Sea to Sky Intergroup Update – August

Happy BC Day!  Here is an update from your Sea to Sky Intergroup for August –

Check out the  August Newsletter for all the latest information about upcoming events and workshops plus two great feature stories on Step Study Groups and Sponsorship. Feel free to print extra copies for your meeting or share by e-mail. Submissions for the June newsletter can be sent to

The August Meeting Directory is now available to help you find meetings throughout the month. Are you starting a Step Study Group soon? Please let your newsletter editor know by e-mail so we can put the details in the newsletter We are getting inquiries from people looking to join a study group!

Out-of-towner looking for OA fellowship – Gitte will be visiting Vancouver and Vancouver Island from Denmark starting on August 7th and is looking for OA people who are interested in spending some time together after meetings or to contact in case of “emergency”. If you are interested in connecting with Gitte, e-mail and we’ll put you in touch.

The North Vancouver meeting is planning a workshop exploring the OA definition of abstinence and how to work your program to maximize your abstinence over time. It will likely be in September. Please contact Jennifer if you are interested.

Shaughnessy Group members are planning a Step Study Group for mid-September startup based on the new (green) step study guide. No exact details yet. If interested, email for more information.

The Intergroup Sponsorship Committee is hosting a workshop on September 23rd from 1pm to 4pm at Ladner United Church (4960 48th Avenue, Ladner, BC). For more details, please contact Calen.

The Seattle OA Region One Convention “Best Value” deadline is August 15th! If you register online or your mail-in registration is postmarked by August 15th, Convention registration & banquet is $150 US/$197 CDN. After August 15th, convention registration & banquet goes up to $165 US/$217 CDNReserve your room(s) at the DoubleTree Inn and Suites. The room block is 2/3 full so don’t wait too long! Click here for hotel information.

Do you have 3-4 hours a month? Intergroup open service positions include: vice-chair, marathon & retreats coordinator, and 12th step within coordinator. All OA members are welcome at Intergroup meetings. Join us! Check out the position descriptions and feel free to attend the next Intergroup Meeting on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 10 am (1630 Edinburgh Street in New Westminster). All are welcome.

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