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Per the 2nd tradition, For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority, a loving higher power as expressed to our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern. Developing a group conscience requires an informed fellowship, & to be effective trusted servants those you've elected must know the group conscience of the fellowship.

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CoDA Literature Committee

February 18th 2017

CoDA Literature Committee (CLC) The CoDA Literature Committee encourages and facilitates the creation of new literature written by and for members of the Fellowship of Co-Dependents Anonymous. Writing for CoDA is a wonderful way to "carry the message," as expressed in Step Twelve. The CLC welcomes participation from any interested CoDA member. We invite submissions from individuals and from groups. Our current projects include: “Traditionally Speaking” Sharing by members about using the Traditions in all as ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Open Vs. Closed Meetings

February 16th 2017

The following is a resending of an April 2010 email from the 2010 CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org There have been some questions recently about the concept of Open Vs Closed CoDA meetings. We thought this would be a good time to share this excerpt from the 2009 CoDA Fellowship Service manual: "Open" and "Closed" Meetings A CoDA meeting may be "open." This means that anyone can attend. "Anyone" means codependents, non-codependents, students, or representatives of oth ...Continue Reading

Unsubscribing from the CoDA Email Lists

February 12th 2017

The Contents of this Email are from the CoDA Email List Coordinator, codalist@coda.org We have a favor to ask of our members who use Email Providers with "unsubscribe buttons" or links. On the bottom right of every email we send out there is a button that says, "Unsubscribe Automatically" By using that method you can easily unsubscribe from the list with 1 click and no damage to CoDA. We would greatly appreciate it if you would not use your provider's "unsubscribe" or "spam" ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Saturday Telephone Meeting

February 4th 2017

The Contents of this Email are from the CoDA Alternative Meetings, trusttheprocess2009@yahoo.com Announcing A new phone CoDA telemeting. Saturday morning check in /checkup /how are you feeling? Open discussion. Start Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017 Time: 10:30 am -11:30am Eastern. One hour meeting Dial in number: 1-712-770-4160. Access PIN: 475271#. * Please note: Some Cellular Phone customers have reported connection difficulties when dialing in to the phone meetings. If you experience any problems with your phone se ...Continue Reading

CoDA Quarterly World Service Activity Report

January 30th 2017

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org Quarterly World Service Activity Report The Twelfth Service Concept of Codependents Anonymous says, in part, “Every member has the right to know what is happening in our organization.” To fulfill that charge the committees and other World Service bodies provide reports every three months of what they have been doing for the sake of the Fellowship and to support the carrying of our message. The latest Quarterly Service Report (QSR) is n ...Continue Reading

Getting Your Local CoDA Event Listed On The Website & In CoDA Emails

January 26th 2017

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 & to the board's Web Liaisons at webliaison@coda.org  Zach 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, ...Continue Reading

CoDA January 8, 2017 Board Meeting Summary

January 24th 2017

Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call Date: Sunday January 8, 2017 Time:  2 pm-3:30 pm PST Skype for business invite [*]Establish order for round robin discussion Mary             Madeline Addie Gerry Denny Jen Lorraine [*]Turn on Recording (15 min) [*]Confirm, date, time and round robin order (for recording) [*]Welcome visitors if on call.  Yvonne and Conni [*]Ratify minutes (approved by email with changes) [*]Minutes date ...Continue Reading

CoDA December 2016 Board Meeting Summaries

January 16th 2017

Summary of CoDA World Conference Call  Sunday December 11, 2016 Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM Eastern. Place: Skype for business invite. Meeting called to order by Chair Mary [*]Established order for Round Robin: Gerry, Mary, Addie, Jen, Lorraine, Madeline, Anita, Denny [*]Turn on Recording (15 minutes) [*]Welcome any visitors:  None visitors during this call. [*]Ratify minutes (Approved by email with changes) Denny made a motion to accept minutes from October 15-21 (CSC), and November 13.  Madeline sec ...Continue Reading

Email Communications Within CoDA

January 14th 2017

The contents of this email are from the 2016 CoDA Fellowship Service Manual (FSM). They were provided by the chair of the CoDA Service Structure Committee (SSC) ssc@coda.org & approved by the CoDA Service Conference. This email was approved by the CoDA Board Of Trustees board@coda.org. Informative and timely communications are necessary for the growth and maintenance of any service organization. Lack of communication among our members can cause unnecessary conflict. CoDA members have requested guidance in applying ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference 2016 Summary Report

