This post begins a discussion in support updating the script we use to guide our meetings.
To view all of the changes individually, please download the document by clicking on the link below. Once you open the document, you will see a red line on the left margin. Clicking on the red line will reveal all of the edits one-by-one.
The current draft version of the interim script is posted as:
Phone Script MAWPM Jan 2018 BF AM (MS Word docx)
Please send an email To:
with your vote to pass or oppose the proposed script (linked below) to begin use on Feb. 1. Please feel free to leave comments with feedback in the body of the email regardless of what you vote. Votes will be collected until Jan. 31 with the majority vote determining the use of the draft.”
More will be revealed as time goes by…
Dear Members of MA World Phone Meetings groups:
Attached is the Seattle convention panel proposal approved by the convention organizers. Please review the attached proposal and possibly attend one of these planning workshops: Weds, Jan 17, and next Weds, Jan 24, 8:15 pm EST. To attend, call into the regular phone line, then hit #9 to pass through the meeting into a subconference space.
Approved proposal: MA-Convention-2018-MAWPM-panel
Miriah from Oregon is coordinating the Panel project.
Proposal to Upgrade the WDR Service
[ed. This proposal/motion is in the New Business section of the We Do Recover Business Meeting agenda.] [20171116.1040: updated by Micah S.]
I (Micah S.) propose that the advanced web features of the WDR FreeConferenceCall line be enabled and that the login information be kept with (a) our technical coordinator and (b) all current chairpersons of the WDR phone meetings. I further propose that when a chairperson leaves, that the password be changed and shared once again with the technical coordinator and all current chairpersons.
– Ability to know how many people are on the call through a visual panel on the app
– Ability to use a web interface to join the call (helpful if you’re in a place with bad cell service)
– Ability to use a mobile app to connect to the meeting.
– Ability of the host to know precisely which caller is not muted and individually mute that person
– If people join the meeting via the app instead of phone, they could put in their full name, not realizing that other people would see it. We can mitigate this by coaching people to only use their first name
Greetings MA Service Members and Meeting Contacts!
Thank you all for your continued service to your meetings, Districts and service bodies to help MA remain strong and growing! I am pleased to share with you the following MA World Town Hall Flier. This event is open to the fellowship at large and we hope you will join in by phone or video conference to connect with MA World. This is a time to also share any questions or comments you have with the MA World Trustee Board.
We hope that you will share this Flier widely with your fellows! Please let me know if you have any questions in regards to attending. MA World Outreach is always here to help support your meetings, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’re here to help!
Saturday, October 28, 2017
There are, by last count, 34 phone meetings each week including:
- women-only meeting
- guided-meditation meetings
- LGBTQ focused meeting
- People of Color meeting
- late night meetings
- using well-known formats such as speaker meetings, step-studies, and topic discussions. Information on all of the phone meetings including phone number and access code, as well as information for in-person and online meetings, is available at marijuana-anonymous.org and ma-phone.org.
MA World Services is also developing a book of Daily Meditations and they need more submissions. Learn how you can contribute by browsing to marijuana-anonymous.org and finding the instructions and submission form at the bottom of the Literature menu.
Living in Gratitude
February 16–18, 2018, Seattle, Washington
Crowne Plaza – Seattle Airport
Make your plans now to attend Marijuana Anonymous Convention 2018, hosted by District 4 in Seattle.
Attached is a flyer for the Marijuana Anonymous World Phone Meetings (MAWPM) group. Feel free to print, copy, or cross-post.
Enjoy the convention. We hope to transmit the keynote speakers on the MAWPM phone line.
More to come . . .
The MAWS main website at www.marijuana-anonymous.org has an informational voice mailbox at the Contact Us page at:
that points to the info phone number: +1.800.766.6779