CoDA Announcements Archives

 

New Year's 48 Hour CodaThon Virtual Meeting Schedule

December 27th 2023 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

 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 PDT

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 PDT

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

CoDA: Seeking Meetings To Host CoDAthon Meetings For The 2023 Holidays

November 4th 2023 PDT

Dear Fellowship,First, thank you for opening this email!For those who are not aware, a "CoDAthon" is a series of non-stop 24 and 48 hour 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. 3 of the CoDA alt meetings started doing similar fairly early this century. The last sever ...Continue Reading

The Latest On CoDA's You Tube Channel

November 2nd 2023 PDT

CoDA now has our own You Tube Channel!New items this month include meditations on the first half of the 12 promises: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtJmMJT2RCU&list=PLEQVATeN2_2pp88OLLY75jFx9mAgGMx6S&pp=gAQBiAQB and a new Fellowship Forum On "I" Statements.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWxEFKM3O5g&list=PLEQVATeN2_2q_ACVAo2aY0AVUkAE5Y9LFOur Complete YouTube playlists:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oWXZDpoVdKbyJ0YDh1zTQ/playlistsFor those more used to You Tube, You will find most of the CoD ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting Reminder November 4th, 9 AM Pacific

October 25th 2023 PDT

 The CoDA Board is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Topic: Board Public Meeting Time: Nov 4, 2023 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Every month on the First Sat, until Jun 1, 2024, 8 occurrence(s) Nov 4, 2023 09:00 AM Dec 2, 2023 09:00 AM Jan 6, 2024 09:00 AM Feb 3, 2024 09:00 AM Mar 2, 2024 09:00 AM Apr 6, 2024 09:00 AM May 4, 2024 09:00 AM Jun 1, 2024 09:00 AMPlease download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Monthly: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/tZIuc-6q ...Continue Reading

Happy 37th Birthday To CoDA!

October 23rd 2023 PDT

 Yesterday, we celebrated CoDA’s 37th BirthdayAs we celebrated this important day, we remember our Founders Ken and Mary. We are thankful for all they have brought to CoDA!Given this is the “Year of Unity” we asked them to share their thoughts on Tradition 1. Ken and Mary’s thoughts on Co-Dependents Anonymous Tradition One “Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon CoDA unity.”Our common welfare should come first.If we are looking at ourselves individually, each of our definitions o ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Expense Reimbursement Policy

October 12th 2023 PDT

 The Board met this past Saturday, and one of our topics included the complaints we have received from the fellowship regarding our current Expense Reimbursement Policy. Many have complained about being shorted due to lacking itemized receipts. This practice has put many in the Fellowship in a very compromised financial situation. They have not only lost significant amounts of money; they have also had to pay credit card service charges due to delays in reimbursement. Every trusted servant gives their time and mon ...Continue Reading

New CoDA Board Officers Announced For 2023-2024

October 6th 2023 PDT

   Dear CoDA Fellowship: CoDependents Anonymous (CoDA) held it's second hybrid CoDA Service Conference the week of July 24-27th, 2023.  It was a wonderful experience for all who attended - delegates, trusted servants and observers - and it was a resounding success.   The CoDA Board owes a debt of gratitude to all who contributed to the success of the Conference, without whom it would not have been possible - the CoDA Events Committee, the Email List Coordinator, the Webmaster, the dele ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting October 7th, 2023 and Happy 37th Birthday to CoDA

September 30th 2023 PDT

Happy October- CoDA's Birthday Month   It’s that time again; the first Saturday of the month  Which means- Public Board Meeting  All Are Welcome!!  Time: Oct 7, 2023, 09:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)  Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86347267225?pwd=mwIFl7rb509EgN6YJRUXtVXfFbm3Fv.1 Meeting ID: 863 4726 7225 Passcode: Board  ...Continue Reading

CoDA Service Conference Summary For 2023

September 21st 2023 PDT

 Good afternoon, Fellowship:Sorry for the delay in getting the CoDA Service Conference recap out to you.  The new Board is a bit behind schedule however, we are happy to be serving you.  Let us know how we can better serve your needs!  This year was our third hybrid (virtual and in person) Conference (CSC), and it was a great experience.  We had Delegates from all over the world involved, and it was nice to have a room full of participants.    The Events Committee ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Meeting Reminder September 9th, 9 AM Pacific