January 8th 2017

_CoDA Service Conference 2016 Summary Report_ This CoDA Service Conference (CSC) report is a merging of 10 separate reports from 9 CSC Delegates. We greatly appreciate the service of those delegates in sharing their reports with the fellowship! The 10 documents were revised & edited into one document by Geff R, the CoDA Email List Coordinator, & fact checked and further edited by Lou L. of the CoDA Finance Committee & small parts were checked by several other CoDA Committees. It was approved by Mary I., the ...Continue Reading

CoDA Late Night New Year's Eve Telephone Meeting

December 28th 2016

The Contents Of This Email Are From The CoDA Telephone Meetings trusttheprocess2009@yahoo.com Service/Support  CoDA Tele-Meeting 712-770-4160    pin 475271# Happy New Year 2017 3rd annual New Year’s ‘Across the time zones Tele meeting’ December 31, 2016:  Start time; 11:00pm Eastern  (8 PM Pacific)  End time  ?  Pacific. Call in: 1 712-770-4160    access pin 475271# This is a free conference call. Thank you to all who support/serve the Codependence Ano ...Continue Reading

CoDA October 2016 Board Meeting Minutes (Face To Face)

December 23rd 2016

Board Minutes for CoDA World Board At CoDA Service Conference Carefree, Arizona October 15-21, 2016 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15TH The Board of Trustees met on Saturday, October 15th in person at the Carefree Resort before the annual CoDA Service Conference.  Members in attendance included: Gerald B, Mary I., Chris H., Denny H., and Lorraine O. as voting members and Conni I. as staff.   After opening procedures, Chris H. started the meeting by welcoming everyone and reminding us of the Board of Trustee’s miss ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Holiday Telephone Meeting Schedule

December 19th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Telephone Meetings, elizabethbst@yahoo.com Happy Holidays from 1PM Eastern Telephone CODA Extra Holiday Support Meetings for the Holidays Call in number 712-770-4160 access pin 425173# All are in Eastern USA Standard Time December 24: 4 - 7 - 9 December 25: 5 - 7 - 9 December 31: 5 - 7 - 9 January 1: 5 - 7 - 9  Blessings to all. These meetings are special themed meetings and one hour long focusing on CODA recovery. Different trusted servants will moderate and prov ...Continue Reading

CoDA Holiday Email Viewing Issue/Fix

December 15th 2016

We apologize; we have learned that some email providers (gmail, msn, hotmail, outlook & likely others) did not render the email we sent earlier tonight correctly. Here's a link to most of what was actually sent (part of it would not fit in the "screen capture". http://www.codependents.org/coda.12.15.16.jpg                            Thank You,      &nbs ...Continue Reading

CoDA Announcements: Local Meeting Non Profit Bank Accounts

December 8th 2016

The following is a resending of an October 2012 email from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org From the 2012 Fellowship Service Manual: Can our group use the Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. (CoDA) Tax ID Number? No. The CoDA Tax ID Number, also known as the Employer Identification Number (EIN) is not for use by any other level of CoDA except the corporate level. Why? The Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. EIN is specific to the corporation of CoDA, a US corporation. Having an "umbrella" tax status ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Carry The Message...From Your Home Computer

December 1st 2016

The Contents Of This Email are from the CoDA Email Team Sub-committee of the CoDA Communications Committee info@coda.org CARRY THE MESSAGE...FROM YOUR HOME COMPUTER Here is a very typical email we receive at CoDA World Service: My name is _______. I live in _________ and would like to know where can i attend to a first meeting. Difficult decision to swallow and accept that i have a problem to get it resolved i hope i am making the right desicion. This gives us on the Email Team an opening to describe our own experie ...Continue Reading

Required Readings For CoDA Meetings

November 25th 2016

The contents of this email are from your CoDA Email List Coordinator codalist@coda.org with the permission of my board liaison We recently sent out an email titled "CoDA Meeting Registration Inventory" written by the CoDA Communications Committee in 2013. http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/archive/main/20161103182228/ While everything in that email was 100% accurate, some who do service for Coda World Fellowship have discovered that there is currently some language on the website & in the Fell ...Continue Reading

