Northeastern Maryland Intergroup of AA

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

Week of September 19, 2021


. . . make them feel wanted

"Being responsible is my way of expressing my gratefulness to God for what He has given me. When we have new friends at our meeting, I do everything I can to make them feel wanted."

The Home Group: Heartbeat of AA, p.39


Upcoming Events


Office News

Featured Literature: Grapevine's "The Home Group: Heartbeat of AA" In this book, sober members of Alcoholics Anonymous share moving experiences abut the importance and joys of belonging to an AA home group. Includes stories about service, sponsorship, old-timers and Traditions.

Special Orders are always welcome. The office staff will be happy to order any AAWS, Grapevine, or Hazelden literature you need when we put in our regular orders. We appreciate saving you the shipping costs and visiting with our members when they pick up their materials. Quantity discounts are available.

Special Thanks to two Anonymous members celebrating over 40 years each and to All who have celebrated their Anniversaries with a Birthday Plan Contribution. A PayPal account is set up for contributions and is accessible on the Contribute page. Contributions are also gladly accepted by check in the mail, cash or check in person during office hours at NEMDAA Intergroup at 28 Centennial Lane, Aberdeen, MD 21001 Thank you to all the groups and individuals who continue to support the Intergroup through contributions and service.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

DISTRICT NEWS:

September 25th - FOUNDER'S DAY FALL PICNIC. Districts 11, 28, 30 and the Intergroup are hosting this day of FUN and FELLOWSHIP on Saturday, September 25TH from 11am-4pm at the Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps Pavilion in Havre de Grace Hot dogs, water, and coffee will be provided. Bring a dish if you wish. For more information see the EVENTS PAGE. to contact District 30 send emails to:Aa.district30.md@gmail.com.

Save the Date October 10th - Unity Picnic at Double Rock Park in Parkville. Open Speaker Meeting at 2 PM. ALL ARE WELCOME. Sponsored by District 10. For more information and flyer see Events Page.

INTERGROUP NEWS:

September 28th - Monthly Intergroup Meeting Tuesday, September 28th. Join us IN PERSON or online at 7PM. Every group should have a vote. See Events Page for more information.

GROUP NEWS:

LOCATION CHANGE - Forest Hill - THIRSTY THURSDAY Centre United Methodist Church, 2409 Rocks Rd, Forest Hill.

NEW LOCATION & TIME - Bel Air - WOMEN FOR SOBRIETY starting October 1st moving to Christ our King Church, 10 Lexington Rd., Bel Air on Friday at 7 PM.

All meeting info can be found under the Meetings tab on the website or you can view/print a PDF version of the NEMDAA DIRECTORY updated weekly.

AREA 29/STATE/AAWS NEWS:

BOX 459 Supporting the Fellowship available with this link: BOX 459 Fall 2021

 

Institutions Committee

If any home groups are interested in sponsoring a meeting, please contact Frank M. at frank@nemdaa.org or Rex at rex@nemdaa.org."


Service

Be of Service to Your Home Group

Share the AAWS Highlights with your fellowship. Here's the link: AAWS Highlights - July 29, 2021

Area 29 Maryland AA is asking all home groups in our area: Harford County, Cecil County, all other groups we serve to send a group representative to the October Area Assembly Meeting. We will be electing new Officers, Alternate Delegate, and Delegate to represent us at the General Service Conference. Get involved and have a voice. There are many purposed changes to our literature and other important issues that need our input as a Fellowship. October 16th 9 AM - 3 PM. More Information coming soon.

The Answering Service Committee is looking for 10 or more additional Homegroups to commit to one week, twice a year to serve in the Answering Service rotation the phones. Email Allison at answeringservice@nemdaa.org or call the Intergroup Office at 410-272-4150.


Answering Service

September 20 - September 26 Sobriety on Friday
September 27 - October 3 Williams St. Group
October 4 - October 10 Any Lengths
October 11 - October 17 By the Book

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


Anniversaries

* physical meeting
† virtual meeting
‡ actual sobriety date
20 September
Bethany B Emmorton Beginners * 13 years
Susan W SWAN Group * 10 years
Terry W Rising Sun Group * 7 years
21 September
Amy T Bel Air Womens Group - Open to All * 3 years
Casey L Third Tradition * 14 years
22 September
Victor M THINK Group * 37 years
Zach A Lunch Bunch * 1 year
23 September
Chuck L Back to Basics * 9 years
Josh A Living the Steps * 4 years
Will W Lunch Bunch * 1 year
24 September
Suzanne I BelAir Friday Nights * 10 years
Tyler M Sobriety on Friday * 1 year
27 September
Shawn M Monday Night Raw * 9 years
Vincent L Emmorton Beginners * 30 years
28 September
Matt C Third Tradition * 1 year
Paula M Solution for Living * 31 years
Tim G Solution for Living * 33 years
29 September
Mary M Joppa 12 Step * 16 years
30 September
Kelly C One Day at a Time * 3 years
Martha H Just for Today * 33 years
01 October
Brett L Sobriety on Friday * 1 year
Pete P North East Friday Night * 39 years
02 October
Kandy G New Beginnings * 17 years
03 October
Lori M Sunday Morning Now * 27 years
04 October
Catherine T ‡ SWAN Group 42 years
Don K Stay for the Miracle * 29 years
Howard Z Bel Air Big Book * 31 years
05 October
Joel L Third Tradition * 19 years
Sarah S Bel Air Womens Group - Open to All * 1 year
07 October
Brittney H Any Lengths * 7 years
* physical meeting
† virtual meeting
‡ actual sobriety date

Final Thought:

"I once heard this definition at a meeting: 'AA is people helping people.' I'm proud to be part of it. "

The Home Group: Heartbeat of AA, p.39


28 Centennial Lane Aberdeen, MD 21001-2498