November 2013 Archives

New Meetings and Contacts

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A new meeting is starting in Paris, France ... and new contacts are trying to start meetings in Providence, Rhode Island, and Denver, Colorado.

Check out these changes and find out about meetings in your area or when you're traveling on the International Meeting List. And if you have changes to make in the list, please contact your Regional Coordinator or ISO.

SCA Los Angeles Convention 2014 Edition

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Dr. Patrick Carnes, noted author and expert on sexual addiction and recovery, will be the keynote speaker for next convention of SCA Los Angeles, taking place next February 14-16, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.

The event will honor the 40th anniversary of SCA in Los Angeles, and include workshops, fellowship opportunities, and meetings throughout.  Registration is available online, and otherwise please visit their webpage or see the SCA LA convention brochure for more information.

New SCAnner Editor

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I'm delighted to be of service to the SCA Inreach Committee and SCA globally  Please contact me directly here via the "About Us" page or via the Inreach Committee Chair.


Annual ISO Meeting in St. Louis announced

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The 2014 ISO face-to-face meeting will be held in the Danforth Center at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri from Friday evening, April 25 through mid-day Sunday, April 27, 2014.  The center itself is situated in an easily-accessible location on the Washington University campus.  There is an adjoining lounge area and the meeting space itself meets ISO's needs for wifi, audio-visual, and plenty of power available for computers, etc.

A hotel on campus is holding a block of 14 queen-sized rooms until April 4, 2014 at ISO's group rate of $99.00/night.  See more info about the Knight Center, which houses the hotel and is within walking distance of the Danforth Center, here.

The St. Louis fellowship has members offering to host ISO attendees in their homes, and there is another fellowship member-provided housing option in a group setting of six rooms with a private bath available.  More information with details on the meeting location and hosting options will be forthcoming from the St. Louis host committee.

New Rhode Island meeting seeks support

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The SCA ISO Inreach Committee is seeking support for the new SCA Meeting that is starting up in Providence, Rhode Island.

Please contact the committee directly if you will be in Providence, or know of someone who lives there that could use a meeting.  A great way to use the tools of Service and Meetings in your program!

Contact:  the SCA Inreach chair via e-mail


SCA - Inreach Committee
P.O. Box 1585 Old Chelsea Station
New York, N.Y. 10011


ISO Outreach Committee conference call this weekend

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The Outreach committee, which carries the SCA message to those outside the fellowship, will hold a telephone conference call on Saturday, November 16 at 3:00 Eastern/12:00 Pacific.

If you participate in outreach at the ISO, intergroup or meeting level, or are just interested in this service, please do participate. Information has been sent to the SCA-ISO-OUTREACH list on how to join the call.

John S., ISO Chair, and Russell P., Outreach Committee Chair, have provided the following agenda.

  1. Call to order
  2. Brief Comment From ISO Chair
  3. Brief Introduction from ISO Outreach Chair 
  4. Getting to know the committee and in what capacity of service that is provided. 
  5. Action Items from the 2013 ISO Meeting
  6. What I would like to see for the outreach committee
  7. Next proposed outreach conference call 01/18/14

SCA New York Intergroup News, November 2013

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Please find below the latest edition of the above.

November 2013 Newsletter draft 2.pdf

Follow the SCAnner on Twitter

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If you have a Twitter account and want a recovery-based "feed", follow @all12steps. This includes postings from the SCAnner and our Calendar. For the sake of anonymity, it also includes various other 12 Step groups and inspirational retweets. Try it, you may like it.

SCA New York Holiday Show and Party 2013 edition

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SCA New York will hold its annual holiday show and party on Saturday, December 7th at 8:00 p.m.  It will be held at P.S. 11, 320 W. 20th Street in Manhattan.

For more info and updates, please visit the SCA New York website.

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