New Meeting Change Form

Central Office is taking a bold step into the 21st century with an all-electronic meeting change form! It can also be used to let us know about new meetings. There’s a link to this form at the top of the Meetings page. You can also get the form here (please be sure to press “Full Post” to see the link). It is also linked at the top and bottom of the Meetings page, and the bottom of each meeting detail page. Completing the form will send the information to our Schedule Editor, and the information will be updated in our

Remote Meetings Are More Than Zoom!

The Accessibilities and Remote Communities Committee of District 12 has put together a fine pamphlet about alternatives to face-to-face meetings. There are options other than Zoom! A.A. has been passing around our experience, strength, and hope in many ways outside of face-to-face meetings since way before the pandemic. This pamphlet is a great summary of some of these alternatives. You can download it here (please be sure to press “Full Post” to see the link).

24/7 On-Line Meetings

If you need a meeting right now, and are willing to do it on-line, here are two sites that have A.A. meetings at all hours. You may find yourself in a meeting in a foreign country! Meetings at these sites use Zoom (please press “Full Post” to see the links). AA Intergroup has listings of on-line meetings meetings worldwide. A site called “aahomegroup.org” will show you meetings happening right now. If you need to get Zoom, go here. A quick video tutorial is here.

Central Office Is OPEN !

Albuquerque Central Office is open again! Desk workers have been notified, so the office will be fully staffed. Please be sure to wear a mask – or two – when you come in. COVID safety guidelines still need to be followed.

Thank You for Your Support! Please Continue to be Generous

The volunteers and staff at Albuquerque Central Office are heartened by your consistently generous financial support of our AA Fellowship! Last year, it was a real scramble to transition the on-line published meeting schedule from traditional face-to-face AA meetings to mostly on-line Zoom meetings. Interacting with the Office during pandemic cautions was inconvenient for the Fellowship. Our many desk-worker volunteers were no longer able to gain from doing their service work. The staff fielded a blizzard of calls for information. But it’s not over! Until sufficient vaccination and other efforts can have an impact, we will continue to need your

Practicing our 7th Tradition during the Pandemic

During these times, how do we responsibly practice self-support, our Seventh Tradition? AA’s General Service Office (GSO) has published a letter and a video emphasizing how important supporting AA is when “passing the basket” isn’t always possible (please press “Full Post” if you do not see the links). Please have a look, and consider supporting your District, your Area, your Central Office, and our GSO. Thank you.

June 26: An AA Gathering to Celebrate George M.

AA members are invited to celebrate the life and contributions of George M., Central Office Coordinator. Bring a story about George, a chair, and potluck/something to share (soda, water, and coffee will be furnished). Here’s a map to Alvarado Park (please press “Full Post” to see the link). It’s kitty-corner from Central Office.

July 4: Picnic! Sponsored by Dry Nooners Group

The Dry Nooners Group is holding a picnic on the Fourth of July at Alvarado Park, from 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. They will provide burgers and dogs, and ask for side dishes to be brought. BYO soft drinks. This is the park right near Central Office. More details are here (please be sure to press “Full Post” to see the link).

June 27: 6th Annual AA-athalon, hosted by Area 46 YPAA

The Young People in A.A. (YPAA) of Area 46 are hosting the 6th Annual AA-athalon. it will be held at North Domingo Baca Park, at 3 PM on June 27 (map here – be sure to press “Full Post” to see the link). At 5 PM there will be a speaker. The flyer is available here.

Central Office Invites Applications for Coordinator

Due to illness, Central Office of Albuquerque, Inc., needs a new Coordinator. The flyer describing the job requirements, and how to apply, is available here. (Please be sure to press “Full Post” to see the link). The Coordinator is a paid “special worker” as envisioned by Tradition Eight. This is a very important position for assisting the Fellowship in Albuquerque and the surrounding area (Districts 3, 11, 12, 13, 17, and 18). The Coordinator ensures that the office operates in accordance with the Twelve Traditions of A.A. For example, the Coordinator schedules volunteer members of the Fellowship to answer the

August 21: YPAA Traditions Workshop

The fine folks of New Mexico’s Young People in A.A. are hosting a traditions workshop. It will feature speaker panels and Q&A sessions. Questions? Shoot an email to the organizers. The flyer is available here (please press “Full Post to see the link). The Zoom meeting ID is available on the flyer.

July 24: 2021 Area 46 Service Forum

What is It? The Area 46 New Mexico A.A. Service Forum is to provide an open forum for A.A. members to explore what “Service” means in A.A. – what it is, why we do it, how it works, and how to be a part of it. This forum is founded on the idea that growing in understanding about service helps each of us become better able to be of service. Why Should I Attend? The Service Forum is a great opportunity for A.A. members to discover what service opportunities are out there and how it all fits into the General

June 12: District 18 Founders’ Day Picnic

The Children of Chaos Young Peoples’ Group will host the District 18 Founders’ Day Picnic on Saturday, June 12th at 12:00 PM followed by a Speaker Meeting at 1:00 PM. The speaker meeting meeting will also be available on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5179896270. The picnic flyer can be seen here (please be sure to press “Full Post” to be able to see the links).

Red Road Convention Monthly Meetings

Despite the delay of the Red Road Convention, its organizers are hosting monthly meetings on the 2nd Saturday of each month. The flyer is here (please be sure to press “Full Post” to see the link).