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CoDA Board Minutes 2/03/24

February 22nd 2024 PST

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees* *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees* *February 3, 2024**Public Board Meeting*Day/Time: Saturday, 09:00 AM Pacific Time  *Observers Present: **Chairs Forum member in attendance:* Terry D.Gail S., Barbara D., Daniel D., Connie G., Debra D., Jocelyn C., Observer, Kelli*Board Members Present:*Tina R., Chris H., Katherine T., Jay G. , Florence F., Laurie C. (voting on behalf of Kevin), Steve S., Byrle S.*Board Member(s) Absent:*Kevin M.*Quorum:*met*Minute Taker*:Jay *CONSE ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting Reminder March 2nd, 9 AM Pacific

February 20th 2024 PST

We welcome everyone to our upcoming Board Meeting March 2,2024 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86347267225?pwd=mwIFl7rb509EgN6YJRUXtVXfFbm3Fv.1Meeting ID: 863 4726 7225 Passcode: Board Service Concept 3- Decisions about service work in the Fellowship and all CoDA affairs are made through the group conscience decision making process. For this spiritual democratic process to work, every member of the group is encouraged to participate, consider all the facts and options concerning the i ...Continue Reading

CoDA Sponsorship Survey Corrected Link

February 14th 2024 PST

Dear CoDA Fellowship, We apologize, the link to "I need a sponsor" sent out yesterday had an error. Here are the correct links: •* I am willing to be a CoDA Sponsor:**https://forms.office.com/r/**JEQZjzZadW* • *I need a CoDA Sponsor:*https://forms.office.com/r/s5YZSRYmW7  */Thank you,/**/CoDA World Outreach Committee/*  ...Continue Reading

CoDA Sponsorship Survey And The CoDA Survey Workshop Audio Is Available At No Charge

February 13th 2024 PST

The 2024 CoDA Sponsorship Workshop Audio is Now Available!You can find it on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfuogvi8kgk&t=5sOr on Codependents.org here: https://www.codependents.org/Joy_2024/Sponsorship-2024-Editited-With-Copyright.mp3Our Complete YouTube Channel is here: https://www.youtube.com/@co-dependentsanonymouscoda8948/playlistsAll CoDA Recovery and Historical Audio is here: https://www.codependents.org/Sponsorship SurveysThank you to those who registered and attended the February 2024 Sponsorship ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference and Convention July 21-28, 2024

February 3rd 2024 PST

*EMAIL DRAFT **Register*Download pdf Flyer | Information Sheet  |  Delegate Package 2024 ICC Speaker and Workshop Leaders needed  ApplicationVolunteer at CSC and ICC Sign up*CoDA Service Conference (CSC) - Business Meeting*The CoDA Service Conference (CSC) is CoDA World’s annual business meeting the week before ICC. CSC is held each year to transact CoDA World business through the group conscience process. The location varies from year to year to support and help grow CoDA communities around the worl ...Continue Reading

CoDA Literature in the Making

February 3rd 2024 PST

Dear CoDA Fellowship,Where does CoDA literature come from? Who writes and edits it? Who decides to submit literature for endorsement by the entire Fellowship at the annual CoDA Service Conference (CSC)?CoDA Literature Committee (CLC) members are ordinary CoDA members. CLC membership requires two years minimum working the Twelve Steps of Co-Dependents Anonymous.We meet monthly online, delegating projects to subcommittees where every voice is heard in the spirit of the Twelve Traditions. Eventually, CLC considers and appr ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 12/02/23

January 31st 2024 PST

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees* *December 2nd, 2023 Public Board Meeting *Day/Time: Saturday, 09:00 AM Pacific Time  (Please adjust for your time zone)  Welcome Everyone Attendees: Steve, Gail, Tina, Byrle, Kevin, Katherine, Barb, Debra D, Phone, BrookeRound Robin Order:     Steve, Tina, Byrle, Debra, Jay, Kevin, Katherine Serenity Prayer- God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the di ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting Reminder February 3rd, 9 AM Pacific

