Take Home points from Intergroup December 2017

Here are the 5 points from the Dec. 7 WUIG meeting to share with with your OA fellows:

  • Save the Date: Saturday, February 24, is OA’s Unity Day…celebrate with us beginning at 2:15 pm to recognize the strength of the Fellowship worldwide as members join hands around the world at 2:30 pm EST. Details to follow!
  • Submissions for the next Serenity Times newsletter are due the first week of January. The topic is From Childhood to Now: How My Life has Changed through OA . Email submissions to wuignewsletter@gmail.com
  • December 12 [was] OA’s Twelfth Step Within Day. We’re encouraged to call members we haven’t seen in a while, on this day, as well as on the 12th of each month, keeping in mind our Tradition of anonymity when we leave messages.
  • Everyone is encouraged to attend the WUIG 2018 kick-off meeting on January 4 at (7:00-8:30, 197 Manville Rd, Pleasantville) to share ideas on what programs and events you’d like to have next year…everyone has a voice…there is no They, only Us.
  • If you’d like to receive text updates about events, meeting closures, etc., text @WUIG to 81010.

Happy Holidays to all!

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Thanksgiving Day Phone Marathon and Meeting Closures

Thanksgiving Day Telephone OA Marathon Meetings will run every hour from 8:00 am to midnight (EST) on the Pacific Sunrise OA meeting phone number (712.432.5200) with a different pin number, which is 4285115#.

The following meetings will be CLOSED for the Thanksgiving holiday:

  • Wednesday Katonah 7:30 pm at United Methodist Church

  • Thursday White Plains 12:30 pm at United Methodist Church (Bryant Avenue)

  • Thursday Hartsdale 7:00 pm at Seventh Day Adventist Church

  • Thursday Yorktown Heights 7:30 pm at United Methodist Church (Rte 202 & 35)

Have a safe and abstinent Thanksgiving!

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15 Week Step Study

Journey Through The Steps

Tuesday nights, 7-9 pm, January 9 – April 17, 2018

Registration begins November 10

Click here for flyer

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IDEA Day 2017

Join us on Saturday, November 18, 2017 for this year’s IDEA Day

10 am – 4 pm

Pleasantville Presbyterian Church

400 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, New York

 

Click here for flyer

 

 

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Take home points from October Intergroup Meeting

These are the Key take home points from the October Intergroup Meeting

1) The noon time meetings at the Methodist Church on Bryant Ave in White Plains are struggling. If they don’t get more support soon, they will have to close or reduce frequency [We call these meetings “noon time,” but they actually are 12:30pm-1:30pm

2) The November/December newsletter, “Abstinence through the Holidays” needs submissions. The deadline is 10/26

3) Upcoming anniversary meetings

Saturday South Salem 10/14 9am (82 Spring St., Parish House, South Salem, NY)
Monday Mt. Kisco 10/16 7:30pm (300 E. Main St, Mt. Kisco, NY)
Garrison 10/28 8:30 am (Graymoor, 1350 Rte 9, 4th Fl Conf Rm, Garrison, NY)

4) Region 6 Convention 10/20-10/22, Toronto, Canada. Don’t forget your passport and verify that you have cell phone service in Canada

5) WUIG will be sponsoring a new 15 week Step Study, Jan-April 2018, on Tuesdays.

6) Save the date: IDEA Day Marathon 11/18 10 am-4pm, Pleasantville Presbyterian Church. Contact Carol, Christine, or Cynthia to volunteer for service.

Posted in General

Upcoming Group Anniversaries

Mt Kisco Group Anniversary

Monday, 10/16, 7:30 – 9:00 PM


Garrison Group Anniversary

Saturday morning, 10/28, 8:30 – 9:30 AM

 

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Sunday Morning Group Anniversary – 9/10/2017

JOIN US FOR…

WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL’S SUNDAY MORNING ANNIVERSARY MEETING

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017

8:30AM – 10:00AM

White Plains Hospital – Auditorium

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Next WUIG Recovery Workshop

WUIG 2017 Recovery Workshop

The next WUIG Recovery Workshops is Sunday, September 17, 2017  2-5 pm

Where: YWCA at 515 North Street, White Plains

Topic:  Spirituality Made Simple

Click here to view workshop flyer

See Dawn or Sarah with questions or to volunteer!

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WUIG Sponsorship Day 2017

OA’s new holiday, Sponsorship Day, was created to encourage us to celebrate the joy of recovery and the gift of sponsorship together – worldwide – on the 3rd Saturday in August each year.

Join with your fellow area OA members at WUIG’s first Sponsorship Day event on August 19, from Noon-3:00 p.m. at:

Stepping Stones

Historic Katonah home of
Bill & Lois Wilson
co-founders of AA and Al-Anon

For a speaker meeting, a bring-your-own brown bag picnic lunch (including your blanket/chair, etc.), and a guided tour of the home where they lived from 1941 until their deaths.

Attendance is limited to the first 45 members to purchase tickets before July 29; no tickets can be sold on the day of the event.

The $15 registration price includes ice, beverages and the suggested $10 donation to Stepping Stones.

FOR MORE DETAILS…and

For questions, please contact Anthony at 914-403-2248 (cell) or click here to email him: mastantone@aol.com.

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Summer Room Change for Tuesday Pleasantville Women-Focused Meeting

The Women’s Healing the Distorted Lens group will meet in the Fellowship Hall on the main floor until September 5th. The meeting room is wheel chair accessible and air-conditioned.

This meeting takes place Tuesdays at 7-8:15 pm, at the Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, 400  Bedford Road, Pleasantville.

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