An Intergroup is an A.A. service office established to help carry the message of Alcoholics Anonymous to a certain geographical area.
Cape Atlantic Intergroup (CAIG) interacts with the groups and members of Alcoholics Anonymous that live in the Southeastern region of New Jersey – from Waretown to Cape May Point.
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August 17th – CAIG Business Meeting at 7:30pm
What is this Meeting?
AA Groups in the Cape Atlantic Area send an Intergroup Representative to this monthly meeting to participate in decisions regarding AA in our service area. This meeting is open anyone. It is both in person and virtual. Click here for more info about attending this meeting.
How do I become an Intergroup Rep?
EVERY AA Group should have representation at Intergroup, so they don’t miss out on info and events. Ask your home group members for more information about this service position and how you can get involved. (Suggestion: attend the group business meeting)
The CAIG Steering Panel and Committee Members meet the 2nd Wednesday of every month, same time 7:30pm..different location. Click here for details.
By-Laws Change Proposed
The CAIG Committee met and submitted the below proposed changes to the by-laws. Each AA Group in the CAIG region is encouraged to review this document with their members at their business meeting. All groups are encouraged to have a representative from their group at the next business meeting in August. Click here for more info about attending this meeting.
Your Story Could be in the Big Book
The Personal Stories in the Big Book have always offered a way for people to identify with another person…see themselves in the personal journey of a sober person. You could inspire another to find the road to recovery through A.A.
Write & Submit …..AA members can submit a story for consideration, in the 5th Edition of the Big Book. The deadline to submit is October 31, 2022. Learn more about how to submit you story. Click here.
How about Your Story on YouTube?
Grapevine Audio Project – Grapevine has a YOUTUBE channel and they are looking for AA members to share their story. Need some inspiration…..you can listen to other recorded stories. Give a listen..bet you find a few local voices..just saying. Learn more… Click here
Did You Know…
In South Jersey, the Hotline at CAIG is the primary resource for information about AA. ….Picture you do a google search for “AA Near me” and BAM! the number you get is our Hotline.
Callers are looking for local meetings and events. Could be a person considering if they should stop drinking, or a call from the family of an alcoholic. Every day is different.
Volunteers Welcome: The convenient part of the Hotline: calls are forwarded to your home or cell phone. (no office attire needed) More info about the job of a hotline volunteer – click here
This is a two hour a week position….and it’s an open commitment, so cancel at anytime!!
Times you can help answer calls:
Fridays – at 10pm….and the Midnight Shift/Overnight
Saturdays – at 6pm
Mondays – at 4pm and 10pm
Wednesdays – Midnight Shift
Thursdays – at 6pm
Alternate Times you can help…..If none of these times work for you, consider being a back-up person for the day/time you are available. Calls will only come to you if the first volunteer is speaking to a caller.
“I’m So Frustrated! I drove there…. and no meeting was there.” – excerpt from Hotline Caller
For the love of sobriety…can everyone reading this please take a minute to make sure your AA Group’s meeting information is correct. Check your meeting listing.
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Simple Acts of Service in AA
Volunteers Needed: Cape Atlantic Intergroup Committees
The following positions are open – could you be of service?
Accessibility, Archives, Audit and Newsletter.
Full details about these positions…click here.
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