Keeping your meeting information current not only makes it easier for newcomers and members to find you, but is also another way for you to practice the Twelfth Step, by carrying the message to compulsive eaters. This form must be filled in for each individual meeting, even if you are starting up a multiple of meetings. Every meeting is autonomous to itself. If you have any questions about this application, please email: meetings@oafootsteps.com

Planned date to start the meeting

SUBMITTER DETAILS

MEETING INFORMATION

Please write a brief description of the meeting
The three digit number found on the event listing on our calendar
List of languages spoken at meeting
Choose only one
Choose no more than two topics
Briefly describe the idea for your meeting if it does not fall within one of the categories listed above.
Leave this section blank unless the meeting is on another platform
Leave this section blank unless the meeting is on another platform

CONTACT INFORMATION

NOTE: If you are the contact for your meeting, ONLY your first name and phone number will be listed on the Web site. Please select another contact person if you do not want to be listed online. Every meeting MUST have a contact person.
Include country code and number
Back up contact details for our internal records
Include country code and number

AGREEMENT

If applicable, or leave blank if registration is pending
I Agree/Decline to share only OA-Approved literature in accordance with the following: “Members and groups may not reprint or post OA literature (in any digital medium) without written permission from OA, Inc.” The Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees further asks that members not share images or screen live video of OA literature but instead ask a member who owns the literature to read it aloud. For more information and a list of exceptions to this rule, see the Copy Requests page by clicking the “Copy Requests” link at oa.org/sitemap. Literature is an important source of income for OA, so thank you for honoring this request, which supports our Tradition of being self-supporting." - February 2019 Trademark Letter, OA.org - https://oa.org/app/uploads/2020/04/trademark-letter.pdf

WSO Agreement

TRADITION THREE: The only requirement for OA membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively.
ARTICLE V – OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS GROUPS

Section 1 – Definition

These points shall define an Overeaters Anonymous group:

a) As a group, they meet to practice the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, guided by the Twelve Concepts of OA Service.
b) All who have the desire to stop eating compulsively are welcome in the group.
c) No member is required to practice any actions in order to remain a member or to have a voice (share at a meeting).
d) As a group they have no affiliation other than Overeaters Anonymous.
e) It has affiliated as an Overeaters Anonymous group by registering with the World Service Office.

Section 2 – Composition

a) A group may be formed as set forth in Article V, Section 1 by two or more persons meeting together, either:

  1. in the same physical location (land-based);
  2. through some form of electronic device (virtual); or
  3. both.

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