September 1, 2020
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How to Find an AA Sponsor Online

Sponsorship in the Age of Zoom and the Pandemic What is sponsorship? Alcoholics Anonymous began with sponsorship. When Bill W., only a few months sober, was […]
December 19, 2019

The Meeting After the Meeting

An Important 12-Step Opportunity! Bill W. wrote in an AA pamphlet: “Sobriety—freedom from alcohol through the teaching and practice of the Twelve Steps—is the sole purpose […]
October 1, 2019

Pink Can Tradition

The Pink Can has been a tradition within A.A. since 1957. Originated in Northern California, its purpose is to raise money to provide Conference Approved reading […]
July 17, 2019

Sponsorship: That Which We Give Away, We Keep

“Every sponsor is necessarily a leader,” wrote Bill W. in The Language of the Heart (p. 292). “The stakes are huge,” he continued. “A human life, […]
February 27, 2019

Ordered to Attend AA?

You’re not alone and you’re not the first. Many of us were sent to our first A.A. meeting by judges as a result of being arrested […]
February 5, 2019

2018 Pink Can Money Buys AA Literature

From the Corrections Committee: Pink Cans are found at some meetings, but what are they? Pink Cans are the beginning of a twelfth step journey that […]
May 11, 2018

Talk with Patients – Westside Service Work

The West Park Rehabilitation Center has a new wing that houses critically ill patients with alcohol and other substance abuse problems and wants AAs to come […]
November 22, 2017
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Group Treasurer Duties

The AA Group Treasurer is one of the most responsible positions at your meeting: Requires accuracy, attention to detail & accountability to the Group The Treasurer […]
October 31, 2017

Job of an AA Group Secretary

As an AA Group Secretary, your responsibilities can be many and may vary from opening the doors and making coffee to paying rent, cleaning up and […]
October 24, 2017

What Can a Central Office Do for Me?

First, what is an Intergroup / Central Office? A central or intergroup office, (e.g. AA Cleveland District Office) is an A.A. service office that involves partnership […]
January 31, 2017

The Spirit of Service

When we first come into the program of Alcoholics Anonymous we are introduced to the practical aspects of service such as, making coffee, reading chapter 5 […]
July 7, 2016

Relapse, When Fruit Gets Picked Before It’s Ripe

Why is it that some people come to AA and never want a drink again in their lives, while others come and have multiple relapses prior […]