Announcements for Meetings

Here are recent and ongoing announcements for members—especially General or Intergroup Service Representatives (GSRs & ISRs)—to make during D.A. meetings.

Recent Announcements:

  • The latest issue of Ways & Means — the magazine of Debtors Anonymous — is now available for free. This special issue was curated by the Spiritually Sustainable Earning Caucus (SSEC). [Download]
  • Registration is open for delegates to attend the 2019 World Service Conference from August 7-11 in Los Angeles, and for D.A. members and guests to attend Fellowship Day on August 10 in Los Angeles. [Registration Packet]
  • Host City needed for the 2020 and/or 2021 D.A. World Service Conference (WSC). All D.A. Intergroups are encouraged to submit a bid by July 21 to bring the WSC to your city. [Flyer]
  • D.A. International HIP Awareness Day is Saturday, July 13, 2019! Please circulate the flyer to bring awareness to reaching still-suffering debtors in Hospitals, Institutions, and Prisons (HIP). [Flyer]
  • Fellowship-wide Calls use the U.S. call-in phone number: 1-605-472-5540, access code: 617093#. International phone numbers (and online access) are available at www.debtorsanonymous.org/call-in-access. Let members know to mark their calendars for the upcoming live Fellowship-wide Calls:
    • Sunday, May 19, 2019,  from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, titled How to Start a D.A. Meeting,” presented by the WSC Fellowship Communications Committee [Flyer]
    • Sunday, June 2, 2019,  from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, titled D.A. Fellows from Outside the U.S. Share their Experience, Strength, and Hope,” presented by the GSB International Committee [Flyer]
    • Sunday, June 9, 2019,  from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, titled “Ask-the-GSB: D.A. Finances,” presented by the GSB Long Range Planning Committee
    • Sunday, June 15, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, titled “Treasury Made Simple: Spiritual and Practical Tools,” presented by the WSC Resource Development Committee
    • Sunday, June 23, 2019,  from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, titled Sponsor-A-Group,” presented by the WSC Fellowship Communications Committee
    • Saturday, June 29, 2019,  from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, titled “WSC Delegate Call: Pre-Conference Orientation,” presented by the GSB Conference Support Committee
    • Sunday, June 30, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Topic TBA, presented by the WSC Public Information Committee
    • Sunday, July 7, 2019, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Topic TBA, presented by the WSC Business Debtors Anonymous Committee
    • Sunday, July 14, 2019,  from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, titled “Traditions Ten, Eleven, and Twelve,” presented by the GSB Long Range Planning Committee
    • Sunday, July 21, 2019,  from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, titled “WSC Delegate Call: Pre-Conference Orientation,” presented by the GSB Conference Support Committee
  • The Board Finance Committee requests input from members to create an Ideal Spending Plan for Debtors Anonymous. [Flyer]
  • Should D.A. relocate the General Service Office (GSO) in your region? GSB Office Committee and WSC Internal Operations Committee request to hear from Intergroups if they have interest in hosting the GSO. Responses due by June 30, 2019. [Flyer]
  • D.A. pamphlets translated into Spanish are now available for online purchase as eBooks, along with A Currency of Hope and The Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, and Twelve Concepts of Debtors Anonymous at www.debtorsanonymous.org/ebooks
  • Please circulate the Debtors Anonymous Anniversary Appeal flyer by the WSC Resource Development Committee. [Flyer]
  • Request for non-US delegates to the World Service Conference to serve throughout the year on D.A. Committees and Caucuses by registering to attend the Conference as a Remote Participant. [Flyer]

Ongoing Announcements:

  • Please encourage D.A. members at meetings to Subscribe to eNews to receive all D.A. announcements!
    ▻ Members can subscribe at www.debtorsanonymous.org/enews
    ▻ U.S. members can sign up by texting DARECOVERY to 22828 [Flyer]
  • Share your story in Ways & Means—the recovery magazine of D.A.—or share an article about service in The DA Focus newsletter. Members can learn more and read past issues at www.debtorsanonymous.org/share
  • If it fits in your spending plan, please increase your 7th Tradition contributions to support the Fellowship! Members can donate at www.debtorsanonymous.org/contribute