January 25th 2024 PST

 Happy New Year to all members of the CoDA Fellowship. February is Step Two month: “Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity./”/ Everyone is welcome to attend the public Board meeting Feb 3, 2024 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) We enjoy and appreciate all participation.        Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/86347267225?pwd=mwIFl7rb509EgN6YJRUXtVXfFbm3Fv.1 Meeting ID: 863 4726 7225Passcode: Board ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 01/06/24

January 21st 2024 PST

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees* *January 6, 2024 Public Board Meeting *Day/Time: Saturday, 09:00 AM Pacific Time  (Please adjust for your time zone)  *Welcome and Happy New Year* Attendees:  Tina, Chris, Laurie, Debby, Byrle, Katherine, Barbara, Nick B, Rosa, Debra Round Robin Order:  Tina, Byrle, Katherine, Barbara, Steve, Jay *Serenity Prayer*- God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the diffe ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 11/04/23

January 21st 2024 PST

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees* *November 4th, 2023 Public Board Meeting *Day/Time: Saturday, 09:00 AM Pacific Time  (Please adjust for your time zone)  Welcome Everyone Attendees: Norman B, Debra, Gail, Barbara D, David A, Elis MRound Robin Order: Katherine, Steve, Jay, Tina, Byrle, Florence, Debra Serenity Prayer *Step 11: *Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood God, praying only for knowledge of God’s will for us and the pow ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Writers Needed Who Are Uncomfortable With The Word "God"

January 14th 2024 PST

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Great News for CoDAteen in 2024!

January 8th 2024 PST

 The CoDAteen Committee is happy to announce the opening of the first Virtual English CoDAteen Meeting last Friday, January 5, 2024!It was beyond excitement to have teenagers connect to the first CoDAteen meeting from different parts of the United States and other countries, including Taiwan.Per our committee members at the meeting, this was a Phenomenal and Emotional moment!   It was a wonderful experience as it brought us to a whole new level of service work by having the opportunity to connect with te ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Meeting Update Feature Corrected

January 6th 2024 PST

 Dear Fellowship, The meeting update problem has been fixed. Please resume use of the meeting update button on the web for your needs and changes. If you have any issues, please email meetings@coda.org or board@coda.org. Thank you for your patience. The Board ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Technical Issues With Our Meeting Updates

January 5th 2024 PST

 Dear Fellowship. We are currently having technical problems with our meeting updates. The problem has been reported. Hope to have up and running soon Thank you for your understanding. The Board. ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 10/7/23

January 5th 2024 PST

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees* *Oct. 7, 2023 Public Board Meeting *Day/Time: Saturday, 09:00 AM Pacific Time  (Please adjust for your time zone)  *Welcome Everyone* *Attendees*: Barb D., Gail S, David A, Jay G, Tina R, Katherine T, Byrle S, Kevin, Florence F, Steve S *Round Robin Order*: Jay, Tina, Katherine, Byrle, Kevin, Gail (Voice-Chairs Forum), Florence, Steve *Serenity Prayer* *Step 10: *Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong, promptly admitted i ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting Reminder January 6th, 9 AM Pacific

December 30th 2023 PST

 Happy New Year to all members of the CoDA Fellowship. January is Step One month: “/We admitted we were powerless over others-that our lives had become unmanageable”/ Everyone is welcome to attend the public Board meeting Jan 6, 2024 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) We enjoy and appreciate all participation.        Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/86347267225?pwd=mwIFl7rb509EgN6YJRUXtVXfFbm3Fv.1 Meeting ID: 863 4726 7225Passcode: Board ...Continue Reading

New Year's 48 Hour CodaThon Virtual Meeting Schedule

December 27th 2023 PST

Dear CoDA Fellowship, Here's a reminder for the New Years CoDAThon (Marathon online meetings) schedule. We have reached our goal of 48 hours of continuous meetings, but some late night slots are Men's groups only. We are hoping mixed groups will also take some late night slots. Start times are listed USA Pacific. Please check back at the links below for updates!Links are:New Year's Eve: https://www.codependents.org/Codathon%202023/codathon.2023.12.31.23.pdfNew Year's Day: https://www.codependents.org/Codathon%20202 ...Continue Reading

