Millbury, mass, tuesday big book step study tuesdays, 7. Your comments are visible as this is a public page. Not only do you not have to disclose to us that youre an addict in order to be a member, we encourage you to keep your actual addictions anonymous so that we can all focus on what we all have in common rather than highlighting our differences. Its not about being sponsoredits about sponsoring others that is a predictor. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. The big book serves as the foundation for the alcoholics anonymous 12step program, the worlds largest alcoholism support group. Right now, i offer all addictions big book step study workshops tuesdays 8 a. Big book basics upper valley all addictions big book step study. When was the last time you explained to a suffering alcoholic the threefold disease described in this book. A listing of bbss, big book step study, meetings in the us. We are a group of men and women dedicated to studying and practicing the 12 steps of recovery as laid out in the big book of alcoholics anonymous. Since alcoholism is not about alcohol the effect that process has on the alanoner is equally as. The first annual big book step study all addictions convention. Read over the 11th step prayer, and reread it again.
Aa step one 20 questions test worksheet a 20question test that was used by many a. Alcoholic selftest using the big book of aa step 12. List of big book step study bbss groups in the united. Outlining the steps and traditions that make aa famous, as well as numerous stories about recovering addicts who have been through the process, the big book has helped guide millions into a life of sobriety. Download audiobooks published by twelve step study to your device. Twelvestep guide to using the alcoholics anonymous big. Bbss speakers on step four in accordance with the twelve traditions of alcoholics anonymous. The upper valley all addictions big book step study is a group of people who use 12 steps to recover from addiction. Mar 11, 2015 telephone big book step study alladdictions welcome tuesdays, 3. It was voted by group conscience that the purpose of this meeting is to help all addicts and those affected by addicts achieve sobriety and abstinence by the studying, discussing, and practicing of the twelve steps as they are laid out in the big book using the. No person likes to think he is bodily and mentally different from his fellows. Maps with directions are available for each listing.
Friends and family of alcoholics alanon big book step study recently i went to an alanon meeting where everyone in the room either had already or was in the process of going through the 12 steps using aas big book. Our small group is fairly new,and if you have completed the. My addictions are a result of my experiences growing up, starting with the beliefs and judgments i created about myself. The only way we can fully realize who we are is to share what we currently are as the result of this process. We are looking at adopting a new format for some of our meetings, it is called the hyannis format and is based on a format developed in hyannis, massachusetts by some recovered alcoholics.
All addictions big book step study sobriety freedom from our addiction through the teaching and practice of the twelve steps is the sole purpose of this group. Big book step studies are a specific approach to working the 12 steps via the instructions found in the book alcoholics anonymous, which is affectionately known as the big book. We hope this manual is useful throughout recovery, whether one is working the steps for. The organization took its name from the title of the book, which has since come to be known as the big book of aa twelve steps and twelve traditions, 1981. When was the last time you described the actions to take in order to recover from the seemingly hopeless state of mind and body page xiii, forward to the first edition, 3rd edition that is alcoholism. The saturday morning big book step study meeting of alcoholics anonymous normally meets every saturday from 9 a. No attendance or sobriety requirements to participate.
Maybe thoroughly too, sincere, dedicated with the best of intentions, even line by line word by word with all the desperation of drowning men. Two study guides for the big book of alcoholics anonymous the first study guide has a summary of each book and then hundreds of follow up questions to answer and add sobriety notes. Step 8 made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all. Big book study big book experience 8 cds big book experience joe h. Telephone big book step study alladdictions welcome tuesdays, 3. If you have done these steps as they are laid out in the big book with the guidance of a hyannisstyle big book step study sponsor and are practicing steps 912, please share your experience with us. There are two meetings of all addictions big book step study on cape cod. Chapter 3 more about alcoholism m ost of ushave been unwilling to admit we were real alcoholics. Recovery charlie and joe big book study paul babin 20200404t12. Big book step study cape cod all addictions big book. Big book basics upper valley all addictions big book. In the mid 1980s big book step study was created by 5 aa members in hyannis, massachusetts on cape cod.
