Intergroup Update – March

A big THANK YOU to all members who did our intergroup survey and attended the Intergroup Renewal workshop is on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Together we can do what we could never do alone.

The March Newsletter is now available and contains news, information and upcoming events to watch for. Feel free to print extra copies for your meeting or share by e-mail. Did you attend the 2016 Fall Retreat with speaker Teryl? Share your best “take aways” for a future issue of the newsletter by sending an e-mail to

The March Meeting Directory is now available to help you find meetings throughout the month. Note that he White Rock Library meeting is closing at the end of March.  If you have changes/edits to the meeting directory, send an e-mail to

Looking for information on sponsorship? World Service is hosting a Sponsorship Success Marathon on Sunday, March 12, 2-5:30 pm EST. Nine experienced OA’s from various regions will share on sponsorship, including what is a sponsor, why have a sponsor, why be a sponsor, the sponsor “job description,” different sponsoring styles, and more. Join the call at 641-715-3818 (pin 925619#) or 641-715-0890 (pin 925619#).

Looking to improve your knowledge of the Steps and the Big Book? The AA annual “Roundup” convention is April 14- 16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This is one of the largest Alcoholics Anonymous Round Up’s in Western Canada with Al-Anon Participation.

Unity in Diversity – THE FELLOWSHIP encourages and promotes acceptance and inclusivity. All are welcome to join OA and are not excluded because of race, creed, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other trait. We welcome all who share our compulsion. Use the new Uniting with Diversity trifold to strengthen unity in your group and service body. Download, copy, and share this new, free resource created by the Unity with Diversity Committee to support the strength and hope we find together in fellowship.

Your Intergroup welcomes our new Secretary, April; literature coordinator, Mellissa R; and assistant literature coordinator, Diane, as well as assistant treasurer, Barbara, and meeting directory coordinator, Cindy D. Yay!

Do you have 3-4 hours a month? Intergroup open service positions: archivist, public information coordinator, and 12 Step Within coordinator. If you are interested in being of service, please attend the next Intergroup meeting on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10 am (1630 Edinburgh Street, New Westminster).


Responsibility Pledge
Always to extend the hand and heart of OA to all who share my compulsion; for this I am responsible.