CoDA November 2016 Board Meeting Summaries

November 25th 2016

Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call Sunday, November 13th 2 pm-4:00 pm PST Skype for business invite _Members present: _   (Alphabetically) Addie M (Alternate) Anita F (Alternate) Gerry B (Trustee) Jen L (Trustee) Lorraine O (Vice-chair) Madeline R (Secretary) Mary I (Chair) _Not present._ Denny H (Pre-arranged) _Visitors:_ None Meeting called to order by Chair, Mary I [*]Established round robin for discussion Gerry Mary [*]  Madeline (Joined by phone) Ratify October 15-25, ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Meet Your 2016-2017 Board Of Trustees

November 19th 2016

The contents of this email is a colloboration between board member Addie H  addiecodaboard@gmail.com & Email List Co-ordinator Geff R codalist@coda.org You can email the CoDA Board of Trustees at board@coda.org As elected at the 2016 CoDA Service Conference: Chair Mary I. Sugar Grove, NC Vice Chair Lorraine O. Renton, Wa Treasurer Denny H. Dallas TX Secretary Madeline R. Port Saint Lucie, FL Trustees Gerald B. New Westminster, BC, Canada Jennifer L. Paso Robles, CA Alternates Anita F. Salt Lake City, UT ...Continue Reading

CoDA: New Call In Number For Phone Meetings

November 16th 2016

The content of this email is from The CoDA Alternative Meetings The tele-meeetings that use the dial in number 605-562-3140 is changing to 712-770-4160 effective November 17, 2016. All meeting access pins will remain the same. No change's to pin codes. That is the only number change. Other numbers will remain the same. 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

Sponsorship In CoDA

November 10th 2016

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 3/13/11. The contents of this email are from the 2011 CoDA Communications Committee. comm@coda.org SPONSORSHIP IN CoDA Sponsorship in CoDA is essentially different from sponsorship in other 12 step groups because of the nature of the disease of codependence. To be effective, CoDA sponsorship depends on the development of healthy boundaries on control issues such as advice-giving, care-taking, and rescuing. Giving feedback as sponsors, we can develop skills ...Continue Reading

CoDA Meeting Registration Inventory

November 3rd 2016

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 6/4/13. The contents of this email are from the 2013 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, c ...Continue Reading

NOVEMBER is CoDA Gratitude Month

October 29th 2016

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 11/10/15. The contents of this email are from the 2015 CoDA Communications Committee comm@coda.org What is Gratitude Month all about? In gratitude to our Higher Power and to Co-Dependents Anonymous, Inc. (CoDA), the 2014 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) has designated November as a time for individuals, local meetings, Intergroups and Voting Entities to give thanks for how CoDA has helped them to live life. Coda Service Conference (CSC) suggests that groups at ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Electronic Delegate Package Update

October 19th 2016

The contents of this email were written by the Email List Coordinator codalist@coda.org , & the concept was approved by the CoDA Board Chair. Dear Fellowship Member,      In the spirit of transparency, we wanted to let you know that there have been a number of last minute additions & changes to the 2016 CoDA Service Conference Delegate Packet. If you are interested, you can download it here: http://www.codependents.org/CSC_2016_v2.3.zip In Service, Geff R CoDA Email Lists Co-Ordinator You ca ...Continue Reading

CoDA Outreach Resource Guide is Online!

October 16th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Outreach Committee, prooutreach@coda.org Announcing the CoDA OUTREACH RESOURCE GUIDE (ORG): For Fellowship members, by Fellowship members The world Outreach Committee is pleased to announce the new web-based Outreach Resource Guide (ORG), available on the Outreach tab of the CoDA World Services website at outreach.coda.org. It contains a collection of information for CoDA members in search of guidance and ideas regarding carrying the message. Workgroups were formed to creat ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Final Delegate Packet Is Out

October 13th 2016

We wanted to let you know that the delegate packet for next week's CoDA conference is complete, & per CoDA's policy of transparency we are making it available to the entire fellowship as usual. You can download it here: http://www.codependents.org/CSC_2016_v2.1.zip It is available now. At some point on Thursday, if you prefer you can download it from the main website here: http://coda.org/default/assets/File/2016%20CSC/CSC_2016_v2_1.zip There was a bit of last minute confusion; to ensure you have the final pack ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference World Reports Information

October 7th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA World Connections Committee, wcc@coda.org Thank you to those who have provided a 2016 WCC Voting Entity Country Questionnaire 2016 Informe Entidad de Voto del Comité de Conexiones Mundiales (1).docx IMPORTANT: if the above links don't work for you & you need the documents, please email wcc@coda.org Here are some option opportunities to share the report information with the Conference members: * Written report that will be compiled with all reports, including ...Continue Reading

