CoDA Announcements Archives

 

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

CoDA Holiday Phone Meetings Schedule

December 14th 2015

This is the 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 reco ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Taking Care Of Ourselves During The Holidays

December 10th 2015

The contents of the email were originally written by the CoDA Communications committee in December 2013, comm@coda.org How do codependents take care of themselves during the stress of the holidays? Here are some suggestions: 1. Go to as many meetings as you need. 2. Call other members including your sponsor. 3. Set boundaries that you are willing to observe. 4. Consider reading CoDA literature and reflecting on the Steps and Traditions. 5. Take care of yourself; YOU come first! Some CoDA intergroups and areas ha ...Continue Reading

CoDA November 2015 Board Meeting Summary

December 10th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board Of Trustees board@coda.org SUMMARY OF CoDA BOARD MEETING FACE TO FACE – NOVEMBER 2015 In attendance – Chris, Gerry, Lorraine, Denny, Mary & from SOS, Conni Thursday (9AM – 9PM, with lunch and dinner breaks) Strategic Plan discussion. Included website; policies & procedures; Fellowship Service Manual, CoRe relationship; bringing delegates to CSC via electronic means (2017?); awareness campaign for CoDA (need a task force for this); guidelines; e-mail protocol ...Continue Reading

CoDA: MEETINGS, MEETINGS, MEETINGS ANY TIME

November 28th 2015

The content of this email is from the CoDA Communications Committee comm@coda.org You don’t have to struggle alone. That is what got most of us into the pickle-juice we found ourselves in. Any day, any time there are other recovering codependents you can share your story with and hear/read theirs. "Those meetings saved my life," one member commented, and they are available for you too. There are 42 phone or video meetings and 21 online meetings listed at: http://locator.coda.org/index.cfm?page=usmeetings.c ...Continue Reading

CoDA Thanksgiving Alternative Meetings

November 25th 2015

We're re-sending this to aol users because yesterday's sending bounced to most aol addresses. We apologize if you receive this twice. Since the holidays can be a challenging time for those in recovery, the alternative meetings are having a "Marathon support tele meetings" on Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 26, 2015 Start time: 6:30 am.EST. - End time 11:00pm. EST. You can get full information here (color coded word document): http://www.codependents.org/codatg.docx or here (black & white web page): ...Continue Reading

CoDA Thanksgiving Alternative Meetings

November 24th 2015

Since the holidays can be a challenging time for those in recovery, the alternative meetings are having a "Marathon support tele meetings" on Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 26, 2015 Start time: 6:30 am.EST. - End time 11:00pm. EST. You can get full information here (color coded word document): http://www.codependents.org/codatg.docx or here (black & white web page): http://coda.org/index.cfm/calendar/tele-meetings-holiday-marathon-support/?month=11&year=2015&categoryID=&relatedID= For further info, ...Continue Reading

CoDA 2016 Phoenix Convention Early Registration

November 23rd 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org Hello CoDA Fellowship - As you may have seen in the latest Quarterly Service Report - We have a vibrant new 2016 Events Committee. We are well on our way with training and starting the planning for our 30th Anniversary Convention celebration. We are currently holding an early registration for $50.00 that can be found at www.CODA.org Click on the World Service Event globe. The price will increase to $65.00 on January 1st - so register now ...Continue Reading

Twelve Service Concepts of Co-Dependents Anonymous

November 20th 2015

The contents of this email were originally Group Conscienced & sent out by the CoDA Communications Committee on September 1st 2012. 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 est ...Continue Reading

CoDA Online Board Minutes & Conference Motions

November 13th 2015

The content of this email is from the CoDA Board Of Trustees board@coda.org Just a reminder to the fellowship that you have easy access to the following areas that contain information from the board CoDA Board minutes: http://coda.org/index.cfm/service-info/board-calendar-copy/ All Motions ever made at the CSC (CoDA Service Conference) and Board Go to this url: http://motions.coda.org.tempwebsite.net/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2f login with this information Please use username: motions@coda.org and password: coda1234 ...Continue Reading

NOVEMBER is CoDA International Gratitude Month

November 10th 2015

The contents of this email are from the 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 all levels sponsor Gratitude Month by sending donations to the CoDA entiti ...Continue Reading

CoDA Correction: Telemeetings Call Is Wednesday 11/11/15 (NOT Saturday)

November 2nd 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Alternative Meetings. Please click on the link to email any questions. The CoDA Telemeetings Outreach Recordings Committee lovingly invites those interested to read, share or listen on our Third Quarter Recording scheduled on Wednesday Nov 11, 2015 from Noon to 2 pm Eastern on 712-775-7035 Pin: 814425. You may listen to this recording after 2 pm Eastern on November 11, 2015 for approximately three months on the Playback number: 712-775-7039 PIN: 814425. Our focus will be o ...Continue Reading

CoDA Telemeetings 4th Quarter Outreach Recording

October 31st 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Alternative Meetings. Please click on the link to email any questions. The CoDA Telemeetings Outreach Recordings Committee lovingly invites those interested to read, share or listen on our Third Quarter Recording scheduled on Saturday Nov 11, 2015 from Noon to 2 pm Eastern on 712-775-7035 Pin: 814425. You may listen to this recording after 2 pm Eastern on November 11, 2015 for approximately three months on the Playback number: 712-775-7039 PIN: 814425. Our focus will be on ...Continue Reading

CoDA 2014 Australasian Convention Recordings

October 29th 2015

The links below are recordings of workshops from the Australasian CoDA Byron Bay 2014 Convention. The board liaison to the email lists has given permission to send this out, as we hope this material will be helpful to the fellowship. We have not listened to all 6 hours. The following material is not World Conference endorsed by CoDA World Fellowship. For questions regarding the recordings or the links, please email Gye at gyeb@5element.com.au             &nb ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting Summary for 10/18/15

October 24th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA board: board@coda.org Meeting notes 10/18/15 Called to order at 4PM EST. In attendance, Gerry, Mary, Denny, Chris, Lorraine Opened with serenity prayer, 10th Step 10th Tradition 10, Service Concept 10. Approve minutes of Sept call. Moved and seconded, unanimous Motion: To add addendum to Polworth Publishing UK's current P&D (publishing and distribution) contract to include orders within Europe if the country does not currently have a P&D contract. Co-Dependents Anonymous ...Continue Reading

CoDA Announcements: A Financial Bill of Rights

October 22nd 2015

The following is a revised version of an email we originally sent on 9/9/12 It was revised & GC'd by The CoDA Communications Comittee on 5/8/14 comm@coda.org                                          A Financial Bill of Rights We all have a Financial Bill of Rights that is connected with upholding Tradition Seven. &nb ...Continue Reading
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