Guidelines. Useful Al-Anon guidelines for groups such as Beginners' Meeting (G-2), Taking a Group Inventory (G-8a), Starting an Al-Anon Group (G-12) and Suggested Programmes for Meetings (G-13) are available from e World Service Office website: Manuals and Guidelines. Refer to Business Meetings in e Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual. e manner in which a group business or conscience meeting is conducted is as varied as e groups emselves. groups are wi in eir autonomy to determine how to conduct eir business meeting. Aims of e Meeting: To promote group unity. To help e group and its officers to make isions. To give members an . 27, · Any member can ask for a group conscience. In some groups e member speaks out when we ask Are ere any Al-Anon related announcements and in o er meetings a member asks e secretary to announce it. Unless it is urgent, we announce e issue and hold it 2 weeks later to give people time to ink about it. Suggested Format for each Individual Group Conscience Meeting. Lets open wi a moment of silence followed wi e serenity prayer: God grant me e serenity to: Accept e ings I cannot change courage to change e ings I can and e Wisdom to know e difference. OLD BUSINESS. Secretary do we have any old business to revisit from last meeting? 06, · Al‑Anon and Alateen members expect a safe and pleasant environment when ey attend a meeting.... Groups are wi in eir autonomy to establish group behavioral guidelines in a manner at reflects eir group conscience and abides by e Traditions, as long as ey do. not impact ano er group, Al‑Anon.A. as a whole. (Service. Al-Anon is an anonymous fellowship. Every ing at is said here, in e group meeting and member-to-member, must be held in confidence. Only in is way can we feel free to say what is in our minds and hearts, for is is how we help one ano er in Al-Anon. is Guideline be photocopied. ese.A. Guidelines represent e shared experience of.A. members and groups roughout e service areas in e United States and Canada. ey also reflect guidance given rough e Twelve Traditions and e General Service Conference (U.S. and Canada). Try an Alateen Chat Meeting. Alateen Literature. ere Is Hope. Get Connected. FAQ. Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism. First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery Podcasts. Meetings. Find an Al-Anon Meeting. Find an Alateen Meeting. Electronic Meetings. Telephone Meetings. Worldwide Al-Anon Contacts. Members. Member Resources. Manuals and Guidelines. Member Blog. Al-Anon member manuals and guidelines as well as o er resources. Al‑Anon Family Groups 1600 Corporate Landing Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA 23454‑5617 www.al‑anon.alateen.org • Is e group’s copy of e Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual available for members to use? • Does e meeting format allow time for reports from group. 17, 2007 · It is my understanding from reading e Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual (which is available to all members) at any member of e group call for a group conscience. I agree wi SLS at if you have a District Rep - you want to contact e Rep for info and or support on trying to steer e meeting back tod a heal ier pa. Most members find at e answers to any questions at arise can be solved by application of e Twelve Traditions as well as by using e Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual (P24/27). Here are some suggested me ods: Use e Inventory questions for group discussion. Members answer e questions wi a Yes or No, or in a more detailed manner. A. A group, at its business or inventory meeting, could determine its own group conscience as to e amount of interchange appropriate for e meeting. e size of e group, e leng of e meeting, and e group‟s desire to hear from everyone in attendance are all factors for e group to consider. reach an Informed Group Conscience From e Service Manual page 52 - Group Conscience but Al-Anon joined e rest of e world in getting hung up on Robert’s Rules of Order and Parliamentary Procedure. e Board chose to adopt e knowledge-based GRs at e Assembly or District meetings). Wi at comes trust at e. e group look at e Traditions, e Concepts and e Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual for guidance. Your group ask you to chair your group’s mon ly business meeting (see sample agenda). Holding a business meeting is an opportunity to arrive at a group conscience, and to experience fun and fellow-ship as well. SAMPLE AGENDA. A process for welcoming Newcomers should be ided upon, including an explanation on how Al-Anon and e specific Whatsapp meeting works, as well as e Group Conscience Guidelines. For example, a welcome email could be sent to each person who . Electronic Al-Anon Meeting Guidelines (G-39). 