Just ignore the references for use in larger groups of 812 people. The founder of the oxford movement a christian evangelical movement and the birthplace of aa frank nathaniel daniel buchman was born in the small town pop. Videos or graphic images may not be downloaded, copied or duplicated without the express written permission of alcoholics anonymous world services, inc. The purpose of this study guide is to enable the student to better understand the information the authors of the book, alcoholics anonymous, intended to impart to each of us based on their experience and knowledge of alcoholism and. All references to the topics will be found in the first 164 pages of the book, alcoholics anonymous. Aa speaker the big book path full workshop duration. Even though they never made it into the big book, bill w. Two study guides for the big book of alcoholics anonymous the first study guide has a summary of each book and then hundreds of follow up questions to answer and add sobriety notes.
It is the basic text of the fellowship of alcoholics anonymous, and has helped large numbers of alcoholic men and women, young and old, recover. Please call 312 626 6799 or 3462487799 and follow the prompts to enter meeting id. Use of a headset with a microphone is recommended to cut down on. Readings from as bill sees it can inspire sharing on discussion topics. Step meeting an experienced aa member goes through all the twelve steps, along the big book, in 4 meetings the whole meeting in as many weeks. Alcoholics anonymous speaker tapes subscribe to our channel for awesome xa speakers. Read the book alcoholics anonymous from the frontispiece through the end of chapter 11 a vision for you pg 164. The expansion of the program from a meeting between two alcoholics on june 10, 1935, got a boost with the publication of the book, alcoholics anonymous, known as the big book, and in 1941 by the publication of an article in the saturday evening post about the. Find a meeting by searching the map below, or download one of the following pdfs to find a meeting on a specific day and time. Groups are listed in this meeting directory at their own request. The big book study our chief responsibility to the newcomer is an adequate presentation of the program.
When i came to aa in 1980, we had no big book meetings or steps meetings, just discussiontherapy groups. The big book serves as the foundation for the alcoholics anonymous 12step program, the worlds largest alcoholism support group. Browse the next available or search for the right one for you. Meeting types and descriptions alcoholics anonymous in. Aa central office greater baton rouge area central office.
Chicago alcoholics anonymous remote online meetings. Bbss big book step study an approach to working the twelve steps as they are laid out in the big book alcoholics anonymous. Linking to another service or committee is in no way an endorsement by broward county intergroup, inc. There was a big book study around, but it was private. Welcome to the online resource of the west barnstable mens big book step study group. The purpose of this study guide is to enable the student to better understand the information the authors of the book, alcoholics anonymous, intended to impart to each of us based on their experience and knowledge of alcoholism and their program of recovery. Oct 25, 2007 an aa taper made a four tape set of their presentation and called it the big book study.
Consider the viewpoint of any individual member as just that. Meeting types and descriptions alcoholics anonymous in rhode. The big book study guide helps us to examine the contents of virtually every sentence in the original text of the big book. Probably the most beneficial thing in the authors learning of the recovery program as embodied in the big book and the twelve steps were the joe and. Like the big book study, but using the book twelve steps and twelve traditions. San carlos peninsula fellowship 2nd floor upstairs 13 eaton ave. The big book study guide the purpose of this study guide is to enable the student to better understand the information the authors of the book, alcoholics anonymous, intended to impart to each of us based on their experience and knowledge of alcoholism and their program of recovery. In the days before the meeting, you could make a list of a variety of topics and present them to the members as ideas for study. Why not order a copy or two for use by your home group. 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. For the serious student of the aa big book, what follows are some recommendations from the author of this study guide in the approach to take when utilizing this supplemental material.
Kirchgasse 8001 zurich switzerland 3 other meetings at this location. Rely upon the twelve traditions the long form for clarification of what aa is and what aa is not. This desire gave birth to the primary purpose group of alcoholics anonymous of dallas, texas, in january, 1988. We provide these in an effort to serve aa groups in the community. Find a meeting omaha central office alcoholics anonymous. The big book study movement is outside of the structure of. Time limit of 3 minutes per share with a 5 minute introduction to the step being discussed. Since the first edition appeared, in 1939, it has helped millions of men and women recover from alcoholism. A recurring discussion in the format of a book study. American lutheran church fritzners gate 15 0264 oslo norway 1 other meeting at this location. District shenandoah valley 22 submit a change to this meeting last update. Open, topic discussion, big book, wheelchair accessible meeting notes located in lacey springs, open speaker first tuesday of the month, open big book study and locate north of i81 exit 251 by 4. It can be used as a handy reference to big book of alcoholics anonymous 4th edition following the instructional flow utilized in the back to 40s five week program. In the case of big books, a number of meetings in the area give new members a copy to keep for their own use.
A study guide for the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous. This specifically includes any comments by the author of this study guide of the. The big book study our chief responsibility to the newcomer is an adequate presentation of the program home. Times all us central unless otherwise noted call in by telephone only.
This is the official website of the general service office g. These groups study and practice the experience and knowledge outlined in the text book, alcoholics anonymous as of august 2015. The four absolutes of the oxford group were used by early a. West barnstable big book step study alcoholics anonymous. Experience the big book is a guided, detailed study of the aa big book and 12 steps, by dr.
Outlining the steps and traditions that make aa famous, as well as numerous stories about recovering addicts who have been through the process, the big book has helped guide millions into a life of sobriety. These groups study and practice the experience and knowledge outlined in the text book. Browse the directory of online meetings alcoholics anonymous. Aa the original way 12 step guide aa the original way group. Online meetings akron area intergroup council of alcoholics. We study the big book of alcoholics anonymous every tuesday night, come join us. The big book, alcoholics anonymous some groups discuss one chapter from the big book each week. Jan 03, 2018 alcoholics anonymous speaker tapes subscribe to our channel for awesome xa speakers. All are zoom meetings unless noted otherwise use id and code to acc. The reference pages are taken from the 4th edition of the big book of alcoholics anonymous. This created a thirst for an even greater knowledge of the vital information contained in the big book. If you are new and unfamiliar with the big book bb many of us change the words alcohol to food, alcoholic to compulsive overeater. An aa taper made a four tape set of their presentation and called it the big book study.
This is the fourth edition of the big book, the basic text for alcoholics anonymous. We will call you shortly after you send a join message. Welcome to the greater baton rouge aa central office website. This study material sticks closely to aas big book, alcoholics anonymous. Austin primary purpose group primary purpose group of austin. Includes a zoom meeting schedule and qualified speakers, recorded at the asheville bbss meeting between 1999 and 2018. Due to the covid19 pandemic, the experience the big book meetings will be accessible online. Click here or on the word document to view or save skype open big book study meetings as of august 2015.
We meet at the west barnstable community center from 7. It opens the door to the rest of the steps and allows a person to begin the process of selfreflection step four and admitting the nature of ones wrongdoings step five. Very often, new groups in alcoholics anonymous are the result of a growing resentment by a segment of. Upon achieving step one the admission of powerlessness and step two agreeing that there is, in fact, a higher power, step three goes beyond words to actions. So, to all the present and past members of this group goes thanks for their interest and participation.1266 748 1405 392 680 1265 1335 1237 929 535 296 579 1411 1186 1436 1092 979 938 978 712 1218 104 1509 547 857 639 1123 967 1028 993 676 769 540 34 573 1137