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2024 Workshop - Work all 12 steps in a group

Saturdays, 7:15-8:15am - Mar 1 to Nov 23, 2024 (online - Zoom link)

  • Introduction

  • Invitation

  • Sign-up / indicate interest

  • What is a 12-step workshop?  A bunch of us working the 12 steps of SAA together - We follow a plan, hold ourselves accountable to show up, & experience real sobriety & joy in our lives.

  • Who can join?  Any addict, anywhere who is interested in getting sober.

  • 1st Step (12 weeks) - Introductions + read/discuss SAA literature + each participant will be encouraged/guided to write out & then tell their story & listen to others share theirs – this is a powerful, community-building thing.  During this time, each person will need to have/find a sponsor.

  • 2nd & 3rd Steps (6 weeks) - Read/discuss SAA literature + each person will have the opportunity to work through the current state of their spirituality (not religion) using worksheets & talking to the group/their sponsor.

  • 4th & 5th Steps (9 weeks) - Read/discuss SAA literature + with worksheets & help from the group & their sponsor, each person will write out 3 inventories (resentments, fears, harm done others) & then present those inventories to their sponsor.

  • 6th, 7th, 8th, & 9th Steps (8 weeks) - Read/discuss SAA literature + with worksheets & help from group/sponsor, each person will work thru their own character defects as well as identify & begin to make amends to those they have harmed. 

  • 10th, 11th, & 12th Steps (3 weeks) - Read/discuss SAA literature + each participant begin/continue a daily recovery program & consider serving other addicts.

Workshop Materials

  • Online (Zoom)

    • Saturdays, Mar 2 to Nov 23, '24, 7:15-8:15am PST.  See top of page for more info.​​​​

    • ​(Short Form - 12 steps in 39 weeks): Wednesdays, Jan 11 to Oct 4, '23, 6:30-7:30pm PST.  10 attendees

    • (Short Form - 12 steps in 39 weeks): Saturdays, Jan 8 to Oct 1, '22, 7:15-8:15am PST.  18 attendees  

    • ​​(Short Form - 12 steps in 39 weeks): Saturdays, Feb 6 to Oct 31, '21, 7:15-8:15am PST.  15 attendees  

  • San Jose

    • (Long Form) Saturdays, Sep '19 to Mar '21, 9:40-11:10am PST.  20 attendees.  Trinity Church, San Jose, CA + Online Zoom

  • Indianapolis Area (all Long Form)

    • Saturdays, Sep 2019 to March 2020.  15 attendees.  Trinity Presbyterian Church, San Jose, CA (moved online)

    • Thursdays, Jan 25, 2018 to ~May 2019.  20 attendees.  Union Chapel United Methodist, Indianapolis, IN

    • Thursdays, Nov 14, 2013 to ~Feb 2015.  25 attendees.  Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, IN

    • Tuesdays, Jan 12, 2016 to ~Mar 2017.  15 attendees.  Bridgeway Community Church, Fishers, IN

    • Mondays, Jan 10, 2011 to Jun 4, 2012.  20 attendees.  Connection Pointe Church, Brownsburg, IN

    • Thursdays, Jun 25, 2009 to Aug​ 5, 2010.  30 attendees.  Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, IN

Workshop History

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