Dec 02

Celebrate Step 12 on 12/12 How Can You Carry the Message Today?

How can you carry the message today?  December 12, 2016  Attend a meeting with your sponsor or sponsee, call a newcomer, reach out to an old-timer.  There are so many ways.   How can you do service today?  Together we could never do whatever we could do alone”     See Local event page or Newsletter page for the flyer.

Nov 15

Lakewood Saturday Night Live Meeting Closed December 3rd, December 24th and December 31st

The Saturday Night Live OA Meeting usually held at the public library will NOT
meet December 3rd because of “Light Up Lakewood”, December 24th and December
31st because the library will be closed.

Nov 15

Carry the Message Workshop is now posted online for download

The Carry the Message workshop is now posted online and is available for download. Please share the news of this new resource with members, groups, and service bodies.

See the bottom of the Newsletter page for the links.

New! Carry the Message workshop

“… for this I am responsible.” Use this Carry the Message workshop, introduced and tested at the 2016 WSBC, to practice how and when to share OA program information. Click here to download the workshop, which includes a Things to Consider worksheet, a PowerPoint guide, and more than three dozen practice scenarios and situations.


Find it online at What’s New


Here are the direct links:


Nov 14

New! From Slip or Relapse to Recovery three part action plan

New! From Slip or Relapse to Recovery

Use the three-part action plan laid out in the new From Slip or Relapse to Recovery to reclaim abstinence. Take an inventory, develop a plan, and renew your commitment to your OA program—commit to the most loving thing you can do right now for yourself, your abstinence, and your recovery.

Find it online at What’s New ( or at Click on “Twelfth Step Within.”

Here is the direct link:

Nov 01

Mens’ Google Group and Phone Meeting

See the Outside Happenings Page for a Men’s google Group and phone meeting.

Oct 16

Podcasts on

See the link for podcasts  on the Newsletter page or copy this link to your browser.

Sep 19

Second Call for Service We need your story!

OA is developing a new publication and wants to hear your experience, strength,
and hope on the topics of body image, sexuality, and relationships. Help others
by sharing how maintaining abstinence, using the Twelve Steps, and relying on a
Higher Power has meant a life free from shame and isolation and one full of beauty,
love, and self-acceptance. Email your story to with the subject line “Body Image”  See Newsletter page for the flyer.

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