The General Service Office has developed a new service piece that is now available to the Fellowship upon request. Service material differs from Conference-approved literature in that it has not come about through Conference Advisory Action. Service material reflects A.A.
From Holiday Issue 2017 There is a broad concern in the A.A. Fellowship that the explosion of social media in today’s world may cause A.A.s to lose sight of one of the primary tenets of our program: the Tradition of
From Holiday Issue 2017 About two years ago, Stephen H. assumed the service job of treasurer for the Ninth Avenue Group, a well-attended meeting in Manhattan. The Ninth Avenue Group meets in two different locations in the Chelsea area, with
From Box 4-5-9 Fall 2017 Issue At A.A.’s 10th International Convention in San Diego in 1995, a group of people who called themselves the Living Cyber Committee gathered in a hospitality suite. They knew each other, but many of them
Excerpt from Box 4-5-9, Summer 2017 Edition Periodically, the General Service Office (GSO) of A.A. publishes approximate membership numbers of the Fellowship for groups and individual members. It is not a specific science as it can only report the information
From Box 4-5-9, VOL 44, No.2/ APRIL-MAY 1998 Sponsorship Goes Two Ways A.A.’s program of recovery is spiritual, but the hands-on action of two drunks – one sober, the other new or returning from a slip-helping each other is what
From Box 4-5-9, Vol. 63, No. 1 / Spring 2017 Keeping Crosstalk at Bay A.A. has often been referred to as a “benign anarchy” — a world in which autonomy from group to group can seem like an invitation to
From Box 4-5-9, Vol. 59, No. 1 / Spring 2013 Q. “I know that Bill W. wrote extensively about anonymity in A.A. literature, but I am sure that he couldn’t have foreseen the explosion of modern technology. How do we