The A.A. groups themselves ought to be fully supported by the voluntary contributions of their own members. — from the long form of Tradition Seven In keeping with A.A.’s Seventh Tradition of self-support, we only accept contributions from individual members of A.A. and from A.A. groups. Cash is accepted, however it is not recommended it be sent through the mail. Group contributions can only be acknowledged if there is identifying information such as the Group … [Read More >>]
Welcome to August. We hope your summer is going well. There’s a few announcements below which may be of interest to you. But as it’s the eighth month, first a look at Step 8, Tradition 8 and Concept 8. More news includes the Bash at the Beach on September 18, a new Grapevine Prayer & Meditation book in September, and a request to submit your ideas for the theme name of the 2025 International Convention in Toronto.
The Grapevine and La Viña Celebrate Founders’ Day with Free Access from May 26 through June 10, 2021 in honor of Founders’ Day, which is also a free virtual event. We’re also asking you to help us keep our meeting directory current. Other news events include the A.A.W.S. You Tube channel featuring the Big Book & 12×12 in ASL with closed captions. [Read More >>]
“Our Twelfth Step — carrying the message — is the basic service that the A.A. Fellowship gives. Without the service work of those who came before us, none of us would be here now! Featured in this article are the activities the BTG, CPC, Answering Service (12-Step Calls), & Literature Committees are currently doing to carry the A.A message of recovery so many of us have experienced. [Read More >>]
Happy new year! Welcome to January, which is the first month of the new year. It is all about new beginnings, new resolutions, new promises and, well, all things new! A few items of interest to you are included in this post — the upcoming IWC and NERAASA conferences, the 2021 Carry The Message Project, early bird pricing for A Visual History of Alcoholics Anonymous and latest Zoom updates. [Read More >>]
December brings us the holiday season and staying sober can be challenging for people in recovery, and particularly for those early in the process. Add a global pandemic with the holiday season and it could be an even more challenging time. However there are many things we can do to not only survive during this time, but also to thrive. [Read More >>]
This post contains supplemental news for November, 2020. This includes upcoming events that may be of interest to you, upcoming election of new SDI officers, Box 459 supplement, meeting changes (celebrating over half a millennium of service at G.S.O), and a G.S.O. vacancy announcement for a general manager.
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In A.A., November is known as Gratitude Month, in which it is a time to express our collective gratitude for our individual sobriety. Many A.A. service entities today observe Gratitude Month by holding Traditions meetings and taking up special contributions to the General Service Office for A.A. services worldwide. [Read More >>]
Welcome to October 2020 in which we look at Step Ten, Tradition Ten and Concept Ten. The Southern Delaware Intergroup has a literature committee and you can order at cost, A.A. Conference approved literature. The Secretary and Treasurer trusted servant positions will rotate out this December. [Read More >>]
How does A.A. ensure its message is accessible to all who need it? The Southern Delaware Intergroup has an Accessibility Committee that serves as a resource for people needing access to meetings in the Sussex County area. Our mission is to provide aid and resources for overcoming obstacles that limit access to Alcoholics Anonymous in our area. [Read More >>]