Category Archives: ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholics

Ready Set Go Phone Session – March 6, 13, 20 and 27

Ready Set GO!! is now being offered as an ACA WSO Registered Telephone Meeting. 

All meetings will be on Mondays, 7:00pm-8:30pm Central Time
Dial 1-712-770-8031 Code: 316354
Begins: Monday, March 6, 2017

Ready Set GO!! Meetings are closed ACA meetings for taking the ACA 12 Steps over a 4 week period. We will not be working the Steps. We will be taking the Steps. Ready Set GO!! is for ACA members to become acquainted with the ACA Twelve Steps and to prepare you for when you choose to do the ACA 12 Step Workbook. The recovering and discovering progresses with taking the steps by using a structured format over a four week period. The material is taken from our Big Red Book and our ACA 12 Step Workbook.

Learn more from our Ready Set Go! Flyer (click to download a PDF or see below).

 

Ready Set Go Flyer March 2017

ACA Retreat – April 28-30

The Steps We Take Toward a Better Life

April 28, 29 & 30, 2017

Join us for a retreat to a place of recovery and explore the 12 steps of ACA in the spirit of the traditions.

Guest speakers:

  • Bill D. ACA World Service Organization Trustee, from Florida. Bill was a featured speaker at the First Annual ACA Convention in April 2016. He will be sharing his insight and wisdom from his own process with the steps thru recovery work in both AA and ACA
  • Dave S. experienced presenter of ‘Ready, Set, Go’ Step Workshop from Wisconsin. Dave will share from this consolidated preview of the 12 steps, which helps us to release anxiety and fearfulness surrounding the steps. He will also lead an activity connecting the loving parent and inner child.

This retreat also features:

  • Optional end of the day Walk and Talks
  • The weekend fee of $140.00 includes dormitory lodging, meals & program for 3 days and 2 nights. Please consider an additional contribution towards a scholarship attendee.
  • Space is limited! Only your check holds your reservation (please post date your check to 4/28/17).
  • If you have questions, please contact Bob at 847-800-3137
  • This Weekend Retreat requires your commitment to the program and the group, and is best supported by your full attendance. Please plan to arrive Friday eve with departures at noon on Sunday. Guest Speaker and Workshop segments will be available only to full retreat attendees.Day passes will not be offered.

This retreat is endorsed and sponsored by the 5:30 Barrington ACA Group.

Download the flyer for more information.

ACA Retreat The Steps We Take

Chili When it’s Chilly – Fitchburg, Feb. 25

Join us February 25th, 2017 at

St. Jude the Apostle Parish
1025 W. 5th Ave
Oshkosh, WI
in Leanah Hall.

Registration 4pm – 6pm
Chili Dinner @ 5:30pm

Speakers @ 7pm

  • AA: Matt J (Oshkosh)
  • ACOA: David S. (Fitchburg)
  • Ala-teen – TBA

Door prizes and 50/50 Raffle

Enter in the rear door from the back parking lot or front entrance off Knapp Street.

Contact Jerry D for more information: 920-410-4620

Chili When it's Chilly flyer

A Night of Spirituality – Jan 31

When: January 31, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm
Speaker: Sister Elise, OSF
At: Trinity Episcopal Church Parish Office, 311 Division Street, Oshkosh, WI

Coffee and cookies will be provided

Hosted by: The Thursday Night Adult Child Group
Contact: Tom C. thommjenn@gmail.com

Park in back of building – Parish office entrance on Division Street.

Download flyer (pdf)

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Ready Set Go! Phone Sessions in 2017

Ready Set GO!! is now being offered as an ACA WSO Registered Telephone Meeting. 

All meetings will be on Mondays, 7:00pm-8:30pm Central Time
Dial 1-712-770-8031 Code: 316354
Session 2 begins: Monday, Jan. 9, 2017

Ready Set GO!! Meetings are closed ACA meetings for taking the ACA 12 Steps over a 4 week period. We will not be working the Steps. We will be taking the Steps. Ready Set GO!! is for ACA members to become acquainted with the ACA Twelve Steps and to prepare you for when you choose to do the ACA 12 Step Workbook. The recovering and discovering progresses with taking the steps by using a structured format over a four week period. The material is taken from our Big Red Book and our ACA 12 Step Workbook.

Learn more from our Ready Set Go! Flyer (click to download a PDF or see below).

Ready Set Go! in 2017

ACA Holiday Party in Mount Prospect 12/19

The Monday night ACA group at St. Raymond’s invites you to join us for our annual Holiday Party.

Join us for pizza, potluck and desserts. Plus a great talk on CD by 12 Step speaker Fr. Tom Weston, SJ, on “Family and the Holidays”.

Please bring a dish to share and consider a seventh tradition donation to offset the cost of pizza.

Monday, December 19th, 7:00 PM
St. Raymond de Penefort Parish Ministry Center
301 S. I-Oka Ave (Corner of I-Oka & Milburne Ave.)
Mount Prospect, IL 60056

Please see flyer for details on how to find the meeting room.

Holiday Party flyer (pdf download)

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Ready Set Go: 1-Day Program December 3rd

Ready-Set-Go is a program previewing the ACA 12 steps. Join us at the Fitchburg Serenity Club on December 3rd from 9 am – 4:30 pm. In addition to the 12 steps, there will be a non-dominant handwriting exercise. Lunch will be provided.

The Fitchburg Serenity Club is located at 6048 McKee Road in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, 53719.

If you plan to attend, please download the Ready, Set, Go script and bring your own copy, if possible.

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Download this flyer:
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Ready Set Go!! Telephone Meeting – Starts in November

Ready Set GO!! is now offered as an ACA WSO Registered Telephone Meeting

All meetings will be on Mondays, 7:00pm-8:30pm Central Time

Dial 1-712-770-8031 Code: 316354

STARTS Monday, Nov. 7, 2016

Ready Set GO!! Meetings are closed ACA meetings for taking the ACA 12 Steps over a 4 week period. We will not be working the Steps. We will be taking the Steps. Ready Set GO!! is for ACA members to become acquainted with the ACA Twelve Steps and to prepare you for when you choose to do the ACA 12 Step Workbook. The recovering and discovering progresses with taking the steps by using a structured format over a four week period. The material is taken from our Big Red Book and our ACA 12 Step Workbook.

Ready Set GO!! is for the newcomer and the old timer. It requires those in attendance to listen to the material with an open mind and an open heart and in good faith with a desire to learn about ACA recovery.

It is suggested members commit to attending the 4 consecutive meetings in a row to cover all 12 steps. Ready Set GO!! will be done in 3 separate sessions.

Each session will have 4 telephone meetings on the following Mondays:

Session 1: Nov 7,14, 21, 28, 2016.
Session 2: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017.
Session 3: March 6, 13, 20, 27. 2017.

We will be using the Ready Set GO!! material. You must download the script and handouts and bring a printed copy to the meetings. (Note: The document is formatted to print out as single sheets only.)

The West Great Lakes ACA Intergroup website www.westgreatlakesaca.org will have information for Ready Set GO!! face-to-face meetings with teleconference call opportunities from May 2017 thru Oct 2017.

Spread the word! Download the Ready Set GO!! meeting flyer for distribution at your ACA meeting. Questions? Call Toni at 630-769-1314.