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Sea to Sky Intergroup – Meeting Directory – November/December, 2018

December 2018 Holiday Meeting Information

  • Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24
    • Shaughnessy Meeting (730 pm, Fairview Baptist Church, 1708 West 16thAvenue, Vancouver) will be open.
    • Monday Night LifeLiners (730 pm, Avalon Women’s Centre in White Rock) will be open. Please note that due to a building policy, this meeting is for women only.
  • Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25
    • There will be a special meeting at Fairview Baptist (1708 West 16thAvenue, Vancouver) at 730 pm on Christmas Night. Contact: Chelsea – 604-836-8715
    • The Coquitlam meeting (715 pm, King of Life Church, 1198 Falcon Drive) will be open
    • OA Study Hall at the Alano Club (176 East 2nd) in North Vancouver will be CLOSED.
    • People in Recovery (Three Bridges, 1128 Hornby Street) will be CLOSED.
  • New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31
    • Shaughnessy Meeting (730 pm, Fairview Baptist Church, 1708 West 16thAvenue, Vancouver) will be open.
    • Monday Night Lifeliners (730 pm, Avalon Women’s Centre in White Rock) will be CLOSED.
  • New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1
    • OA Study Hall at the Alano Club (176 East 2nd) in North Vancouver will be open.
    • The Coquitlam meeting (715 pm, King of Life Church, 1198 Falcon Drive) will be open.
    • People in Recovery (Three Bridges, 1128 Hornby Street) will be CLOSED.

Holiday Phone Marathons

OA Virtual Services has phone marathons through the holidays as well.  The schedule is below.  To join the call, dial 712-432-5200 and enter Conference ID 4285115#(long distance charges may apply depending on your phone plan – this call originates in the USA).

Date Holiday Theme
Monday, December 24 Christmas Eve Day The Dawn of a New Spirit
Tuesday, December 25 Christmas Day Experiencing the Joy of the Promises
Wednesday, December 26 Kwanzaa/Boxing Day Sharing Our Experience, Strength and Hope
Monday, December 31 New Year’s Eve Day Progress not Perfection
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 New Year’s Day Awareness is the First Step

You can also find information on how to attend virtual meetings by phone, online, and other media here:  http://www.oavirtualservices.org/our-virtual-meetings/

Intergroup Phone Buddies

You are not alone in OA.  We have Intergroup Phone Buddies available through the holidays if you need to reach out.  Our phone buddies are:

  • Christa S – 778-870-0831 (call or text; 24 hours)
  • Gail L – 604-299-1115 (call only; 24 hours)
  • Tim C – 778-835-6469 (call or text; 24 hours)

A joyous, abstinent holiday season to all! 


After years of struggling with your weight and obsessing about food, you have decided to give Overeaters Anonymous a try. You find an OA meeting in the Lower Mainland. Now what? Check out this information for newcomers, including what to expect at a meeting, youth in OA, a note for Atheists and Agnostics and our Unity in Diversity policy.

Further questions? Need a buddy to meet you at a meeting? Contact us at (604) 878-4575 or oaseatosky@gmail.com and we’ll be happy to help. All of us were new at some point, we know what it’s like.


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Podcasts and Virtual Workshops

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Listen to recordings of virtual workshops on a variety of topics, including The Importance of Working All 12 Steps, OA Literature: The Heart and Soul of OA and Our Primary Purpose. Members share their experience, strength, and hope to bring the Twelve-Step program of Overeaters Anonymous to life.

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