Building 3752 is known as the mtd medical transient detachment building. This is an open meeting and as such all who have an interest in alcoholism and our program of recovery are welcome. For them, we hope these pages will prove so convincing that no further authentication will be necessary. Primary purpose group of alcoholics anonymous saturday morning conference call 8am mst9am cst line by line big book study using dallas primary purpose study guide callin number. Discussion on the book would often be prefaced by well, im not sure if this part of the book applies to sex addiction so instead we use some hybrid recovery tool. Welcome to the spiritual awakenings group website audio. Before that it is impossible to understand what aa is all about. Primary in big book alcoholics anonymous, 12 steps and 12. Fort lauderdale primary purpose big book study groups. If you have a drinking problem, we hope that you may pause in reading.
The primary purpose groups guide is more like a huuuge workbook with questions and fillintheblanks. Aa big book with questions for discussion emotional. Therefore, it is not surprising that our drinking careers have been characterized by countless vain attempts to prove we could drink like other people. The big book items reflect the founders concentration upon. Fort lauderdale primary purpose big book study group. Please do not state that you are in stephanies workshop, for it is a break of my anonymity.
The purpose of this study guide is to enable the student to better understand the information the authors of the book, alcoholics anonymous, intended to impart to each of us based on their experience and knowledge of alcoholism and their program of recovery. Purpose in big book alcoholics anonymous, 12 steps and 12. We, of alcoholics anonymous, are more than one hundred men and women who have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. Study the big book, where it is explained how the first hundred pioneers did. The big book study our chief responsibility to the. The sbbb study guide is for those in recovery from the disease of addiction who wish to work the 12 steps by the big book, alcoholics anonymous. The purpose of this study guide is to enable the student to understand the information the authors of the book, alcoholics anonymous, intended to impart to each of us based on their experience and knowledge of alcoholism and their program of recovery. Chapter 3 more about alcoholism m ost of ushave been unwilling to admit we were real alcoholics. These groups study and practice the experience and knowledge outlined in the text book, alcoholics anonymous as of august 2015. Baton rouge is opening a second community testing site at our lady of the lakes north campus for the coronavirus, mayorpresident sharon. Aa central office greater baton rouge area central office.
This created a thirst for an even greater knowledge of the vital information contained in the big book. Obrien house is closed to outsiders until further notice 446 n 12th st. Experience the big book is a guided, detailed study of the aa big book and 12 steps, by dr. Welcome to the regular tuesday night open big book study meeting of the primary purpose group of alcoholics anonymous. Other interpretations may have equal or better value and usefulness to individual readers. The purpose of this study guide is to point out what the author has found in that basic text. We have elected to use the big book study guide prepared by members of the primary purpose group of dallas, to help us stay focused on the. No person likes to think he is bodily and mentally different from his fellows. In order to help us stay focussed as we study the big book, we use the big book study guide prepared by joe and charlie and crusty cliff of the dallas primary purpose group. And, in my opinion just as important, it states our primary purpose. These stories are testimonials from alcoholics who applied the simple program of recovery as outlined in the first 164 pages and found a way out of a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body. Diving deeper into the big book alcoholics anonymous aa event with alanon participation.
The only requirements are to show up, to study the big book and to practice the steps. To show other alcoholics precisely how we have recovered is the main purpose of this book. Many books with wisdom can be read endlessly, and you find something new each time. Find all uses of this word in the big book alcoholics anonymous and the twelve steps and twelve traditions of a. An in depth study of the basic text book of alcoholics anonymous. So, to all the present and past members of this group goes thanks for their interest and participation. Copyright alcoholics anonymous world services, inc. For a printable, clickable pdf meeting list, organized by daystate, click the big blue button on the meetings page. The primary purpose group big green bay area aa home. Wbr presbyterian church canceled until further notice 600 florida ave. This study format is currently being used worldwide, as the basic text for big book sponsorship. Welcome to the greater baton rouge aa central office website.
When sharing on the sunday night big book step study meeting, please identify yourself as. Eventually the group chose to keep the question and answer book study format, but to use a modern. This site is optimized for mobile devices as well as desktoplaptop computers. It is directly across from the uso wounded warrior facility. Wilson, one of the founders of alcoholics anonymous aa. Alcoholics anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
This is the fourth edition of the big book, the basic text for alcoholics anonymous. The big book study our chief responsibility to the newcomer is an adequate presentation of the program. Big book awakening bb study guide anyone have any experience with this thing. The primary purpose group big book study a study of the. This open meeting of aa reads the personal stories found in the back of the big book of aa.
The primary purpose group big book study a study of the basic text of alcoholics anonymous r. The 164 and more book, ebook, and web site are all concordances which display passages from the big book alcoholics anonymous, the twelve steps and twelve traditions, and the a. The purpose is to bring people together to collaborate using the latest research as a springboard for teachers to benefit and improve the teaching of writing. Click here or on the word document to view or save skype open big book study meetings as of august 2015. It asks questions about whats in the bb almost like a workbook from grade school. Book study groups are formed to open up opportunities for books to be read and discussed by teachers with writing project teacher consultants as leaders. Since the first edition appeared, in 1939, it has helped millions of men and women recover from alcoholism.
Springtime in the ozarks big book study eureka springs, ar. Primary purpose we are a group of alcoholics and drug addicts in memphis, tn that have taken the 12 steps of alcoholics anonymous. We have recovered from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body by taking the twelve steps as outlined in the book alcoholics anonymous. If you are interested in what you have to do in order to have those results produced by aa, be aware that is this is the purpose of the aa big book. London primary purpose big book study charlie p, katie p.
Big book, page 35, line 1 the big book items can be restructured within the twelve steps without much reshaping or cramming. The bb awakening guide i mentioned has you addsubtract stuff from the bb and you make your changes in your aa. Steps by the big book free sbbb workbook for the 12 steps. Step study sundays 8pm est big book meeting same number as above note. Eventually the group chose to keep the question and answer book study format, but to use a modern hybrid 12step book instead of the big book. The primary purpose of this site is to carry the message contained within the big book of alcoholics anonymous. The advocate baton rouge, louisiana breaking news, sports. The story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism generally known as the big book because of the thickness of the paper used in the first edition is a 1939 basic text, describing how to recover from alcoholism, primarily written by william g. Big book study in baton rouge acadiana central office.
The reason is, the bb is the basic textbook for recovery in aa. Big book study guide the purpose of this study guide is to enable the student to better understand the information the authors of the book, alcoholics anonymous, intended to impart to each of us based on their experience and knowledge of alcoholism and their program of recovery. In recognition of the serious impact that addiction has in the lsu and broader communities, st. Those who go by the book, as i try to do, believe that every word is to be taken seriously, that every single verb, noun, or adjective was providentially inspired, and therefore not one of them should be bypassed. Two study guides for the big book of alcoholics anonymous the first study guide has a summary of each book and then hundreds of follow up questions to answer and add sobriety notes. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. Each alcoholics anonymous group ought to be a spiritual entity having but one primary purpose that of carrying its message to the alcoholic who still suffers. Bill closes with a blessing sent to each one of us, who have read this book. I just got it a couple weeks ago and have started modifying my new bb i bought the study version of the bb its the first 164 on the left page with lines on the right for notes.1483 507 745 77 432 35 1350 1404 1140 280 507 1172 620 182 1074 1584 1141 589 23 1353 681 1201 392 425 772 824 31 1348 523 1360 367 634 416 1339 851 410 111