ARENA NEWS

You Remind Me

It’s evening and I’m tired. I’m 4 years sober. And I’ve just had yet another long and painful flashback to what my life was like before I stopped drinking. What happened? I took someone else’s 5th step. That’s what happened. It wasn’t the first – and I certainly hope that it won’t be the last. […]

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Highlights of Regional Assembly

Vilnius, Lithuania March 2 & 3, 2019 Lithuanian AA contacted CER over a year ago to invite us to participate in their 30th anniversary celebration. Our trustee, Erik A, attended this event and brought back a glowing report of the fellowship there. Thus, CER was prepared to respond to an invitation to bring our quarterly […]

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Pass It On

Key Note Address: 54th Annual General Service Conference of Alcoholics Anonymous Great Britain My name is Matt, and I am an alcoholic. It’s a great thrill for me to be here in York with you all participating in the collective group conscience of AA once again. If you had told me seventeen years ago that […]

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Red Dotter . . .

I had the honor and privilege to attend the 54th General Service Conference in York, my first as a delegate. I have heard the hype about conference from previous delegates. I’ve heard them talk about the voice of AA being represented, about democracy in action, and about the spiritual experience of being “a part of”. […]

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Zurich Intergroup Logs On

  As of February 2019, Zurich Intergroup is now providing online participation at its monthly meetings using an instant messaging client. General Service Representatives and AA members from local and more distant fellowships are now able to attend our meetings virtually.  This is great news for groups such as Lugano AA which, after joining Zurich […]

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