December Today

 

AA Logotoday - To Carry the Message

Rhode Island Central Service

November 22nd, 2018

(401) 438 8860

 *********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

ANNIVERSARIES - Guest Speakers & Buffet

Sat.    Dec.  1st      Lincoln/Manville-PEACE OF MIND- St James Parish Hall, 57 Division St. (46th Anniv.)

Sun.   Dec. 16th    Coventry- SIMPLE- Quidnick Baptist Church, 484 Fairview Ave., 8PM (37th Anniv.) 

Fri.     Dec 21nd     Fall River, MA – S.O.S. –First Baptist Church, 228 Main St., (31st Anniv.) 11:45PM. Potluck

Fri.     Jan 4th        East Greenwich-FRI. WOMEN STUDY THE STEPS- St Luke’s Church, 99 Pierce St.,

Sat.    Jan 5th       No Kingstown/Wickford- FIRESIDE-First Baptist Church, 44 Main St., (42nd Anniv.) Breakfast Buffet 9AM – Meeting 10AM

*****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

NOTICES FROM CENTRAL SERVICE

BECOME A FAITHFUL FIVER!!!

Faithful Fivers are A.A. members who graciously contribute “five dollars or more”

 each month to support the RI Central Service Office.

You can find out more and even sign up on line by calling the office or visiting our webpage.


RI Central Service is in the process of up-dating our 12-STEP LIST. We are in desperate need for AA members throughout the RI and South Eastern MA

who would be eager reach out to those looking for help with stopping drinking,

Someone willing to meet them at their first meeting or information from Alcoholics Anonymous

 Anyone willing to be added to the list should contact their Group Secretary or call Central Service.

“When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that I am responsible”

 

The next regular meeting for Central Service Delegates will be held on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Riverside Congregational Church, 15 Oak Ave, Riverside

Gratitude Buffet at 7:15 PM, Regular Meeting at 7:30 PM

 

We need volunteers to help with our monthly mailing (takes less than one hour).

The next mailing will take place at Central Service on Wed., December 26th at 9AM

 

YOU DON’T HAVER TO BE IRISH group will host TRAVELING BOOKSTORE

Church of the Redeemer, 655 Hope St., Thursday, Jan. 10th at 7:30 PM


                                ***Please note the deadline for submitting any information for the next TODAY is Friday, December 21st***                                      

******************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

NEW GROUP 

Newport-HANG 12- Open Big Book Step Study, St Paul’s Church, 12 Marlborough St., Tues. at 6:30PM

******************************************************************************************************************************************* 

NEEDS SUPPORT

Bristol-FREEDOM-Open Discussion, Columbian Fathers, 65 Ferry Rd. Sundays at 7PM

Bristol- BRISTOL STEP-Open Step, Columbian Fathers, 65 Ferry Rd. Thursdays at 7PM

Warwick-SURVIVAL- Open meeting. Warwick Central Baptist Church, 3270 Post Rd, Wed. at 7PM

East Greenwich-GRATEFUL HEARTS- Closed Step (Women)- Oceans of Grace Spiritual Center, 118 Division Rd., Wednesdays at 6:30PM

Somerset, MA-HOW NOW-Open Meeting. Old Town Hall, 1458 County St., Fridays at 7:30PM

*********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

CHANGES

Pawtucket- A NEW DAY AT A TIME- will no longer meet at the Anchor Bldg. The last meeting in this location will be Saturday, December 22nd at 10:00AM.                         New location will be announced when information is available.  

Woonsocket- EARLY BIRD-will be moving to Holy Family Church, 414 S. Main St., Monday thru Thursday at 10:30AM. Effective Monday, December 3rd

S. Kingstown-INTO ACTION-has change meeting format to Open Living Sober. Peace Dale Congregational Church, 261 Columbia St.,                                                              (Room at top of stairs or Take elevator to level M)

Westerly-WESTERLY FRI NIGHT- has moved to Grace Methodist Church, 10 Park Ave. Fri at 7PM. No longer Handicapped Accessible

Portsmouth-SUNDAY MORNING-will temporarily move to Tremblay’s Restaurant, 514 Park Ave., Sundaysfrom 10:30AM – 11:30AM 

*************************************************************************************************************************************************

CANCELLATIONS

Somerset, MA- RETREAD-Church of Our Savior, 2112 County St will not meet Mon., Dec 24th

East Greenwich-BIG BOOK REVEALED- St Luke’s Church, 99 Pierce St. will not meet Mon. Dec 24th or Dec 31st.  

Woonsocket-UNITY-Precious Blood, 94 Carrington Ave., will not meet Mon. Dec31st

Cumberland-COMING BACK-St Joanof Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Rd., no meeting Tuesday Dec. 25th .

