Central Office to Partially Close in Compliance with State Order – Curbside Orders Continue (Updated 11/14/2020)

Effective Monday, November 16, 2020, Central Office will partially close for two weeks, through November 30. This is 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.

Central Office Invites Applications for Coordinator

Albuquerque Central Office of Alcoholics Anonymous will need a new Coordinator in March, 2021. The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing all operations of Central Office, and is a full-time, paid position. Please see the job posting here (be sure to press “Full Post” if you do not see the link).

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 have a look, and consider supporting your District, your Area, your Central Office, and our GSO. Thank you.

Two Thanksgiving Meetings

The Wake Up Call Group is having two Thanksgiving meetings, one on Wednesday night (November 25), and one on Thursday (November 26). Both meetings will have the same zoom info as all other Wake Up Call meetings. The Wednesday meetings is at 8 PM immediately following the regular 7 PM EST Wednesday night Speaker Discussion meeting. The Thursday meeting is an open gratitude meeting at 7 PM EST. Both meetings will be a minimum of one hour long. Participation and desire to extend the meetings beyond one hour will determine the length of each meeting.

New Page: On-Line Resources

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