D.A. Announcements to print and distribute

Release date May 19, 2019
The DA Focus newsletter — 2nd Quarter issue

Release date May 6, 2019
FCC Fellowship-wide Call on May 19, 2019

Release date May 5, 2019
International HIP Awareness Day—July 13, 2019

Release date Jun 2, 2019
GSB Fellowship-wide Call on June 2, 2019

Release date Apr 27, 2019
GSB Fellowship-wide Call on May 5, 2019

Release date Apr 16, 2019
Host the 2020 and/or 2021 WSC

Release date Apr 7, 2019
PI Fellowship-wide Call on Apr. 14, 2019

Release date Mar 31, 2019
Ideal Spending Plan request

Release date Mar 24, 2019
BDA Fellowship-wide Call on Mar. 31, 2019

Release date Mar 21, 2019
GSO Relocation Request to Intergroups

Release date Mar 10, 2019
The DA Focus newsletter — 1st Quarter issue

Release date Mar 7, 2019
The Intergroup Handbook is now available

Release date Mar 6, 2019
Request for Service Stories for Special Issue

Release date Feb 28, 2019
GSB Fellowship-wide Call on Mar. 24, 2019

Release date Feb 25, 2019
SSEC Fellowship-wide Call on Apr. 7, 2019

Release date Feb 17, 2019
Debtors Anonymous Anniversary Appeal

Release date Feb 17, 2019
Call for 2019 WSC Remote Participants

Release date Feb 10, 2019
Ways & Means magazine — 1st Quarter BDA issue

Release date Feb 7, 2019
Registration Packet for 2019 World Service Conference

Release date Jan 27, 2019
John H. Scholarship Fund — 2019 flyer

Release date Jan 25, 2019
FCC Fellowship-wide Call on Feb. 3, 2019

Release date Jan 19, 2019
IG Caucus Fellowship-wide Call on Mar 3, 2019

Release date Jan 7, 2019
GSB Fellowship-wide Call on Jan 20, 2019

Release date Jan 7, 2019
WSC-PI Fellowship-wide Call on Jan 27, 2019

Release date Dec 20, 2018
Ways & Means magazine — 4th Quarter issue

Release date Dec 10, 2018
GSB Fellowship-wide Call on Feb 17, 2019

Release date Nov 25, 2018
Announcing Service Position: Project Contributor

Release date Nov 25, 2018
A Currency of Hope Now Available in eBook Format

Release date Nov 25, 2018
GSB Fellowship-wide Call on Dec 16, 2018

Release date Nov 25, 2018
RDC Fellowship-wide Call on Dec 15, 2018

Release date Nov 23, 2018
The DA Focus newsletter — 4th Quarter issue

Release date Nov 5, 2018
GSB Fellowship-wide Call on Nov 18, 2018

Release date Nov 2, 2018
BDA Fellowship-wide Call on Dec 2, 2018

Release date Oct 30, 2018
12&12&12 Now Available in eBook Format

Release date Oct 23, 2018
2018 End of Year Contributions

Release date Oct 23, 2018
HIP Fellowship-wide Call on Nov 4, 2018

Release date Oct 20, 2018
Subscribe to eNews via Text Message

Release date Sep 30, 2018
The DA Focus newsletter — 3rd Quarter issue

Release date Sep 26, 2018
FCC Fellowship-wide Call on Oct 28, 2018

Release date Sep 17, 2018
Bidding Opens for 2020/2021 WSC Site

Release date Sep 16, 2018
GSB Fellowship-wide Call on Oct 21, 2018

Release date Sep 16, 2018
GSB-PI Fellowship-wide Call on Oct 13, 2018

Release date Sep 16, 2018
Podcasts on the D.A. Website

Release date Sep 16, 2018
WSC 2018 Actions and Recommendations

Release date Sep 10, 2018:
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