Hello Trusted Servants:

     I wanted to send out a note stating what District 1 was going to do with respect to the coronavirus and the various meetings in our directory.  The bottom up structure of AA says that each and every group will need to make decisions for itself on whether their normal venue is appropriate such that meetings can take place in a safe way (i.e. social distancing and group size). 

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Freedom From Bondage Group

Topic Meeting

- Prior to shelter in place:

Calvalry Episcopal Church

111 3rd Avenue Southwest

Rochester, MN 55902

Door code: 1010

Usually pass a basket for 7th tradition

Typical attendance 20-30


- Currently meeting over teleconference: 


12:00-1:00 PM CST

Dial in: 866-365-4406

Access code 14701286#

Have not yet set up a virtual 7th Tradition

Typical Attendance 8-20

F2F Meetings will start at Pioneer TODAY!  8/12/20

Just an FYI. All meetings at Pioneer are f2f and up and running again per the district schedule.
MASKS must be worn to enter the building! And worn at ALL times while keeping social distancing 6 FEET apart.

The Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday AA meetings in Lake City are canceled until further notice. 

Canceled   the church (Hope Summit) is closing for 8 weeks

THU 11:30 AM  Peace Group 1315 6th Ave SE  Rochester, MN 55904  

The weekly We Agnostics Mon night 6.30 mtg has been shut down for the time being.  

UU church has canceled all gatherings, but we had independently decided to cancel.

Until Further Notice:  Update 6/19/20

FRI 6:30 PM   Tradition 5 Community Celebration Church   Kasson, MN 55944  

TUE 7:00 PM  Tradition 5 Community Celebration Church  Kasson, MN 55944  

Back in Kasson. Tuesday men’s meeting will meet in the normal spot using the south door and the women’s meeting will meet in the garage of the church office using the north door

All Meetings at "The Garage" are Back On. :  See Below for Zoom Meetings

FRI  8:00 PM    The Garage 1765 Restoration Rd Rochester, MN 55902   

WED 8:00 PM   The Garage (AA Basics)  1765 Restoration Rd Rochester, MN 55902   

TUE 7:00 PM    The Garage Men’s 1765 Restoration Rd Rochester, MN 55902   

ZOOM Meetings For "The Garage"

Effective immediately. The Garage meetings will be using a new zoom ID 331 825 9652.

Message: We added a password to the Garage AA zoom meetings. The password is thegarage and will also meet in person at 1765 restoration rd sw, Rochester MN 55902. The Zoom ID is 331 825 9652                                                          Mens closed meeting on Tuesdays at 7 pm.
Closed Big Book study on Wednesday at 8 pm.
Open discussion on Fridays at 8 pm.

Women’s 12x12 study group  NEW MEETING

The Garage (1765 Restoration Rd, SW Rochester, MN 55902)

6:30pm- Every Sunday


Zoom available

ID: 331082509652

Password: thegarage

Tradition 3 ,  That meets at Safe Harbor will continue with regular meetings with the following rules:

T3 held an emergency group conscience yesterday on any changes we wanted to make with regards to the coronavirus.  ALL our normal meetings are being held as scheduled at the normal Safe Harbor building location.  Tradition III meetings are being held as scheduled, if possible, and in compliance with Governer Walz' stay at home order.  We ask the following be adhered to:

  o Members please bring own books 

  o Usher will  bring around the 7th tradition basket

  o Wipe down hard surfaces after each meeting

   * There will be NO Coffee Available

 * April 4th, T 3 will not hold Cake Night nor the pot luck dinner prior.  An open meeting will take place at 7:00 pm for       anyone who needs/wants a meeting.

Area 36 have decided that we will move the Delegate's Workshop scheduled for Saturday, March 28th to an virtual event that will be held on the same day.  The meeting will begin promptly at 9:00am and we anticipate it will end at 1:00pm. 


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Meeting ID: 584 204 7221 ,   One tap mobile ,,5842047221# US Toll Dial by your location US Toll

Meeting ID: 584 204 7221

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Topic: Pioneer Women's Friday 5:30 p.m. Big Book

Time: Mar 27, 2020 05:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

        Every week on Fri, until May 29, 2020, 10 occurrence(s)


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 616 839 473


(Needed only if dialing in by phone)

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+13126266799,,616839473# US (Chicago)


Dial -  +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

Meeting ID: 616 839 473

Topic: Pioneer Women's Saturday 10:30 a.m. -Topic Discussion

Time: Mar 28, 2020 10:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

        Every week on Sat, until May 30, 2020, 10 occurrence(s)


The following ZOOM on-line meetings will continue in June and beyond until further notice (same meeting IDs and passwords). 


If you need passwords, please call or text Mariann O. at 507-358-8999.

  • Monday 7:00 p.m., Good Samaritan (12x12), ID - 882 583 584

  • Thursday 7:00 p.m., Good Samaritan (Big Book), ID - 484 774 047

  • Friday Women’s 5:30 p.m. Pioneer (Big Book), ID - 616 839 473

  • Saturday Women’s 10:30 a.m. Pioneer (Topic), ID - 783 811 325

  • Thursday 11:30 a.m. Hope Summit Peace Group (12x12), ID - 555 030 184

Topic: Unity Group Zoom Meeting 12x12

The  ZOOM on-line meetings are Now Cancelled !

Topic: AA Peace Group Online Meeting

Time: Apr 9, 2020 11:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
        Every week on Thu, until May 7, 2020, 5 occurrence(s)
        Apr 9, 2020 11:30 AM
        Apr 16, 2020 11:30 AM
        Apr 23, 2020 11:30 AM
        Apr 30, 2020 11:30 AM
        May 7, 2020 11:30 AM

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 555 030 184

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        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
        Meeting ID: 555 030 184

Big Book Autonomous 

Back to regular meeting !!

6:30 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church

AA-We Agnostics


Mon Apr 6, 2020 6:30pm – 7:30pm Central Time - Chicago  Meetings Each Monday Evening !

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PO Box 6821, Rochester. MN 55903

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