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I'm new to this board, but it looks like there is quite a bit of activity here...that's awesome...my home group is going to start a Big Book study one night a week, and I was asked to get some feedback on other people's experiences with different meeting formats...thanks to everyone in advance for your help with this...



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Hi and welcome!


I go to 2 womens book studies once a week and this is what they do


The first two weeks we read out of the 12 x 12.  First the step of the month then the tradition of the month.  The last two weeks we read out of the Big Book.  First whatever chapter we are on and then a story from the back of the book.  The person who is chairing the meeting chooses the story.


The other meeting is one we just started doing so we started at the beginning of the Big Book and read a chapter every week for the first three weeks then the last week of the month we read out of As Bill Sees It and have open discussion.


I really love these meetings, I know around here we don't have enough Big Book meetings!


Jen


 



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Hi and welcome,


I've been to a bunch of big book studies and I really like the format for the one I go to now. We read strictly from the Big Book. Instead of the preambe we read the First Forward to the First Edition. It's pretty much the same as the preamble. Then How It Works from pgs. 58 & 59. And of course we close with A Vision For You from pg. 164, last two paragraphs.


I like it because that's probably how it was done in the beginning, when A.A. started up.


Hope this helps!



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During big book studies, I use my big book as a text book.  I write all over it and highlight, write questions in the margin, etc., etc.. It is a work book for me. 


Enjoy!


WRbeachbum



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The big book study format is a big platform for people to get education on various topics, including the dissertation help that most people need at some point of time in their life. A dissertation is the part of the study, a way to present one's writing style and experience



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