Christmas 48 Hour CodaThon Virtual Meeting Schedule

December 20th 2023 PST

Dear CoDA Fellowship, Here's a reminder for the Christmas CoDAThon (Marathon online meetings) schedule. We are close to our goal of 48 hours of continuous meetings, but some late night slots are still open. Start times are listed USA Pacific. Please check back for updates. The updated lists for all 4 days of Christmas & New Years are here: Https://www.codependents.org/Codathon%202023/index.html.If any of the links here are non-functioning, please check the main list online above. There are also contacts listed ...Continue Reading

CoDA Workshop 2024: Joy in the Journey

December 18th 2023 PST

Hello CoDA World Fellowship,   The 2nd Annual Sponsorship Workshop entitled "2024 Joy in the Journey: Encouraging Sponsors and Sponsees" is now available for registration through Evenbrite. This workshop is sponsored by the World CoDA Outreach Committee and will provide sharing by Sponsors and Sponsees to provide information and encouragement for sponsors and sponsees. */Please click on the following LINK to register for the event./*2024 Joy in the Journey Registration Link */Tha ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Taking Care Of Ourselves During The Holidays

December 17th 2023 PST

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 have organized marathon meetings for the major holidays, providing CoDA members with a place to share, to bookend family meals, and pos ...Continue Reading

CoDA Gratitude Month and Board Meeting Invitation

November 22nd 2023 PST

Gratitude Month The 2014 CoDA Service Conference, (CSC), designated November as a time for individuals, local meetings, Intergroups and Voting Entities to give thanks to CoDA ,and how it has helped them to live life.  CSC suggests that groups at all levels sponsor “Gratitude Month” by sending donations to the CoDA entities of their choice and/or by donating additional service to the CoDA entity of their choice. (Motion 14111) When we work the program, we each realize a new freedom and joy that is exponent ...Continue Reading

Thanksgiving CodaThon Virtual Meeting Schedule (Last Email)

November 21st 2023 PST

Dear CoDA Fellowship, Here's a reminder for the Thanksgiving CoDAThon (Marathon on line meetings) schedule. There are a number of  additions & updates since the last email. Start times are listed USA Pacific. Please check back Wednesday Night here https://www.codependents.org/Codathon%202023/codathon.2023.11.23.23.pdf for any Thanksgiving updates. Lists for all 5 days are here: Https://www.codependents.org/Codathon%202023/index.html.If any of the links here are non-functioning, please check the main list o ...Continue Reading

CoDA Hospitals & Institutions Committee Need for Sponsors

November 20th 2023 PST

 H&I Committee   Need for Sponsors    Our committee is experiencing an unprecedented need for sponsors for inmates in prisons and jails across the country,  One in fourteen children in the US will have a parent in prison at some point during their childhood. These children, and their caregivers, are often angry, confused and hurt.  When an incarcerated person works the program. They have a better understanding of relationships which can potentially Increase Resilience in their Children.  &n ...Continue Reading

CoDAthon Email Bounces

November 14th 2023 PST

Hi, we have learned that some emails sent to codathon@coda.org bounced due to a tech error beyond our control. If this happened to you, please resend it to geff@codependents.org.                                                        Thank You!  ...Continue Reading

Thanksgiving CodaThon Virtual Meeting Schedule

November 13th 2023 PST

Dear CoDA Fellowship, Here's a reminder for the Thanksgiving CoDAThon (Marathon on line meetings) schedule. There are a number of  additions & updates also. Start times are listed USA Eastern, then USA Pacific. Please check back for updated lists on all 5 days.If any of the links here are non-functioning, please check the main list online below. There are also contacts listed for each meeting.The latest meetings lists through New Years Day are here:https://www.codependents.org/Codathon%202023/Thanksgiving ...Continue Reading

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