2016 CoDA Fellowship Survey

September 29th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee, events@coda.org We would like to hear from you. We are sending you this link to a survey we’ve created, so we can collect your thoughts and share them at CoDA's annual business meeting, CoDA Service Conference, being held at the Carefree Resort in Carefree Arizona beginning October 18, 2016. Click on this link and reply by October 12, 2016. https://goo.gl/forms/n10uprNyO5GdNdZr2 You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail. ...Continue Reading

The CoDA Convention Is Only 5 Weeks Away!

September 26th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee, events@coda.org We are “5” Weeks Away From the Start of the 2016 International CoDA Convention!  Please register now. Go to coda.org and click on “Register for the 2016 CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention Here” link. Once you arrive on the registration page, scroll down to “CSC Registration” or “ICC Registration”, both of these links will take you to the Eventbrite registration. Once you arrive on the registration page, you can o ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Readings Seeks Your Story

September 24th 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

CoDA 2016 Service Conference Information Update

September 21st 2016

To The CoDA Fellowship, We are writing to remind you that the 2016 CoDA Service Conference is less then a month away & your elected delegates need your input! While we are still missing a few reports & there may be a couple other issues, we are writing in hopes that you will review the information in the delegate packet with your meeting & share the fellowship's Group Conscience with your delegates. Per Tradition 2, "For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority - a loving Higher Power as ...Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed for CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention

September 18th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Events Committee needs your help at the CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention. It is CoDA’s 30th Birthday and you can celebrate by giving back to CoDA what was so freely given to you. We have many volunteer positions available. Here is a partial list of the areas of service that we will need assistance: the workroom, printing, registration, technical, transportation, CoDA meetings, workshops, ticket taker, recording, raffl ...Continue Reading

Contribute your voice to the CoDA Service Conference (CSC)

September 16th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org Hello CoDA Member, The CoDA Communications Committee has posted a link to all our motions, reports, budgets, and goals for your review and comment. Most of you will not be able to join us in Phoenix this October, please consider posting at onlinecoda.net so we can register your questions and comments with the appropriate committees. http://onlinecodameetings.websitetoolbox.com/post/coda-motions-country-reports-budgets-and-goals-for-cod ...Continue Reading

Have you registered for CSC yet?

September 15th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org & The CoDA IMC Committee imc@coda.org If you plan to attend as a delegate, alternate delegate, observer, chair or member of a committee, board of trustee's member, this is a reminder, please register at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-2016-coda-service-conference-and-international-coda-convention-event-registration-17770754806 You can review previous emails here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ ...Continue Reading

CoDA July, August & September 2016 Board Meeting Summaries

September 14th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board of Trustees, board@coda.org Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call July 10 2 pm-3:04 pm PT [*]Opening: (15 min.) Read Serenity Prayer, Step 7, Tradition 7, Service concept 7, Promise 7, In This Moment July 10; check in. [*]order for round robin discussion [*]Gerry [*]Denny [*]Lorraine [*]Mary In attendance _ Lorraine, Gerry (left meeting at 2:55), Denny, Mary; Chris absent; no visitors on call [*]Ratify minutes and summary  (approved by email with chan ...Continue Reading

CoDA 2016 Service Conference Information Update

September 14th 2016

The contents of this email are a collaboration between a number of CoDA Trusted Servants & Service Workers Please direct on topic replies to events@coda.org or board@coda.org The motions & "Additional Documents of Interest" of the 2016 CoDA Service conference (CSC) packet is up here: http://www.codependents.org/CSC_2016_v1.0.zip In keeping with CoDA's 2nd tradition, "Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern", we ask that you consider becoming aware of this year's issues, f ...Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed for CoDA Service Conference & CoDA Convention

September 6th 2016

Volunteers Needed for CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention Events Committee needs your help at the CoDA Service Conference and International CoDA Convention. It is CoDA’s 30th Birthday and you can celebrate by giving back to CoDA what was so freely given to you. We have many volunteer positions available. Here is a partial list of the areas of service that we will need assistance: the workroom, printing, registration, technical, transportation, CoDA meetings, workshops, ticket taker, recording, raf ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference World Report Deadline is 9/26/16

