In addition to e five suggestions above, many groups report at eir beginners meetings include discussions of ese topics: a) e original.A. experience, as described in Alcoholics Anonymous and A. Comes of Age. b) e desire to be sober for oneself. c) Release from e compulsion and removal of e obsession.File Size: 68KB. 06, · In e words of a wise AA, you can’t give some ing away you ain’t got .. Acceptance, Amends, Anonymity, Anger. B. Behavior, Belonging, Blackouts. C. Conscience, Complacency, Complex. D. Desire, isions, Depression. E. Easy-Does-It, Emotions, Ego. F. Fai, Fear, Fellowship, Fatigue. G. Gratitude, God, Gossip. , · AA Discussion Meeting Topics. Note: In order to be as helpful and inclusive as possible, some of ese are repetitive as in Turning it Over and Step ree, which basically is turning it over, or in Economic Insecurity and Money, which encompasses economic insecurity. Acceptance. Act As If. Action. Addictive Personality. Certain topics and discussions support is purpose, but o ers have little or no bearing on sobriety and even discourage y newcomers from ever returning to an AA meeting. My hope is at is book will help every AA meeting get started on e right foot, regardless of how skilled e moderator or how distracted e group. ese are suggested topics from e Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, as a guide to selecting a meeting topic for discussion meetings. AA Meeting Topics from e Big Book. Whe er you're looking for a topic for your next.A. meeting, or you would simply enjoy checking out a few topics in e Big Book, here is a Little Big Book Guide to Topics. sion topics. Living Sober also has many topics used by groups. Some.A. slogans can be used as topics—such as Live and Let Live, Easy Does It, First ings First, and H.A.LT. (Don’t get too Hungry, Angry, Lonely, or Tired). SPECIFIC TOPICS FROM E AA.ORG WEBSITE Acceptance Attitude of gratitude Belief in a Higher Power Complacency. Suggested.. Meeting Format. Good evening ladies and gentlemen. is is e regular meeting of e _______________ group of Alcoholics Anonymous. My name is ____________. I am an alcoholic and your Secretary. 2. Let us open e meeting wi a moment of silence to do wi as you wish followed by e Serenity Continue reading Suggested Meeting Format →. 30, · Topics I would have liked. How to drink like a cool dude. How to drink and hide it wi out her having a six sense. How to drink and remember it. How not to make a weekend last 7 days. One of e best newcomer meeting I've been to recently was experiences of powerless wi a drink and powerless wi out. 17, · Alcohol Use. Addictive Behaviors. Drug Use. Nicotine Use. Most Al-Anon Family Groups meetings are topic discussion meetings. is means e person who is leading e meeting, e chairperson, chooses a topic related to e experience of dealing wi a friend or family member who has a problem wi alcoholism. I did a beginners meeting for a few years. I began e meeting by reading e last two paragraphs of Step One in e 12&12. I en explained e format: e topic is e first ree steps. I en asked for ose wi under a year to raise eir hand. AA Beginners Group ..A. PREAMBLE Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share eir experience, streng and hope wi each o er at ey solve eir common problem and help o ers to recover from alcoholism. e only requirement for membership is . MU-1 - Suggestions for Leading Beginners Meetings Service pamphlet offering suggestions on how to conduct.A. meetings for beginners. Printing a single copy of is item is permitted, in accordance wi e.A. World Services, Inc. Content Use Policy. 01, 20 · My sponsor suggested a weekly beginner meeting for me because it was a great place to meet lots of oldtimers, and at proved to be true. It was a speaker followed by a break followed by a beginner discussion topic (steps 1-3, sponsorship, and anonymity). I need to hear from newcomers myself. I don't want to forget what it was like. 16, 2005 · Second, call e anonymous aa number in your white pages and speak to e volunteer who is manning e phone at hour. is person will share valuable information wi you. ey direct you to a meeting at fits you best, for starters. perhaps you are young, and you would benefit most from a meeting at has mostly teens. 04, 2009 · Here's e list of topics used at my old home group St Kilda Beginners Group Meeting Topics. ey concentrate on e first ree steps and problems encountered by beginners. My current home group uses is list which has topics about each of e steps Working Wi O ers AA Group Heidelberg Topics. ese are not vague, generic topics. Discussion Points For Beginners Meetings O er Factors.A. Recovery e original.A. experience, as described in e books Alcoholics Anonymous and A. Comes of Age. e desire to be sober for oneself. e Sunday Beginners Meeting is a series of six sessions to study AA's 12 Step me odology. After e six week, e sessions are repeated. Each week excerpts from e book Alcoholics Anonymous (nicknamed e Big Book) are read. 13, · Given at Alcoholics Anonymous’ program of recovery IS e Steps (Here are e steps we took, which are suggested as a program of recovery. ) any meeting which doesn’t mention e Steps would seem to me to be a bit of loss. However, I ink I se. Most Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are limited or focused on alcoholism and issues related to alcoholism, which really means almost any ing can be brought up. Some meetings have specific rules and requirements For example, at some meetings, you can’t mention o er addictions. In o ers you’re not allowed to cuss. Beginner's topic meeting Speaker first and last meeting of e mon (last is an international speaker by videoconference) Open meeting English speaking We meet F2F wi videoconference (Hybrid) To obtain e access Passcode contact: [email protected] e Alcoholics Anonymous group chairperson is responsible for choosing discussion topics for a given meeting. As an experienced AA member well-versed in e group's literature, he knows at all meetings deal wi topics related to e Big Book. Some groups discuss one chapter each week. Some Specific Topics. Acceptance. Attitude of gratitude. Belief in a Higher Power. Complacency. Contempt prior to investigation. Dependence. Fear. Forgiveness. 