A.A. Oregon District 15
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the following events have been cancelled or postponed:
Take Your Sponsor to Dinner
Original date: March 21; We are working on scheduling a new date for the event and hope to plan it for the end of April. We will honor any tickets that have already been sold for the date that the event is rescheduled for. If you have any questions Please feel free to email Davidn101213@gmail.com.
Original date: May 1-3; information at RogueRoundup.com
Welcome to Oregon Alcoholics Anonymous District 15
for Milwaukie, Clackamas, West Linn, Oregon City, Canby, Molalla & surrounding areas
New to AA?
Here's some helpful information:
- A.A. pamphlet "A Newcomer Asks"
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Also see our page "For Newcomers" for more information.
Local meetings are where we learn about the A.A. program by sharing our experience, strength, and hope:
- See the "Upcoming Meetings" list in the left sidebar.
- See the On-Line Local Meeting Schedule for Milwaukie, Clackamas, West Linn, Oregon City, Canby, Molalla & surrounding areas.
- Download a printable Meeting Schedule in PDF format.
To speak with an A.A. member, call the 24-hour Portland AA Hotline: 503-223-8569
**For Medical Emergencies dial 911**
Or email us: District 15 Email Contacts
Address for contributions:
AA District 15 Fund
PO Box 913
Oregon City, OR 97045
Tradition 7: "Every A.A. group ought to be fully self supporting , declining outside contributions."
What are my District 15 contributions used for? See the printable flyer "Your Contributions Explained" - and you can share it with your group.
Many events are being cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic - this page will be updated as information becomes available.
2020 International Convention scheduled for July 2-5, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan, has been cancelled
Announcement by Michele Grinberg (non-alcoholic), Chair of the General Service Board of A.A.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 International Convention in Detroit, July 2-5. We know that this is a disappointment to our Fellowship, as every five years we look forward to celebrating sobriety, the Alcoholics Anonymous program of hope and recovery, and meeting dear friends, old and new, from around the world.
Take Your Sponsor to Dinner Cancelled
District 15's "Take Your Sponsor to Dinner" event, originally schedule for March 21, is postponed due to corona virus precautions advised by Oregon Public Health Dept. All tickets sold will be honored when it is rescheduled.
Corona Virus Response
Some of the suggestions below are from GSO, and other items are from our local shared experience. It is important to note that your group conscience should always be the ultimate and final voice of how you address group needs. If you know of changes to meeting in District 15, please send the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some groups are choosing the following:
- Talk about the issues
- Focusing on the common welfare and primary purpose
- Consider avoiding shaking hands
- Consider not handholding
- Consider not passing out coins
- Making sure meeting tables are sanitary
- Suspending food hospitality for the time being
- If you are sick in any way, please stay home
- Regardless of group decisions, each individual is responsible for their own health decisions.
Other plans if a group is temporarily unable to meet in person.
- Create contact lists and keep in touch by phone
- Keeping in touch by email or social media
- Meetings by phone or
- Meetings on-line by chat phone and video:
- Online Intergroup (www.aa-intergroup.org)
Service Opportunities - Service is the Secret!
Service Opportunities start in the home group:
- Attend your home group business meeting and get connected.
- Become a greeter, a coffee maker, secretary, treasurer.
- Come to a District 15 Business Meeting, held monthly on the first Wednesday at 6:45 PM at Atkinson Memorial Church, 6th & John Adams, Oregon City.
Contact our District 15 DCM for more information on District service positions: DCM15@aa-oregon.org
Public Information Information/Cooperation with the Professional Community Committee (PI/CPC) activities are about carrying the AA message to schools, community groups, and professionals who may come into contact with alcoholics, such as doctors, nurses, lawyers, and law enforcement personnel.
This position has a lot of support available from an active PI/CPC-North committee, led by the CPC-North and PI-North Chairs from Area 58 and comprised of members representing many of the AA Districts in Portland and northern Oregon.
Some recent PI/CPC activities have included:
- Staffing an information booth at community health fairs
- Speaking at local high schools
- Placing public service announcements in local newspapers and movie theaters
Contact our District 15 DCM if you are interested in this position: DCM15@aa-oregon.org
Area and Intergroup Service
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