September 2nd 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA World Connections Committee, wcc@coda.org This is a friendly reminder that September ​ 26 , 2016 is the due date for Voting Entity-Country Reports for ​​ CoDA World Conference. Thank you to those who have already submitted a Voting Entity-Country Questionnaire Report to be presented to the CoDA World Conference. To support CoDA unity, it is vital that the World Conference receives reports from all voting entities/countries. If your voting entity/country has not submitte ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Correction Re: Voting Entity Issues Deadline

August 21st 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Service Structure Committee ssc@coda.org as filtered through the CoDA Email Coordinator codalist@coda.org per SSC's request & the board liaison's permission. Hi everyone. I came across this information about Voting Entity Issues (VEIs) in the FSM (Fellowship Service Manual). It was approved at CSC (CoDa Service Conference) at least 5 years ago, possibly more. Both are in Section 10 of the current FSM.  Voting Entity Issues (VEIs) are those issues that are formed a ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Packet - Early Version Is Out

August 21st 2016

The contents of this email were approved by the CoDA Board web liaison, webliaison@coda.org Hello to the CoDA Fellowship. We wanted to let you know that the first version of the CSC 2016 Delegate packet is out. It is quite incomplete, & we will send updates to both you & your delegates as more items come in (many are not due yet). At this instant, you can get the entire current packet as a zip file here: http://www.codependents.org/CSC_2016_V0.9.zip Hopefully starting late Monday, it will be available as bo ...Continue Reading

Voting Entity/Country Questionnaire for CoDA Service Conference

August 18th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA World Connections Committee, wcc@coda.org Voting Entity/Country Questionnaire Report for CoDA World Conference - Due September 12, 2016 Please forward to interested members The World Connections Committee invites voting entities/countries to complete the attached questionnaire report. Please download it by clicking this sentence, or pasting http://www.codependents.org/WCC.doc into your browser, & send back by email to wcc@coda.org For CoDA unity, it is vital that the W ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Local & World Events 3rd Quarter 2016

August 18th 2016

8/19 - 8/21 Friday - Sunday Illinois "The 23rd Annual CoDA Retreat" Bishop Lane Retreat Center 7708 E McGregor Rd, Rockford, IL 61102 Flyer: http://coda.org/default/assets/File/Event%20Flyers/2016%20CoDA%20Retreat%20Flyer.pdf 8/21 Sunday 1:00 - 3:30 PM Florida Cocoa Beach CoDA Workshop "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" Cocoa Beach Public Library 550 N. Brevard Ave. Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 Flyer: http://coda.org/default/assets/File/Cocoa%20Beach%20CoDA%20Workshop-%20Amanda%202016.docx Acshaw1944@ ...Continue Reading

CoDA Travel Reimbursement Forms Due August 19th

August 15th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Attention all CoDA Voting Entities (State and Countries) application for  TRO (Travel Reimbursement Opportunities) are due August 19, 2016 Applications for TRO (Travel Reimbursement Opportunities for Delegates of Voting Entities (State or Countries) interested in applying for financial assistance to attend CSC (CoDA Service Conference) are due August 19, 2016. Contact Gail, imcvel@coda.org or the Events Committee events@coda.org pl ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board: Help Needed

August 9th 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

CoDA: Transportation Info for Conference and Convention

August 5th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee, events@coda.org Transportation Information for Service Conference and International Convention The Carefree Resort is approximately 45 minutes from the Arizona airport; therefore, CoDA is organizing a ride share program. To participate you must sign up using the sheet located at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1nkMCIBKRsWMZmV_QhpUNjPrMu8n_PjyzTeTT1bFsQgs/edit?pref=2&pli=1#gid=0. You must copy and paste the link into your browser. If you click on th ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Guest Rooms for International Convention Are Full

August 5th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee, events@coda.org Guest Rooms for International Convention Are Full There are no guest rooms available on Friday and Saturday night. Here are the four hotels recommended. We recommend you book quickly. CoDA is organizing volunteer driven vans which will pick up and drop off ONLY at these 4 hotels. You MUST sign up on the RIDE SHARE at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1nkMCIBKRsWMZmV_QhpUNjPrMu8n_PjyzTeTT1bFsQgs/edit?pref=2&pli=1#gid=0 Courtyard by Mar ...Continue Reading