******************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************* 

DISBANDED

Warwick-BIG STEP- All Saints Church, 111 Greenwich Ave., Sundays at 5PM

North Providence-12 &12-St James Episcopal Church, 474 Fruit Hill Ave. , Sun at 7PM

************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

SPECIAL NOTICES

    The next meeting for Southern R.I. Intergroup Representatives will be held on

Thursday, December 6th, 2018- Craik Building, 2845 Post Rd., Warwick, 7 PM.

 

The HOW group will host the DISTRICT 2 & 4 “Joy Of Service”

Seekonk Congregational Church, 600 Fall River Ave.,

Wednesday, December 12th, 7:30PM

Area Displays, Treatment and Corrections Information and Pizza Party

Bring a newcomer!!!!

 

The Providence OUT TO LUNCH Bunch will host Christmas Party

Mathewson Street United Methodist Church, 134 Mathewson St., Providence

Thursday, December 13th at 12:15PM

with a special Guest Speaker, Pizza Party, and Desserts

 

 RISCYPAA is hosting an “Holiday ExtravagnzAA”

Saint Kevin’s Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick,

AA Meeting, followed by Ginger Bread House Making and Ugly Sweater Party

Saturday Dec. 22nd Starting at 7PM Suggested Donation $15

 

BROTHERS IN SOBRIETY will host a “Holiday Pot Luck”

Community Church, 372 Wayland Ave., Saturday Dec. 29th, 7:30 PM

All Welcome !!!!!

 

So RI Intergroup will host a New Year’s Eve Meeting & Dinner Dance

St Kevin’s Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick

7PM Meeting /8PM Buffet/and Dancing till Midnight

Hot Buffet and Pot Luck Desserts

Tickets $12 each- Limited to 100 People so get tickets early!!!!!

 

District 1 will host a New Year’s Eve Meeting and Dance

Precious Blood Church, 94 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket

Meeting at 8PM - Dancing till Midnight

Food Fellowship and Fun

$5 Suggested Donation

 

The 42nd ANNUAL RHODE ISLAND A.A. CONVENTION

“Let Your Light Shine” will be held at The Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, Goat Island, Newport

On March 22nd, 23rd, & 24thYour Hotel Registration is not your Convention Registration-

-NO ADMISSION TO ANY EVENT WITHOUT A REGISTRATION BADGE-

 Registration forms are available from your GSR’s,

            Southern R.I. Intergroup or your Central Service Office. – Register Early!!!!

also available at www.rhodeisland-aa.org or http://aainri.com

**********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

CHRISTMAS ALKATHONS/SPECIAL MEETINGSMon. Dec.24th & Tue, Dec. 25th   

Woonsocket-Hosted by District 1, Christmas Day Precious Blood Church, 94 Carrington Ave., (Parking lot is off of Hamlet Ave.,) 12Noon-9PM Food Donations Welcome                  

Warwick- Hosted by Southern RI Intergroup, Craik Bldg., 2845 Post Rd., Christmas Eve- 5PM to 12 Midnight Christmas Day, 9AM to 7PM. Food Donations Welcome

Kingston-Hosted by District 7, Christ United Methodist Church, 2291 Kingstown Rd., Christmas Eve 5PM-11PM

Providence- DAY AT A TIME group will meet on Christmas Day. Roger Williams Hospital, (Kay Auditorium), 825 Chalkstone Ave. 10:00 AM

*************************************************************************************************************************************************

NEW YEAR’S ALKATHONS/SPECIAL MEETINGSMon. Dec.31st & Tue., Jan 1st 

Somerset, MA-Hosted by RETREAD group, Church of Our Savior, 2112 County St. (Rte. 138) New Years Eve 7:29PM -2:00am . Food, Fellowship and Fun 

Warwick- Hosted by Southern RI Intergroup, Craik Bldg., 2845 Post Rd., New Year’s Eve 5PM to 12 Mid.  Food Donations Welcome 

Kingston-  Hosted by District 7, Christ United Methodist Church, 2291 Kingstown Rd., New Year’s Eve 6PM-12Mid

Westerly- Hosted by Westerly Groups. Westerly Senior Center, Starts Monday Dec 31st at 4:30PM until Tues. Jan.  1st at 4:30 PM. Food Donations Welcome   

Middletown-Hosted by District V, Knights of Columbus Hall, 7 Valley Rd., New Year’s Eve6PM-12:30AM. Food , Raffles, Speakers and Dancing. 

Providence- DAY AT A TIME group will meet on New Year’s Day, Roger Williams Hospital, (Kay Auditorium), 825 Chalkstone Ave. 10:00 AM

*******************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

Twelfth Tradition

Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities

*****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************


Download Printable Version- December Today

Download Printable Version-Alkathons and Holiday Events