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Monthly Speaker Series
The second Sunday of every month.
7:30-9:00am Melbourne, Australia time zone
“We admitted we were powerless over food – that our lives had become unmanageable.”
January 11th 2021 – Guest speaker Kara L.
“Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.”February 14th 2021 – Guest speaker Melissa C.
“Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.”
March 14th 2021 – Guest speaker Roy L.
“Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.”
April 11th 2021 – Guest speaker Susan G.
“Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.”
May 13th 2021 – Guest speaker Janet B.
“Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.” & “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.”
Jun 13th 2021 – Guest speaker Pete B.
“Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.”July 11th 2021 – Guest speaker Larry K.
“Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.”June 9th 2021 – Guest speaker Harlan G.
“Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.”September 12th 2021 – Guest speaker Marcela M.
“Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him”
October 10th 2021 – Guest speaker Sandy C.
“Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon OA unity.” & “For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority – a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience.Our leaders are but trusted servants; they do not govern.”
January 9th 2022 – Guest speaker Debbi H.
“The only requirement for OA membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively.” & “Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or OA as a whole.”
February 13th 2022 – Guest speaker Lawrie C.
“Each group has but one primary purpose – to carry it’s message to the compulsive overeater who still suffers.” & “An OA group ought never endorse, finance or lend the OA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property and prestige divert us from our primary purpose.”
March 13th 2022 – Guest speaker Carol T.
“Every OA group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.” & “Overeaters Anonymous should remain forever non-professional, but our service centers may employ special workers.”
April 10th 2022 – Guest speaker Samantha
“OA, as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.” & “Overeaters Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence, the OA name ought never be drawn into public controversy.”
May 8th 2022 – Guest speaker Penny C
“Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, films, television and other public media of communication.” & “Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all these Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.”
June 12th 2022 – Guest speaker Pat OC
“The ultimate responsibility and authority for OA world services reside in the collective conscience of our whole Fellowship.” & “The OA groups have delegated to World Service Business Conference the active maintenance of our world services; thus, World Service Business Conference is the voice, authority and effective conscience of OA as a whole.”
July 10th 2022 – Guest speaker Beth B
Big Book Journey 2022/2023
New Year's Eve/Day Marathon "Restoration to Sanity"
Allergy of the Body & the Mental Twist
December 13th 2021
A couple in OA sharing their experience, strength and hope.
September 11th 2022
Spirituality of the Twelve Steps – Living and Decisions
October 9th 2022
Greetings from the Virtual Region
12pm ET (4pm UTC) & 8:30pm ET (12:30pm UTC)
The Fourth Friday of Every Month