Upcoming Deadlines for 2016 CoDA Service Conference

August 5th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee, events@coda.org Upcoming Deadlines for 2016 CoDA Service Conference Voting Entity and Committee Motions should be mailed to submitcsc@coda.org by August 19th. Travel Reimbursement Opportunity requests should be mailed to imcvel@coda.org by August 19th. Committee reports, goals and budgets are due September 18th. submitcsc@coda.org Voting Entity and Committee Motions forms here: http://coda.org/index.cfm/world-service-events/ TRO-DEL form here: http: ...Continue Reading

CoDA.org Email Aliases Will Be Inactive August 8 and 9

August 5th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board of Trustees, board@coda.org Our Email Aliases will be inactive August 8 and 9, 2016 to allow for conversion to a new system Exciting news! The board has purchased a combined internet communication product. One of the first things to be implemented is the transfer of the email aliases from our current email provider to the new one. The new product will be able to keep all emails sent to the email aliases for historical purposes, something CoDA does not have currently. ...Continue Reading

WANTED: Candidate for CoRe Board

July 27th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoRe board, core@coda.org WANTED:  Candidate for CoRe Board At the 2016 Service Conference in Phoenix, Az., the CoRe Board will need three members and one or two alternates. Two of the current members are seeking re-election. We are in particular need of people with business experience in publishing and distribution of literature. Because publishing is changing drastically, worldwide, we need experience with electronic publishing. Above all we would like members of the fell ...Continue Reading

2016 CoDA Service Conference Deadlines

July 25th 2016

Hello to the CoDA fellowship! After consulting with 2 board members, I'm writing to inform you of the 2016 CoDA Service Conference (CSC) Submission Deadlines. Any "Voting Entity" (usually a state in the USA or any country with a local CoDA organization) can submit motions (aka VEI's: Voting Entity Issues) & bylaw changes for consideration at the CoDA Service Conference; which this year runs from 10/18 - 10/21 in Phoenix AZ. More info here: http://coda.org/index.cfm/world-service-events/ As of today, th ...Continue Reading

What To Do When I Don’t Like My CoDA Meeting P.2

July 18th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org Meeting Issues - Part 2. - What to do when I don’t like my CoDA meeting or when issues arise. How do we handle issues that come up in CoDA meetings that we do not like or we believe to be wrong? Here are a few suggestions as collected by fellow CoDA Members: 1. We consult our sponsor to process the situation and keep our side of the street clean. We remind ourselves that not everything goes our own way. Is this an opportunity to lear ...Continue Reading

Seeking Workshop Leader for the 2016 International CoDA Convention

July 17th 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: Attention all CoDA Voting Entities (State and Countries)

July 13th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org *Attention all CoDA Voting Entities (State and Countries)* Do you want to attend the CoDA Service Conference as a Delegate in Phoenix, Arizona on October 18–21, 2016? Does your Voting Entity Community need Financial Assistance to send you or someone else? If so, please read this announcement. As a Delegate you are able to represent the voice of all CoDA members within your “Voting Entity”. (Your State or Country) [*]A person is eligible to ...Continue Reading

CoDA May 15, 2016 Board Meeting Minutes

July 11th 2016

Board Minutes/Summary for CoDA World Board Conference Call May 15, 2016 The Board of Trustees met on Sunday, May 15th by teleconference. Members in attendance included: Gerald B, Mary I., Chris H., Denny H., and Lorraine O. as voting members. Visitors in attendance: Conni I (SOS), Liliana R (CoDA Colombia), Linda A (Spanish outreach). After opening procedures, including Board introducing themselves, the following motions were brought up for vote: ● Motions to approve the April 17th Summary and Minutes Mary made t ...Continue Reading

CoDA June 24-26, 2016 Board Face To Face Meeting Summary

July 10th 2016

Board Face-to-Face Meeting Summary June 24-26, 2016 FRIDAY In attendance: Chris H, Lorraine O, Mary I, Denny H, Gerry, Conni (SOS) Opening – Serenity prayer, read #6 from the following: 12 Steps, 12 Traditions, 12 Service Concepts; CoDA Opening Prayer, Extended Check-in Updated To Do List Note – provide SOS clarity on areas of responsibility RE: TMC spreadsheet. Policies and procedures (P&P) updates – reviewed and corrected P&P manual. Strategic Plan Overview – reviewed timeline, adjusted Motion - Lorraine to ...Continue Reading

