Reserve Now for the August 2010 Men’s Stag Retreat

Come for a weekend of fellowship with other men in recovery: The 23rd Annual Southern California OA Men’s Stag Retreat, held On August 20th, 21st, and 22nd,  at La Casa de Maria in Montecito, CA.  Please see the following link for further information:  Men’s Stag August 2010-1


Upcoming Workshop: The Spiritual Life is not a Theory: Practicing the Principles

Come learn about the principles embodied in the 12 steps and 12 traditions of OA.  A half-day workshop  is scheduled  for

Saturday, February 20, 2010
1:00 – 5:00 p.m
Carpinteria Community Church
1111 Vallecito Road, Carpinteria

Suggested donation: $5

Proposed change to bylaws

Bylaws of Channel Isalnds Integroup (OACII) of Overeaters Anonymous

Amendments to Bylaws – These Bylaws may be amended at any time by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the Voting Body present at any regular meeting or special meeting of the OACII, provided a copy of the proposed amendment(s) has been submitted to each group at least ten (10) days before the meeting at which the action is to be taken on the amendment.


4. Meetings

from “d. The 12 Traditions and the 12 Concepts of OA Service will be read at the beginning of each OACII meeting.”

to “d. The 12 Traditions or the 12 Concepts of OA Service will be read at the begining of each OACII meeting, in alternating rotation.”

Ride the Spiritual Wave! Sunday Beach Walk

Join us for a Sunday Reflection Beach Walk/Sit!

~ No bathing suits allowed!
~ No exercise required!
~ Come as you are!

Where: Hendry’s Beach Meet at the first lifeguard station by the steps to the beach
When: Sundays at 4:30 pm    (no meeting if it’s raining)
What: Reflection begins with a reading. Afterwards, walk or sit along the beach solo or in small groups to discuss the reading and reflect on the week ahead. Reflection time will end at 5:30 pm.
   Optional: continue along to the 6:00 pm Sunday night meeting
                        in Santa Barbara for a Big Book study.
Why: Why not???

Free parking is available, but carpooling is encouraged.

Questions? Call Gabrielle (805) 705-6306