Michiana Central Service Office

818 E. Jefferson Blvd., Suite A

South Bend, IN 46617

(574) 234-7007

aa_michiana@sbcglobal.net

Mon/Wed/Fri: 1pm - 5pm

​​Tue/Thur:         9am - 1pm

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Meeting Leader Information

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Suggested Meeting Format

  • Welcome Statement for the Meeting

  • Moment of Silence followed by the Serenity Prayer

  • AA Preamble

  • How It Works

  • Closed Meeting Statement (Blue Card)

  • Anyone attending this meeting for their first AA meeting, first time at this meeting, or from out of town that wishes to be recognized by the group?

    • If there is a first time attendee at the AA meeting - use Newcomer First Step Meeting format per below

  • Any AA related announcements?

  • Anniversary recognition coins (optional)

  • Announce type of meeting (Step, Big Book, topic, speaker) and structure as applicable

  • If following a rotational order in meeting; check @ 10 minutes prior to meeting end if anyone has a desire to speak that has not had a chance.

  • Closing - Lords Prayer (participation optional)

 

Newcomer First Step Meeting

  • Welcome the newcomer; obtain name; and let them know that they will have chance to talk at end of meeting if they wish

  • Read the First Step

  • Go around the room and have the attendees briefly share what brought them to AA sharing experience, strength, and hope

  • Have attendees write name and phone number on Phone List to be given to newcomer

  • Give newcomer an AA Meeting Schedule

  • Stay afterwards with others to answer questions and provide support to newcomer

 

Meeting Materials

 

Treasurer Information

Please note the address change for Area 22 on the 2017 Contribution Form