Northeastern Maryland Intergroup of AA

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

Week of April 7, 2024


Let Us Never Fear Needed Change

"The essence of all growth is a willingness to change for the better and then an unremitting willingness to shoulder whatever responsibility this entails."

As Bill Sees It, p. 115


Upcoming Events


Office News

Spring 2024 Meeting Directory will be available soon . . . will let you know when it's published..


ANNOUNCEMENTS

GROUP NEWS:

LOCATION AND TIME CHANGE Bel Air Women's Big Book is returning to a noon time start and moving to Church of the Good Shepard on 1515 Emmorton Road, Bel Air. Please enter through the back of the building. The meeting room is in the back of the church.

LOCATION CHANGE - AAlphabet Soup 6:30 PM on Fridays will be meeting at Emmanuel Episcopal Church on 303 N.Main Street in Bel Air. The meeting is in the Parish Hall through the courtyard in the back.

April 12th - Spesutia Group 7 PM on Fridays will reopen and is returning to Grove Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen on 50 E. Bel air Avenue . . . Come and join us for a speaker's meeting and fellowship. Parking is in the rear of the church.

April 29th - NEW MEETING - Spesutia Big Book Study will be meeting at 5:30 PM on Mondays at Grove Presbyterian Church on E. Bel Air Avenue in Aberdeen. More information coming soon.

DISTRICT NEWS:

April 10th - District 30 Monthly Meeting will meet at 7 PM on Zoom . 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.

April 12th- District 11 Monthly Meeting 6:30 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church, 24 Cameron Road, North East. Come and support your home group and the district!

Every is welcome to attend the Big Book Workshop hosted by District 11 on April 20th 10 AM to 3 PM at the North East United Methodist Church in North East, next to the post office. The presenters will be Jack and Cleo D from Baltimore. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Come join us for a day of learning about the Big Book.

INTERGROUP NEWS:

April 20th - Picnic Planning Committee meeting will be held at 6 PM in-person at NEMDAA Office - 28 Centennial Lane, Aberdeen & via Zoom, Meeting ID: 826-6343-9078, Password:070124. See the Events page for Agenda and Needs Information (consumables and services). All our welcome to help plan this awesome day of fellowship.

April 21st - Spring Appreciation Breakfast 8 AM to Noon, Doors open at 7:30, Program to start at 9:30, Sobriety Countdown, Door Prize Drawing, and 50/50 Drawing followed by Speakers Meeting. AA and Grapevine Literature will be available for purchase. Paper tickets are available in the office and online for $20 each, use this link - online tickets.

 

Institutions Committee

There is a women's facility in Elkton MD looking for women to take a commitment to their facility. They have availability Friday thru Sunday each week at 6:30 PM. If you are interested please email Kyle at kyle@nemdaa.org.

More good news . . .
Aberdeen Medical Center is now starting back the A.A. commitments that were started at Harford Memorial Hospital.


Service

Help spread the word to Save the Date for the AA Picnic on June 1st in the Aberdeen Park (right across from the Intergroup Office), 11 AM - 4 PM, Speaker Meeting at 2 PM . . . more information to come.

From the Chairwoman
Dear NEMDAA fellowship, It's time to consider stepping up to service! The current tenure of the Chairwoman, Secretary & Treasurer will be ending in June. Our 2 year term is drawing to a close. We need interested, committed and passionate about AA people to take over the Intergroup functions. Here is a chance to give back that which was freely given.


Answering Service

April 8 - April 14 Bel Air Women's Big Book   
April 15 - April 21 Never Too Early   
April 22 - April 28 Fallston. Early Saturday Group   
April 29 - May 5 Sunday Reflections   

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


Anniversaries

07 April
Blake T Delta Big Book 4 years   
Jim K Sunday Morning Now 5 years   
09 April
Bob L Stay Stopped Group 5 years   
Karen S Bel Air Womens Group 39 years   
Laurie S Sisters of Sobriety 10 years   
10 April
Danny H Rule 62 2 years   
Monica Joppa 12 Step 5 years   
12 April
Lyda N Happy Hour 3 years   
13 April
Billy D New Beginnings 26 years   
John H Early Bird Group 31 years   
15 April
James E Cut It Out 1 year   
Marion D Aberdeen Monday Night 15 years   
Mike N Monday Night Raw 9 years   
16 April
Charlie C Forest Hill Tuesday 36 years   
Dan Sr Three Legacies 37 years   
Frank J Right Road 12 and 12 9 years   
Macie B Bel Air Womens Group 3 years   
Susan D. Sisters of Sobriety 1 year   
17 April
Tina M Joppa Twelve Step 19 years   
18 April
Jim P North East Twelve and Twelve 54 years   
22 April
John L Rising Sun Group 20 years   
Justin E Sunday Morning Now 1 year   
Sarah J Emmorton Beginners 9 years   
23 April
Tara C Bel Air Womens Group - Open to All 1 year   
24 April
Bruce G Bel Air Wednesday Night 42 years   
25 April
Billy E North East Twelve and Twelve 1 year   
26 April
Brian S Spesutia Group 36 years   
Cari S Recovery at Noon 7 years   
 
Total Years of Sobriety: 431  

Final Thought:

"Therefore, freedom from alcohol is the great 'must' that has to be achieved, else we go mad or die."

As Bill Sees It, p. 134


28 Centennial Lane Aberdeen, MD 21001-2498