An Evening with Bill W. in Pictures

Join us for a virtual and visual walk through the life of Bill W. and the people, places, and things mentioned in his story. Bill W. is the co-founder of AA and the author of the Big Book” and “12 Steps & 12 Traditions”, the two key texts of A.A.

Evening with Bill W in Pictures - AA

Adapting to the Present Reality

Dear AA Friends:

As we all adapt to the present reality of digital meetings, the question now is, “How do we responsibly practice self-support, our Seventh Tradition?”

We in A.A. – here at G.S.O., along with the rest of the world – continue to experience an unprecedented situation. Without question, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our Fellowship, including our organized service structure, is facing enormous challenges, locally and globally. For many of us, the most prominent example is that, for the first time in the 85-year history of our Fellowship, we are navigating the lack of face-to-face meetings.

While we have found creative ways to allow for the vital interaction between one alcoholic and another, and welcoming newcomers daily, it is clear that the health crisis has other far-reaching consequences.

In an effort to keep the membership informed during this challenging time we would like to share a brief three-minute video update from Leslie Backus, the Class A (nonalcoholic) treasurer of our General Service Board.

[https://vimeo.com/430834698]

During COVID-19

Our COVID 19 ResponseWhile each AA group is autonomous and can make their own decisions based on group conscience, many groups are choosing first and foremost to be socially responsible by not holding in-person meetings at this time.

Local, Provincial, and Federal Health Authorities tell us that stopping COVID 19 depends on each one of us doing our part for the greater good. Individuals and groups in District 46 are working hard to develop new and positive ways to carry the message. The District Committee will do its utmost to keep members informed of these steps on this website while adhering to our 12 Traditions.

Many of our groups are currently meeting via Zoom. For more information, visit our MEETINGS page.

As always, feel free to contact us at the 24-hour phone line at 604-260-1123.