Northeastern Maryland Intergroup of AA

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

Week of August 9, 2020


...the idea...

"that somehow, someday he will control and enjoy his drinking is the great obsession of every abnormal drinker. The persistence of this illusion is astounding. Many pursue it into the gates of insanity or death...We learned that we had to fully concede to our innermost selves that we were alcoholics. This is the first step in recovery."

-Alcoholics Anonymous, p.30


Upcoming Events


Office News

Office Hours:Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 3 pm, Saturday 10 am – 2 pm, Sunday & Monday – closed. To enter the office please wear face covering, and respect social distancing. Evening pickups can be arranged.

If you would prefer Curbside Pick-up: During business hours you can call the office at 410-272-4150 to place your order. After business hours you can email orders to office@nemdaa.org. Let us know if you need to make any special arrangements. Payment can be made with check, cash, or PayPal – further information will be given with your order. Evening pickups can be arranged.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

We are sad to announce that the Perry Point Picnic scheduled for Labor Day Weekend has been cancelled for this year. The facility is on a No Visitor Policy and no outside vendors are allowed to use the facilities.

Face to Face (f2f) Meetings are updated daily and posted on the website. Here's the link DAILY UPDATES FOR GROUP REOPENINGS.

The edited audio recording of the "12 Steps to Safely Reopening Meetings" workshop can be found here: Audio - Reopening 2020

Physical and Virtual meetings... please email all meeting updates and changes to office@nemdaa.org. Please include any special instructions with your email and the dates. Here's a link on How to Re-Open Meetings Safely (With Links) provided by the Baltimore AA Intergroup and a reading from G.S.O. on Safety and A.A.: Our Common Welfare. If you have any specific questions, concerns, or ideas to help others, please email office@nemdaa.org.

NEW BULLETIN DEADLINE DAY AND TIME: Please email bulletin announcements and anniversaries (actual, virtual, physical) to office@nemdaa.org by FRIDAYS AT NOON. For current information, please check the website.

For Home Group, Individual or Birthday Plan Contributions, and Literature Payments the PayPal Account is set up for your convenience. NEMDAA Payments-Contributions


Institutions Committee

HOME GROUP INSTITUTION CONTACT - if your home group would like information on institution commitments please email your contact information to missy@nemdaa.org. Facilities are starting to open up...if you are interested in carrying the message and want more information, send an inquiry to missy@nemdaa.org.

 

Service

How to Start a group or meeting in Alcoholics Anonymous you can read The A.A. Group...where it all begins...

New Group Form (U.S./Canada Only)

Change of Information Form for Existing Groups


Answering Service

August 10 - August 16 Bel Air Wednesday Night
August 17 - August 23 Bel Air Women's Big Book
August 24 - August 30 Bel Air Big Book
August 31 - September 6 Rule 62

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


Anniversaries

* physical meeting
† virtual meeting
‡ actual sobriety date
09 August
Mike A ‡ Good News 34 years
 
10 August
Alex J Emmorton Beginners † 2 years
Michael C ‡ Daily Reflections 2 years
 
11 August
Rex T By the Book * 4 years
 
13 August
Ellen T Came to Believe † 7 years
 
14 August
Bill C NE Friday Night * 33 years
Steve S Happy Hour † 25 years
 
15 August
Chris K ‡ Sisters of Sobriety 9 years
 
18 August
Lauren B Sober By The Bay * 1 year
Kris S ‡ Sisters of Sobriety 1 year
Tom L By the Book * 26 years
 
19 August
Tom P NE Big Book * 7 years
Jim Mc Joppa 12 Step * 40 years
 
20 August
Katy B Came to Believe † 28 years
Kris S Any Lengths * 1 year
 
21 August
Eva D Spesutia * 28 years
 
24 August
Pam O Emmorton Beginners † 12 years
 
25 August
Bill R Sober by the Bay * 34 years
 
26 August
Chris K Joppa 12 Step * 9 years
Kevin B THINK Group * 8 years
 
27 August
Clark J Came to Believe † 17 years
 
28 August
Michael W Sobriety on Friday * 1 year
 
29 August
Bill H Jarretsville 12 Step † 9 years
 
30 August
Ally S ‡ Lunch Bunch 1 year
Gary E Good News † 2 years
 
31 August
Mitch Emmorton Beginners † 26 years
 
02 September
Mark B THINK Group * 1 year
Donald S Joppa 12 Step * 6 years
 
03 September
Ed E Back to Basics † 41 years
 
* physical meeting
† virtual meeting
‡ actual sobriety date

Final Thought:

"...he knows he must be honest if he would live at all."

Alcoholics Anonymous p.146


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