2017 ABC AWC Hosts Selected

The Strengthening Our Recovery and Sunday Night Red Book ACA groups of San Diego have been selected to host the 2017 Annual Business Conference (ABC) and the 2nd Annual ACA World Convention (AWC) during April 21-23, 2017 in San Diego, California.
The theme of this year’s convention is “Talk, Trust, Feel” and is being held in California where the WSO first began and still has its office.
If you have questions, please call the WSO telephone line at (310) 534-1815.  We will return you call as soon as possible.  You can also check here for periodic updates: http://acaworldconvention.org/
Thank you in advance and we look forward to seeing you in San Diego!!

ACA Fellowship Text 10th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

Adult Children of Alcoholics World Services Organization is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the publication of the ACA Fellowship Text with a limited Special edition available in mid-November 2016.
This special edition will feature the ACA logo and text on the cover embossed in silver on a leather-like textured red cover, and the book is designed to be more user-friendly with printed tabs along the top and side edges for ease of use in locating sections and chapters. A new appendix, Appendix D, now includes the four Laundry Lists
There will only be 3,000 copies of this very limited edition.

Check our web site at http://shop.adultchildren.org/home.php?cat=3 for availability.
Price of the Tenth Anniversary Commemorative Edition is $20.  The memories are priceless.

2016 Halloween Ball

img_1111Suggested theme: Dress as an emotion that you are exploring in your recovery, worked on this year, or that you value in your creative expression. Some ideas might include a color themed costume that expresses a feeling or emotion.
This event is open to ACA members and their families. Please help us create a safe space for love and acceptance. Be advised that your costume choices need to be made out of awareness and respect for other cultures.

Refrain from costumes that fall under cultural appropriation or other stereotypes. You may find the following article informative for expanding your awareness: http://www.refinery29.com/2015/10/95646/halloween-cultural-appropriation

Announcing a New Laundry List Workbook Study Group

Beginning Thursday, October 13th at 7:45-8:45 pm, we will be starting a new Laundry List Workbook Study Group”, which will meet on the Second Thursday of each month at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1816 NW Irving St, Portland, 97209, following theThursday night ACA Meeting.
Contact jeannecmt@gmail.com for more info. This meeting is open to all. It is recommended you have completed an ACA 12 Step Study Group before joining. Books may be available for purchase at the Serenity Shop at 3212 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202, Call first to see if any are in stock (503) 235-3383.  http://shop.adultchildren.org/product.php?productid=17799