Entries Tagged 'Events' ↓

REMINDER: DA Retreat, Ancaster ON, 24-26 Nov 2023

There are still places available for the DA in-person retreat being held at Mount Mary Retreat Centre in Ancaster, Ontario. The theme of the retreat is a journey through the D.A. twelve steps.

Start time: Friday, 24 November 2023 at 7 p.m.
End time: Sunday, 26 November 2023 at noon.

For details about the retreat programme, registration, accommodation and costs, please see this flyer.

You can also register using this link.

DA Retreat: A Journey Through the Twelve Steps of Debtors Anonymous (Ancaster ON, 24-26 Nov 2023)

The Central and Eastern Canada Intergroup of Debtors Anonymous is hosting an in-person retreat
at Mount Mary Retreat Centre in Ancaster, Ontario. The theme of the retreat is a journey through the D.A. twelve steps.

Start time: Friday, 24 November 2023 at 7 p.m.
End time: Sunday, 26 November 2023 at noon.

For details about the retreat programme, registration, accommodation and costs, please see this flyer.

You can also register using this link.

Toronto Saturday Morning In-Person Change

Effective Saturday, September 2, 2023 the Saturday Morning Recover from Debting D.A. face-to-face meeting will be held at St. Andrews United Church, 117 Bloor Street East.

In-person meetings in September will be held on Saturday, September 2 and Saturday, September 16.

Recover from Debting D.A. Face-to-Face Meeting

  • Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.

New Location:  St. Andrews United Church, third floor, immediately beside the elevator.

Main Entrance: 117 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON

Alternative Entrance: 54 Hayden Street, Toronto, ON (ring buzzer for entry).

Nearest subway stop: Yonge/Bloor


  • Limited street parking is available on Hayden Street. $8.00 for two hours maximum.
  • Toronto Parking Authority Garage 1 Charles/Hayden Garage. 20 Charles St. E. $12.00 for two hours.

Further in-person meetings will be announced soon.

World Service Opportunities Beyond GSR

This webinar will feature interviews with:

  • a current Project Contributor (PC)
  • a former Appointed Committee Member (ACM)
  • a former GSB Trustee
  • and the Chair of the General Service Board.

Learn about these positions from the people who have real time Experience, Strength and Hope and find out how you too can give back to D.A. by serving at the world level.

Saturday, July 22, 2023

9:00-10:30 AM PDT

12:00-1:30 PM EDT

16:00-17:30 PM UTC

After the participant interviews, there will be a brief Q&A (only the interview portion will be recorded). For the podcast of this and other Fellowship-Wide Calls, (when made available), visit debtorsanonymous.org/fellowship-services/fellowship-podcasts

Join meeting here.

Webinar ID: 841 7048 9193 / Passcode: 961337

Download flyer here

Tally Fest July 31

You, Your Numbers & HP Tally Fest

Close out the month by tallying your numbers and getting current in a silent zoom group co-working session.


Click here to join

Click here to download the flyer

D.A. Record Maintenance Workshop June 24

Does the idea of maintaining your financial records sound intimidating? Is tracking your daily spending overwhelming? Are you looking for direction and support regarding record maintenance?

The D.A. Record Maintenance Workshop is designed to give you guidance, support and inspiration to get you started.

Our workshop will provide you with:

  • Three methods of record-keeping explained and demonstrated
  • The experience, strength and hope of three solvent D.A. members
  • An opportunity to test a record keeping method of your choosing
  • A Q & A portion for all participants

Suggested donation: $10 or more

Proceeds support the attendance of Toronto’s “Recover from Debting” Group Service Representative (GSR) at the World Service Conference in August 2023.

Unable to donate? You are still welcome because you are more important than your money!

E-transfer donations to Saturday519church@gmail.com and please put “GSR” in the notes field when making the transfer. Please also send an email to Saturday519church@gmail.com indicating that your donation is for the GSR

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023

Time: 2pm to 5pm EDT, 11am to 2pm PDT

Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9834639991?pwd=brG4tAYUTuZEiFHJBicHrJAlevr1E4.1

Meeting ID: 983 463 9991 Passcode: 20220623

Find your local number to call in: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcFmHWHIBM

Everyone with a desire to stop incurring new unsecured debt is welcome!

Download flyer here

Fellowship-Wide Call: Opening to New Sources of Income

The Debtors Anonymous Spiritually Sustainable Earning Caucus presents a Fellowship-Wide Call on Opening to New Sources of Income.

Three speakers will share their experience, strength, and hope, and there will be time for open sharing.

Saturday, June 10, 2023
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m EDT
10:00 a.m.–11:30 p.m. PDT

Call-in number: +1-605-472-5540
Access code: 617093#

Flyer for SSEC Fellowship-wide call 2023-06-10

International phone numbers (and online access) are available at debtorsanonymous.org/call-in-access

The Online Meeting ID is darecovery1

Note: We recommend downloading the app ahead of time from the website above to ensure the call is free.

Download the flyer here

Safety in Debtors Anonymous: Fellowship-wide Call, June 4

Addressing Issues of Disruptive Behavior, Individual Harassment, and All Forms of Discrimination

A fellowship-wide call with shares outlining best practices on how difficult situations have been handled at meetings and within the fellowship. Spotlight on the D.A. Safety Guidelines and Q&A to follow.

“Individual recovery from compulsive spending and debting depends on meetings being safe places to explore and develop our spiritual life with other recovering debtors to provide support.”

— D.A. Safety Guidelines* —

Download the Safety Guidelines here

Sunday, June 4, 2023 10AM-11:30AM PT, 1PM-2:30PM ET, 6PM-7:30PM BST

Call-in: +1 (605) 472-5540 Access Code: 617093#

International phone numbers and online access are available at debtorsanonymous.org/call-in-access
Online Meeting ID: darecovery1

Download flyer here

Debtors Anonymous Traditions Workshops, June 2 to 4

Join Debtors around the world to study the Traditions in English, Spanish or Russian in any of four concurrent workshops.

Saturday, June 3 to Sunday, June 4 (except in West Coast / Pacific Time Zone where workshops run Friday June 2 to Saturday June 3).

Go through all D.A. Traditions in one weekend!

Check out the flyer here.


Info Sessions about WSC 2024 Ottawa Host Committee (15 & 18 April 2023)

Two info sessions will be held over Zoom to provide information about the Host Committee for the 2024 DA World Service Conference, which will be held in Ottawa. The info sessions will help people understand what the Host Committee does, and how people can volunteer to help make the WSC 2024 a success. The sessions will take place on 15 & 18 April 2023. For more information (including Zoom links) please see the previous post about the info sessions.