CoDA Announcements Archives

 

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
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