2018-11-10 Area World Service Committee

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

Held 2018-11-10 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’.

2018-10-13 Michigan AFG Fall Assembly

All GR’s can vote at this state level meeting and are encouraged to attend or send someone else to represent your meeting. The Assembly is at Church of Christ, 1075 W Monroe Rd, St Louis, MI. Area officers are elected at this meeting. Registration opens at 9:00AM; new GR orientation begins at 9:40 AM, and the Assembly starts at 10:00 AM. There is a $7 fee that includes continental breakfast and lunch. Attendance is free for Alateens. Park in the front lot.

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’.

2018-08-11 Area World Service Committee

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

Held 2018-08-11 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’.

2018-07-14 Open Speaker Meeting – Sharon

An Al-Anon member, Sharon, shares her experience, strength, and hope at First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. You may download a full sheet PDF or 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.

2018-06-30 3rd Annual Intimacy Talk: How has alcoholism impacted intimacy as well as sex in our lives?

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM on June 30, 2018
Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W Liberty Rd, Ann Arbor (upstairs in the gathering room)
There will be three speakers, followed by open sharing. A new feature of this annual event will be fully anonymous shares, where people can write a share on a notecard. Notecards will be collected and read aloud by meeting organizers without indicating who contributed them.
You may download and print the flyer in a full-sheet or half-sheet PDF format.

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.

2018-06-23 Michigan AFG Spring Assembly

All GR’s can vote at this state level meeting and are encouraged to attend or send someone else to represent your meeting. The Assembly is at Church of Christ, 1075 W Monroe Rd, St Louis, MI. Registration opens at 9:00AM; new GR orientation begins at 9:40 AM, and the Assembly starts at 10:00 AM. There is a $7 fee that includes continental breakfast and lunch. Attendance is free for Alateens. Park in the front lot.

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’.

2018-06-16 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. Please email the District 5 Secretary to add items to the agenda.

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.
  • Spring Assembly report delayed by rescheduling of Assembly.
  • Treasurer’s report - Jan A
  • AWSC Report - Jan A
  • Items to discuss
    • Elections: District Representative and Alternate District Representative
    • Michigan AFG Spring Assembly June 23, 9 AM - 3 PM, 1075 W Monroe Rd, St Louis, MI
    • Confirm/assign representative to report back on Assembly (Luanne C or Julie S)
    • Assign representative to attend AWSC August 11, 10:00 AM, 1075 West Monroe Road (M 46), St. Louis, MI (Vicky D volunteered)
    • Vacant positions: Public Outreach
    • Intimacy Open Speaker Meeting - Richard H
    • Motion: Donate $200 toward KOMIAC bus rental for Alateen - Robin R
    • Childcare no interest from groups - Bryan T
    • Determine what qualifies for inclusion as an announcement in our district and frequency guidance - Diane B
      Current guidance is:
      Subscribers to this list receive two scheduled emails monthly containing information relevant to Al-Anon Family Groups District 5 Area 27. For example, emails may contain event reminders, instructions for group officers, surveys, group participation requests, and more. Occasionally, urgent messages may be sent out on other days. Urgent messages are meeting cancellations with short notice and funeral arrangements.
    • Structure of announcement email and umbrella email addresses - Bryan T
    • Motion: Form committee to craft District 5 Bylaws to be presented, discussed, and adopted at a future District Meeting - Bryan T
    • Motion: Omit reasons for meeting cancellations in announcements sheet and web postings to avoid potential advertising of events unrelated to Al-Anon.
  • 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
    • Web Admin - Bryan T
      • Resume meetings
      • Seeking replacement for slow transition
  • Other business
  • Next meeting August 18, 2018
  • 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’.


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