In the future we plan to give access to recorded speakers addressing the twelve steps in. Thursday morning big book step study blubrry podcasting. First the step of the month then the tradition of the month. Download pamphlets and handouts to use in big book group sessions our workbook companion to alcoholics anonymous 12 steps of recovery from alcoholism and addiction is called steps by the big book. Meetings are organized by day of the week, formats, and location. Connecticut, florida, massachusetts, north carolina, rhode island, maine, new hampshire, tennessee, new. Towns hospital for drug and alcohol addictions in new york city in the 1930s, during which time bill wilson, a future cofounder of the mutualhelp movement alcoholics anonymous a. The following is a suggested format for a big book step study meeting with emphasis on the fourth step. We have included on this page a brief history of bbss.
The second edition of the seminal work of alcoholics anonymous, the big book, was released in 1955 and continues to be extremely influential in the lives of so many addicts. When we are godcentered even for a moment we will have all the power and wisdom we need. Twelvestep guide to using the alcoholics anonymous big book. Friday kingston big book step study vineyard christian fellowship church 8 hilltop ave 7. In the future we plan to give access to recorded speakers addressing the twelve steps in the 15week rotation used in our meetings. Quotations from alcoholics anonymous and the twelve steps and twelve traditions are with permission of a. Search for meetings by name, location, day, format or with an interactive map. Big book step study bbss is a particular style of recovery meeting as well as a very structured and specific directions to working the 12 steps as laid out in the big book of alcoholics anonymous. Big book step study workshop all addictions step study. We provide this study guide based on personal experience to help those following aas 12 steps as outlined in the original big book, alcoholics anonymous aa. Find local meetings of alcoholics anonymous in the salt lake valley and park city area. We encourage visitors to ask questions and spend time with us before and after the meeting discussing the program and group.
This is only an introduction to the spiritual riches of the big books directions to the 12 steps. Aa big book with questions for discussion emotional. Big book step study all saints parish 1773 beacon st 7. There is an all addictions big book step study meeting every sunday night at 8 p. You can also hear the recordings of the all addictions 12 step study workshop meetings by clicking on 12 step study workshop above, and the big book study can be heard by clicking on big book study above. Big book sponsorship 12 step recovery from any and all. Concord big book step study for everyone tuesdays, 7. Just 1212 step and tradition meetings or big book study which skipped over the 12 steps to the stories. List of big book step study bbss groups in the united states hyannis format meeting schedule.
I have been attending recovery meetings since 1977, releasing the addiction to alcohol, food and codependency. World directory of primary purpose groups big book study for a. Friday mattapoisett big book step study friends meeting house 103 marion rd, rt 6 7. An unofficial guide to the twelve steps, edited by dr. This is the most modern audio version of the alcoholics anonymous big book. Dennis memorial library 1020 old bass river rd, dennis, ma 02638.
If you havent, we ask that you be open minded enough to listen. Alcoholism12 step support big book step study hyannis format the sharing in the meetings are based on the esh with the solution. The number is the same as our thursday workshop, refer to the sidebar on the website for the correct phone number and pin. Given current events we have moved to a virtual meeting only, until further notice. Bbss groups and meetings are primarily found along the eastern seaboard of the united states. Big book step study meetings work by providing clearcut directions on how to recover from any addiction.
Steps by the big book steps by the big book workbook. First whatever chapter we are on and then a story from the back of the book. This does not imply either approval of or endorsement by this organization which, i understand, feels alcoholics. It was voted by group conscience that the purpose of this meeting is to help all addicts and those affected by addicts achieve sobriety and abstinence by the studying, discussing, and practicing of the twelve steps as they are laid out in the big book using the hyannisstyle big book step study format developed in the. Welcome to the mason all addiction big book step study group. You can also hear the recordings of the all addictions 12step study workshop meetings by clicking on 12step study workshop above, and the big book study can be heard by clicking on big book study above.
I walked into a 12 step room for the first time at the age of 32. Big book step study aa meetings turned out to be the antidote and balance to that weak aa message and group that dominated aa at the time. Big book step study vs 12 steps and 12 traditions, getting. Step 6 were entirely ready to have god remove all these defects of character. Search for meetings by name, location, day, format or with an.960 1148 668 969 1373 957 798 439 1491 531 1343 542 1346 540 547 170 719 384 39 1389 232 1031 453 1224 802 638 507 337 878 449 291 1033 1451 1273