CoDA Announcements Archives

 

CoDA Board: Help Needed!

June 28th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board Of Trustees, board@coda.org Help needed!! CoDA members - Please consider doing service with the CoDA Board of Trustees. The board has many things they would like to accomplish; however, we are limited with a board of five. We are in need of people who have a few hours a week (twenty or more hours during critical times). The CoDA Board may have as many as 11 board members plus 3 alternates; we currently have only five board members (without any alternates) and will b ...Continue Reading

Seeking Workshop Leader for the 2016 International CoDA Convention

June 27th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org The CoDA Events Committee is inviting you to share your experience, strength and hope by presenting a workshop at the 2016 International CoDA Convention in Phoenix, AZ on October 21 or 22, 2016. This is a great way to give back in service what you have received in recovery from Co-Dependence. 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 wo ...Continue Reading

CoDA World Connections Committee Seeks Members

June 25th 2016

The contents of this email are from the World Connections Committee (WCC): wcc@coda.org We are inviting YOU to support development and growth in CoDA as a whole. Are you able/willing to participate some or all of the time? Possibilities: * Suggest ideas to support WCC goals * Support teleconference Focus Meetings: ​ * Provide ​ ​service topic ideas * Invite members * Organize meetings * Share WCC contact details with those who are not yet involved with CoDA World * Respond to committee email communication * L ...Continue Reading

CoDA Financial Guidelines & More

June 22nd 2016

This is a resending of an email that originally went out on 11/14/14 The contents of this email are from the CoDA Finance Committee, finance@coda.org The following "Commonly Asked Questions" (in the "Meeting Handbook"- formerly the "Meeting Starter Packet") were passed at the 2014 CoDA Service Conference What is a "prudent reserve," and what do we do with excess moneys collected? A "prudent reserve" consists of two or three months' worth of group expenses. Group exp ...Continue Reading

Financial Aid Available For Delegates to Attend the CoDA Service Conference

June 16th 2016

The contents of his email are from the CoDA World Connections Committee wcc@coda.org & the CoDA Issues & Mediation Committee imc@coda.org _2016 CoDA Service Conference (CSC)_ Care Free (near Phoenix)​, Arizona USA October 18 – 21, 2016 CoDA members from all countries and all states of the USA are invited to attend. Full details of the CSC are listed at http://coda.org/index.cfm/world-service-events/ _Financial Assistance _ Travel Reimbursement Opportunities (TRO) - financial assistance to attend ...Continue Reading

1 PM Eastern Daily Meditation CoDA Phone Meeting

June 14th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Alternative Meetings. The 1 PM Eastern daily meditation meeting is now 1 hour long. All four foundational documents are read throughout the meeting. Call in number 605-562-3140 access pin 425173#. The change came about from our business meeting that meets once a month on the second Saturday of the month. Please do join us for fellowship after the meeting. We welcome all!! Thank you Kelly/moderator coordinator/trusted servant You can review previous emails here: http://cod ...Continue Reading

Wanted Workshop Leader for the 2016 International CoDA Convention.

June 14th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee, events@coda.org *Wanted Workshop Leader for the 2016 International CoDA Convention.* The CoDA Events Committee is inviting you to share your experience, strength and hope by presenting a workshop at the 2016 International CoDA Convention in Phoenix, AZ on October 21 or 22, 2016. This is a great way to give back in service what we have received in our recovery from Co-Dependence. We ask that your topic be your experience, strength and hope using the 1 ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Problems at a meeting? What do we do?

June 7th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org Problems at a meeting? What do we do? Many of us have experienced problems at a meeting but we don't always know what to do. Often we find discomfort in using our voice and need some guidance from the Experience, Strength and Hope of the Fellowship. Some problems many of us have experienced are, but not limited to: - 13th Stepping (romantic or dominating sponsors) - Prayers read not always being CoDA endorsed prayers - One person m ...Continue Reading

Co-Dependents Anonymous World Service Committees

June 3rd 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org Do you have questions regarding CoDA business at the World Service level? Here is a reminder of our email addresses if you would like to contact us directly. Our CoDA World Service Committees are: World Connections - wcc@coda.org (previously the International Task Force) Communications - comm@coda.org Co-NNections - connections@coda.org Events  - events@coda.org Finance - finance@coda.org Hospitals and Institutions - ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Service Opportunity From Your Home

May 27th 2016

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY FROM YOUR HOME The contents of this email are from the CET (CoDA Email Team) info@coda.org  The CET (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 fel ...Continue Reading

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
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