2018 Al-Anon Membership Survey from WSO

The survey findings help the WSO’s communication with professionals by providing data about Al-Anon that show improvements in our health and well-being. The WSO’s Al-Anon Membership Survey is Conference approved and has been conducted every three years since 1984. Members’ participation in the survey is anonymous and confidential. The survey is available online from January 10 – February 28. For more info check out the WSO site.

2018-03-10 Area World Service Committee

“Where Michigan Al-Anon takes care of business!”

Held 2018-03-10 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Church of Christ, 1075 W Monroe Rd, St Louis, MI.

All Al-Anon/Alateen members are invited to attend. This meeting is served by a potluck lunch so please bring something to share for lunch or continental breakfast. Get Involved!!! -When I got busy, I got better!!!

This meeting is attended by the Area officers, the Area coordinators, the District representatives, AIS/LDC Liaisons, and any member who may be interested. Please review and print the agenda for this meeting and the minutes from the last AWSC meeting. Please be prepared with any questions/comments that you might have.

CLOSED: This meeting of Al-Anon is closed to the public. Closed meetings are for anyone whose personal life is or has been deeply affected by close contact with a problem drinker. If you are interested in Al-Anon/Alateen or wish to observe as a student or professional, we welcome you to attend one of our meetings designated as ‘open’.

2018-03-10 Open Speaker Meeting

An Al-Anon member, Mary F, shares her experience, strength, and hope at First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. You may download a full sheet PDF or a half sheet PDF flyer for printing and posting. Parking is available on-site.

OPEN: This meeting is open to the public and welcomes everyone interested in Al-Anon/Alateen, including those who wish to observe as a student or professional.

2018-03-17 District Meeting

Please join us in serving the district to further the Al-Anon mission from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM at King of Kings, 2685 Packard Rd, Ann Arbor. We are still seeking a new District Representative (DR) and Alternate DR. You are welcome to join after 11:00 AM if necessary.

Agenda

  • Open with Serenity Prayer
  • Read Twelve Concepts of Service
  • Introductions
  • Minutes from past meeting
  • New District Meeting voting policy – Each registered group may assign only one individual per District Meeting who may vote. Officers that are not voting on behalf of a group at the District Meeting may also vote.
  • AWSC report – Jan A
  • Treasurer’s report – Jan A
  • Items to discuss
    • Elections: District Representative and Alternate District Representative
    • Michigan AFG Spring Assembly June 9, 9 AM – 3 PM, 1075 W Monroe Rd, St Louis, MI
    • Assign representative to report back on Assembly
    • Propose District Meetings: Saturday, June 16, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Saturday, Aug 18, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, and Saturday, November 17, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Vacant positions: Public Outreach
    • Intimacy Open Speaker Meeting – Richard
    • Childcare information gathered from A2WG – Spencer
  • Reports
    • District Representative (DR) – Vacant
    • Alternate DR – Vacant
    • Alateen – Robin R
    • AIS – Diane B
    • LDC Liaison – Diane B
    • Group Records – Julie S
    • Information Phone – Marilyn F
    • Open Speaker Series – Annie J
    • Public Outreach – Vacant
    • Secretary – Bryan T
      • Should we craft District 5 Bylaws
    • Web Admin – Bryan T
      • Email structure
  • Other business
  • Next meeting TBD by new District Representative
  • Close with the Al-Anon Declaration

    Let It Begin With Me.
    When anyone, anywhere,
    reaches out for help – let the hand of
    Al-Anon and Alateen always be there, and
    Let It Begin With Me.

CLOSED: This meeting of Al-Anon is closed to the public. Closed meetings are for anyone whose personal life is or has been deeply affected by close contact with a problem drinker. If you are interested in Al-Anon/Alateen or wish to observe as a student or professional, we welcome you to attend one of our meetings designated as ‘open’.

Meeting Support Requests

As previously noted in December, requests have expired. Starting in 2018, requests will automatically expire after 3 months. Please send support requests to announcements@afgDistrict5.org.