WSBC – July 2014 OA News Bulletin

OA News Bulletin

NEW! Issue of A Step Ahead 
The third-quarter 2014 issue of A Step Ahead is posted at www.oa.org/membersgroups/a-step-ahead-newsletter/. Find information about the most recent Conference, the benefits of Virtual Service Boards; an Announcement of New Officers, Trustees and Committee Chairs for 2014-2015; an OA Literature overview; a Seventh Tradition article by new treasurer and much more. Download and copy for your groups and service bodies.

WSBC Delegate Fund Applications Due November 1
Intergroups and service boards can apply for assistance to send delegates to the annual World Service Business Conference (WSBC). The 2015 WSBC will be held April 27–May 2, 2015, in Albuquerque, New Mexico USA. To apply, complete the Delegate Support Fund application and mail, fax, or email (info@oa.org) it to the World Service Office by November 1, 2014. The Delegate Support Fund is made possible, in the spirit of Tradition Seven, by OA member contributions.

WSBC – June 2014 OA News Bulletin

OA News Bulletin

NEW! Unity with Diversity Checklist
This checklist for OA groups and service bodies is offered in the spirit of Overeaters Anonymous’ Third Tradition and the OA Unity with Diversity Policy Statement. The checklist is not meant to be exhaustive, but is a good starting point for reflection and discussion of our understanding of diversity in OA. Download Unity with Diversity Checklist.

Strong Abstinence Checklist & Writing Exercise
For today, use this checklist and writing exercise to strengthen your recovery and reinforce the gift of abstinence in your life. You may also use it as the focus for meetings and workshops. Download Strong Abstinence Checklist. Continue reading

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