From Newsletter and Ask-it Basket

The third-quarter 2014 issue of the OA WSO newsletter A Step Ahead is now available.  This issue contains a lot of news and information on:

  • The Benefits of Virtual Service Boards
  • “Our Primary Purpose” inspired Workshops at WSBC 2014
  • Announcement of New Officers, Trustees and Committee Chairs for 2014-2015
  • OA Literature overview by Tina C., General Services Trustee
  • Seventh Tradition article by new treasurer Gerri H., General Service Trustee, Treasurer
  • 2015 Lifeline topics
  • And much more!

From Ask-it Basket

At our January OA meeting, a member read from another Twelve-Step program’s daily reader. Another member felt, although the information was pertinent for our discussion, it was inappropriate to use literature other than OA-approved material. We took a group conscience but couldn’t decide what the suggested guidelines are for literature at our meetings. Some felt all AA literature should be included; others felt only those specific to OA were allowed. Please explain what the guidelines are and why. [6/30/14]

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