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Al-Anon's Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, Twelve Concepts of Service, and General Warranties

Al-Anon's program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous.
The Steps are the foundation for personal recovery, and the Traditions help groups sustain their unity and fellowship.

Twelve Steps
Study of these Steps is essential to progress in the Al-Anon program. The principles they embody are universal, applicable to everyone, whatever his personal creed. In Al-Anon, we strive for an ever-deeper understanding of these Steps, and pray for the wisdom to apply them to our lives.

Twelve Traditions
These guidelines are the means of promoting harmony and growth in Al-Anon groups and in the worldwide fellowship of Al-Anon as a whole. Our group experience suggests that our unity depends upon our adherence to these Traditions:

Twelve Concepts of Service
The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions are guides for personal growth and group unity. The Twelve Concepts are guides for service. They show how Twelfth Step work can be done on a broad scale and how members of a World Service Office can relate to each other and to the groups, through the World Service Conference, to spread Al-Anon's message worldwide.

General Warranties of the Conference
In all proceedings the World Service Conference of Al-Anon shall observe the spirit of the Traditions:

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NIAFG Area Assembly

St. Luke Catholic Church - Parish School
Waldron Hall
519 Ashland Avenue
River Forest, IL

Open Speaker Meeting
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 8 pm

Area Assembly
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2015 Illinois AFG State Convention


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