OCTOBER BULLETIN – This bulletin has our latest announcements and flyers, but does not contain the Anniversary List.

DIGITAL NEWCOMER’S PACKET– This page has helpful links to meetings and digital literature for newcomers. Please post this digital newcomer’s packet link in your meeting chats so newcomers can get connected to vital resources in A.A.

INSTITUTION COMMITTEE SPEAKER SIGN-UP FORM  The Institution Committee needs speakers for meetings! This form is for both individuals who want to volunteer to speak and/or home groups that want to get back in rotation to carry the message to institutions. There are both in-person and virtual opportunities for speakers.

12TH STEP / BRIDGING THE GAP / PHONE BUDDIES VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We need volunteers to help carry the message! Please fill out this form if you are available to provide help to still suffering alcoholics by phone, virtually, or in-person.

WHAT IS CONTACT TRACING? This is a living document with evolving information about what contact tracing is and how groups meeting indoors as well as outdoors can cooperate with the need for contact tracing while maintaining anonymity.

12 STEPS TO SAFELY REOPEN MEETINGS – WORKSHOP RECORDING  Here is the recording and notes from the workshop on Saturday, June 13th, co-hosted by Baltimore Intergroup and Area 29, Maryland General Service.

GUIDELINES TO SAFELY RE-OPEN IN-PERSON MEETINGS Baltimore Intergroup has put together suggestions and guidelines, as of May 20, 2020 for groups to consider when making an informed group conscience about how to re-open safely once our respective jurisdictions allow it.

TIPS TO HANDLE AND PREVENT “ZOOM BOMBING”   Here are some easy suggestions for keeping meetings safe for alcoholics.

PASSING THE VIRTUAL BASKET:  Baltimore Intergroup now has a Venmo account @BaltimoreIntergroup. See other reasons why it is still important to pass the basket.

CARRYING THE MESSAGE IN A PANDEMIC! Here are some great ideas about how to reach newcomers and oldtimers, alike, who may have trouble transitioning to online and phone meetings.

PROTECTING ANONYMITY ON ZOOM This is a great guide on adjusting default settings on Zoom (thanks to the San Francisco Central Office) to protect our anonymity on Zoom.  As a reminder, please use BCC to blind copy  group emails when forwarding meeting information.

TO BE ADDED TO OUR EMAIL LIST (AA members only) for announcements and updates. Thank you!