CoDA Announcements Archives

 

Does CoDA have an insurance policy to cover our meeting?

May 23rd 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org Does Co-Dependents Anonymous Inc. (CoDA) have an "umbrella" insurance policy that would cover our meeting? No, CoDA does not have an umbrella insurance policy that covers individual meetings. Intergroups or meetings may organize and purchase their own insurance. Options that have worked: Asking the requesting facility if their insurance company could provide the needed coverage for an added fee or for free Moving the meetin ...Continue Reading

TRO (Travel Reimbursement Opportunity) Application Now on CoDA Website

May 15th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Attention all Voting Entities, Intergroups, and local meetings that do not have a structured Service Board. If you have been elected Delegate of your Voting Entity, or Intergroup you are invited to attend CoDA Service Conference (CSC) to be held this year from October 18 thru October 21. Link to CSC info: http://coda.org/index.cfm/world-service-events/ A TRO is a Travel Reimbursement Opportunity for your VE Delegate; which is financial su ...Continue Reading

Twelve Service Concepts of Co-Dependents Anonymous

May 12th 2016

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 9/1/12 from the Codependents Anonymous Communications Committee comm@coda.org Twelve Service Concepts of Co-Dependents Anonymous 1. The members of the Fellowship of Co-Dependents Anonymous, in carrying out the will of a loving Higher Power, advance their individual recoveries, work to insure the continuance of their groups and their program, and carry the message to codependents who still suffer. They may also collectively authorize and establish service bo ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading Seeks Recovery Stories From Members

May 4th 2016

The contents of this email are from the Weekly Reading Sub Committee Of the CoDA Co-NNections Committee, wr@coda.org We're writing today looking for CoDA members who would be interested in contributing to the Weekly Readings. You can view the 2015 & 2016 readings here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/archive/connections/ We're looking for new material to send out for the Weekly Reading. We are interested in receiving submissions from CoDA members that represent the authentic experience of recovery. ...Continue Reading

Needed Workshop Leaders for the 2016 International CoDA Convention

May 3rd 2016

I hope this message finds you precious and free. The CoDA Events Committee is inviting you to share your experience, strength and hope by presenting a workshop at the International CoDA Convention in Phoenix, AZ October 21 or 22, 2016. We ask that your topic be your experience, strength and hope using the 12 Steps, or 12 Traditions or this year’s theme, “Fun Under the Sun”. If you would like to lead a workshop, send an email to sharonatafd@msn.com. Please include the following information: workshop title, your first n ...Continue Reading

CoDA April 17, 2016 Board Meeting Summary

April 25th 2016

_Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call April 17, 2016 _ Opening: procedures completed. In attendance Chris, Lorraine, Gerry, Denny, Mary Establish order for round robin discussion [*]Chris H -4 [*]Lorraine L-5 [*]Mary I - 2 [*]Denny H -3 [*]Gerry B - 1 Welcomed visitors to our call Conni I (SOS), Philip H (FL), Jen L, John R, Liliana R      (CoDA Colombia), Simone P (NY), Linda A (Spanish outreach) Motions presented - moved Mary, Denny seconded approved unanimous [*]Summary ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Local Events 2nd Quarter 2016

April 17th 2016

4/30 - Saturday Illinois "CoDA's 2nd Step, Tradition, and Promise" Faith United Methodist Church, 15101 S. 80th Ave., Orland Park, IL Flyer: http://coda.org/default/assets/File/Flyer%20option%202%20printer%20friendly.pdf Bill  815-474-0652 | Kathy 217-979-2847 5/13 - 5/15 Friday - Sunday BC, Canada "POWERLESS OVER OTHERS" Maple Ridge B.C. Flyer: http://coda.org/default/assets/File/loonlake2016.pdf 5/13 - 5/15 Friday - Sunday Southern California "Learning To Live Life" Marriott Hotel ...Continue Reading

Financial Aid Available For Delegates to Attend the CoDA Service Conference

April 12th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Do you want to attend the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) as a State Delegate (DEL-TRO) or International Country Delegate (I-TRO)? Do you need Financial Assistance? Please Read the Following Announcement: As a Voting Entity Delegate, you represent the voice of all CoDA members within your "Voting Entity (State or Country).” If your State or Country has never been represented at the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) this is a great opportuni ...Continue Reading

