also listed. Drs opinion 4th edition p xxv bills story chapter 1 p 1 16 there is a solution chapter 2 p 16 30 more about alcoholism chapter 3 p 30 43 we agnostics chapter 4 p 44 57 how it works chapter 5 p 58 71 into action continue reading big book of alcoholics anonymous. District 6 7, area 1 alcoholics anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other. Closed meetings are limited to those who think they might have a problem with alcohol.
Be able to do some office work filing, folding, stapling, copying, handling money, selling books, literature, gifts, making the change, running the credit card. Todays aa meetings north county san diego alcoholics. Discussion, native american, open, wheelchair access. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading alcoholics anonymous. Other groups read from the big book weekly and discuss each chapter as they go along. The big book the main 164 pages, prayers, personal stories, and more. Gsrs, please submit your meeting changes using the meeting updates button below. A recent addition to the aa library, reflections provides daily material for meditation and prayer.
Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Big book study group open discussion big book st lukes episcopal church 806 th st. Big book meeting, closed, step meeting, temporary closure. It provides assistance to alcoholics and others interested in or affected by.
Aa big book washington area intergroup association. These are the focus of a chairperson led discussion. The big book of alcoholics anonymous kindle edition by wilson, bill, smith, dr. Aa meetings open, closed, big book, 12x12, speaker. Whether youre new to aa, or youre a seasoned veteran, this is the easiest and most useful app to aid in your recovery. Many books with wisdom can be read endlessly, and you find something new each time. Area 52 meeting guide or by clicking the covid19 meeting updates link directly below. Alcoholics anonymous is another piece of literature it does contain the 12 stepsit is the primary literature of aa. Several pages may be read aloud by a volunteer or members may take turns reading a portion of the big book. There is then a discussion of how the pages have proven useful to each member. Woods chicago area service office chip coffee cup emmet fox family grapevine hardcover harperone hazelden jewelry joe mcq lewis f. A daily telephone meeting that focuses on reading and discussing the aa big book, covertocover.
We, of alcoholics anonymous, are more than one hundred men and women who have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. To show other alcoholics precisely how we have recovered is the main purpose of this book. You will answer phones, give out information, but not phone numbers, speak with alcoholics andor familiesfriends businesses, etc. Waimauku christian center 25 waimauku station road. Mt carmel pres church 2720 s brodhead rd aliquippa. Thursday any time of day within 5 miles of your current location. Meetings of this type focus on this daily practice. Nelson stoke wednesday night big book online online meeting. Videos or graphic images may not be downloaded, copied or duplicated without the express written permission of alcoholics anonymous world services, inc. South king county alano club 17 harvey road auburn, wa 98002. Door to the club is located to the left of the nail salon. Big book, location temporarily closed, online meeting. These pages are neither endorsed nor approved by alcoholics anonymous world services, inc.
The washington area intergroup association is a service board of representatives from the groups in the washington area, including montgomery and prince georges counties, md, as well as washington, dc. To read a pdf version of the fourth edition of alcoholics anonymous. Step study meetings are focused on studying the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous, the core of the program. Big book, closed, location temporarily closed, online meeting what is waia.
Is it ok to use nonconference approved literature in. Difference between 12step meetings and big book meetings. At a big book meeting, they readdiscuss and hopefully study the big book. Stoke whakatu presbyterian church 271 songer street. For them, we hope these pages will prove so convincing that no further authentication will be necessary.
The promises of alcoholics anonymous are on pages 82 and 83 of the big book. It was created to provide a variety of services which are not practical for an individual a. The big book serves as the foundation for the alcoholics anonymous 12step program, the worlds largest alcoholism support group. The big book, alcoholics anonymous some groups discuss one chapter from the big book each week. Discussion, open, speaker, temporary closure, wheelchair access. Fishertown 11 step meeting closed discussion april 1st to oct 31st. Meeting types and descriptions alcoholics anonymous in.
The free version features the full text of the big book, prayers, personal stories, podcasts, meeting finder, and more. Journey through the big book womens meeting group temporary closure. It is the basic text of the fellowship of alcoholics anonymous, and has helped large numbers of alcoholic men and women, young and old, recover as of december 2009, 30,664,881 copies of the big book have been sold or otherwise. Outlining the steps and traditions that make aa famous, as well as numerous stories about recovering addicts who have been through the process, the big book has helped guide millions into a life of sobriety. Big book meeting reads a chapter from the book alcoholics anonymousthe big book and discusses it after.442 381 941 317 1288 364 671 521 1352 679 610 206 639 1032 387 1301 1487 1144 505 536 574 1371 1434 1062 1127 1470 234 1257 523 1227 265 1384