Upcoming OA NFI Events
NFI’s Twelfth Step Within Committee is working hard to plan several events this year. Here are some local upcoming OA events. If you’d like to strengthen your program through service, they’d love your help and input.
Florida State Convention
Together We Can…Believe, Achieve, Receive
February 22-24, 2019
Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
Click here for registration information: fsc_2019flyerwithlogo — VER3
Big Book Weekend
featuring “A Vision for You” speaker
New Freedom Intergroup Winter Convention
December 7-9, 2018 Jekyll Island, GA
Jekyll Island Club Hotel 371 Riverview Drive Jekyll Island, GA 912.635.2600
Click here for registration information: 2018 NFI Convention Flyer Final
Sponsorship Workshop in St. Augustine
Sponsorship Workshop Presented By The St Augustine Saturday Serenity Group and New Freedom Intergroup of OA
When and Where: Saturday, July 28, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Flagler Hospital, Osceola Conf. Room, 1stFloor, 400 Health Park Blvd.
St Augustine, FL 32086
Click on the links for the flyer and the itinerary!
Living the Steps & Traditions Retreat – Marywood, May 18-20, 2018 New Freedom Intergroup
Click on this link for the flyer! 2018 Retreat Flyer Final 011918
Join us at Marywood, on the banks of the St. Johns River, as we explore the new OA 12&12, to be published in April of 2018. Copies of the book will be available for sale at the retreat, or you can bring your own. Twelve different speakers will bring our program to life, sharing their stories and experience, strength and hope for each of the 12 Steps and Traditions: how they live and breathe recovery. There will also be time for fellowship, reflection and relaxation.
Program begins at 7:30 Friday evening and ends at 11:30 Sunday morning.
“NFI Fun” Intergroup Meeting and Workshop in Gainesville!
Are you ready to come back to OA?
Come to the weekly morning meeting at 9:30 am, or join us for the fun in the afternoon – or both!
Do you want to get more involved at a different level?
The Business Meeting of the New Freedom Intergroup is being held in Gainesville (instead of Orange Park) so that you may see what occurs on a monthly basis.
Ready to have some fun and strengthen your recovery?
Join us at Noon for fun as we enjoy the Steps and Traditions of the OA Program.
Click on the flyer for more details! OA Fun JAN 2018 rev 1
The 28th Annual Florida State Convention
“Together We Can…Fully Rely on God”
Hosted by All Participating Intergroups
Mail-In Registration Information:
Register on-line: https://flsconvention2018.eventbrite.com
Let’s Get Spiritually Fit…Before the Holidays Hit!
Coming this October 20-22, 2017! This NFI-sponsored fall retreat will focus on the many ways to increase your spiritual fitness before the holidays descend upon us. It will be located at the Marywood Conference and Retreat Center.
Mail-In Registration Information: PDF Final Marywood Retreat Weekend Brochure – Final A (2)
Register on-line: https://2017-oa-nfi-retreat.eventbrite.com
We have had many successful events over the years! See below to read more.
SOAR 8 Recovery Convention and Business Assembly
Join us in celebrating the “Blessings of Recovery” in March 2017 with the SOAR 8 Recovery Convention and Business Assembly. This event will be held at the lovely Doubletree Hotel on the Jacksonville Riverfront.
Register Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soar8-recovery-convention-business-assembly-jax-2017-tickets-26790539224
Register by Mail: 2017-soar-8-registration
An uplifting program centered on the blessings and gifts of recovery has been planned. Of course, we’ll have the OA boutique open and special fellowship time for connecting and sharing. Register early for a chance to score a free room upgrade! See you at the OA SOAR 8 Recovery Convention!
“Equipping My Recovery Toolbox”
September 23-25 at the Amelia Hotel at the Beach on Amelia Island
This NFI-sponsored fall retreat will focus on the 9 tools of the OA recovery program: meetings, telephone, literature, sponsorship, action plan, writing, a plan of eating, anonymity, and service. Workshops will be fun and interactive. Space is highly limited and registration is open via mailed registration and online registration through Event Brite.
Mail your registration: 2016 Amelia Island Fall Retreat Registration Brochure
Online registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nfi-fall-retreat-2016-toolbox-tickets-25097438113
2016 Marywood OA Retreat
June 3, 4, and 5Marywood Retreat and Conference Center
235 Marywood Drive St. Johns, Florida 32259
(off State Road 13, 3 miles South of Racetrack Road)
The 2014 and 2015 retreats were such a success and the retreat planning committee would love your ideas for another inspiring, spiritually enriching retreat.
Importance of Working the Steps Workshop
Saturday, March 19, 2016
1pm – 4pm
Lakewood United Methodist Church
6133 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
First Floor, Banquet Room
(South End of the Building by the Gymnasium)
~Together We Can Do What
We Could Never Do Alone~
Suggested Donation $5
Everyone Is Welcome
Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds
Please consider giving service if you cannot donate
Mary T – 904-718-1302, firstname.lastname@example.org
Carly B – 303-710-0589, email@example.com
Please circulate this flyer at OA group meetings
26th Annual Florida State OA Convention
This year’s theme is Together We Can . . . Live a Life Beyond Our Wildest Dreams
Convention Dates: February 26-28, 2016
Location: Orlando, Florida
Hotel: Holiday Inn, Airport Orlando
(A surcharge is added when using this site.)
Register by mail: Please download the convention flyer and mail in your registration
Abstinence and Food Plans Workshop
January 23, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Lakewood United Methodist Church 6133 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida.
If you’d like to know more about what will happen at this workshop, below is the link to the handout: https://www.oa.org/pdfs/abstinence_and_plan_of_eating_handouts.pdf.
Abstaining from compulsive overeating is part of our primary purpose. This workshop is a great way to kick off the New Year!
Join us for the 2015 OA Retreat Weekend, June 5-7 2015 to be held at the Marywood Retreat & Conference Center.
Register now using this link to access a downloadable PDF, or visit our Eventbrite Registration page. This year the retreat is focused on the many ways to “Find Your Higher Power,” so please join us for this amazing opportunity under the big oaks on the St. Johns River!
Early registration ends Feb 11 for the Nashville SOAR 8 recovery convention and business assembly! Register HERE now!
“Together We Can…Turn Silver into Gold”
Florida State Convention 2015
Orlando Feb 27– March 1
Register Now Only $25.00 Early Bird
Hurry Hurry Hurry
Buy the 4 Meal Plan —
Receive a chance to win $50.00 (5 Winners)
REGISTER ON LINE www.flstc2015.eventbrite.com
Holiday Inn – Airport
5750 T.G. Lee Blvd
Orlando FL 32822
1-407-851-6400 (Front Desk)
Join us for an “Abstinence & Body Image Workshop” to be held November 15, 2014 from 2-4 PM at the University of North Florida Student Union West.
The workshop will include 3 speakers who will share their experience with abstinence and body image, as well as several activities to help build a healthy body image.
2014 Idea Day Workshop <—- click here to access the PDF (higher resolution).