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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Dexter Literature Meeting **VIRTUAL Meeting — accessible online or by phone**

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Event Series Event Series: Virtual Meeting

April 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

IMPORTANT: This meeting will temporarily be held over Jitsi instead of face to face.

Join online by clicking on this link:

— Room Name: A2OAFridayafternoon

To call in by phone dial: 1.512.647.1431

— Enter pin: 1795 6411 05#


Newcomers are welcome at every meeting. Family members and Health Care professionals may observe any meeting designated as “open.” As a courtesy, please identify yourself as a family member or Health Care professional before the meeting starts.

This is an open meeting.


April 26
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Grace West Church
6171 Jackson Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 United States
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