Unsubscribing from the CoDA Email Lists With Gmail

July 8th 2016

We have a favor to ask of our members who use gmail. On the bottom of every email we send out there is a link that says, "Want to remove yourself from this mailing list at any time? Use this link:" & right below that, is a link. By using that method you can easily unsubscribe from the list. We would greatly appreciate it if you would not use the gmail "unsubscribe" or "spam" button. There are 2 reasons: 1. Everytime someone unsubscribes in that manner, gmail puts it down as a neg ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Coming Soon In October

July 7th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee, events@coda.org We are 3 short months away, REGISTER NOW Planning to attend the CoDA Service Conference, our annual business meeting? If yes, register here for free: CoDA Service Conference Free Registration Planning to attend the International CoDA Convention, our annual workshops and speakers meeting? If yes, register here for $65.00. International CoDA Convention $65 Registration Conference and convention information - Frequently asked questions and ...Continue Reading

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

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

New Database Of CoDA Official Actions

January 15th 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee, comm@coda.org NEW DATABASE OF CODA OFFICIAL ACTIONS All official actions by CoDA World Service are now available for viewing and printing. During the 2014-2015 term, the Board authorized a professionally designed database to place on the web. That has been done and is available. It includes 4700 Motions and other Actions by Conference, the Board and Committees from 1996 to 2015. This is at: http://coda.org/index.cfm/service-info/csc-motions-and-re ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Local Events 1st Quarter 2016

January 10th 2016

1/15 - 1/17 Friday - Sunday Washington State "Women's Retreat, Living in Recovery" Rainbow Lodge Retreat Center | 46820 SE Mt Si Rd | North Bend, WA Flier http://coda.org/default/assets/File/wlts%202016%20flyer.pdf Jaime E | 206-795-3045 | wltscodaretreat@gmail.com 1/15 - 1/17 Friday - Sunday South Carolina "Face Everything And Recover" Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort Hilton Head Island, SC Flier http://coda.org/default/assets/File/Event%20Flyers/Face%20Everything%20and%20Recover%20Retreat.pdf J ...Continue Reading

CoDA Email Lists & Spam Filters

January 2nd 2016

CoDA Email Lists & Spam Filters (Please Read) Some of the emails we have sent you from the email list(s) you're subscribed to may have been bounced by your email provider as spam. This is happening because some providers have their filter configured to see specific (unknown to us) words as spam. Unfortunately, this has been going on for several months, and it is impacting CoDA; the most significant impact is that when one filter labels CoDA email as spam, many other filters get that information and make it harder ...Continue Reading

CoDA Weekly Reading Seeks Submissions

January 2nd 2016

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Co-NNections Committee, connections@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 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. We are especially looking for submiss ...Continue Reading

CoDA December 2015 Board Meeting Summary

December 26th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board of Trustees, board@coda.org Summary of CoDA Board meeting, 12/13/15 All in attendance - Gerry, Christine, Mary, Lorraine, Denny Check in, read 12th Step, 12th Tradition, 12th service concept 1:20 Pacific meeting recording start • Minutes from face to face not completed – SOS to send. • Meeting summary from face to face - _motion_ to accept, seconded, with correction of time s/b PST. _Passed_. Items for discussion: (30 minutes) • Discussion on 30 year brass Coin a ...Continue Reading

CoDA Holiday 2015 Phone Meetings Schedule

December 22nd 2015

This is the Extended Holiday Support Schedule for the 1PM Eastern Telephone Meeting Call in number 605-562-3140 pin 425173# Christmas Eve 5, 7,& 9 PM Eastern Christmas Day 5, 7,& 9 PM Eastern New Years Eve 5, 7,& 9 PM Eastern New Years Day 5, 7,& 9 PM Eastern These holiday support meetings are 1 hour long with different themes. The are CODA approved following the guidlines and principles of the 12 Step and 12 Traditions and other literature. Please bring your spiritual recovering selves to the Holiday r ...Continue Reading

CoDA: To Our AOL Subscribers

December 18th 2015

Many CoDA emails are being put in your spam folder by aol. If you would be willing to go into your aol spam folder & check every CoDA email & select "not spam" that would insure future delivery & greatly help CoDA.                            In Service,                    &nbs ...Continue Reading

IMPORTANT CODA SERVICE WORK YOU CAN DO FROM HOME

December 17th 2015

*SERVICE OPPORTUNITY FROM YOUR HOME* The contents of this email are from the CoDA Email Team info@coda.org  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. & ...Continue Reading

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