Brisbane Inner City Group Support Forum Meeting minutes
Meeting ID: 817 0450 9522
Pass code 847337
Meeting Link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81704509522?pwd=dTdrcUp2MmU0OTVXaXBRNXAyS2srQT09&fbclid=IwAR2T6Rep2N2MWgaiAmc2s0WOU5ke8-9RJt1holkD0bXMqpsjjq7KUWxUvsQ
Sunday 11th April 2021
Minutes: Jason T
Attendees: Louis S; Jason T; Andrew; Leah C; Ash S, Michael B, Lu G, Kelly S.
Apologies: Sally S (2nd half)
Agenda: 1. OPEN 1
1.1. Chair’s welcome. 1
1.2. Serenity prayer in the plural: 2
1.3. Reading the Twelve Traditions: 2
1.4. Reading the Twelve Concepts: 2
1.5. Service prayer: 2
1.6. ID of those present and welcome to new board members 2
1.7. Apologies. 2
2. ITEMS 2
2.1. GSR Reports 2
2.2. Contactless 7th Tradition 3
2.3. Literature orders 3
2.4. Positions vacant 3
2.5. Subjects for sharing 4
3. CLOSE 5
3.1. Next meeting 5
3.2. Serenity prayer 5
1.1. Chair’s welcome.
1.2. Serenity prayer in the plural:
1.3. Reading the Twelve Traditions:
1.4. Reading the Twelve Concepts:
1.5. Service prayer:
God, grant us the knowledge that we may act according to your divine precepts. Instill in us a sense of your purpose. Make us servants of your will and grant us a bondage of selflessness, that this may truly be your work, not ours – in order that no addict, anywhere, need die from the horrors of addiction.
1.6. ID of those present and welcome to new board members
2.1. GSR Reports
• New group
• Two (2) months
• 7am Roma Street Parkland
• No fund flow.
• Start with a 15 minute meditation
• Trial meeting to see if there is an appetite for an early morning meeting
2.1.2. Men’s Meeting
• Good attendance – averaging 20 per meeting.
• Strong atmosphere of recovery.
• Round the room feelings check with the ID.
2.1.3. Love Street Lunchies
• Went through a significant slump in march
• Older cleaners have joined service positions
• Bank $390
• Fund flow
2.2. Contactless 7th Tradition
2.2.1. Region opinion on contact less
• High level discussion around this – rediscussed last month’s discussion.
2.2.2. Discussion around bequeathing to NA
• High level discussion around this.
• Has changed it to a bigger name
• Fellowship Development Subcommittee
2.3. Literature orders
2.3.1. White key tags
• Could take up to month for the white key tags to come to Australia
• Are there any groups that can give white key tags
2.4. Positions vacant
• Is there an interest around this stuff?
2.5. Subjects for sharing
2.5.1. How did we hear about it
• Last month’s GSF x 3
• Last board meeting and word of mouth x 2
• Vice chair
• NA Announcements x 2
2.5.2. Discussion around groups filling out the Group Report Form
• Filling this out before hand can make the GSF a bit betterer
o Discussion around filling out the form online first
o This will make the GSF more attractive
• Take this back to the groups.
• GSRs need to start filling these out.
• There has been only one completed.
2.5.3. Brisbane Unity Day
• Discussion around the Friday Night meeting
• 5th June 2021
• Have a venue already
3.1. Next meeting 3pm Sunday 9th May 2021
3.2. Serenity prayer in the plural:
God, grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change. The courage to change the things we can, and the wisdom to know the difference.