CoDA Announcements Archives

 

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
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