2016 CoDA Convention Seeks Speakers

April 6th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events committe, events@coda.org The CoDA Events Committee is inviting you to share your experience, strength and hope by either presenting a workshop or being a speaker at the International CoDA Convention in Phoenix, AZ October 21 or 22, 2016. We ask that your topic be your experience, strength and hope using the 12 Steps, or 12 Traditions or this year’s theme, “Fun Under the Sun”. If you would like to lead a workshop or be a speaker, please click on this link for a flye ...Continue Reading

Getting Your Local CoDA Event Listed

April 4th 2016

Getting Your CoDA Event Listed: Here's what to do: First in keeping with the traditions it must be sponsored by a part of Codependents Anonymous (meeting, intergroup, state organization, etc) & not by a professional counselor, church group, etc Please email our webmaster (currently Zach) at webmaster@coda.org He will add your event to the Events Calendar on our web site http://coda.org/index.cfm/calendar/. If your event is already on the calendar, you do not need to take any further action. Please feel free to i ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Next Tele-Meeting 4/17/16

March 31st 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board Of Trustees board@coda.org The Board of Trustees next teleconference meeting will be held Sunday April 17, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. PDT. If you are interested in joining the teleconference, please send your request to board@coda.org so additional information can be sent to you. You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here: http://www.codependents.org ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 13th Stepping

March 30th 2016

The contents of this email were Group Conscienced by the 2016 Communications Committee comm@coda.org Please note that all material below this paragraph is excerpted directly from Healthy Meetings Matter Booklet & is Conference approved. While we are sharing it with the fellowship in the spirit of recovery and service, the copyright to this material is fully owned by Codependents Anonymous, inc (2009). 13TH STEPPING A member reported: “I watched a member of the opposite sex repeatedly use recovery to flirt with ...Continue Reading

CoDA Co-NNections Weekly Reading Sub-Committee Needs New Members

March 25th 2016

The contents of this email are from the Weekly Readings Subcommittee of the CoDA Co-NNections Committee connections@coda.org Do you enjoy the weekly recovery readings? Do you like carrying the message of recovery? Would you like to be a part of the Co-NNections committee? If you answered yes to the above questions, WE WANT YOU!!! Tasks include vetting submissions, and participating in a group conscience decision in a timely manner regarding what we're going to send out each week. There is a minimum amount of editing ...Continue Reading

CoDA March 2016 Board Meeting Summary

March 24th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board of Trustees, board@coda.org Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call Sunday 3/12/16 2 pm-3:15 pm PST ● Establish order for round robin discussion – Gerry, Mary, Lorraine, Denny, Chris 2. Turn on Recording (15 min) ● Welcome visitors – Crystal, Anita, Linda. ● Ratify motions (approved by email with changes) 1. Minutes dated Feb 21,2016 unanimous 2. Email motion: Create a working group that would consist of 2 board members (legal liaisons) and 2 fellowship memb ...Continue Reading

Financial Assistance Available For CoDA Service Conference Delegates

March 14th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Do You Want To Attend The Coda Service Conference (CSC) As A State Delegate (Del-Tro) Or International Country Delegate (I-Tro)? Do You Need Financial Assistance? Please Read The Following Announcement: As a Voting Entity Delegate, you represent the voice of all CoDA members within your "Voting Entity (State or Country).” If your State or Country has never been represented at the CoDA Service Conference (CSC) this is a great opportun ...Continue Reading

CoDA February 2016 Board Meeting Summary

March 12th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board of Trustees, board@coda.org Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call Sunday 2/21/16 2 pm-3:15 pm PST o Opened with Serenity Prayer, Step 2, Tradition 2, Service Concept 2, In This moment. and check in o Round robin established. o Read From In This Moment ● In attendance: Chris, Lorraine, Denny, Gerry, Mary and 2 visitors, Anita f & Jen l ● Ratify minutes (approved by email with changes) Minutes 1/10/2016 – approved as presented • Ratify email motions 1. e ...Continue Reading

