Online Meetings & Resources

ZOOM Meetings

DOWNLOAD DISTRICT 51 ONLINE MEETING LIST HERE Updated 5-24-2020

Want a virtual meeting 24/7?  Go to this web site which features 1,000 plus meetings. Yes, you can even attend a meeting in  a foreign country!
https://aa-intergroup.org/oiaa/meetings/

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LGBTQ Alcoholics Anonymous, Rainbow Group Zoom Read & Discuss

Every Monday 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
***Email webmaster@rainbowgroup.org to get the password.
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/611207411

Meeting ID: 611 207 411
Or you can use your phone
Dial by your location
        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
        +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
        +1 301 715 8592 US
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
        +1 253 215 8782 US
Meeting ID: 611 207 411
or find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad5PtmWVj3

Mokena Fellowship Club Link to Meetings

Here is a link for their list of virtual meetings https://aamokenafellowship.org/virtual-meetings

More Meetings

Join Zoom Meeting
https://nyintergroup.zoom.us/my/oppmokena
Meeting ID: 917 108 5565

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+13126266799,,9171085565# US (Chicago)

Phone Number
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 917 108 5565
Find your local number: https://nyintergroup.zoom.us/u/ais6DdZBV

  • Monday Nights: 7:00 PM CST – 12 & 12 (this is a meeting that was started due to COVID-19)
    • CLOSED MEETING
    • Chairperson: Michelle D.
    • We will read a section from the 12 & 12 with comment period after
  • Tuesday Nights: 6:30 PM CST – Cementheads (this meeting normally meets at Tinley Park United Methodist Church in Tinley Park, IL)
    • CLOSED MEETING
    • Chairperson changes each month
    • This is a topic meeting
  • Wednesday Nights: 7:00 PM CST – Big Book Story (this is a meeting that was started due to COVID-19)
    • CLOSED MEETING
    • Chairperson: Dan L.
    • We read a story in the back of the Big Book, with comment period after
  • Thursday Nights: 7:30 PM CST – Carry This Message (this meeting normally meets at St. Elizabeth Seton in Orland Hills, IL)
    • CLOSED MEETING
    • Chairperson: Mike B.
    • We read from Carry This Message, The Steps We Took, or the Big Book, with comment period after
  • Friday Nights: 7:00 PM CST – Speaker/Lead Meeting (this is a meeting that was started due to COVID-19)
    • CLOSED MEETING
    • Chairperson: Lee Anne P.
    • A member of AA will share their Experience, Strength, & Hope, with comment period after
  • Saturday Mornings: 8:30 AM CST – Our Primary Purpose (this meeting normally meets at St. John’s in Mokena, IL)
    • OPEN MEETING
    • Chairpeople: Marni C. & Tim H.
    • The chair-people read from the Big Book, with comment period after
  • Saturday Nights: 7:00 PM CST – Discussion Meeting (this is a meeting that was started due to COVID-19)
    • OPEN MEETING
    • Chairperson: Rotates Monthly
    • There will be a reading from a Grapevine article and a discussion following
  • Sunday Nights: 7:00 PM CST – Recovery Group (this meeting normally meets at Tinley Park Community Church in Tinley Park, IL)
    • OPEN MEETING
    • Chairperson changes each month
    • A member of AA will share their Experience, Strength, & Hope

Al-Anon Meetings

Topic: Early Does It
Time: Saturdays at 9:30am CST, this is a weekly meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/316835902

Meeting ID: 316 835 902

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+13126266799,,316835902# US (Chicago)
+19292056099,,316835902# US (New York)

Dial by your location
        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
        +1 253 215 8782 US
        +1 301 715 8592 US
Meeting ID: 316 835 902
Find your local number: https://us04web.zoom.us/u/fuylWcY0z

How to use ZOOM for Meetings

Transitions Daily Email

What is Transitions Daily?

Transitions Daily is an Open, Online meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous. Through a private the Google group, we distribute one daily email to members with the topic of the day, accompanied by daily devotions. Our primary purpose is to carry the message of experience, strength, and hope to alcoholics who still suffer.  We are truly encouraged by the friendships we have developed in our recovery. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

Any questions or issues can be directed to TransitionsDaily@gmail.com Option to Participate in Transitions Daily:

1.  Receive a daily email from Transitions Daily: send an email to TransitionsDaily@gmail.com with “Join” in the subject line. You will be manually added to the closed Google Group TransitionsDaily.

The members of this group cannot be seen by other members or by non-members. You are completely anonymous with no sale or disclosure of membership to other members or the redistribution of emails of any kind. Once you have been added, you will receive a confirmation email. Please allow 24 – 48 hours for entry. You will then receive one topic email daily.

Grapevine Online

There are lots of AA tools we can use in these unprecedented times, including Big Book, 12 x 12, Daily Reflections and many more.  BUT, let’s not forget the AA Grapevine! You can get an “on-line” subscription.  Follow this link:
https://store.aagrapevine.org/us-subscriptions

Videos

AA New York  has many pamphlets, books and videos that can be purchased or read on-line.  Plus they have videos that are well worth watching, including videos for young people, people in correctional facilities, alcoholics with special needs.  http://www.AA.org

Hear Bill W. speak about Dr. Bob and the beginning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aYGjGedRFg&t=3616s

History of AA  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umjoOcZm6CA

Joe and Charlie Big Book Study https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM1N4qYebCw&list=PLhl3xlE0-GdweI1gG5QoeY9iIRCt2w_aI

Need a laugh and link to “funny” AA speakers https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=funny+aa+speaker+meetings

Chalk Talk w Father Martin https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=chalk+talk+father+martin

Hallmark When Love Is Not Enough, The Lois Wilson Story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5eKLpW2RsI

See Bill & Louis live in 1964 on Bill W. (film archiwalny)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o91C4W-Nms

Here is a great link for more videos and stories https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=alcoholic+anonymous+films+or+movies

American Sign Language Resources

The 12 x 12 and Big Book in American Sign language that can be viewed at:
https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/videos-and-audios#video-player

Meeting Reading Resources

Don’t have some AA materials at home or in your car? Go to these sites and you can read (or print) How It Works, Preamble, The Big Book, Twelves Steps & Twelve Traditions, or that day’s message in Daily Reflections.

AA Preamble:  https://www.aa.org/assets/en_US/smf-92_en.pdf

HOW IT WORKS: https://www.aa.org/assets/en_US/p-10_howitworks.pdf

AA Big Book or Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions in PDF format or audio:
https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/read-the-big-book-and-twelve-steps-and-twelve-traditions


AA Big Book, 4th Edition…go here and pick your chapter, this format allows you to copy and paste sections or pages: https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/alcoholics-anonymous


E- books you can download (Kindle, Nook or Apple)….AA Big Book, 12 x 12, Living Sober, Daily Reflections, Came to Believe, As Bill Sees It and more are available at:

https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/aaws-ebook-publishing-program 


Daily Reflections: https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/daily-reflection

The Promises….Chapter 6 – page 83: https://www.aa.org/assets/en_US/en_bigbook_chapt6.pdf

AA videos (6 specifically for YOUNG people) and audio material, archived audios PLUS Big Book and 12 x 12 in American Sign language for the hearing impaired:
https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/videos-and-audios

24 Hour Book:
https://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/thought-for-the-day/twenty-four-hours-a-day

Drop the Rock:
https://www.hazeldenbettyford.org/articles/fred-h/drop-the-rock-meaning