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Service Matters • August 2018

GreySheeters Anonymous World Services (GSAWS) - Board of TrusteesAnnouncements NEXT Meet the Board Zoom Town Hall Meeting: Sunday, September 16 at 10:00 AM EST The next open-to-everyone Town Hall Meeting with the GSAWS Board of Trustees will be held on Sunday, September 16 at 10:00 AM EST.  The Board is planning to do this once per quarter. The last meeting was held in June and over 50 GreySheeters attended either by video or on the phone. Call to Action: ...
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Service Matters • July 2018

GreySheeters Anonymous World Services (GSAWS) - Board of Trustees Announcements Meet the Board Zoom Town Hall Meeting - 50+ in Attendance! The GSAWS-open-to-all Town Hall meeting held on June 17th was a wonderful thing to participate in, as 50+ GreySheeters can attest.  While several of the people on the meeting were only using their phone for connection, at least half of us were able to see ourselves face to face, and to meet the board members who are working on our behalf t...
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Service Matters • June 2018

GreySheeters Anonymous World Service (GSAWS) - Board of TrusteesAnnouncements   MEET THE BOARD! What a wonderful outpouring from the fellowship we have had in response to a request for members to send in questions and topics to be included in the first ever Meet the Board Zoom meeting on Sunday, June 17th at 10:00 AM EST. The Communication Committee received input from seven groups from Queens, Toronto, Worcester, Taos, Chicago and the Southern Serenity Zoom meeting as well as a f...
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Service Matters • May 2018

GreySheeters Anonymous World Service (GSAWS) - Board of Trustees - Announcements MEET THE BOARD! GSR's and ISR's – Please Note: On Sunday, June 17, 2018, at 10 A.M EST, all are invited to a special Zoom "MEET THE BOARD" video meeting. Details with Zoom meeting ID will be published in the June issue of Service Matters.We ask that every GSR and ISR report to your groups and ask what topics, concerns and questions members might have that they would like to see discussed at this meeting.  ...
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Service Matters • April 2018

Announcements from the GreySheeters Anonymous World Service (GSAWS) Board of Trustees Happy GSA 20th Anniversary!! Every one of us gets to celebrate this milestone of our fellowship!! Make sure you see our GreySheet Counts results on our websitebeginning April 6! GreySheeters Anonymous World Services - 2018 Operating Budget The 2018 budget was approved by the Board of Trustees, now available for review on the GSAWS website. Main budget highlights: Income:       ...
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Service Matters • March 2018

Announcements from the GreySheet World Service Board of Trustees (GSAWS BOT) * Regarding the GreySheet Committee In the Fall of 2017, the Chair of the Board of Trustees consulted with our copyright attorney to see if the “Extended GreySheet” constituted an infringement of our copyright. The attorney suggested that, since certain aspects of GreySheet abstinence were not spelled out on the GreySheet, a document be prepared to clarify the foods, measurements, and instructions wi...
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Service Matters • February 2018

Message of Hope - Keep Coming Back and STAY! While the newcomer to GSA is often heartened to hear the words, “Keep Coming Back” from members, once a period of abstinence is attained, whether it's 30, 60, 90 days or a year, the message from longer-timers to the not-so-newbie is, “Stay.” Stay when you're at your goal weight and wondering if you really need meetings and daily contact with your sponsor. Stay when your abstinent life has delivered you to wonderful relationships, challenging...
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Service Matters • January 2018

Giving So We All Can Live in the Solution Our Seventh Tradition states: Every GSA (GreySheeters Anonymous) group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions. What does that mean to us as GreySheet individuals, groups, intergroups and our world-wide community? It means we value the work that we do in our communities to reach out and support fellow sufferers. It means we contribute to the basket (or zoom/skype PayPal alternative) so that our meetings can continue, that the r...
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Service Matters • December 2017

We at Service Matters are delighted to bring recent reports from various GSA Service Committees. Here are the reports received so far. Website Committee  The Website (Sub)Committee has been working on putting together the requirements for a new GreySheet.org website, based on information gathered from the fellowship, the Board, and the different Committees. The Committee will be submitting a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) to the GSAWS Board by the beginning of 20...
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Service Matters • September 2017

GSA World Services Working Hard to Make Improvements to the WebsiteGSA World Services wants to say a BIG thank you to all those GSA members who took time to review our website and share suggestions for how it can be improved. Since the beginning of May 2017 we have gathered all these wonderful suggestions together with what was suggested on the June 11 phone bridge meeting, where anyone who cared to called in to discuss these changes voice-to-voice and agree on the best way to proceed.  A W...
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Service Matters • August 2017

GSA World Services Working Hard to Make Improvements to the Website  GSA World Services want to say a BIG thank you to all those GSA members who took time to review our website and share suggestions for how it can be improved. Since the beginning of May 2017 GSA World Services has been reaching out to the fellowship for suggestions for improvements to our website, greysheet.org.  We have now gathered all these wonderful suggestions together.  On 11 June at 1pm EST a phone bri...
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Service Matters • June 2017

GSA in Slovakia hosts its first roundup During the last weekend of May, the Slovak Greysheeters made history. They put a lot of time, effort and hard work into organizing their first ever Round-up which was a great success! 20 beautiful, joyful and radiant Greysheeters and newcomers from Slovakia, England, Slovenia and Poland gathered in the capital city, Bratislava. They shared their stories about what it was like being in the food, what helped them to save their lives and what is it ...
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Service Matters • May 2017

GSA YouTube attracts new members  The brainchild of Kathy P, the South West Intergroup's (SWIG) YouTube channel is having an amazing run. Kathy's expertise in her working life prompted a suggestion that SWIG post a steady stream of GSA qualifications on YouTube.  Included with these qualifications are answers to questions as part of an outreach to those still sick and suffering compulsive eaters. The results have been more than rewarding.  Now we have over 400 subscribers to the c...
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Service Matters • February 2017

An Update from GSA World Service Following our World Service Conference held in Boston in September 2016, the fellowship's World Service committees have been working hard on agenda items raised at the conference. Below are summaries provided by the committees; Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any additional information: Conference CommitteeWorkin...
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Service Matters • November 2016

What has been happening since the World Service Committee in September? As you will have read from the list of motions and recommendations put forward by the service committees at the 2016 World Service Conference in September, each service committee has their 'plates full' of jobs that need to be done between now and the next World Service Confere...
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