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Rhode Island Central Service

September 21, 2018

(401) 438 8860


ANNIVERSARIES - Guest Speakers & Buffet

Wed. Sept 26th     Seekonk, MA-HOW-Seekonk Congregational Church (Woodworth Hal) 600 Fall River Ave., (Rte. 114A). 7:30 PM (43rd Anniv.)  

Tue.  Oct.2rd       Newport-HOPE AT SEVEN-Seaman’s Institute 18 Market Square, (8th Anniv.) 7AM

Fri.    Oct 5th       Warwick-FOUTH DIMENSION-St Paul’s Church, 389 Greenwich Ave. (11th Anniv.) 7PM

Sat.   Oct 6th        Westerly-RECOVERY 164-Grace United Methodist Church, 10 Park Ave. (10th Anniv.) Buffett 11:30 AM Meeting 12 Noon  

Sat.    Oct. 6th       Foster-UPON AWAKENING-Woody Lowden Recreation Center, 16 Howard Hill Rd. (off Rte. 114), 8AM  (15th Anniv.)

Sun.   Oct. 14th      Woonsocket-REDHEAD- Holy Trinity Church, 1409 Park Ave. (48th Anniv.) 8PM

Mon.  Oct. 15th      East Providence-ACCEPTANCE-Rumford Grange, 125 N. Broadway, (34th Anniv.) 8PM             

Thu.   Oct. 25th     Fall River, MA- FALL RIVER THURSDAY NIGHT- St Peter& St Paul’s at Holy Cross, 47 Pulaski St.,7:30 PM (75thAnniv.) *Dessert Buffet*

Fri.     Nov.9th          Hopkinton/Hope Valley-LIVING SOBER DISCUSSION-St. Joseph’s Church 1109 Main St. (25th Anniv.) , 6PM  




Faithful Fivers are A.A. members who graciously contribute “five dollars or more”

 each month to support the RI Central Service Office.

You can find out more and even sign up on line by calling the office or visiting our webpage.

RI Central Service is in the process of up-dating our 12-STEP LIST. We are in desperate need for AA members throughout the RI and South Eastern MA

who would be eager reach out to those looking for help with stopping drinking,

Someone willing to meet them at their first meeting or information from Alcoholics Anonymous

 Anyone willing to be added to the list should contact their Group Secretary or call Central Service.

“When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that I am responsible”


- The next regular meeting for Central Service Delegates will be held on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Riverside Congregational Church, 15 Oak Ave, Riverside

New Delegates at 7:15 PM, Regular Meeting at 7:30 PM


We need volhelp with our monthly mailing (takes less than one hour).

The next mailing will take place at Central Service on Wed., October 24th at 9 AM

***Please note the deadline for submitting any information for the next TODAY is Friday, October 19th***   



The Middleboro, MA, ACCEPTANCE group has lost their 2019 Commitment Calendar. They meet on Saturdays at the Father Shea Center, Oak and Centers St. at 7:30PM. Any groups having a commitment with them please contact Central Service 

The Carousel group in East Providence / Riverside has lost their commitment book.  Any group having a commitment in or out with this group Please call Central Service for contact information

The FREEDOM TO LIVE group in Westport MA has lost their commitment book.  Any group having a commitment in or out with this group Please call Central Service for contact information 



East Providence –WISDOM- Hope Congregational Church, 120 Wampanoag Trail, Tues. at 7:30PM (Children Welcome)

Warwick/Apponaug-SURVIVAL- Warwick Central Baptist Church, 3270 Post Rd, Wed. at 7PM



East Providence/Riverside-CAROUSEL- Open meeting. Riverside Congregational Church, 15 Oak Ave., will now meet on Fridays at 7:30 PM. Effective Immediately

Woonsocket-EARLY BIRD-Has not changed their meeting place. They continue to meet at Sacred Heart Rectory 415 Olo St., Monday thru Thursday at 10:30 AM

Newport-NOONERS-. St Peters Lutheran Church 525 Broadway, (at 1mile corner) will now meet Monday  thru Saturday at 12 Noon

Providence-BROTHERS IN SOBRIETY- will be moving to Central Congregational Church, 296 Angell St., Saturdays at 7:30PM. Effective September 8th 



The next meeting for Southern R.I. Intergroup Representatives will be held on

Thursday, October 4th, 2018- Craik Building, 2845 Post Rd., Warwick, 7 PM.


The BROKEN ELEVATOR group will sponsor the 12th Annual Rhody Recovery Big Book Weekend

YMCA Camp Fuller, 619 Camp Fuller Rd, Wakefield, Friday Sept 28th to Sunday Sept.30th

Registration w/Meals - $75, 2-nights Cabin Camping- $25

Workshops and Guest Speakers,

More Information visit www.RHODYRECOVERY.com 


Massachusetts AA Districts 12, & 13 as well as local groups and individual AA members will be hosting

Boston AA History Conference, at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church,15 Newbury St, Back Bay, Boston

Sunday, October 7th from 1PM to 6PM

Admission is Free


The 2018 AA WOMEN TO WOMEN (NEW ENGLAND) Conference will take place at

The Boxborough Regency Hotel and Conference Center, in Boxborough MA

October 12th ,13th and 14th, 2018

Registration is $50 Per Person - Registration and meal packages available

For more info email sharon.lux@gmail.com


The A VISION FOR YOU group will host “2018 Summer Boot Camp”

A Big Book Step Study Overview

St Paul’s Church, 389 Greenwich Ave., Warwick

Wednesday evenings beginning October 10th thru November 14th from 7:30PM –9:00PM


Interested in the Twelve Concepts for World Services? 

All are welcome to attend Concepts workshops prior to the Area 61 Committee Meetings each month at the Area Office, 3649 Post Rd, Warwick.  Workshop Time:  6:25PM to 6:50PM. Dates:  9/24, 10/29, 11/26, and 12/17. For additional information, contact areachairperson@aainri.com.



Area 61 Office, 3649 Post Rd., Warwick

Wednesday, October 17th - 6:30PM Potluck-7PM Speakers

Come, eat, and learn about the opportunities for service in Corrections

Bring a dish if you wish!

 The next RI AREA ASSEMBLY meeting will be held on Saturday, October 20th  

 St. Kevin’s Church, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick, beginning at 9 AM

2019 Budget Proposal and NE Regional Trustee Nomination 

Pasta Cook-Off- Come Win a Ribbon for your District

All GSR‘s encouraged to attend


RI Area Grapevine Committee is hosting a Grapevine Submission Workshop

At The Area 16 Office, 3649 Post Rd. Warwick

Monday, November 12th, 2018 at 7PM

Come learn do and don’ts about submitting “your story” to the Grapevine for publication

Refreshment will be served


 Area 61 Grapevine Committee is asking group to consider purchasing a Grapevine Subscription for a hospital, treatment center, library or other institutions. Our goal is to ensure that all facilities are receiving our monthly magazine. If your group is interested in providing this 12 step service, please contact the Grapevine Committee.by emailing grapevinechair@aainri.com  



“Our Big Book Saving Lives since 1939” will be held at The Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, Goat Island, Newport

On March 22nd 23rd, & 24th, –Your Hotel Registration is not your Convention Registration-


ONLINE REGISTRATION available at www.aainri.com

 Registration forms are also available from your GSR’s, Southern R.I. Intergroup, your Central Service Office or at www.rhodeisland-aa.org  – Register Early!!!!


Tenth Tradition

Alcoholics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the A.A. name ought never be drawn into public controversy. 



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