CoDA Announcements: Please Share Our Email Lists With Your Meeting

March 5th 2016

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 12/9/13; & was also resent on 12/7/14. The contents of this email are from the 2013 CoDA Communications Committee. comm@coda.org Please let other members at your meeting know about our email lists; this is a great way to receive information & communication from CoDA! Any CoDA member can sign up for the lists here: http://www.codependents.org/ And did you know that every email we've ever sent is archived on the codependents.org website? If you'd e ...Continue Reading

The CoDA Communications Committee Needs You

February 26th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org Do you have a desire to engage with the CoDA fellowship? Then the CoDA Communications Committee needs you! We meet monthly by conference call via webex. We would prefer that prospective members have at least 2 years continuous recovery and experience in service at the meeting or intergroup level. Our #1 task is to encourage and enable communication within the CoDA Fellowship For this to happen, information needs to reach meetings an ...Continue Reading

CoDA Translation Management Committee (TMC) Seeking Volunteers

February 18th 2016

The Contents of this email are from the CoDA Translation Management Committee   tmc@coda.org CoDA is growing around the world and there is a great need for the translation of our literature and other materials into other languages. We have been working closely with members of the Board of Trustees to fully develop our procedures and the documents, some of which are legal documents that will be signed. Over the past 6 months we have worked with about 15 different groups in the support of this effort and we con ...Continue Reading

CoDA's History & The Email Lists

February 17th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Email list coordinator with permission from a CoDA Board member. codalist@coda.org Did you know that a large portion of CoDA's history since January 2010 is available for all to review in the email list archives? http://www.codependents.org/ It includes every email ever sent on the public CoDA Email lists. There are 4 lists with differing content: 1. General Announcements - What's new In CoDA & How do things in CoDA work? 2. QSR - Our Quarterly Service Reports 3. We ...Continue Reading

CoDA: You Are In Charge

February 15th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee comm@coda.org CoDA is like an upside-down pyramid because we at World Service do what the members of the Fellowship tell us to do. You as an individual, or much better, as someone speaking for your meeting, can give voice to your Experience, Strength, Hope about our program and how we serve the Fellowship. . The place for this is at: http://www.onlinecoda.net/forums.html which is where online CoDA meetings have been conducted for ten years. Now we ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Opportunity From Your Home

February 9th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Email Team info@coda.org SERVICE OPPORTUNITY FROM YOUR HOME  The CoDA Email Team is looking for trusted servants to answer emails sent to info@coda.org. This very rewarding service work it engages us with people discovering their codependent patterns and reaching out for help in overcoming them. Not only do we need more help out of self-care but we also want others to experience as we do these encounters with the very people who are the reasons for our fellowship. &nb ...Continue Reading

CoDA January 2016 Board Meeting Summary

January 30th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board of Trustees, board@coda.org Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call Sunday 1/10/16 2 pm-3:15 pm PST • Opened meeting with readings, check-ins, welcoming visitors. The order of speaking is Lorraine, Gerry, Mary, Denny, Chris. • Ratify minutes (approved by email with changes) = none • Ratify Group Conscience (GC) Motions - extension of a previous meeting approved by majority via email: motion to approve 3 items - summary 12/13 - Minutes Face to Face 11/19/2015 & ...Continue Reading

Teens / Young Adults & CoDA Meetings

January 28th 2016

This message was originally sent in 2 parts on 2/27/11 & 3/9/11 by the 2011 CoDA Communications Committee: comm@coda.org 2/27/11: This message is being sent by the Communications Committee for two purposes: To affirm the concept that "All ages can attend CoDA meetings." All this with an eye to what role is indicated, or not, for the program of Co-Dependents Anonymous in respect to recovery, growth, education, learning, human development, pain, suffering, healing, spirituality, emotions, mental and phy ...Continue Reading

CoDA Meeting Registration Inventory

January 21st 2016

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 6/4/13. The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communication Committee. comm@coda.org Codependents come to CoDA in crisis and in urgent need of a meeting. Even old timers have to look for meetings, when they're away from home. People rely on information obtained from the CoDA website, local intergroup postings or the CoDA phone volunteers who locate meeting details for them. It's important that the online posting for your meeting - its address, contac ...Continue Reading
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