12th Step Within

    Can you Sponsor in R9?

    We would like to identify abstinent sponsors in the various languages spoken in R9.
    If you are available to sponsor in R9 by email, phone, or Skype please contact the R9 Sponsor Coordinators to get your contact information to them so you can be included in the R9 Sponsor listing.
    You will be informed about the details when you register with us.

    List of Languages for R9 Sponsorship:

    We currently have available sponsors in the following languages:We are also looking for sponsors in these other Region 9 languages:
    AfrikaansEstonian
    ArabicFinnish
    Danish
    DutchIrish
    EnglishLatvian
    FarsiLithuanian
    FrenchLuxembourgish
    GermanMaltese
    GreekNorwegian
    HebrewPortugese
    HindiRomanian
    HungarianSlovak
    IcelandicSlovene
    ItalianSwahili
    PolishUkrainian
    RussianUrdu
    Sepedi (North Sotho)Zulu
    Spanish
    Swedish
    Tamil
    Turkish
    Yiddish

    SPONSORSHIP WORKSHOPS

    The following Sponsorship workshops can be downloaded and translated freely by OA groups and service bodies in Region 9. They have been used by other groups in Region 9, however, they are not officially Board Approved Literature or Conference Approved Literature.
    The following links are WORD Document files, and clicking on the link will automatically begin the downloading of these files to your computer.

    Twelfth-Step-Within Statement of Purpose

    To carry the same message of recovery to those who still suffer WITHIN the OA Fellowship.

    • To deal with relapse and issues of membership retention offering the message of hope.
    • To encourage OA members to maintain recovery and prevent relapse.

    Anyone who is abstinent and working his or her own recovery can do Twelfth-Step-Within service. No special qualifications are necessary; only willingness is needed. We can all help carry the message of recovery through abstinence and working the Steps by

    • being well ourselves;
    • giving service, sponsorship, and friendship;
    • encouraging membership retention;
    • attending meetings and OA events.

    ABSENT COUNTRIES AT THE A&C

    OA meetings take place in over 40 countries throughout Region 9, but less than half are represented each year at our Annual Assembly and Conference.

    If you’d like to help our volunteers reaching out to these absent countries, then please contact the Region 9 General Officer, and we’ll add you to the team.

    If you’re from a country that did not participate last year, and you would like to apply for funding to attend this year’s Assembly and Conference, please contact our treasurer.