Sept 2021 OA Events

Check host sites for recordings

IG-UnitySept 2 CIIG Intergroup (Zoom) Meeting All are welcome! Channel Islands Intergroup’s vision is to be a high-value Intergroup that helps the still-suffering compulsive eater, serves the membership and attracts new members, and strengthens OA as a whole. CIIG’s value is measured by its usefulness to members and meetings. Usefulness is our main product. First Thursday of every month 6:30-7:45pm PT. Join us!

Sept 5 Batten Down the Hatches: Preparing Ourselves for the Holidays Let’s review the fundamentals of recovery, including Steps 1-3, recovery requires two higher powers (not just one), using ALL the tools of the program, and sharing our collective ESH on ways we navigated the holiday season abstinently. [OARise]

yp-committeeSept 5 Young Person’s Committee MeetingAll Region 2 OAs Welcome First Sunday of every month at 5:30pm PT – Flyer – ZOOM ID 840 9609 7699 with PW 027372.
See also: YP phone meetings

togetherSept 11 Saturday Morning Guest Speaker Join us as we welcome a guest speaker who will share experience, strength and hope. The speaker recently presented at the CIIG Steps 8 & 9 Workshop (that recording will be posted soon).

AD4LSept 11 Step Ten A Design for Living | Step Speaker Series “Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted it.” Zoom ID 200 540 624 no pw. [ & AD4L Audio Library Melbourne, Australia] 

Sept 12 From Desperation to Transformation: A 12 Step Workshop. Our presenter will walk through her experience with all 12 steps. She has long-term abstinence, significant weight loss, and a wonderful message of recovery. Please join us on Zoom: Meeting Link Meeting ID: 876 2527 9570 PW: recovery – Flyer [Greater Atlanta OA]

Promises_091221Sept 12 The Promises of the Program 
“2nd Sunday of the Month” Workshop Zoom ID:  891 6554 0024 PW: 120912 [
OA Virtual Region]

friday-fun-danceSept 3 & 17 Friday Fellowship Dance Party We invite you to dance, shake and play—turn on your video or feel free to turn it off …you get to choose your groove! Anyone wanting to stay after and share, there will be time for that. Send your favorite song(s) to Click for Zoom info. 1st & 3rd Fridays12:30-1:00pm PT [OA SV]

Sept 18 20th Annual 12 Step Marathon – Speakers & time to share. For more info visit the East Bay Unity Intergroup website or contact Emma at Registration LinkSuggested Donation $5-10.   

Quick-StepSept 12, 19, 26 & Oct 3 9:00-10:30am PT Continuation of 4-part Quick-Step Study & Workshop Looking to reinvigorate your program? Join us on a journey through the steps in just 4 weeks with 1.5 hours each week. The Quick-Step Study format is to read the step together, individually write on the step, followed by small group sharing on the step. The agenda is: Sept 12: Steps 1–3; Sept 19: Steps 4–5; Sept 26: Steps 6–7; Oct 3: Steps 9–12. We recommend that you attend all four days. Registration is required to receive handouts and Zoom details. See flyer. Repeats in Oct. [OA Central Ontario IG]

Sept 19 Spiritual Condition Maintenance Members share their experience, strength, and hope on how they use Steps 10, 11 & 12 to keep spiritually fit. They will outline in practical terms how they trust God, clean house, and help others over the long-term. They will share about the gifts they have received from following a simple program of action. [OARise]

pi-megaphoneSept 21 Public Information Committee MeetingBrainstorming / Training / Collaborating to get the word out about OA. All are welcome to join Public Information Reps from Intergroups across Region 2 (CA, HI, Mexico, NV) to create a campaign of attraction to people who haven’t heard of Overeaters Anonymous. Third Tuesday of every month 7:00-8:00pm PT. Flyer [OAR2]

Sept 25 Step 10—How to Turn It Around “4th Saturday of the Month” [OA Virtual Region]

Tools_HandrailsSept 25 12 Steps are the Stairway to FreedomThe Tools are the handrails. Three speakers and open sharing. Zoom link. Flyer. [SacValley IG]

Step3-OASFVSept 25 Step Three Workshop: This is the How and Why of It > Writing Materials. Step 3 opens the door to the actions in Steps 4-12. It invites you to begin changing the behaviors behind compulsive overeating. Confront your fears about giving up control. Be open to taking suggestions. Ask yourself what changes you intend to make. [OASFValley]

serenity-prayerSept 26 Serenity Prayer September | Serenity, Courage, and Wisdom. Three speakers and Q&A. Flyer | [NJIOA]

SunlightSept 26 Sunshine of Recovery Is Every day! “Summer is over but the Sunshine of Recovery is Every Day” Twelfth Step Within Quarterly Workshop sponsored by Virtual Region and Men’s Intergroup of OA • Contact Rick F. for info

Sept 26 VictimizationWhen It Takes True Grit to Keep Going – Speakers & time to share…see flyer for more info. Register by emailing Ninth workshop in the “12 Step Recovery” series—find series recordings here. [Southern Arizona IG].