CoDA Announcements Archives

 

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

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

Submissions Requested For The CoDA Weekly Recovery Reading

October 13th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Co-Nnections committee, co-nnectionreadings@codependents.org If you have written an inspirational short piece on our program of recovery that you would like to share with the fellowship, please submit it at this link: http://connections.coda.org/index.cfm/submit-article/ Any readings we have sent from list emails as of 3/4/15 will also be available in our email list archive here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/connections/ or here (this also includes ...Continue Reading

CoDA World Fellowship Board Of Trustees Minutes

October 6th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA World Fellowship Board board@coda.org The board has removed the board minutes from behind the trusted servants area so it is available to the fellowship. To access the board minutes follow this link http://coda.org/index.cfm/service-info/ under "board" you will see a link "board meeting minutes". If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email info@coda.org . If you wish to leave a ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Please Share Our Email Lists With Your Meeting!

October 2nd 2015

This is a resending of a message that originally went out on 12/9/13. The contents of this email were written by the CoDA Communication Committee at that time. 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 ever like to review an ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Correction to Previous Email

September 24th 2015

The date for the Allentown, PA Unity Day Gathering should be 10/17/2015 NOT 10/7/2015. If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email info@coda.org . If you wish to leave a message to receive a call back from a CoDA volunteer, please call (888) 444-2359 {Toll free} or (602) 277-7991. For Spanish inquiries you may email espanol@coda.org or call (888) 444-2379 {Spanish toll free}. ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Local Events 4th Quarter 2015

September 24th 2015

10/7/15 Saturday Eastern Pennsylvania "Unity Day Gathering" 1031 Flexer Avenue Allentown, PA 18103-6519 Flyer: http://coda.org/default/assets/File/Event%20Flyers/2015_CoDA_Unity_Day.pdf 10/23 - 10/25 Friday - Sunday Washington State "Trusting The Process" 15395 Seabeck Hwy NW, Seabeck, WA 98380 Flier http://www.codawa.org/events/fall2015seabeck.pdf Rich (253) 565-2283, email: tacomarocket@usa.net 10/24 (Saturday) Illinois "CoDA Intergroup Fall Conference" 8354 W Foster Ave, Norridge, IL ...Continue Reading

CoDA: How Do We Grow Our Meeting?

September 14th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee comm@coda.org, & are taken from Conference approved literature under copyright by Codependents Anonymous, Inc. http://coda.org/default/assets/File/Foundational%20Documents/Meeting%20Handbook%202014.pdf How Do We Grow Our Meeting? Announce Let people know about the new meeting. Visit other meetings with the necessary information (e.g., date, time, directions and/or a map). Place announcements in counseling centers and hospitals. Some local newspa ...Continue Reading

Getting Your Local CoDA Event Listed

September 13th 2015

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 Dominic) at webmaster@coda.org He will add your event to the Events Calendar on our web site http://coda.org/index.cfm/calendar/ Please feel free to include any attachments (flier, registration, etc) or if your community has a CoDA ap ...Continue Reading

CoDA Announcement: Call for Sponsors

September 3rd 2015

_CoDA_ _Announcement “Call for Sponsors!”_  The contents of this email are from the CoDA Proactive Outreach Committee outreach@coda.org In early 2015 the world Outreach Committee formed a workgroup on sponsorship in order to foster worldwide support for sponsors and sponsees. Part of the scope of the workgroup was to gather willing sponsor for a list to be used in situations where there are significant challenges obtaining a sponsor. It is hoped that a substantial and diverse list of members willing to serv ...Continue Reading

Sponsorship In CoDA

August 24th 2015

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 s ...Continue Reading

Meet Your 2015-2016 CoDA Board

August 17th 2015

The contents of this email are from your Email List Co-Ordinator codalist@coda.org based on information provided by a board member board@coda.org Christine H. Arizona - Chair & Legal Liaison Denny H. Texas - Treasurer Gerald B. BC, Canada - Web Liaison Lorraine O. Washington - Vice Chair Mary I. North Carolina - Secretary There are no alternates 2 related items: 1. The 2016 Service Conference is tentatively planned for October 2016 in Arizona. 2. We hope to have the 2015 Service Conference Summaries out to ...Continue Reading

CoDA: If Your Home Group Is Experiencing Conflict

August 15th 2015

The contents of this email are from your CoDA Email List Coordinator codalist@coda.org; the first 3 documents referenced were written between 2011-2015 by the CoDA Communications Committee comm@coda.org We've received several questions about this lately, so this email's purpose is to serve as a pointer to 3 previous emails we have sent since 2011 on healthy & functional meetings. We hope that if needed or helpful, you will consider printing these out & taking them to your home group for review. CoRE also offe ...Continue Reading

I Can't Figure Out The CoDA Website!

