Due to concerns over the coronavirus, Deer Creek has cancelled our Mini-Conference scheduled this weekend, March 13-15. The Area Assembly will also be cancelled.   Please pass this information on to those you know who were planning to attend this weekend.   Following is a email from Deer Creek to Donna K., Mini-Conference Chairperson   … Read more 2020 MINI-CONFERENCE & ASSEMBLY CANCELLED!

2020 Area 53 Mini-Conference | March 13-15, 2020

  The 2020 Mini-Conference will be here before you know it. You won’t want to miss out on this amazing event, so get registered right away. The cut off for room rental is February 13. You need to register before February 26 to order meals.   DOWNLOAD THE FLYER TO REGISTER   REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Area Inventory Questions | September 2019

Dear Area 53, GSR’s, DCM’s, Area Officers and Interested AA’s,   In AA, the Group Conscience is the ultimate authority over our AA business affairs and operating decisions. However, with respect to District and Area business, the voice of each group is only expressed through the elected General Service Representative (GSR) who attends and votes … Read more Area Inventory Questions | September 2019

Area 53 Proposed 2019 Budget – Corrected

The document that was handed out at the December Assembly had some calculation errors. Below is the proposed 2019 area budget with correct values. The assembly attendees provisionally agreed to the budget and asked that after the corrected document was shared that further discussions about the area 2019 budget happen at the area planning committee … Read more Area 53 Proposed 2019 Budget – Corrected

Next Assembly is September 9, 2018 at Holiday Inn

The next Area 53 Assembly is September 9, 2018 at Holiday Inn in Hilliard Ohio. Registrations starts at 9:00am. Visit the website for location details and materials to read in advance. This assembly is the elections for Panel 69 (2019 – 2021) officers. Please review the Area 53 Panel 69 Election Procedures to understand more … Read more Next Assembly is September 9, 2018 at Holiday Inn

Principle of Rotation – Elections

Pamphlet The AA Group … where it all begins (P-16). Conference Approved Literature. New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., 2005, page 26.

Traditionally, rotation ensures that group tasks, like nearly everything else in AA, are passed around for all to share. Many groups have alternates to each trusted servant who can step into the service positions if needed.

To step out of an AA office you love can be hard. If you have been doing a good job, if you honestly don’t see anyone else around willing, qualified, or with the time to do it, and if your friends agree, it’s especially tough. But it can be a real step forward in growth — a step into humility that is, for some people, the spiritual essence of rotation.

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Next Assembly – June 3 in Hilliard Ohio

ust a reminder that the June Area 53 assembly is at 10:00 am, June 3, 2018 (Sunday). Registration opens at 9:30 am. Location is the Holiday Inn – Hilliard, 5495 Maxwell Place, Hilliard, Ohio 43228.

We have a full agenda including:

Report from our delegate’s experience at the General Service Conference in New York.
Report from our Mini-Conference Committee.
Request from the Mini-Conference for possible seed money for 2019.
A proposed Guideline change regarding representation of our “Young Peoples” to the area.
Discussion on the September elections.

Please come and share your ideas. While you’re at it, please bring someone new along to share the experience.

In service,

Ed A., Alternate Chairperson
Area 53, Panel 67

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