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This is the agenda for Group Conscience on April 6, 2024, in PDF and DOCX formats. The agenda in these formats includes the supporting documents for review or use at the meeting. In the agenda included here, there are links to those documents.

PDF FILE: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ar71gK ... sp=sharing
DOCX: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1H0l ... ue&sd=true


GAA Meditation Meeting Group Conscience Meeting
April 6, 2024

- Any documents/references under discussion are generally included after the agenda, under “Supporting Documents.”
- Decision making - less than 7 attendees: unanimous. 7 or more, 70% majority.
- Each member has a voice and a vote, please limit shares to 2 minutes.

1. Welcome. Serenity Prayer and 2nd Tradition

Higher power 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.

For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority - our group conscience as guided by power greater than ourselves. Our leaders are
but trusted servants; they do not govern.

2. Review and Approval of minutes. Minutes are below under Supporting Documents or can be found at the GAA Business site (Meditation Group -
GAA Group Conscience (gamingaddictsanonymous.org)

3. Unfinished Business.
A. Follow up on research by fellows about integration literature on the benefits of service to individual recovery into the meeting script

4. New business. Is there anything else that needs to be addressed?

A. Vacancy in Leadership[/u] - Wednesday (starting in April) and Thursday (currently).

B. How to address concerns about meeting leader’s facilitation/meeting management?

C. Script edits requested. The Meeting Script with edits and questions, marked in red, is under supporting documents below. Here’s the link
as well - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QPz ... sD1So/edit

1. Zoom Directions. Are these complete? (Pamela)

2. Suggestions for inclusion to update Leader Script to include the following.
a. Under “pre-meeting” add - Claim host, using code. (Pamela)
b. Update greeter instructions. Do we have a volunteer for greeting new people that show up before and after the meditation?
c. Move instructions about raising hand to speak from current location in script to under the “Share” section, after meditation.
d. Under Share Instructions -
During shares we also refrain from naming games, speaking specifically about other addictions, and swearing. (Pamela)
e. Include in Announcements Section, under GAA website. (Pamela)
If you haven’t already, please visit the GAA website for daily readings, the meeting handbook, info on sponsorship, and
announcements about meet-ups and GAA service opportunities, plus much more. The links are - http://gaais.org/,
f. Other Suggestions?

D. Meditation meeting announcement, bylines, and the Twelve Steps/Traditions.

E. Create a meditation list with links based on meditations offered in the group for members to access outside meetings. Is this feasible?
(Requested by meditation attendee)

5. Report from GSC. Minutes from most recent meeting are here - https://www.gamingaddictsanonymous.org/ ... a00bb6cd3f.

6. Close.
A. Next meeting: May 4, 2024
B. Serenity Prayer

Current GAA Meditation Leaders and sub availability (as of 12/06/23).

Monday: Eugene
Tuesday: Lori
Wednesday: Xander (service ends as of 3/31/2024)
Thursday: Currently open
Friday: Morning -Pamela (sub anytime); evening Dagmar
Saturday: Tim (sub weekends only)
Sunday: Nathan
Subs: Adrienne (can sub after first of the year)
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