2021 Virtual Weekend Retreat

Registration is NOW open!

This year we have invited 2 presenters to share their experience living the OA 12 Step Program of Recovery. Choose two different virtual tracks to participate in workshops on such topics as:

Living in Recovery: Steps 4-9 as a Trauma and/or Abuse Survivor

  • Stop eating your feelings
  • Carrying the Message in All Our Affairs
  • Developing a Plan of Eating/Action Plan
  • Specialty workshops on Meditation, Yoga, etc.

Host:Sonoma County OA Intergroup
When: April 16-18, 2021
Cost: $25.00 + $3.16 Fee
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-into-action-tickets-128447715575


6 Speakers share on how they’re experiencing JOY as a result of practicing the program of recovery outlined in our literature. There will be time for 3 minute pitches.

Host: Los Angeles Intergroup
When: April 17, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm PST
Location: https://zoom.us/j/95557862019?pwd=bWRhdTVHWVQvMTRMdFR1ZVBiVnlMUT09
Meeting ID: 955 5786 2019
Password: 988792
Phone: find your local dial-in number https://zoom.us/u/adQfnD3m2c


Twelve hours of recovery focusing on topics relevant to young people (YP) in OA

YP in OA is defined as ages 18-30 and/or having come into OA during that age range. However, those under 18 and over 30 are more than welcome to attend.

Host: Metrowest Intergroup, Arizona Serenity in the Desert Intergroup, Foothill Intergroup
When: Saturday March 6, 2021
Time: 10:00 am – 10:00pm PST
Location: Zoom
Cost: $10
Registration: www.metrowestoa.org/ypretreat/
More Information: www.metrowestoa.org/ypretreat-2/


​Speaker: A male from Winnipeg, Canada, with over 27 years of abstinence, who has done many Big Book workshops in the US, Canada, and overseas.

Our speaker will apply the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous directions for working the Twelve Steps to the OA experience.

Host:Southern Arizona Intergroup
When: February 27-28, 2021
Cost: No Charge
Registration: ​​https://soaz.eventsmart.com/events/soaz-big-book-zoom-workshop


“There is a solution”

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Workshops
  • Interactive Sessions
  • Relay marathon

​Interpreted In Many Languages.Host: Overeaters Anonymous Virtual Region
When: February 20-21, 2021.
​Time: 5:00 am to 9:30 pm EDT
Contribution: $5, $10, $15 OR $20 USD
Zoom link & call-in information will be emailed to registrants​
More Information: oavirtualregion.org/news-events/events/vr-conventions


2021 Topics

January 10 – “And practice these principles in all our affairs”
~The spiritual principles of the steps
February 14 – “Sought thru prayer and meditation” 
~Developing a relationship and an ongoing connection with my Higher Power
March 14 – “Courage to change the things I can”  
April 11 – A Spiritual Toolkit
May 9 – “Relieve me of the bondage of self”
~Losing our ego and re-­‐aligning our will
June 13 – The Sponsor – Sponsee Connection
July 11 – What does it really mean to surrender?
August 8 – A Threefold Disease: Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual
September 12 – The Promises of the Program
October 10 – Applying the Traditions in Daily Life
November 14 – “To carry the message to other compulsive overeaters”
December 12 – Connection is the Opposite of Addiction

Host: Overeaters Anonymous Virtual Region
When: Second Sunday of the Month (see above for dates)
​Time: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EDT
Contribution: Suggested donation $5. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Join Zoom Meeting:http://zoom.us/j/89165540024
Phone: (646) 558-8656
Meeting ID: 891 6554 0024
Password: 120912
Contact:  Lisa workshop@oavirtualregion.org, Lee vicechair@oavirtualregion.org


Host: Sacramento Valley Intergroup (SVIOA) and hosted by the Sacramento Wednesday 5:30 pm face-to-face group
When: Saturday, May 16, 2020
​Time: 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm PDT
Cost: Suggested donation $5. No one will be turned away.
Donate online: https://www.sacvalleyoa.org/abstinence-during-isolation-event.html
Address for donations:
Sacramento Valley Intergroup of Overeaters Anonymous
P.O. Box 255085
Sacramento, CA 95865
Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82527048405?pwd=YklCWDcxT0J6WTVPUWlMam5xdzg3dz09
Phone: (669) 900-6833
Meeting ID: 825 2704 8405
Password: 266775

For further information contact Donna (916)-4521, nocciano555@gmail.com

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Serenity Virtual Retreat: Trudging the Road to Happy Destiny

Host: Silicon Valley Intergroup
When: Saturday, April 25, 2020
​Time: 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM PDT
What to bring: pen and paper
Supplement: AA Big Book (not required)
Cost: FREE suggested donation https://oa.org/contribute/

Speaker sessions at 10:00 AM AND 1:00 PM​, but join throughout the day for gentle stretching and guided meditation.

Important to remember – you can come and go from this virtual retreat as often as you wish

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88114465246?pwd=UVBWMW5RMm93QzR4RDNWSzBFRDBidz09
Meeting ID: 881 1446 5246
Password: 022295
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