Alcoholics anonymous meetings, narcotics anonymous. We wish to make the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous part of our lives by collaborating with a power greater than ourselves an inner knowing, our own best and highest nature. Aa meetings newington, ct alcoholics anonymous near me find. New hampshire aa big book step study meetings concord. Steps by the big book free sbbb workbook for the 12. Back door big book step study group location temporarily closed. Aa meetings newington, ga alcoholics anonymous near me. In a friendly, focused group of sponsors, sponsees, and others in recovery, we study and practice the 12 steps as they were originally described in the text, alcoholics anonymous. I can begin to have an experience with this awesome power that keeps me sober, gives me a new life and reveals more and more truth as i become more teachable and place more reliance on god than self. It is the basic text of the fellowship of alcoholics anonymous, and has helped large numbers of alcoholic men and women, young and old, recover as of december 2009, 30,664,881 copies of the big book have been sold or otherwise distributed source aa gso ny. I thought itd be nice to have a place on this forum to meet others from around the country who follow the steps exactly as theyre written in the book alcoholics anonymous.
This is the audio version of the fourth edition of the big book, the basic text for alcoholics anonymous. Newington community centre, princess margaret avenue. The big book of alcoholics anonymous, also referred to as alcoholics anonymous. Those of us belonging to a religious denomination which requires confession must, and of course, will want to go to the properly appointed au. I thought itd be nice to have a place on this forum to meet others from around the country who follow the steps exactly. To this end we ask ourselves two primary questions. In many bbss meetings, only members who have worked the 12 steps according to this structure are permitted to share. The saturday morning big book step study meeting of alcoholics anonymous normally meets every saturday from 9 a. The big book study movement is outside of the structure of alcoholics anonymous in ireland. This is the book for the serious student of the big book of alcoholics anonymous. This is the fourth edition of the big book, the basic text for alcoholics anonymous. Step meeting an experienced aamember goes through all the twelve steps, along the big book, in 4 meetings the whole meeting in as many weeks. Takes the brains out of our head, the love from our heart, the spirit from our soul, prevents us from feeling good feelings, keeps us feeling bad feelings, and then tells us to take our own lives.
Includes a zoom meeting schedule and qualified speakers, recorded at the asheville bbss meeting between 1999 and 2018. This site is maintained to provide outreach for alcoholics in need and to service the needs of aa members in the seacoast area of new hampshire. The primary purpose big book study group holds alcoholics anonymous meetings. List of big book step study bbss groups in the united. Closed, discussion, step meeting, temporary closure, wheelchair access. Step study an aa step study usually focuses on a specific step or 2 per meeting. The big book study guide helps us to examine the contents of virtually every sentence in the original text of the big book.
Steps by the big book free sbbb workbook for the 12 steps. Traditions meetings revolve around the 12 traditions of alcoholics anonymous. Its not about being sponsoredits about sponsoring others that is a predictor. The anonymous press study edition of alcoholics anonymous. Download pamphlets and handouts to use in big book group sessions our workbook companion to alcoholics anonymous 12 steps of recovery from alcoholism and addiction is called steps by the big book. Todays aa meetings alcoholics anonymous of coastal new. List of big book step study bbss groups in the united states hyannis format meeting schedule. Telephone helpline our local helpline is available if you need any information from west kent please call 0800 9177 650 or 01622 751842. The big book serves as the foundation for the alcoholics anonymous 12step program, the worlds largest alcoholism support group. Bbss are a 15 week step rotation or cycle whereby the first 7 chapters of the big book of a. To read a pdf version of the fourth edition of alcoholics anonymous. New hampshire aa big book step study meetings concord nhbbss. The only requirements are to show up, to study the big book and to practice the steps. London north east intergroup alcoholics anonymous regional.
Alcoholics anonymous also known as the big book in recovery circles sets forth cornerstone concepts of recovery from alcoholism and tells the stories of men and women who have overcome the disease. This book shows where the wording has changed from the first edition and has the exact reproduction of the 1938 original manuscript of alcoholics anonymous. Saturday morning big book step study online meeting back to meetings. Consider the viewpoint of any individual member as just that. Some day we hope that every alcoholic who journeys will find a fellowship of alcoholics anonymous at his destination. Ash village hall, ash ct3 2bg canterbury, wednesday. Alanon at same timeplace, big book meeting, discussion, online, open, step meeting, temporary closure, wheelchair access. The story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism, is a collection of texts used by members of the alcoholics anonymous fellowship the book has undergone four revisions since william wilson, also known as bill w. Step one willingness through despair it was only a matter of being willing to believe in a power greater than myself.
The purpose of this study guide is to enable the student to better understand the information the authors of the book, alcoholics anonymous, intended to impart to each of us based on their experience and knowledge of alcoholism and their program of recovery. A list, and look, at the big book step study bbss meetings. It is dedicated to those who want recovery from alcoholism, but have difficulty with the word god. West kent alcoholics anonymous intergroup has many groups and a range of services in the west kent area in support of our primary purpose which is. The story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism, is a collection of texts used by members of the alcoholics anonymous fellowship. A step study is a gathering that is simply focused on a single step and spoken about in length regarding the best approach to working this step and applying it to your daily life. I cannot say enough good things about this book, or stress its importance enough if you are interested in working your 12 step program of recovery the way our founders did. Oct 31, 2002 buy alcoholics anonymous big book 4rev ed by alcoholics anonymous world services, inc. Alcoholics anonymous page 162 these are online meetings that have come out of the coronavirus pandemic.
