ARENA NEWS

Annual General Service Conference

Here we are again, Winter AA Service News has arrived with Conference Questions for 2020. Annually, conference happens towards the end of April, Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon. Over the years it has been debated: Do we need a longer Conference? Should it be shorter? What about every two years? How do we get better […]

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The Spiritual Latte Factor

‘Please put a penny in the old man’s hat…’ So goes a line in an old Christmas Carol that shot into my memory during a recent AA business meeting. We were discussing the topic of the 7th Tradition; how much money is contributed when the hat is passed around the room towards the end of […]

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From British Bullpens to Bulgarian Beaches

The following is a translation from Bulgarian to English of articles which appeared in Haskavo.net, a local news station in Haskavo, Bulgaria whilst the two members were attending an International Prisons Seminar in Stara Zagora Banni, Bulgaria. The members featured are Bruce from Varna, Bulgaria and Ben C, from Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. Alcoholic Commits 16 […]

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AA Goes Underground in Munich

A Public Information Initiative from Intergroup Bavaria and the Munich Newcomers Group. It all started, as it so often does, when we thought about how we could make AA more visible in Bavaria. Spontaneously, I thought of videos in subways or in other public places. I envisioned large posters on highways or buildings, screen advertising […]

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Endless Hope

  These past few days have been both momentous and thought provoking. I’ve learned so much in AA and I hope that by sharing some of my experiences below, it might help someone who may be struggling including anyone who has managed to get back to the rooms after a relapse. I was told that […]

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