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Milt L. from Cleveland, OH speaking on "Dumb Guy Approach to the 12 Steps" in San Diego, CA - June 21st 1997info_outline
Tonight, we are going to talk about meetings. Specifically, meeting types.
Meetings are the foundation for a recovery program.
It’s where we learn about the program.
It’s likely the place we will meet our sponsor.
It’s a place to get phone numbers
It’s where we meet sober friends.
So Zach, let’s talk about the many different meeting formats
Let’s talk about the ones we have experienced.
the ones we like
the ones we don’t like
we may even talk about meetings we have heard about
Zach, your initial thoughts on this subject.
Cristie, how about you, what first came to your mind when you knew we would be talking about meeting formats.
there are some common elements
Speaker intro followed by opening prayer, usually the serenity prayer
The preamble -3. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience,strength and hope …
“How it Works”
from here on, it’s a mixed bag
new members to introduce themselves by their first name only--
Ask any visitors to introduce themselves and say where they are from.
Make regular announcements about group business, events and announcements from The
Pass the basket(s). The secretary can say something like:
have no dues or fees in A.A.
introduce the speaker followed by discussion
announce the topic to the room and discussion
here in SE michigan, we break into small table discussions
meeting types such as:
We have phone calls,
Would you like to take a call?
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12 & 12 study
We have more calls,
want to take another call?
Barbara From oregon
read literature and share
standing, no chairs
friends and family included
with a therapist
with a specialist
one big room
at treatment centers
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