Rotation: Handing Over Service Positions

  As one of our Three Legacies, being available for service and taking on service commitments plays a vital role for a great number of recovering alcoholics. In my own experience, I have heard from members that having a service position at meeting was, at times, the only thing that kept them coming back to […]

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Submit Your ESH to AA Service News By April 24th

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone – including those of us in Alcoholics Anonymous. How has your group or intergroup or region met the challenge to continue carrying the message to the alcoholic who still suffers in this difficult time? AA Service News welcomes reports and articles on this topic from Members, Groups, Intergroups and Regions […]

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Online 7th Tradition and Anonymity

Many Groups in our Region have reached out expressing concerns on how to best collect 7thTradition money during this period when we are not able to hold physical face-to-face meetings. While there are several viable options to do this, and, in fact, in some parts of our Region passing a virtual basket has been the […]

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Notice

Important Notes: Numerous meetings in Europe are temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus. We therefore suggest checking with the meeting contact person to see if the meeting is open before attending. Groups are also encouraged to let CER know of any changes to their meetings so we can update our meeting list. Fortunately, during the […]

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A Note From Your New Editor

Hello, my name is Adam, and I am an alcoholic. At the most recent Regional Assembly held online in September 2019, I was elected as your new ArenA Editor, serving the Continental European Region.  I am originally from Iowa, USA but have lived in Germany since 2006. I have been based in Berlin since 2009 […]

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