21, · e book Back to Basics e Alcoholics Anonymous Beginners' Meetings has been dedicated to Dr. Bob, who endorsed is meeting format. His dhter, Sue Smi -Windows, has whole-heartedly agreed at her fa er was an absolute believer in . ere was no such ing as an Open Discussion Meeting in e early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. In e Beginners' Meetings, which are described in e Meeting section, e handbook states: In larger metropolitan areas a special type of meeting for newcomers to AA is proved extremely successful. Wally Paton is e au or of Back to Basics e Alcoholics Anon-ymous Beginners Meetings and How to Listen to God A Guide for Successful Living rough e Practice of Two-way Prayer. He is e originator of e Back to Basics Beginners Meetings, which have grown to more an 2,500 groups, and produced more an 150,000 recoveries since its Reviews: 414. Our meetings are conducted wi maximum informality, and all members are encouraged to participate in e discussions. e meetings are of particular value to e newcomer, since ey provide an opportunity to ask questions at trouble a beginner, and to get e benefit of older members experience wi e recovery program. e Beginner’s Chair leads e Beginner’s Committee whose purpose is to educate and guide ose interested in e recovery program of Alcoholics Anonymous. DUTIES: e Beginners Chair is responsible for recruiting, training, and scheduling e meeting leaders for e weekly Beginner’s Meeting. 16, · is meeting is open and anyone attend. Beginner's topic meeting Speaker first and last meeting of e mon (last weds is an international speaker by videoconference) Open meeting English speaking. We will hold e meeting online by zoom. 5 Ways to Share Effectively at Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings. When you’re a recovering alcoholic, Alcoholics Anonymous meetings can be your safe haven when you feel e need to talk about your struggles and experiences wi overcoming alcohol addiction. Sharing your personal story in an AA meeting is a heal y, erapeutic way to relieve stress associated wi addiction, and even allows you. Meeting formats Training guides Conduct Policy Robert's Rules Alcoholics Anonymous 4 Edition e Happy Road Of Destiny Acceptance Is e Answer e.A. Preamble How It Works 12 Traditions More About Alcoholism Not A Glum Lot Fellowship Of e . is Sunday Beginners Meeting is a series of six one-hour sessions to study e 12 Step me od, as it is written.A.’s book Alcoholics Anonymous , which is nicknamed e Big Book by.A. Members. e six sessions are: 1st week-Powerlessness (Step 1) 2nd week- Spirituality (Steps 2 & 3) 3rd week - Inventory (Steps 4 & 5). Topics specific to beginners. Special portion of e meeting for beginners. Beginners only. Meeting Focus – *Defined by individual meetings Discussion – sharing time or not focus on a specific topic Fellowship Text – meeting uses topics from one of e fellowship texts to open sharing time. Book Study – meeting reads and sharing. 17, · New Hampshire: 1-800-593-3330 Eastern Mass: 1-617-426-9444 Maine: 1-207-774-4335 Vermont/White River Jct.: 1-802-658-4221. Request a Temporary AA Contact. Beginners are not restricted to meetings of is type. ey are welcomed at all meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous. A benefit of a beginner meeting is e opportunity . What Happens in Al-Anon Meetings? Al-Anon is a 12 step support group for e families of alcoholics. You can attend Al-Anon meetings even if e alcoholic in your family is not in Alcoholics Anonymous. e sense of community, family, and understanding helps many families cope wi e stresses of having a family member who is an alcoholic or recovering alcoholic. ere was no such ing as an Open Discussion Meeting in e early days of Alcoholics Anonymous. In e Beginners’ Meetings, which are described in e Meeting section, e handbook states: In larger metropolitan areas a special type of meeting for newcomers to AA is proved extremely successful. Albuquerque Alcoholics Anonymous. Albuquerque Central Office. Beginner's Meeting Online Meeting Back to Meetings. Meeting Information. Tuesday, 7:00 pm. Discussion Location Temporarily Closed Newcomer Online Meeting Open is meeting is temporarily not meeting in-person. Meeting ID: 819 2552 7224 Passcode: gift. Online Meeting Join wi Zoom. Beginners Steps Discussion Meeting – Heidelberg Our group holds an AA meeting at 7:30pm each Friday in e St John’s Church Hall, 1 Burgundy St Heidelberg. If you ink you have a problem wi alcohol, you are welcome to attend e meeting. Back-to-Basics is e Step-by-Step original Alcoholics Anonymous Beginners’ Meeting format at produced a 50 to 75 recovery rate from alcoholism during e 1940’s. ese meetings were so successful at one of.A.’s co-founders had is to say about em. We are holding a conference call meeting Audio Call Only: (425)436-6386 code: 572822. Some meetings be ‘open’ (to non-alcoholic visitors) or ‘closed’ (for alcoholics & ose who ink ey might have a drink problem) – all meetings will list details about. Due to CoVid 19 some meetings operate wi an online alternative or online only. Please read e meeting . Welcome to e Condado 12 & 12 Group’s meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous. My name is _____ and I am an alcoholic. is group is fully observant of e 12 Steps and 12 Traditions of Alcoholic Anonymous. is meeting begins at __ am/pm and ends at __ am/pm. We are offering virtual meeting to stay sober and carry e message. Generally, each meeting of Narcotics Anonymous has a special topic meant to guide and facilitate discussion and sharing. ese topics are selected by group leadership and can vary depending on e needs of e members. One common approach, however, is to come up wi topics related to e 12-steps of e program. Apr 29, · Eastside Beginners Online Meeting Back to Meetings. Meeting Information. ursday, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Big Book Location Temporarily Closed Online Meeting is site is not endorsed by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, nor does it represent Alcoholics Anonymous as a whole. Main office hours. 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