Recent News From West Great Lakes ACA

  • Claudia B to speak on Zoom Call

    If you were unable to attend this event live you can still find the audio recording of Claudia’s remarks at https://acalunchtime.com/ If you turn to the introduction of our Big Red Book you will find an essay about the experience of growing up in an alcoholic home by Claudia B. The italicized “thoughts” at the…

  • 10 ACA Universal Truths

    All are invited to attend an Open ACA Speaker Meeting on Wednesday July 24th at 7pm 10 ACA Universal Truths The Woodstock Wednesday night 7pm meeting is celebrating its 5th anniversary with a special open meeting with speaker, Al E. Al started his recovery in 1978 and over the last 45 years, he has ‘discovered’…

  • July 2024 West Great Lakes Intergroup Meeting

    West Great Lakes ACA Intergroup Business MeetingJuly 20, 2024 at 1pm CT You are invited to attend the West Great Lakes ACA Intergroup Business Meeting on Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 1pm CT. We will be holding the meeting this month both in-person and virtually using Zoom. You have received this email because you are…

  • September 2024 ACA Weekend Retreat

    September 2024 ACA Weekend Retreat

    Exploring Your Boundaries The Big Red Book (p. 346) tells us that, “Boundaries… purposes are to allow us to feel safe, respected, and free of harm. All boundaries remind us that the feelings, behaviors, and attitudes of others are separate from our own. The feelings and thoughts of others are not our responsibility. We can…

  • 2024 Annual Business Conference and Intergroup Meeting

    The 2024 ACA Annual Business Conference will be held virtually on May 18-19. If you are the delegate for your meeting you should have started to receive emails with information about the conference. If you’ve not received any notifications from WSO you still have time to register as your group’s delegate. Registration closes on May…

  • Ready Set Go!! sessions for May – August 2024

    New Ready Set GO!! sessions have been scheduled now through August. If you’ve not attended (or even if you have) Ready Set GO!! will walk you through the basics of the ACA program including the Steps and Inner Child work. It meets once a week for 6 weeks and you can choose either Tuesday morning…

  • We are invited to “Building A Foundation, Together”

    We have been invited to “An Interactive ACA Workshop” sponsored by the Friday Night Live ACA Meeting in West Allis, WI. It will be held on April 13, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in West Allis. It is a free event (a 7th Tradition donation will be accepted) and includes…

  • Ready Set GO!! sessions – January – June 2024

    ACA Ready Set GO!! is an introduction for ACA newcomers to gain clarity andunderstanding while becoming acquainted with the ACA program, the ACA 12 Steps and the Inner Child in 6 weeks. RSG also supports the experienced member. Ready Set GO!! prepares members for when they will feel ready to go through the ACA 12…

  • 2024 ballot proposals published and ready for review

    Each year the ballot process solicits input from the ACA fellowship for issues and ideas for possible inclusion on the Annual Business Conference (ABC) agenda. Registered groups are invited to offer proposals of benefit to the groups and members, worldwide. Once those proposals have been received the WSO Ballot Preparation Committee reviews the proposal, compiles…

  • March ACA Retreat at Villa Desiderata Retreat House

    Take a deep breath. …. and then take some time for rest and recovery. March 1st through March 3rd retreat with us to the Villa Desiderata Retreat House in McHenry, IL. Give yourself a weekend of self-reflection, renewal and fellowship, personal growth, self care, and relationship building. If you’ve never experienced an ACA retreat before, here…

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