- 1 How do I attend a zoom AA meeting?
- 2 What do they read at the beginning of AA meetings?
- 3 How do I start an AA meeting?
- 4 What is an AA Big Book Study meeting?
- 5 Are there any AA meetings on Zoom?
- 6 Do you pay for AA meetings?
- 7 What prayer is said at the end of an AA meeting?
- 8 What is the AA rule?
- 9 What is a AA home group?
- 10 What is the AA Preamble?
- 11 Can you have more than one AA home group?
- 12 What is a group conscience?
- 13 What are the different types of Al Anon meetings?
- 14 What is an AA Grapevine meeting?
- 15 What does an open AA meeting mean?
How do I attend a zoom AA meeting?
It will be in a format like this: https://zoom.us/4227565411 – The last nine numbers are the meeting number.
Joining a Meeting
- If this is your first time using Zoom, Click on “download & run Zoom” (bottom right)
- Click “Open Zoom.us?” in the dialog box on the top.
- Click “Test speaker and microphone.”
What do they read at the beginning of AA meetings?
The meeting begins with the chairperson reading the AA Preamble, then leading a group prayer, the Serenity Prayer (short version), which about 80% of the people recite. Afterward, different members of the meeting read brief AA literature, “How It Works,” the “Twelve Traditions” and “The Promises.”
How do I start an AA meeting?
How to Start an AA Meeting
- A few people. Besides yourself, you will need one or two other people who will take responsibility for the meetings: unlocking the door, making coffee…
- A place to meet. You will need a location for the meeting.
- A meeting agenda. You’ll need a meeting agenda (or format) of course.
- Registration and publicity!
What is an AA Big Book Study meeting?
This is an Alcoholics Anonymous “Big Book” study meeting focused on the 12 Steps and recovery from alcoholism. The group reads from the book Alcoholics Anonymous and encourages discussion centered on the reading. The last Monday of each month is an A.A. speaker meeting which also celebrates various lengths of sobriety.
Are there any AA meetings on Zoom?
A.A. Home Group meetings are hosted using Zoom. Information about how to join a Zoom meeting can be found here. NOTICE: We have enabled the Zoom “waiting room” feature for the safety of our group members. Please be patient.
Do you pay for AA meetings?
There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership. An A.A. group will usually have a collection dur- ing the meeting to cover expenses, such as rent, coffee, etc., and to this all members are free to contribute as much or as little as they wish. Is A.A. a religious organization?
What prayer is said at the end of an AA meeting?
The Full Serenity Prayer
Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference. Forever and ever in the next. Amen.
What is the AA rule?
The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous was created to help people recover from alcohol addiction. Rule 62 in recovery refers to the rule of “don’t take yourself too damn seriously.” Someone in recovery doesn’t always realize that they can relish their life again without the use of alcohol.
What is a AA home group?
Traditionally, most A.A. members through the years have found it important to belong to one group that they call their “home group.” This is the group where they accept service responsibilities and try to sustain friendships.
What is the AA Preamble?
The AA Preamble (New) Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is an honest desire to stop drinking.
Can you have more than one AA home group?
The short answer is: yes, any alcoholic can join as many or as few AA meeting groups as they want to. The long answer is “AA“, i.e. AA’s GSO in New York, has nothing “official” to say in answer to your question.
What is a group conscience?
A group conscience determines in advance who votes and if decisions will be reached by a simple majority, two-thirds of the votes, or three-quarters of the votes. An informed group conscience is obtained when everybody has access to all the information before discussion.
What are the different types of Al Anon meetings?
Al–Anon offers a variety of meetings for you to attend: Newcomers, Men’s, Women’s, Topic/Discussion, Literature, Speaker, Steps/Traditions, Parent’s, Spanish and more. Each meeting will have its own “flavor”, so we recommend you try six or more different meetings to find the ones right for you.
What is an AA Grapevine meeting?
The AA Grapevine is the international journal of Alcoholics Anonymous. Often referred to as our “meeting in print,” the AA Grapevine communicates the experience, strength, and hope of its contributors and reflects a broad geographic spectrum of current AA experience with recovery, unity, and service.
What does an open AA meeting mean?
Open AA meetings are open to anyone in the community, not just AA members. These meetings are both for the person seeking help with a drinking problem and those without an alcohol use disorder, including family members of AA members. Open AA meetings exist to share information about the recovery program with anyone.