Service Manual

This is where all service-related documents (such as the guides for New GSRs and the Group Treasurer pamphlet) go.

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12 Concepts of GSA World Service
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 01-10-2021

The Twelve Concepts of Alcoholics Anonymous have been reprinted and adapted with the permission (2019) of Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (“A.A.W.S.”). Permission to reprint and adapt the Twelve Concepts does not mean that Alcoholics Anonymous is affiliated with this program. A.A. is a program of recovery from alcoholism only - use of A.A.’s Concepts or an adapted version in connection with programs and activities which are patterned after A.A., but which address other problems, or use in any other non-A.A. context, does not imply otherwise.

Combined Meeting Readings with Attribution
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 01-11-2021

This document combines the GSA Preamble, Group Purpose, 12 Steps, 12 Traditions, and 12 Concepts for World Service with the required attributions for material adapted with permission from Alcoholics Anonymous.

This excerpt from Alcoholics Anonymous, pages 83-84, is reprinted with permission of Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. A.A. is a program of recovery from alcoholism only – use of this material in connection with programs and activities which are patterned after A.A., but which address other problems or concerns, or in any other non-A.A. context, does not imply otherwise.

The Group Treasurer
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 07-12-2020

This guide to service for group treasurers covers

  • Spiritual purpose of a treasurer
  • Selecting a group treasurer
  • How to open a checking account
  • Pass the basket
  • Taking care of a group’s monies
  • Treasurer’s report
  • Insurance coverage
  • Spending a group’s funds
  • Prudent reserve
  • Support GSA
  • Donating to GSAWS
  • If you have questions

Anniversary Donations
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 07-12-2020

If every GSA member made an annual donation of just $1 per year since 1998, GSAWS would have enough money to hold a World Service Conference every year. This flyer explains the concept of anniversary donations and provides a form for contributions.