August 31st 2023 PDT

 The Board will be meeting September 9, 2023 due to the holiday weekend All are welcome to attend Topic: Board MeetingTime: Sep 9, 2023 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/9955072838?pwd=U2JVUHVhcE92WEZxYzhWT3BobHpWUT09 Meeting ID: 995 507 2838Passcode: Board   You can review previous emails here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here: https: ...Continue Reading

CoDA: 2023 Service Conference Final Motion Results

August 2nd 2023 PDT

This is the complete final motions database from the 2023 CoDA Service Conference. (CSC) Please download here: https://www.codependents.org/Motions_Report%20_FINAL_CoDA_%20CSC_2023.pdf  You can review previous emails here: https://codependents.org/cgi-bin/dada/mail.cgi/list/main/ If you have a friend who would like to subscribe, please have them go here: https://codependents.org/coda_email_lists.htm If you have a general question about CoDA (as opposed to the specific content of this email), please email ...Continue Reading

No Public CoDA Board Meeting In August

July 31st 2023 PDT

There will not be a public board meeting on August 5th, & the public board meeting in September will be moved to September 9th due to the labor day holiday. Thank you,The CoDA Board Of Trustees board@coda.org ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 6/3/23

July 24th 2023 PDT

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees**Minutes* *June 3rd, 2023*Day/Time: Saturday - 8 AM Pacific Time /Acknowledging that we are all here for our personal recovery. The mission of the CoDA Board of Trustees is to ensure the longevity and fiscal health  of the organization, to support the Fellowship’s ongoing service work, to promote CoDA unity and to reach the still suffering codependents./ *Attendance and order of Round Robin - *Barbara, Katherine, Lisa, Steve, Tina, Yaniv*, *(Terry D. H&I Cha ...Continue Reading

CoDA Board Minutes 5/6/23

July 24th 2023 PDT

   *CoDA, Inc. Board of Trustees**Minutes* *May 6th, 2023**Starting 8:06 am PDT**Attendance and order of Round Robin - *Barbara, Joe, Lisa, Tina, Yaniv (arrived at 9:16 am PDT)*, */(Chairs Forum representative [Rosa S. CoDAteen Chair]), /GailAbsent: Katherine, Steve, Faith, FlorenceYaniv arrived at 9:16 am PDT  /NOTE: //Tina (Board Alternate #2) voted in this meeting on behalf of Katherine/ *CONSENT AGENDA **Motions via email or Executive Session:* *03-04-23 Public Board Meeting Minutes: * ...Continue Reading

CoDA's You Tube Channel

July 22nd 2023 PDT

CoDA now has our own You Tube Channel!https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oWXZDpoVdKbyJ0YDh1zTQ/playlistsFor those more used to You Tube, You will find most of the CoDA audio files from codependents.org; + 4 unique videos, & the Ken & Mary R (our founders) workshop:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2JefAJ_fok&list=PLEQVATeN2_2oOcfc8BxOLKda-PItabeXa&index=5&t=4sWe currently have a total of 113 You Tube "Videos" on our channel, with more to come!And we have 2716 subscribers. We’ve also sorted the You Tube ...Continue Reading

CoDA: Upcoming Service Conference And Doing Service In CoDA

July 20th 2023 PDT

As we approach the 2023 Coda Service Conference (CSC) inHouston, Texas. July 24-30, a lot comes to mind:• Service • Fellowship • Unity • Higher PowerCoDA looks to its members every day for service at all levels of the Fellowship to keep our program strong.At this time of year as we gather to conduct the business of CoDA at the annual CSC, service is top of mind.At CSC we hear the voices of the fellowship through motions presented by committees, delegates, voting entities, and the Board.Decisions regarding the future of ...Continue Reading

Have You Considered Doing CoDA Service At The World Level?

July 15th 2023 PDT

         CoDA members, such as yourself, are a valuable asset to our recovery program!We would love you to consider joining a committee at the world level! It's a great way to give back and for you to truly make a difference!Many have personally found doing service to be a great way to learn to set boundaries and say no when we need or want to. Especially early on, some need to learn what limits are, and service in CoDA is a great way to practice in a safe environment.It’s also an ...Continue Reading
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