English Speaking Alcoholics Anonymous in Berlin

This is the online home of the English Speaking Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous in Berlin. Also among our member groups are meetings from around Berlin, such as Dresden, Frankfurt (Oder), Jena, and Leipzig.

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• “Creatives in Recovery, Question Reflection“, an online meeting, has moved to 9PM Sundays.

• New meeting, “East Berlin Group of Alcoholics Anonymous” Sundays at 6:30PM. It’s near Warschauer U&S-Bahn.

The Queer Step Circus has moved locations and directions are in the link.

• “To the Lighthouse” has moved from Wednesday evenings to Thursday evenings at the same location from 6 to 7PM starting April 13th.

• Sunday’s “As Bill Sees It” has changed locations to: Hauptstraße 47-48, 10827
Closeby public transportation is S-Bahnhof Schöneberg and S + U Innsbrucker Platz as well as U Rathaus Schöneberg. All are about a 7 minute walk.
Buses: M43 & M46: Dominicusstraße-Hauptsraße.

• The EURYPAA venue location has been announced and the weekend has been set for July 28th to July 30th! If you would like to register, volunteer or have questions, please check out the link above or email Info@eurypaa2023.org. Please feel free to download this flyer and share it.

• There are two new in-person meetings on Tuesdays. There is the Foundation Stone meeting from 6PM to 7:15PM in Friedrichshain and Living Sober meeting from 7PM to 8PM in Schöneberg

Save the date / please spread the word: Big Book Workshop, “Forever Young” on February 11th, April 15th, and June 17th. Find more info below. If you prefer German, the workshops are held in German on different dates. For details please contact the webmaster here or Julia directly.

  • “Forever Young” Big Book Study starting Feb. 11!

    “Forever Young with the Big Book”, a three-part workshop with Julia K.

    • February 11th – Big Book BASICS: Why and How to Read the Big Book
    • April 15th – Big Book STEPS: Where Are They and What Do I Do
    • June 17th – Big Book SPONSORSHIP: Your 12th Step Guide

    Each of these three Saturdays will take place from 11AM to 3PM Central European Time at Gneisenaustraße 2A (click for Google Maps link). Walk into the courtyard and follow the AA signs. The Zoom room is: 876 1595 1555 and the password is “12&12”.

    Whether you are new to recovery, new to sponsoring, or simply wish to expand your spiritual life with vital experience, everyone is warmly invited to join one or all three of these hybrid workshops available in person AND online.

    Julia’s actual Big Book 🙂
    The First Edition Looked like this.

    Innocently or naively, I asked Julia’s opinion on why we study the Big Book. She feels that this is what changed the lives of millions of alcoholics and addictive behaviors of all kinds. As a fellowship, the Big Book is our rallying point and here we find ourselves all on the same page (pun did not seem intentional). For many of us, our strength and hope began here.

    Bring a friend, your mom, or anyone who might be interested. Come early, come late, leave early or stay for fellowship afterwards and please spread the word and feel free to share the link to this page.

    A suggested donation of 5 to 50 Euros will benefit the EURYPAA (European Young Peoples’ AA) convention hosted in Berlin this summer. However, please always remember that we need you more than we need your money. 

    If you can’t join us, here’s an abstract of the process from Ebby in 1934. To learn more, please join us!

    “Well you know, you get honest with yourself; you make a self-survey; you talk it out with the other guy; you quit living alone and begin to get straight with the world around by making restitution; You try the kind of giving that demands no reward either in approval, prestige, or money; and you ask whatever higher power there is, even it it is just as an experiment, to help you find the grace to be released from alcoholism.”

    Ebby is the man Bill W affectionately referred to as his sponsor, and who carried the message to him in Bill’s Story in the Big Book.

    Looking forward to seeing you on February 11th. If you have any questions you can email me at ecomm.berlin@aamail.org.

About AA

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

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