Area 59 District 22 GSR Meeting Tuesday, December 10th, 2019


*2nd Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m.

DCM: Bridget M. 267-432-1899

Treasurer: Arretta S. 215-208-7342

Officer-at-Large: Tom G. 215-209-9240

Secretary: Michelle K. 215-930-2102


  1. Open Meeting with the Serenity Prayer
  2. Read and discussed Tradition & Concept of the Month

III. District 22 Groups Roll Call

  1. 12 Rewards- (10-11am meeting Saturdays)  
  2. A Way Out Group 
  3. Auctus Group –40th Anniversary celebration 1/11 @7:00pm at Auctus (2 Speakers.) **Gratitude meeting 1-2pm December 24th at Auctus (4150 Woodhaven Rd) 
  4. Breakdown the Book Group
  5. Bustleton Beginners Group
  6. Bustleton Group- Give out Russian Meeting Packets to homegroups 
  7. Cottman Ave Group
  8. First Three Steps Group 
  9. Follow the Path Group 
  10. Fox Chase Group 
  11. Gas Works Group 
  12. Hand of God Group
  13. Hope Faith Group
  14. J.A.M. Group 
  15. Keeping It Real Group
  16. Keep it Simple Group 
  17. Life or Death Group 
  18. Man Cave Group 
  19. Mayfair-Holmesburg Group- Anniversary 12/25 @6pm 
  20. Mayfair Mens Group
  21. Mens ER Group
  22. Morrell Park Women’s Group
  23. New Bustleton Group
  24. N.U.T.S. Group
  25. Pennypack Park Group 
  26. Rockledge Monday Niters Group
  27. Samurai Group
  28. Second Chance Beginners Group
  29. Second Chance Group
  30. Serenity Group 
  31. Sober Sisters Group
  32. Somerton Group
  33. Somerton Reality Group 
  34. Stepping on the Line
  35. Stepping Stones Group 
  36. Tacony Group 
  37. T.I.M.E. Group
  38. Together on Tuesday Group
  39. Tradesmen Group 
  40. Up for Grabs Group
  41. We Are Not Saints Group 
  42. Wissinoming A.M. Group 
  43. Young Men’s Northeast Group 
  44. Young Women’s Group 


  1. 7th Tradition basket is passed.


  1. Secretary’s Report: Secretary Report Accepted 


  1. Officer-at-Large Report: Tom will be following up with all of the listed GSR’s in the district. Accepted


VII. DCM Report: Bridget Accepted

  • Upcoming Area Events: See for additional information 
    • December 14th: Hershey 62 Anniversary Dinner from 5:30-9PM @ Derry Presbyterian Church-Hershey, 248 East Derry Rd., Hershey, PA, 17036
    • December 15th: District 26 workshop: Importance of the Voice in the Homegroup from 12PM-3PM @ SEPIA office, 444 North 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA, 19123
    • December 18th: Newcomer’s Group 41st Anniversary from 6:30-8:30PM @ First United Methodist Church, 29 East Walnut St., Lancaster, PA, 17602
    • December 24th: Holiday Alcathon from 5PM Dec. 24th to 5PM Dec. 25th @ Media Boro Hall Community Center, 3rd & Jackson Sts., Media, PA
    • January 5th: SEPIA/EPGSA Share-A-Day Planning, Time and Location TBD
    • January 18th: District 45 Workshop: Mindfulness and AA’s History from 10AM-2PM @ Calvary United Methodist Church-York, PA, 11 N Richmond Ave., York, PA, 17404
    • January 19th: DCM Sharing/Mini-DCR planning Meeting, Location and Time TBD
    • January 19th: Meeting House Group 20th Anniversary from 6-8PM @ Schuylkill Friends Meeting House, 37 N. Whitehorse Rd, Phoenixville, PA, 19460
    • February 16th: SEPIA/EPGSA Share-A-Day, Time TB
    •  @ University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA
    • February 23rd-25th- Neraasa weekend 
    • March 8th: Quarterly Area Meeting, Time and Location TB
    • March 26th-29th: XVIII Annual Eastern Area Convention of Young People in AA (EACYPAA) @ The Westin Pittsburgh, 1000 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
  • *** District meetings should be talking about area events ***Anyone can go to these events 


VIII. ADCM Report: N/A accepted

  1. Treasurer’s Report: Arretta- Accepted

              Old                     New

Opening Balance: $2617.29           $2441.16

Basket:                    $16.00                $181.00

Donations:             $125.00              $0.00

Sub-Total:              $2300.36            $2458.16         

Deductions:           $305.58              $400.17- ($178.63 for food, $100- room, $121.84 Ink&Paper)

Ending Balance:   $2441.16            $2057.99


  1. Committees: Accepted
  • Visitation: Volunteers are Ruthie, Sean, Dan, Larry, and Tom. Groups Visited: 

Dan went to Holy Family meeting Friday @7PM Big book. Reported back that it was packed, well organized, but they are looking for a GSR 

  • Web Site: Ron from Mayfair/Holmesburg Website has monthly notes, events, ect.: 
  • Keep Count of how many people are visiting the website 


  • Literature Committee:  Volunteer every month to pick one piece of Literature and speak on it at each district meeting. Bob H from Pennypack volunteered for the month of December and will do “The AA Group Where it all Begins” pamphlet.

(Tom For January) 

  1. Traditions Committee- Life or Death Every Thurs 6pm

December Traditions: #11-12; 1-2

  • December 5th Tradition 11: Joe
  • December 12th Tradition 12: Bob H
  • December 19th Tradition 1: Sean
  • December 26th Tradition 2: Dan S. 


** If you are not able to make the meeting, PLEASE call Tom, Bridgette, Arretta, Or Michelle and let them know**


January Traditions: #3-7

  • January 2nd Tradition 3: Kevin M
  • January 9th Tradition 4: Sean H.
  • January 16th Tradition 5: Joe M.
  • January 23rd Tradition 6: Lena 
  • January 30th Tradition 7: Kevin D


** If you are not able to make the meeting, PLEASE call Tom, Bridgette, Arretta, Or Michelle and let them know**


 Take your own Tradition book – they’re in short supply.


XII. Old Business: Accepted

  • Sign-up sheet for Workshop
  • Prudent Reserve: $1500
  • LOD had no-shows for 3 out of the 4 Tradition meetings last month
  •  Nominations-
    • Secretary: Michelle
    • ADCM: Elena 


XIII. New Business: Accepted


  • Elections for Secretary and ADCM- Elena Voted to be ADCM. Michelle Voted for Secretary 
  • GSR Orientation (Should we have it..? Waiting for GSR Elections: Aiming to maybe have it In February) 
  • Selecting Date for Next Workshop ( April? October?) I think we decided on April 4th and October 3rd 2020. 



XIV. Next Meeting Date: January 14th, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.

XV: End Meeting with The Responsibility Pledge