Northeastern Maryland Intergroup of AA

(410)272-4150 office@nemdaa.org Office Hours Posted on Website

Week of November 28, 2021


A beginning

"We feel that elimination of our drinking is but a beginning. A much more important demonstration of our principles lies before us in our respective homes, occupations and affairs."

Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 19


Upcoming Events


Office News

Starting December 1st updates and announcements for the Bulletin will be due by Wednesday at noon. Thank you for your understanding as we continue to provide these vital & timely methods of communication for our members.

Starting January 1st we will return to publishing the biannual NEMDAA Meeting Directory. Please double check that your meeting is listed and all the information is correct. Please send any corrections or additions ASAP to office@nemdaa.org or call 410-272-4150. The Directory will remain on the website and be available in printed form at the office.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

DISTRICT NEWS:

December 8th - District 30 Monthly Meeting on Zoom at 7 PM. Please spread the word. Meeting ID: 827 7522 1425. Passcode: 770711 . You can also Dial In at 929 205 6099. For more information you can contact the District at Aa.district30.md@gmail.com. The District would like to say THANKS to all who came out on Thanksgiving Day to the Mini Alcathon - Gratitude in Action.

December 10th - District 11 Monthly Meeting in Person at 6:30 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church at 24 Cameron Rd in North East MD. We are excited and looking forward to all GSRs attending!

December 15th - District 28 Hybrid Monthly Meeting at 7 PM In Person at Bel Air United Methodist Church 21 Linwood Ave, Library (2nd floor) or Zoom or Dial In at 646 876 9923.  Meeting ID: 988 561 607.   Passcode: 754350. For more information email mgsdistrict28@gmail.com. ALL Members and GSR’S (General Service Representatives) from all Districts and Home Groups are welcome.

GROUP NEWS:

SEPSUTIA GROUP will not be meeting on Friday, December 3rd due to church activities.

ABERDEEN LADIES - Meeting is temporarily suspended and will return December 28th.

TIME CHANGE - SWAN Women's Group will meet at 7 PM starting on Monday, November 15th.

CHESAPEAKE CITY MONDAY NIGHT GROUP - will meet at 7 PM starting Monday, November 22nd.

AREA 29/STATE/AAWS NEWS:

December 6th - IGLC Monthly Meeting on ZOOM at 6:30 PM. The Intergroup Liaison Committee will wrap up the year with a visit with representatives from the Online Intergroup Unity and Liaison Committee including a member from the Hispanic Virtual Groups. Take a look at the attached OIAA September Notes and start formulating your questions. For details see the Events Page.

December 11th - Area 29 Maryland Assembly meeting virtually from 9 AM - 2 PM. More details will be posted soon.

Monday's Podcast -The AA Grapevine Half-Hour Variety Hour - each week a different member of the fellowship will be interviewed about their experience, strength and hope, in a casual “meeting after the meeting” manner. Special features will enhance each episode.

 

Institutions Committee

"I am responsible. When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that: I am responsible."


Service

ARCHIVES - If your homegroup has updates or is a new group, please email Archives@nemdaa.org so we can add your group's information to our local archives.

A.A. Grapevines Upcoming Calls for Articles: YOU can submit an article to the Grapevine! Article guidelines and suggestions can be found at this link: Submission Guidelines. "OLDTIMERS" (stories due Dec. 15th) "Let’s hear from our long-time members! What was AA like when you came in? What have you learned over the years? What have been your greatest challenges and joys? Share your stories."

Special Thanks to Jean W. of the North East Big Book Group for her service. Her article Date Night can be found in the December Issue of the Grapevine. To view it online or subscribe go to the Grapevine page.


Answering Service

November 29 - December 5 Bel Air Big Book
December 6 - December 12 Rule 62
December 13 - December 19 Emmorton 830
December 20 - December 26 Living the Steps

You can reach the Answering Service Chair at answeringservice@nemdaa.org


Anniversaries

* physical meeting
† virtual meeting
‡ actual sobriety date
28 November
Ben Z Recovering Spirit * 1 year
Brandi C Sunday Morning Now * 1 year
29 November
Becky P Rising Sun Group * 8 years
30 November
Peggy CH Sisters of Sobriety * 30 years
Tony M Sober by the Bay * 10 years
02 December
Keith M Living the Steps * 6 years
Regina D BelAir Womens BigBook * 15 years
Skip M North East 12 and 12 * 31 years
03 December
D Bob Fundamentally All is Well * 17 years
Rob C Acceptance * 14 years
04 December
Cuffy Plug in the Jug * 26 years
Tom A New Beginnings * 33 years
05 December
Adam C Early Bird * 10 years
Morgan J Sunday Morning Now * 6 years
06 December
Cherylle M Spirit of Life * 22 years
Jeff L Bel Air Big Book * 9 years
07 December
Scott D Sober by the Bay * 4 years
08 December
Elaine R North East Big Book * 2 years
09 December
Brad A One Day at a Time * 33 years
Steve V Its a New Day * 48 years
10 December
Bill G Spesutia * 16 years
11 December
Jim D New Beginnings * 14 years
12 December
Doug G Sunday Morning Now * 12 years
14 December
Chris T By the Book * 26 years
Derric B Third Tradition * 20 years
15 December
Grady W Joppa Twelve Step * 4 years
Jeff M North East Big Book * 1 year
16 December
Jay E. Living the Steps * 9 years
18 December
Kelly T New Beginnings * 13 years
* physical meeting
† virtual meeting
‡ actual sobriety date

Final Thought:

"Our very lives as ex-problem drinkers, depend upon our constant thought of others and how we may help meet their needs."

Alcoholics Anonymous, p. 20


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