August 5th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Comittee, comm@coda.org Did you know our website has a tutorial video? It can be found in the FAQs section of our website. Here is a direct link so you can familiarize yourself with our website and find the various documents and information you may need. http://coda.org/index.cfm/faq/ Please note when viewing our website that a different browser may return better results. If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of th ...Continue Reading

Unsubscribing from the CoDA Email Lists With Hotmail/Outlook/MSN

July 31st 2015

We have a favor to ask of our members who use Hotmail, Outlook or MSN. 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, Hotmail p ...Continue Reading

Unsubscribing from the CoDA Email Lists With Gmail

July 31st 2015

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

"I Don't Like My CoDA Meeting"

July 30th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Comittee, comm@coda.org I don't like my CoDA meeting 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 learn and grow from our discomfort or do we need to speak up/ta ...Continue Reading

CoDA Telemeetings 3rd Quarter Outreach Recording Is Available

July 30th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Alternative Meetings . Please click on the link to email any questions. As promised here is the link to the CoDA Telemeetings Outreach Recording that took place on July 11, 2015, for anyone who may want to download their own copy. This is available for approximately 6 months from date of recording. https://www.freeconferencecallhd.com/playback_breda.html?n=alrJR/drGO4 Please be aware that online playback requires the free "Flash" plug in. You likely already have ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 2015 Service Conference Delegate Packet Final Version

July 22nd 2015

We have the final version of the Service Conference Delegate Packet zip file for you. You can download it here: http://codependents.org/CSC%202015.Version.4.0.zip There will be daily summaries of the Service Conference coming soon. If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email info@coda.org . If you wish to leave a message to receive a call back from a CoDA volunteer, please call (888) 444-2359 {Toll free} or (602) 277-7991. For Sp ...Continue Reading

CoDA Committees Contact Email Addresses

July 22nd 2015

The contents of this email is 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: Communications - comm@coda.org Co-NNections - connections@coda.org Events - events@coda.org Finance - finance@coda.org Hospitals and Institutions - hosp@coda.org Issues Mediation (IMC) - imc@coda.org Literature - lit@coda.org Out ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Documents Update + AOL Issue

July 16th 2015

There is a new version of the Delegate Packet zip file available here: http://codependents.org/CSC%202015.Version.4.0.zip A number of items of importance were added today (& also in the last couple days). At this time (1:00 PM PDT 7/16/15) the version of the zip file is on coda.org is not up to date, though that will hopefully change. There are also some individual recent additions not yet on coda.org as of the time of writing. The zip file above SHOULD be complete. Also, on an unrelated issue at this time memb ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Invitation for Country-Voting Entity Reports

July 10th 2015

The contents of this email are from the International Task Force/World Connections Comittee itf@coda.org Hello Conference Delegates andRegion/Country Representatives, ALL voting entities within the US and international countries are invited to have members share a brief report concerning region/country-voting entities during the 2015 Business Conference. Typically, reports focus on this past year's work and experience within the region or country. Last year, the voting entity reports were a maximum of five (5) minut ...Continue Reading

CoDA Official Internet Linking Policy

July 6th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Board of Trustees webliaison@coda.org /Policy around CoDA related websites in the fellowship/ As a policy for linking to other CoDA websites (for groups, intergroups, and Voting Entities): That Voting Entities, intergroups and groups are allowed their own websites, and to use the terms CoDA and Co-Dependents Anonymous (these are registered trademarks) without entering into a formal agreement; but must display on the website the following disclaimer, "These pages may not ...Continue Reading

CoDA Telemeetings 3rd Quarter Outreach Recording

July 5th 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 July 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 July 11, 2015 for approximately three months on the Playback number: 712-775-7039 PIN: 814425. Our focus will be on s ...Continue Reading

2015 CoDA Convention: 15 Days and Counting Down

July 2nd 2015

15 Days and Counting Down The 2015 International CoDA Convention and CoDA Service Conference INTERNATIONAL CODA CONVENTION 2015 The convention is being held on Friday, July 17th and Saturday, July 18th at the Hilton in Concord, California. The theme is "Building a Bridge to a Higher Power." If you would like to view the convention workshops, follow this link and click on “Program” at http://coda.org/index.cfm/world-service-events/ How to Attend Free The registration fee is $65.00 but the fee will be waived ...Continue Reading

