CoDA Is Seeking Meetings Willing To Sponsor Holiday CoDA-thon Meetings

From: "CoDA Announcements" <codalist@codependents.org>
Subject: CoDA Is Seeking Meetings Willing To Sponsor Holiday CoDA-thon Meetings
Date: October 28th 2022

Dear CoDA Fellowship,

First, thank you for opening this email!

For those who are not aware, a "CoDAthon" is a non-stop series of meetings during the holidays, especially geared towards the Co-Dependent who still suffers. It's especially helpful for those without family or those who would benefit from additional support during the holiday season. The idea originated decades ago in at least one other 12 step group. The CoDA alt meetings started doing similar fairly early this century. The last several years, these meetings have been made available to the entire fellowship. Generally, they are offered Thanksgiving Day (Thurs 11/25), Christmas Eve & Day (Sat Dec 24 & Sun Dec 25); and New Year's Eve & Day (Sat Dec 31 & Sun Jan 1).

Up until 2021, 3 of the alt meetings were sponsoring these meetings. Last year, we opened it up to all the internet & phone meetings, & had a great success.

So we are writing to ask if your meeting would be willing to sponsor a CoDAthon meeting, even for an hour on one of the 5 days. And of course, the more meetings, the better!

Basically, it requires that the sponsoring meeting has an internet based video or phone account & that we can share the log in information with the fellowship. Other than that, a meeting willing to sponsor this valuable service would hopefully provide a facilitator or meeting chair for each time slot, & a public contact email address.

If your meeting is interested, or if you have any questions, please either respond to this email or email codathon@coda.org

We hope to have a list of available online & phone meetings available in a followup email very soon.

 

In Service and on behalf of CoDA board member Barbara D,

Geff R

                                                       

 

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