With the start of the holiday season soon upon us, join us for a Serenity Day hosted by the Triangle OA Intergroup ’12 Step Within’ Committee. The focus will be on the “Tools of Recovery” and how we can use them to get through this festive (and challenging!) time. Come and share your experience, strength, and hope!
When: Saturday, October 24, 2015; 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Where: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall; 2723 Clark Avenue at Brooks St. (Education Bldg., 2nd Floor) (Look for OA Signs)
If you would like to give service or have questions, please contact Neill at 919-789-9402 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Intergroup meets the 3rd Saturday of every month. The next Intergroup meeting will be held Saturday, October 17th from 10 AM to Noon at Community United Church of Christ (814 Dixie Trail, Raleigh, NC 27607) which is at the corner of Wade Ave and Dixie Trail. All members are welcome.
Please join us afterward, from 12:30pm to 2:30pm, for the last Lunch & Learn of 2015. Bring your lunch and share a meal as we listen to speakers from the 2010 OA World Service Conference. This month’s topic will be “Apprentice Role: Helps Newcomers to Keep Coming Back.”
located at 2723 Clark Avenue at Brooks St. (Education Bldg., 2nd Floor)
(Look for OA Signs)
10:25 am –Brief History of the Raleigh Sat AM Meeting
10:40 am –Two Speakers – ‘What Has Kept Me Coming Back’
12:30 pm – ‘Bring Your Own’ Lunch and enjoy Fellowship with other OA members
Feel free to join us for our regular OA meeting at 9 am in (Education Bldg., 2nd Floor, Room 220) prior to the celebration meeting.
Please note this is a ‘Closed’ meeting which means it is for those who feel they have a problem with food. Friends and family members who do not have a problem with food are welcome to attend the many ‘Open’ meetings in the area. Please go to www.triangleoa.org for a meeting list.
The SOAR8 Assembly in Bogota, Colombia recently took place in November 2014. A SOAR8 Business and Recovery Convention Report has been submitted by attendees Neill and Patrick. The event’s theme was The Golden Dream: Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery. If you’d like to read the report in full, please click here to download the PDF.
The Central Midlands Intergroup presents the Local and Kindness Retreat being held from December 12-14, 2014 in Batesburg, SC. Topics covered at the retreat will include body image, relationships, meditation and more.
Retreat registration includes all activities and 5 meals (Friday dinner, 3 on Saturday and Sunday breakfast). This is a recovery retreat, so all individuals in a 12-step program are welcome.
$60 per person – early bird discount by August 31, 2014
$80 per person – registration September 1 – October 31, 2014
$100 per person – late registration November 1 – December 5, 2014
A Back to Basics Workshop will be held in Greenville, SC on Saturday, September 20, 2014. The workshop will be on the subject of building a plan of eating and “the three-legged stool.” Continue reading →
The Florida State OA Convention 2015 will be held on Friday, February 27, 2015 – Saturday, February 28, 2015 at the Holiday Inn – Airport in Orlando, FL. The theme of the event is “Together We Can … Turn Silver into Gold.” Register for the event here. Continue reading →
Members of the Triangle OA Integroup attended a health fair put on for state employees on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. The turnout for the event was very positive, and the booth was well-visited by attendees. Below are some pictures from the event
This is the first time since I have been treasurer that I can report to you that our prudent reserve is within our bylaw-mandated range of 40 – 60%. We are currently at 46%.
For those of you who are Green dots or haven’t been here in awhile; for the past 3½ years, our prudent reserve has been in the 70s and 80s. While your board and Ways $ Means committee have been working diligently to bring our projected income and expenses into balance for the purpose of reducing our too-high prudent reserve, we would prefer to keep it closer to 60%.
So for the first time, I’m asking you to dig a little deeper into your purse or wallet as you make your 7th Tradition contributions in the coming months, in order to make the minimum suggested donation of $3.00 or more. If you are abstinent today because of OA, think about what your recovery means to you and give as if your life depends on it. As a program friend of mine is fond of saying, “I owe a debt I can never repay”. Continue reading →