CoDA: How to find a sponsor

July 2nd 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Communications Committee. comm@coda.org Many CoDA members inquire how to find a sponsor. Here are a few suggestions. 1. Listen to the shares at your home meeting and find a person that has good recovery. Ask them if they are available to sponsor. 2. Attend as many meetings as you can to meet new and diverse people, there may be someone that would be a great sponsor outside of your home group 3. Try online meetings such as www.onlinecoda.net you may find a sponsor that is ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Invitation for Country-Voting Entity Reports

June 29th 2015

The contents of this email are from the International Task Force/World Connections Comittee itf@coda.org Hello Conference Delegates andRegion/Country Representatives, ALL voting entities within the US and international countries are invited to have members share a brief report concerning region/country-voting entities during the 2015 Business Conference. Typically, reports focus on this past year's work and experience within the region or country. Last year, the voting entity reports were a maximum of five (5) minut ...Continue Reading

Email List Archives Major Apprarance Upgrade

June 26th 2015

Our email archives have had a huge appearance makeover! All but the home page now looks like you are still on coda.org. We invite you to take a look! Go to http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi Then click on the list that interests you. To read an individual email, click on it's title. This is also a good time to remind you that every email ever sent through the lists is in the archives. You can browse, or each list is completely searchable by keyword in a search box at the bottom of the page. Much thanks to ...Continue Reading

CoDA & CoRE Board Members Needed!

June 25th 2015

HELLO CoDA DELEGATES AND FELLOWSHIP! This is the "encouraging" part of the Election process when we reach out to each and everyone of You. The CoDA Board of Trustees has "5" positions open for Election. With "3" Alternate positions also to be filled. The CoRE Board of Directors has "3" Alternate positions to be filled also. This Election will take place at the 2015 International CoDA Service Conference on Thursday, July 16, 2015 in Concord, California. Applications for Board of ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Delegate Packet Update & Group Conscience

June 25th 2015

There is a new version of the CoDA Service Conference zip file/delegate packet out. In keeping with CoDA's 2nd tradition, "Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern", we're sending out this reminder asking for your Group Conscience regarding the motions & issues coming up at the July 2015 Conference. We have an updated version of the 2015 CSC (CoDA Service Conference) Delegate packet for you. We expect to send one more on or about 6/30/15. Some motions have been revised. They both have t ...Continue Reading

CoDA Communications Committee seeking service-minded volunteers

June 16th 2015

The content of this email is from the CoDA Communications Committee comm@coda.org Do you have a desire to engage fellow CoDA Members to help inform the fellowship of CoDA information? We would prefer that prospective members have some recovery in CoDA and have a strong sense of healthy boundaries. Here is some of what the Communications Committee currently does: *  Compose much of what goes on the CoDa email lists (this is an opportunity for CoDA members who are also semi professional writers to create content ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Delegate Packet Update & Group Conscience

June 16th 2015

In keeping with CoDA's 2nd tradition, "Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern", we're sending out this reminder asking for your Group Conscience regarding the motions & issues coming up at the July 2015 Conference. We have an updated version of the 2015 CSC (CoDA Service Conference) Delegate packet for you. There are a few reports & budgets that have not yet come in for the 2015 on line CSC Delegate packet. If anything comes in late, we will email you & let you know. There are ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #12

June 4th 2015

This is the final mailing in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We have been sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter 12 traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that all material below this paragraph is excerpted directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Conference approved. While we ar ...Continue Reading

CoDA Emails & Smart Phone Formatting

June 3rd 2015

We THINK we may finally have the issue with our emails looking less than attractive on Smart Phones solved! This the the first email with the potential new format. It should not effect any computer based email reader. As I don't own a smart phone, I really would appreciate your feedback. Please let us know if this makes a difference for you in the appearance of CoDA emails!                         & ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Zip File Update

June 2nd 2015

There is a new version of the 2015 CSC Zip File out. It should include everything relevant that's come in. Highlights include several new forms from finance, & a late Voting Entity Issue from Texas. The extra Folder & the "php" file in the Finance Forms folder enable you to open there web page on your local computer. You don't need to do anything with them other than leave them in the folder. It can be downloaded here: http://codependents.org/CSC.2015.Version.1.2.zip The current file is named versio ...Continue Reading

