Meeting Definitions

Open Meeting: Open to OA members and non-OA visitors. All meetings are considered open unless otherwise indicated.

Closed Meeting: Open to anyone with a desire to stop eating compulsively or anyone who thinks they may have a problem with compulsive overeating, this includes newcomers.

Special Focus Meetings: (gay and lesbian, women’s, 100-pounders, maintainers, anorexic/bulimic, etc.) are composed of individuals who feel they can more readily identify with fellow OAers with similar attributes.

Special Topic Meetings: (Big Book Study, Lifeline, Speaker, Newcomer, etc.) have a defined topic of discussion.

NOTE: Not all meetings have a Special Focus or Special Topic.

According to the Traditions, bylaws and policies of OA, the only requirement for OA membership is the desire to stop eating compulsively. We ask each person attending to respect the meeting’s group conscience. All registered meetings welcome and give a voice to any person who has the desire to stop eating compulsively.


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Event Series Phone Meeting

Ann Arbor Tuesday **PHONE Meeting**

West Side Methodist Church 900 South 7th Street, Ann Arbor

IMPORTANT: This meeting will temporarily be held over the phone instead of face to face. CALL-IN NUMBER: 425-436-6314 Password: 848765# Newcomers are welcome at every meeting. Family members and Health Care professionals may observe any meeting designated as "open." As…

Event Series Virtual Meeting

Ann Arbor Tuesday Eve **VIDEO Conference**

IMPORTANT: Join the Zoom meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Meeting ID: 288 730 8339 Passcode: 123123 Find your local number: Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1…

Event Series Face-to-Face Meeting

Bowling Green Tuesday

First Presbyterian Church 126 S Church St, Bowling Green

Enter through the back of the church off the Grove Street Parking Lot. Follow signs to elevator/steps. Meeting is just one flight up - turn left at top of stairs.

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