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
Central Office will remain partially closed to comply with the Governor’s order issued November 13. Staff only will be allowed in the office – volunteers should not report. Curbside orders for books, chips, and other A.A. merchandise will continue. Please call ahead to (505) 266-1900 with your order, and again when you arrive.
Oficina Intergrupal Hispana 505-266-3688, https://aaoficinahispanadealbuquerque.org/
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.
This meeting will elect those responsible for the 2021 Area 46 Convention. It will be held on Zoom on January 21st, at 7:30 PM. The flyer with the Zoom meeting information is here (please press “Full Post” to ensure that you can see the link). El folleto con la información de la reunión de Zoom está aquí (por favor presione “Publicación completa” para asegurarse de que puede ver el enlace). Elections will be held for the following areas of responsibility for planning the Convention: Treasurer Secretary Registration Publicity Technology Program Entertainment Hospitality Marathon Meeting Greeter Volunteer Al-Anon
“A Visual History Of Alcoholics Anonymous: An Archival Journey” will be distributed on Februrary 14, 2021, by A.A. World Services (be sure to press “Full Post” if you don’t see the link). Central Office is taking pre-orders for $11, plus $1.50 for shipping. We can take orders by phone – (505) 266-1900 – and we’ll let you know when they arrive. The price will increase to $12.00 on February 1st. This book was prepared for the July 2020 International, which was cancelled as an in-person event.
The Red Road Convention, originally scheduled for May 1 – 3, 2020, has been postponed until April 30-May 2, 2021. Please see www.nmredroad.org for more details.
AA Intergroup has a very useful site for helping with finding on-line meetings, attending them, and managing them. We are putting all information about AA online onto a new page (look at the top of this page).
The Steering Committee of the Central Office of Albuquerque would like to thank you all for keeping the work of AA going; for keeping the hand of AA there in this time of great uncertainty. Your work on, and attendance in, Zoom meetings have been the bright spot for many. Contributions to your home groups and Central Office have been greatly appreciated. Keep up all the good work and we will make it through this together. Be safe and healthy. Central Office Steering CommitteeDoug C., Christopher C., Tim T., Jerry K., Stephen K., Lindsay M. To the Fellowship:We have been