5. 7 Tradition all funds beyond ose needed to pay for e EM electronic link would go directly Process to Reach An Informed Group Conscience KBDM Quick Reference Tool Before you begin discussing e issue, e group: Announces topic at least 2 weeks in advance ides time issues: set. ing concurrently wi an Al-Anon meeting. An Al-Anon member who has agreed to serve as a contact between e Al-Anon and Alateen group can be called upon to serve as a substitute when e sponsor cannot attend. is Guideline be photocopied. AL-ANON e Shared Experience Of Al-Anon and Alateen Members. guidelines Alateens are members of e. As Ala said, ere are no registered members in an Al-Anon group. A group conscience/business meeting is attended by whomever wishes to attend (even newcomers) and if a motion is made, a vote is taken and e majority vote carries. However, e great ing about Al-Anon is at e ision can be changed! Let us share wi each o er in respect and tolerance and let our interaction wi each o er be in e spirit of e Courtesy, Acceptance and Love which we have found and hope to mutually represent in Al-Anon. 7. is Group Conscience requests at all subscribers to our lists refrain from gossip, dominance, crosstalk, and discussion of religion, treatment centers, self-help programs, counseling and use or . OPTIONAL - CHECKLIST FOR GROUPS - ELECTRONIC ONLY MEETINGS FLN Area 9 SUGGESTED PROCESS COMPLETED BY: DATE NOTES Technology - Set up virtual conference service. Members willing to host Members willing to troubleshoot and help o ers access. [6. Chairperson of Group Conscience Meeting] (ree years) Requirements. Has held a position beyond e group level in Al-Anon service and on e Unity phone bridge. Regular participation in is individual phone bridge meetings (1year). Regular participation in is mon ly group conscience meetings (6 mon s). Duties. 1. Holding Group Conscience Meetings (Bring your questions, concerns and experience. ere will be an Ask it basket ) WHEN: Friday February 19, 20 6:30 p.m. social 7:00 PM meeting. Also: ere will be a District Group Conscience meeting concerning— Relocating future 3rd Friday District I meetings. WHERE: e Springfield Turning Point. Guidelines for bringing Al-Anon information to e public rough media and o er means. Group Representative (G-11) Guidelines for representing your group at e district and area assembly levels. Starting an Al-Anon Group (G-12) Guidelines for starting a new Al-Anon group, and how e World Service Office can help. , · en she belly lhed. As did I. We discussed e framework in our group conscience and she elected to move on as she prefers a different way. (Luckily is area has a boatload of meetings.) We remain friends and enjoy each o er's company in fellowship. e meeting is still always back and for on who follows what from e group conscience. 20, · Guidelines for Area Zoom Meetings Each registered Al-Anon/Alateen Group elect only one GR/AGR to represent to Reach an Informed Group Conscience Our Area voted in to adopt KBDM as our process for reaching an informed group conscience at AWSC meetings and Assemblies. Before initiating a KBDM presentation. [added 12/99 by group conscience] Annually in April, we will take a group inventory in order to see if any changes [in guidelines] need to be made for is online Al-Anon related sharing group. [amended e 2007 after group conscience] Awakenings is listed at e Al-Anon World Service Office (ID061428) along wi o er OLAs. Fact Sheet for Electronic Meetings (S-60) Category: Free Downloads Group Materials for free download Guidelines for participating in electronic meetings while keeping wi in Al-Anon. Hilltoppers-AFG Group Conscience → Follow e Crumbtrail → Hilltoppers Home → Group Conscience. e Hilltoppers Al-Anon Family Group (AFG) is guided by volunteers who compose e Group Conscience. e GC meets regularly to discuss business matters and guiding principles which affect e membership of e AFG. If your AFG does not already have a group e-mail, please discuss is in your next group conscience. Our goal is to protect our ISRs' privacy and be in compliance wi Al-Anon World Service Office's (WSO's) internet guidelines, which prohibit e online use of personal email addresses, phone numbers, and home addresses. Al-Anon meetings. Question: most isions are made by e group conscience of e members involved. e purpose of ese Guidelines is to assist in reaching an. informed. group conscience. Relationship Between..A. and Al-Anon Do an Internet search or look for a local Al-Anon inter-group office or write: Al-Anon/Alateen Family Group. 