The Fifteenth Annual Unity Intergroup

“Find Abstinence Through The Big Book”

Please join us for our 15th annual Big Book Study via Zoom scheduled for two consecutive Saturdays; May 30, 2020 & June 6th, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM each day!  The theme this year is: “Find Abstinence Through The Big Book”.
Highlights for this year:   

  1. We will be broadcasting live over the Internet utilizing a visually rich and powerful presentation. 
  2. The live video stream is in High Definition.
  3. Due to location, the event will not be recorded.
  4. Reasonable cost (No one will be turned away).

Even though we won’t be together in the same physical room this year, we will still be making the Big Book come alive so we can learn to live in the Promises every day.    

Links to the latest documents: 

Click here for the latest flyer.

 Click here for the FAQ.

Register here for 2018 complete recording with high quality audio and presentation

Please print a few extra flyers and announce this event at your meeting.

New OA definitions of abstinence and recovery

OA World Service Business Conference passed a motion To define both abstinence and recovery for the benefit of the still-suffering compulsiveeater.

Abstinence:The act of refraining fromcompulsive eating and compulsive food behaviors while working towards or maintaining a healthy bodyweight.

Recovery:Removal of the need to engage in compulsive eating behaviors. Spiritual, emotional, and physical recovery is achieved through working and living the Overeaters Anonymous Twelve Step program.

Abstinence Presentation by the Region Chairs Committee

A presentation on abstinence has been developed by the Region Chairs Committee. This presentation is now online in PowerPoint format for your use.

Abstinence: PowerPoint Presentation

What is abstinence in Overeaters Anonymous? How can you use the tools of the program to achieve and maintain abstinence? As part of OA’s strategic plan, the Region Chairs Committee has created this Abstinence PowerPoint presentation to assist your group or service body in exploring the concept of abstinence.  As you prepare to present it, you may find the following literature helpful:

When opening this document, select Read Only. If you prefer a PDF of the presentation, click here.

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-Gloria Lockridge, Region 8 Chair, Delegate CoChair, Region Chairs Committee
-Terry Stuart, Publications Manager, Overeaters Anonymous World Service Office