WASHINGTON AREA GENERAL SERVICE ASSEMBLY
Hello Area 13 and Happy New Year! Now that 2021 has arrived let’s take a look at our calendar dates for our committee meetings, mini conferences, and assemblies. The officers have decided to forgo the January committee meeting and have our winter assembly instead January 30, 2021 (details to follow). In the meantime we have some committee vacancies if you're interested in serving; Budget & Finance, CPC, and PI. Please contact me if you are interested in serving any of the committees mentioned. Be safe and see you soon!
Our A.A. Service Area, also known as Area 13 in the A.A. service structure, is also called the Washington Area General Service Assembly (WAGSA). Area 13 represents all English speaking A.A. groups in the District of Columbia and Prince George's and Montgomery County in Maryland at the annual A.A. General Service Conference. It also represents all Spanish-language A.A. groups in the District of Columbia, the state of Maryland, and Virginia.
“Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.”
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The 7th tradition reminds us to pay our own way.
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The Seventh Tradition states: “Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions