CoDA Announcements Archives

 

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
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