03, · Currently, e new layout for e small meeting room for Al-Anon will accommodate people for a meeting. Face masks are also required during meetings. You remove your mask when sharing. It is at e discretion of each Al-Anon group’s Group Conscience to determine whe er eir group wishes to resume meeting face to face. If your group. meeting, and when one member causes unrest due to inappropriate or intimidating behavior, e entire group could be affected. Groups are wi in eir autonomy to establish group behavioral guidelines in a manner at reflects eir group conscience and abides by e Traditions. Al-Anon or AA as a whole. Each Al-Anon group has its own personality. e combined recovery and personalities of its individual members make an Al-Anon group a dynamic entity at welcomes newcomers and practices e Al-Anon principles. Each group has e autonomy (wi in Al-Anon guidelines and principles) to ide what works best for it. Al-Anon’s unity and perhaps even its survival depends on adherence to our Traditions and principles-your group is welcome to establish a temporary online meeting to occur at e same day and time as its face-to-face meetings in accordance wi e group’s conscience. Informed group conscience isions depend on learning as much as possible. Feb 28, 20 · I need to attend ese meetings if I want to be part of e group conscience. Just posting my opinion in various reads is not going to make a difference. e next business meeting is . Excluding Al-Anon members or newcomers from meetings is not in keeping wi Al-Anon’s Traditions and principles. Representation and Voting: Any and all isions regarding your meeting’s format, ensuring access for newcomers, etc., are appropriately ided by reasoning ings out wi one ano er rough an informed group conscience. G-27 e Open Al-Anon Meeting. G-29 Al-Anon/Alateen Public Outreach Service, Outreach to Professionals. G-30 Area Archives. G-31 Ordering Literature. G-32 Area Forum Coordinators. G-34 Alateen Safety Guidelines. G-36 Group Records Coordinator. G-37 District Representative. G-38 Area Public Outreach Coordinator. G-39 Electronic Al-Anon Meeting. We will be coordinating e VFW & American Legion meetings toge er. NOTICE: Help and hope for family and friends of alcoholics. Join us at Al-Anon (adults) at 7 and Alateen (you) at 6 in e basement of e Kiowa St. John’s Ca olic Church rectory (house on corner of Main and ). [Al‑Anon/Alateen Service Manual ‑2021 (P‑24/27), p. 89] While ere is no charge for groups to meet in e app, members are encouraged to support it rough individual seven tradition contributions. Each meeting has e ability to have audio, video and text chat. based on e group conscience. I would like to add at e Four Tradition states at each group should be autonomous, except in matters affecting ano er group or Al-Anon or AA as a whole. erefore, each group must ide for itself whe er to continue meeting as usual, suspend face-to-face meetings for a time, or switch to electronic means. 15, · Workshops are largely based on Al-Anon book Reaching For Personal Freedom. zoom meeting and password remains e same - unless noted o erwise. Irena H for e Akron Intergroup Zoom Meeting. Topic: Traditions. 1 & 2 - Unity & Group Conscience, - y 11, 9 am till 11:45 approx. 3 & 4 - Purpose & Autonomy. - ust 8, 9 am till 11:45 approx. 13, · al anon guidelines for group inventory Taking a periodic group inventory helps to keep your group heal y and invigorated. Members can use e inventory to discuss what actions have been beneficial to group and personal grow, and what actions need to . e Group Representative (GR) is a vital link in e continuing function, grow, and unity of worldwide Al-Anon. GRs should be members wi experience, stability, and an understanding of e Traditions and how ey work as applied in e Al-Anon/Alateen Service Manual (P-24/27).. Any Al-Anon or Alateen member wi a willingness to represent e group at e district meeting and Area Assembly. e World Service Conference makes e group conscience available and effective for all Al‑Anon. It is e practical means by which e group conscience can speak. it is e voice of world Al‑Anon and e guarantee at our world services shall continue to carry on under all conditions. Group Conscience Meeting Minutes from 20 About e Group Conscience, e Operating Procedures, and e Duties of e Officers and eir Roles can be read & reviewed by following e links. e Hilltoppers AFG Website is guided and maintained under e outlines of e Website Guidelines. Al-Anon and Alateen information, Literature Distribution Center services, and meeting information. e Wichita Literature Center has only Conference Approved Literature. A good stock of most Al-Anon Literature is available. Copies of e Al-Anon guidelines and directories are available. 26, 2008 · Sponsorship, What It’s All About (Al-Anon Pamphlet p-31) In short, a sponsor is e way at e Al-Anon program becomes personalized. If e newcomer goes to meetings, reads e literature, uses e fellowship, ere is a certain limitation at is inherent.