Upcoming Local CoDA Events

May 31st 2015

6/5/15 - 6/7/15 Southern Colarado "5th Annual Southern CoDA Retreat" 15235 Furrow Road Larkspur, CO 80118 email: 719Coda@Gmail.com or call: (719) 622-6621 6/6/15 Ottawa, Canada 9 am to 4 pm Semi-Annual CoDA Ottawa Day of Recovery http://www.codependents.org/Events/Ottawa.pdf Contact Person: Douglas admutch@sympatico.ca 6/26/15 - 6/28/15 Southern California 2015 SoCalCoDA Conference 45000 Indian Wells Ln, Indian Wells, CA 92210 Reservations: Phone: 760 341-2200 Ask for the CoDA Conference room rate. Flier: h ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #11

May 29th 2015

This is the 11th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter 12 traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that all material below this paragraph is excerpted directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Conference approved. While we are ...Continue Reading

CoDA Alternate Format Meetings Business Call 5/30/15

May 26th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Issues and Mediations Committee imc@codependents.org Dear CoDA Fellowship:   Our Discovery Discussions are continuing.  This one includes interested members from all "Alternative Format Meetings" (AFMs are defined as all meetings that do not physically meet face-to-face in a physical location). Topic:   "Discussion on Alternative Format Meetings:  Forming a Voting Entity and/or Intergroup for Online and Telephone Meetings" Saturday ...Continue Reading

CoDA World Voting Entity Survey - Ends May 31

May 22nd 2015

Encuesta de La Entidad de Voto Mundial de mayo 31 The contents of this email are from the CoDA Connections Committee - formerly the International Task Force itf@coda.org The World Connections Committee thanks all CoDA members who have completed a worldwide survey that will be used as a needs assessment for future service planning and be summarized and reported to the 2015 International CoDA Conference. There is still time to complete a survey, if one has not been completed, as the deadline is May 31, 2015: English: ht ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #10

May 21st 2015

This is the 10th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter 12 traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that all material below this paragraph is excerpted directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Conference approved. While we are ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference 2015 Motions Are Out

May 21st 2015

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 2015 CoDA Service conference (CSC) packet is up here: www.codependents.org/CSC_2015_ Version_1.1.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, ...Continue Reading

CoDA's 12 Traditions: Tradition #9

May 15th 2015

This is the 9th in a series of excerpts from the CoDA Workbook. We are in process of sending you 1 tradition each week for a total of 12 weeks. Previous mailings can be found here: http://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ You may want to enter 12 traditions in the search box. The traditions are the foundation of our program & of our yearly Service Conference. Please note that all material below this paragraph is excerpted directly from the CoDA Workbook & is Conference approved. While we are ...Continue Reading

CoDA 2015 Discounted Convention Hotel Registration Ends Soon

May 14th 2015

The contents of this email is from the CoDA Events Committee events@coda.org We are 5 short weeks away for the start of the 2015 International CoDA Convention !                                            Register NOW!!! Our Hotel group rate closes on June 10th.  Get your rooms reserved at the group rate pr ...Continue Reading

CoDA World Voting Entity Survey

May 11th 2015

The contents of this email are from the Co-Dependents Anonymous Inc.  World Connections Committee-formerly the International Task Force itf@coda.org Hello CoDA Members: The World Connections Committee is inviting CoDA members to complete a worldwide survey that will be used as a needs assessment for future service planning and will be summarized and reported to the 2015 International Conference. IN RESPECT TO TRADITION 12, ONLY GENERAL THEMES AND PATTERNS WILL BE REPORTED  WITH NO REFERENCE TO SPECIFIC NAM ...Continue Reading

CoDA Issues Committee / Alternative Meetings Conference Call

May 9th 2015

The contents of this email are from the CoDA Issues and Mediations Committee imc@codependents.org Dear CoDA Fellowship:   CoDA's Alternative Format Meetings (AFM), which is defined as all meetings that do not physically meet face-to-face in a physical location, invites all AFM members to attend the first: Discovery Discussion on the Topic:   Why have an AFM Voting Entity? What it May Look Like for New Entities. How having a Voice will help CoDA as a Whole Carry the Message of Recovery to the Still Sufferin ...Continue Reading
  • This mailing list is a public mailing list - anyone may join or leave, at any time.
  • This mailing list is announce-only.

The purpose of this list is to share information with any & all CoDA members, especially that which may effect CoDA as a whole.

We will be sending out regular emails with CoDA events, announcements, issues & CoDA business of interest to both specific regions & to the entire CoDA fellowship.

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.

Privacy Policy:

Per the 11th & 12th Traditions this list is private & anonymous.

Go back to Codependents Anonymous