2018 marks the centenary of the end of the First World War, and also of the visit of a certain Bill Wilson to Winchester Cathedral. To commemorate this event there will be a number of events. See this post for more information.
This month we take a look at Bill W.’s speech that he gave at Fort Worth, Texas in 1954. In this speech, rather than give a talk on The Twelve Traditions as he’d been booked to do, he gave possibly the most intimate history of precisely how the Big Book came about.
A Sky News investigative journalist has warned members of AA and other anonymous recovery organisations that so-called ‘private’ Facebook groups are anything but. Many groups’ membership lists are public leaving members vulnerable to anonymity breaks by affiliation. See this post for more details.
The Huntercombe Recovery Group in Slough will be holding another AA and Al-Anon shared platform meeting on Sunday, February 11th at their usual time of 7:30 pm. Refreshments will be available from 7:00 pm. Everyone welcome.
On Sunday February 4th the Huntercombe Recovery Group will be holding a special topic meeting on the subject of The Importance of the Home Group. Alan T. will be guest speaking and will lead the group in exploring this important subject. Everyone is welcome to attend. Coffee will be served from 19:00.
This month we take a look at Bill W.’s article from the AA Grapevine, Emotional Sobriety: The Next Frontier which was first published in 1958.
Welcome to conference questions 2018! Conference is the process by which AA as a whole makes recommendations on how it ought to operate. It is not some distant lofty committee making decisions. It is the dynamic and living expression of the conscience of the entire fellowship in Great Britain. See this post to learn more.
Here’s the latest edition of AA Service News. See this post to download it as a PDF. This edition contains Questions for Conference 2018.
The Huntercombe Recovery Group in Slough will be having their annual seasonal social for an hour before their regular meeting on Sunday, December 17th at 18:30.
This month we turn to Dr. Bob and his last message to the members of Alcoholics Anonymous. This short but poignant speech was delivered in 1950 at the first International Conference of Alcoholics Anonymous in 1950, just a few months before he died.