Annual Scott Group Gumbo

The Scott Group has set a date for its Annual Gumbo, the proceeds of which benefit Central Office.  Mark your calendar now for Saturday evening, November 14th, 2015 at the St. Jules Church Hall.  More details will follow.

And while you have your calendar in hand, plan to attend the 12 Step Workshop hosted by District 13E on October 24th, featuring Kenny D. of Seattle, Washington. More details here.

Also, the dates for the 2016 Fellowship of Spirit South conference have been set for April 8-10, here in Lafayette.  This will be the 10th anniversary gathering.  More details are here.  Registration and schedule info will follow at a later date.

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Glum Not Fliers

glum notsA new meeting has started in Lafayette, described as ’21st Century AA’ by its members. The group meets on Friday nights at 7 pm, off Kaliste Saloom across from Marcello’s.  More info on their flyer, available here.

The AA Preamble

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 AA membership is a desire to stop drinking.
There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self supporting through our own contributions.
AA 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.

How It Works

From the 5th Chapter of the Book
Alcoholics Anonymous

Rarely have we seen a person fail who has thoroughly followed our path.Those who do not recover are people who cannot or will not completely give themselves to this simple program, usually men and women who are constitutionally incapable of being honest with themselves. There are such unfortunates. They are not at fault; they seem to have been born that way. They are naturally incapable of grasping and developing a manner of living which demands rigorous honesty. Their chances are less than average. There are those too, who suffer from grave emotional and mental disorders, but many of them do recover if they have the capacity to be honest.

Our stories disclose in a general way what we used to be like, what happened, and what we are like now. If you have decided you want what we have and are willing to go to any length to get it- then you are ready to take certain steps. Continue reading How It Works

Alcoholics Anonymous in the Acadiana area