7 8 8     Its all about saving lives AUGUST 17,18,19, 2001 Wally P.(Tucson, AZ) A.A. Archivist, Historian and author Take the 12 Steps as they were taken back in the 1940s when AA had a 50-75% recovery rate. See the personal archives of Dr. Bob and Anne Smith, which will be on display for the first time in Canada. Learn about A.A.'s miraculous past. Experience the miracle of recovery as you follow the path taken by Dr. Bob and the A.A. pioneers. FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2001 (5:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.) 5:30 - 6:30 P.M. Registration and Walkthrough (Dr. Bob and Anne Smith Archives) 6:45 - 7:45 P.M. "A.A.'s Forgotten Beginnings" -- Including: (1) The Spiritual Roots of A.A., (2) How the Big Book Was Written, (3) The Intergroup and Central Offices of the 1940's, and (4) The Evolution and Growth of the Beginners' Meetings 8:00 - 9:00 P.M. "How to Listen to God" -- The Eleventh Step as practiced by the A.A. Pioneers SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2001 (9:30 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.) Back to Basics--1 Day Program Take ALL Twelve Steps in Four One-Hour Sessions Saturday Morning, 9:00 - 9:30 AM l Introduction / History of the Beginners' Meetings Saturday Morning, 9:30 - 10:30 AM l Beginners' Meeting - Session 1~~Steps 1, 2 & 3 Saturday Morning, 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon l Beginners' Meeting - Session 2~~Steps 4 & 5 Saturday Afternoon, 12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM l (Lunch Break) l 5th with "Sponsor"Saturday Afternoon, 2:00 - 3:00 PM l Beginners' Meeting - Session 3 ~~Steps 6, 7, 8 & 9 Saturday Afternoon, 3:00 - 3:30 PM l Practice Eleventh Step / Write Guidance Saturday Afternoon, 3:30 - 4:30 PM l Beginners' Meeting - Session 4~~Steps 10, 11 & 12 l Share Guidance l Become a "Life Changer" Saturday Afternoon, 5:00 - 7:00 PM l Wally P. tells "his story" l Ice Cream Social All meetings are A.A. events. Anyone seeking a spiritual way of life is welcome to attend and take the Twelve Steps along with us. SUNDAY MORNING AUGUST 19, 2001 (9:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.) 9:30 - 10:30 A.M. "The 5 C's of Life Changing" -- Confidence Confession, Conviction, Conversion and Continuance (Chapter 7 - Working with Others) 10:45 - 11:30 A.M. "The 1940's Eleventh Step Guidance Meeting" The Vancouver Recovery Club 261 E. 12th.Ave @ Sophia For tickets ($20.00) or information: Contact: Vickie N. at 604-688-3361 or vickien@iatse.com hJV;<V;V<d WORDV