2017 Holiday Notices

Changes/cancellations, which are listed below, will be noted on the meeting calendar. Please notify groupchanges@afgdistrict5.org if your group adjusts its schedule.

  • Canceled – Thursday, November 23, 2017, 8:00 PM Serenity Through Recovery at Belleville First United Methodist Church, Belleville.
  • Canceled – Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 8:00 PM New Directions at Dawn Farm, Saline
  • Canceled – Wednesday, December 27, 2017, 8:00 PM New Directions at Dawn Farm, Saline
  • Saline Serenity AFG would like to invite all to attend their regularly scheduled meeting on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23, 7:30pm – 8:30pm at St Paul United Church of Christ, 122 W Michigan Ave, Saline, MI 48176.

This list will be updated promptly when changes are received via email requests.

Thank You from Georgia

Georgia would like to thank everyone for sending birthday cards to her celebrating her 100 year milestone back in June. Thank you Georgia for being a part of our Al-Anon family, and thank you for sharing the picture with us.

Conference Approved Literature on Sale

Until December 31, the following 3 pieces are on sale for only $6, which is 50% off or more:

  • B-05 Al-Anon Family Groups – Classic Edition (originally $12)
  • B-30 Discovering Choices (originally $15)
  • B-31 Many Voices – One Journey (originally $16).

2018-01-06 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. You are welcome to join after 11:00 AM if necessary. We need to elect a new District Representative (DR) and Alternate DR.


  • Someone to take minutes
  • Open with Serenity Prayer
  • Introductions
  • Treasurer’s report – Jan A
  • Minutes from past meeting
  • Items to discuss
    • Elections: District Representative and Alternate District Representative
    • Vacant positions: AIS and Public Outreach
    • Intimacy Open Speaker Meeting
    • Childcare information and survey
  • Reports
    • District Representative (DR) – Vacant
    • Alternate DR – Vacant
    • Web Admin – Bryan T
    • LDC Liaison – Diane B
    • Group Records – Julie S
    • Alateen – Robin R
    • Information Phone – Marilyn F
    • Open Speaker Series – Annie J
  • 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

Wednesday 8:00 PM, New Directions at Dawn Farm, 6633 Stony Creek Rd, Ypsilanti, MI
Wednesday 7:30 PM, Courage to Be Me Alataeen at Zion Lutheran Church, 1502 W Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI Needs additional adults to sponsor the meeting in accordance with new Area guidelines. Please contact Robin R.
Saturday 9:30 AM, First Things First Saturday Morning AFG at Friends of Little House, 802 N River St, Ypsilanti, MI
Sunday 8:00 PM, Changing Directions Al-Anon AFG at Local 898 Union Hall, 8975 Textile Road, Ypsilanti, MI
Monday 7:30 PM, Twelve Step AFG at Washtenaw Alano Club, 995 N. Maple Rd. Ann Arbor, MI