Big book, discussion, online meeting, open, speaker, step meeting, wheelchair access. We are looking at adopting a new format for some of our meetings, it is called the hyannis format and is based on a format developed in hyannis, massachusetts by some recovered alcoholics. This created a thirst for an even greater knowledge of the vital information contained in the big book. Methodist church hall, the square ct7 9ab birchington, saturday. Home read the big book and twelve steps and twelve traditions. Big book step study hyannis format does anyone else on the forum here follow the official big book step study hyannis format. This book is great for the alcoholic who wants to learn more about the history of the aa big book while following the aa big book.
This desire gave birth to the primary purpose group of alcoholics anonymous of dallas, texas, in january, 1988. Alcoholics anonymous page 162 these are online meetings that have come out of the coronavirus. Outlining the steps and traditions that make aa famous, as well as numerous stories about recovering addicts who have been through the process, the big book has helped guide millions into a life of sobriety. It is dedicated to those who want recovery from alcoholism, but. The big book step study bbss format, based upon an aa meeting format originated in hyannis, mass.
Jul 04, 2018 find meetings with the meeting finder app. A list of recordings from speakers around various bbss meetings. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The second step tells me i cannot do recovery alone. Given current events we have moved to a virtual meeting only, until further notice. Our goal is to study the steps as a friendly, focused group, and work them as the authors of the big book described. Nothing more was required of me to make my beginning.
If you are new to aa and would like to attend our meeting, please call 0800 9177 650 and someone local to you will provide you with meeting details. Big book meeting at big book meetings, a member will usually read out of. Our small group is fairly new,and if you have completed the. Alcoholism12 step support big book step study hyannis format the sharing in the meetings are based on the esh with the solution. Bbss meetings bbss groups and meetings are primarily found along the eastern seaboard of the united states. Saturday morning big book step study alcoholics anonymous.
It is the basic text of the fellowship of alcoholics anonymous, and has helped large numbers of alcoholic men and women, young and old, recover. The golf road centre, 28 golf road, our meeting has gone online. Bbss big book step study an approach to working the twelve steps as they are laid out in the big book alcoholics anonymous. Steps by the big book step 10 steps by the big book. Since the first edition appeared, in 1939, it has helped millions of men and women recover from alcoholism. Wednesday manchester big book step study st paul methodist church 335 smyth rd 7. Virtual meetings west barnstable big book step study. West kent alcoholics anonymous intergroup has many groups and a range of services in the west kent.
We provide this study guide based on personal experience to help those following aas 12 steps as outlined in the original big book, alcoholics anonymous aa. Littleton big book step study first congregational church 189 main st 7. World directory of primary purpose groups big book study for a. Rely upon the twelve traditions the long form for clarification of what aa is and what aa is not. Alcoholics anonymous is often referred to as a 12step program, and aa is the basis for many other 12step programs that have been established. If you find any broken links or wish to suggest a meeting. To stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. This specifically includes any comments by the author of this study guide of the. Welcome to big book revealed a site dedicated to the process of recovery as outlined in the big book of alcoholics anonymous. List of big book step study bbss groups in the united states.
We encourage visitors to ask questions and spend time with us before and after the meeting discussing the program and group. Saturday morning big book step study online meeting. Alcoholics anonymous page 162 these are online meetings that have come out of the. Buy alcoholics anonymous big book 4rev ed by alcoholics anonymous world services, inc. This is a study guide to the book alcoholics anonymous. Recordings of bbss, big book step study meeting speakers. The north east london intergroup of alcoholics anonymous comprises 63 meetings held in north east london. Wednesday nashua big book 12 step study united methodist church 154 main st 7. The big book serves as the basis of alcoholics anonymous aa. So, to all the present and past members of this group goes thanks for their interest and participation.
Welcome to the east kent aa website, where you can find out whats happening in your local. A list of online alcoholics anonymous meetings originating near dundas nsw. Because of the differences between new york and akron, the result is not a perfect description of either groups program but represents a middle ground between the two, less. These 12 steps are outlined in chapter 5, how it works, of the big book. Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves. Saturday morning big book step study alcoholics anonymous of. Bbss groups record their lead speakers and share them on this site to help other alcoholics around the world. I am a prolific note taker, so the note pages are perfect for me. The fourth edition includes twentyfour new stories that provide contemporary sharing for newcomers seeking recovery from alcoholism in a. The hornsby library big book study is currently being held online due to covid 19.607 641 45 986 828 1453 1031 827 1381 12 966 57 662 620 16 98 1463 480 1111 1261 320 507 1239 651 478 664 1295 60 1265 26 924 652 1075 739 1205 1378 289 201 1387 254 576