UPCOMING fundraiser EVENTS:
Disco / Karaoke
QYPAA CONVENTION COUNTDOWN
QYPAA stands for Queensland Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous. We are a committee of young AA members enthusiastic about our recovery. We aspire to host an annual convention in Queensland as a celebration of recovery, unity, and service. QYPAA is all-inclusive, never exclusive or forbidding. QYPAA is a convention hosted by young people, for the fellowship as a whole. Attendance is open to all persons concerned with a drinking problem irrespective of age. QYPAA is a subcommittee of Area C North-Eastern Region and, as such, we are responsible to the fellowship as a whole. We endeavour to be a self-supporting committee, with any surplus funds directed back into the fellowship through Area. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
"Trudge the road to Happy Destiny"
SATURDAY 11th SEPTEMBER 2021
QYPAA 2021 Convention Program
9 – 10am Meeting: The 12-Step Waltz: Steps 1, 2 and 3
10 – 10:30am Break
10:30 – 11:30am Meeting: Living (Emotionally) Sober
11:30 – 12pm Break
12 – 1pm Q&A Panel: Who / What is an Alcoholic
1 – 2pm Lunch
2 – 3pm Meeting: Love & Relationships
3 – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 4:30pm Meeting: Belonging
FORMAT: 1 - 2 speakers will share for approx. 10 - 15 mins each,
and then the chair will open the floor / Zoom, for sharing. The chair will call for volunteers to share, if no one steps forward the chair will ask individuals to share. Members shares will be timed and given a gentle reminder to wrap up at 3 - 5 minutes.
Other Info For The Convention.
Travelling By Car:
There will be permits provided for free parking at the venue, and unlimited free parking across the road at Robina Town Centre.
Travelling By Train:
Get off at Robina Station > Catch Bus 750 (departing every 30 mins) > Get off at the first stop at Robina Town Centre > Short walk to the Robina Community Centre Auditorium.
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This year Al-Anon will be hosting a program of meetings alongside the 2021 QYPAA convention!
See below for further details...
‘The word “relatives” designates not only those related by blood, but any of us who have had a relationship of some sort with an alcoholic. Regardless of personal creed, economic status, sexual orientation, or religious background, anyone who has been affected by another’s alcoholism is welcome in our fellowship.’ – How Al-Anon Works – pg. 111
Children are welcome at all Al-Anon meetings
we’re called the ‘Al-Anon Family Groups’ for a reason!