Northeastern Maryland Intergroup of AA

(410)272-4150 Office Hours: Closed (Corona Virus)

Week of May 10, 2020

from the Doctor's Opinion

"In the course of his third treatment he acquired certain ideas concerning a possible means of recovery. As part of his rehabilitation he commenced to present his conceptions to other alcoholics, impressing upon them that they must do likewise with still others. This has become the basis of a rapidly growing fellowship..."

-Alcoholics Anonymous, p. xxv


Virtual meetings... for Zoom Meetings - if you are using the Zoom App, you may need to update to Version 5.0 by May 30th. If you are hosting a meeting, please check the dates to confirm you have scheduled the meeting through May/June. If there are any updates to your meetings, please send them to to keep the website current.

Physical meetings... please email all updates for meetings to Some meetings are returning to their locations and the Meeting page will be updated as we receive the information.

Due to the office closure (Covid-19) on March 23rd the bulletin is being published on Sundays. Please email any bulletin announcements and anniversaries (actual or virtual) to by Saturday at noon. For current information, please check the website.

"It is not only to the few that we owe the remarkable developments in our unity and in our ability to carry A.A.'s message everywhere. It is to the many, indeed, it is to the labors of all of us that we owe the prime blessings." As Bill Sees It, page 155

We are asking members from our local homegroups to serve as Chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer. We serve a two year term, beginning in July of the election year. If you are interested in serving or would like to nominate a fellow member, please email us at A proposed nominee should have 3 years of continuous sobriety. Elections will be held at the June 13th Council Meeting in accordance with the Third Legacy Procedures. If you need more information about each position's responsibilities, please send email to

Service work is an essential part of our sobriety . . . Recovery, Unity, and Service . . . on page 191, Alcoholics Anonymous, we read "It would be hard to estimate how much A.A. has done for me".

Literature Delivery and Pick Up...

If you need any literature or medallions... please send email to and arrangements can be made for purchase, pick up or delivery. If you can't afford a Big Book, please let us know and we will look for a solution... in love and service, your chair person.

Continued THANKS for your contributions... in the spirit of the 7th tradition many individuals and groups are continuing to support the Intergroup with their financial contributions. A PayPal account is set up for group contributions and is accessible on the website menu. If you need information and assistance to set up a virtual basket for your homegroup, please email at


Upcoming Events

Institutions Committee

We need your help... All Institutions sponsors past and current, and all home groups who have held an Institution commitment, please email the Institution Chair at with your commitment and contact information. The committee is taking this opportunity to update contact information and commitment status.

Answering Service

May 11 - May 17 Emmorton 8:30
May 18 - May 24 Living the Steps
May 25 - May 31 Happy Hour
June 1 - June 7 Three Pertinent Ideas


† virtual meeting
‡ actual sobriety date
11 May
John L How It Works † 41 years
15 May
Karen Sisters of Sobriety † 3 years
16 May
Debbie C Fallston Early Saturday Group † 21 years
Hannah R Women for Sobriety † 2 years
17 May
Jane L ‡ Bel Air Women's Group 1 year
Joe A ‡ Sober by the Bay 47 years
19 May
Brian W ‡ Stay for the Miracle 29 years
20 May
Danielle D Bel Air Wednesday Group † 8 years
Liz W Keep it Simple 6 years
22 May
Linda P ‡ Back to Basics 15 years
23 May
Tony Ai New Beginnings † 15 years
25 May
Gerald D Joppa Morning Group † 2 years
26 May
Joanne P Solution for Living † 26 years
28 May
Kelly U Any Lengths † 10 years
† virtual meeting
‡ actual sobriety date

Final Thought:"The message which can interest and hold these alcoholic people must have depth and weight."-Alcoholics Anonymous p.xxviii

28 Centennial Lane Aberdeen, MD 21001-2498