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Group Histories

Step 11 Prayer and Meditation meeting, opened on Sunday 11th Oct 2015, in Giffnock south parish church 8pm till 9pm.
Founder member’s, Poacher John and Alexandra H.
First group member’s Postman Dan, Jill, Mhairi
Opening rent 10 per hour, initial lease time 2.5 hrs.

The first meeting was chaired by Poacher John and first speaker Nurse Betty. The format of the meeting, 20min share on step 11, 20 min body of the hall and 20 min silent meditation.

The meeting was first held in the small back room of the church hall, however by the time of the group’s first anniversary, they were in the main church hall with 93 in attendance. This was the first meeting of this type to open within the Glasgow South area. The group started to contribute to Glasgow South Intergroup.
Group members held service positions and had a group subscription to Roundabout magazine.
All literature at meeting is AA conference approved. On 11th November 2016 the first step 11 meeting was opened at the Hub in Fort William by Donny and Ian, who were and still are regular weekly attendees of the Giffnock step 11 meeting and continued the exact same format.

In April 2017 it was agreed by the Paphos group that a 11th step prayer and meditation meeting be held at their convention for a 5 day period starting at 7am. This was greatly welcomed and the bond that was established through this was amazing. It was agreed that the step 11 meeting would be part of the next convention in 2018, and for following conventions through the year ahead in Birmingham, Torrevieja and Fort William.