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

Dexter **PHONE Meeting**

St, James Episcopal Church 3279 Broad Street, Dexter

IMPORTANT: This meeting will temporarily be held over the phone. Call-in Number: +1 (425) 436-6314 Access Code: 848765# Newcomers are welcome at every meeting. Family members and Health Care professionals may observe any meeting designated as "open." As a courtesy,…

Event Series Virtual Meeting

Ann Arbor Newcomers **VIRTUAL Meeting**

Church of the Good Shepherd 2145 Independence Boulevard, Ann Arbor

IMPORTANT: Join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Join Zoom Meeting Zoom Meeting ID: 845 3356 1900Passcode: 707590 Special focus on newcomers (Please note that newcomers are welcome at every meeting. Family members and Health Care professionals…

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