The London & South East Region (LSER) is an area-wide group formed to enable connection between the CoDA groups in our area – Greater London, Kent, Essex and the South East coastal area, some parts of Cambridge, Suffolk & Surrey (currently the LSER is the only Region covering the South of the UK so there are no hard and fast area boundaries; you can be part of the Region if you want to be).
Meetings are principally a forum for Group Service Representatives (GSRs) and members to come together in CoDA spiritual principles of service and unity to discuss CoDA business, share what is working in their meetings, raise issues, and discuss putting on events and other community building activities, such as workshops, conventions or visiting speakers.
We have a GSRs forum at every meeting for GSRs to connect with other groups in sharing experience about issues affecting their groups.
Meetings are online every 3 months, usually on the 2nd Saturday in Jan, Apr, July and Oct between 1.30 and 5pm.
At present we have a Chair, Treasurer, Communications Secretary and Regional Representative, and we hope to attract members into service to be able to carry out other community activities as mentioned above.
To contact us, or if you or your group would like to be kept informed about LSER committee meetings, receive agendas and minutes of committee meetings, and any other regional announcements, please email the comms secretary, Annie W at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, which meeting you represent, and whether you are the Group Service Rep (GSR) or just a member. In the email please state that you give permission for LSER to hold your details (name, email address and service position if applicable) in a list for the purpose of sending out LSER information and announcements only. You can unsubscribe at any time by sending an email with ‘REMOVE’ in the subject line.
If your group would like to send a 7th Tradition contribution please contact the LSER Treasurer at email@example.com to request bank details.
What are the advantages of connecting meetings to form an Intergroup?
- Responses from members (sharing experience, strength and hope):
- Having a voice
- Being the voice from your group and to your group (if you are a Group Service Representative)
- Connecting with other members
- Sharing different ideas and support for putting on events including retreats, conventions or workshops.
- Practicing recovery skills, using the traditions and carrying the message (Tradition Twelve)
- Working as a group (you don’t have to do it all yourself)!
- Joining together to support the Voting Entities in sending delegates to the CoDA Service Conference.
More information on Regions/Intergroups here:
The next meeting of the LSER committee is on Saturday Oct 3rd at 2pm to 4pm. The meeting will be opened at 1.45pm. GSRs and all CoDA members are warmly invited to attend. The invite is below. At the last meeting Andy B was elected as Chair, Annie W as Communications Secretary, Carmel T as…
Dear CoDA London South East Region (LSER) Members, I hope this finds you well. This is a reminder and your invitation for this Saturday’s 11th July 1pm London South East Region meeting. The aim of this meeting is to vote in the LSER Committee. The Zoom login details are listed below. The below list shows which service…
Service positions available Tuesday 30th June Dear CoDA London South East Region Members, An informal London & South East Region (LSER) Zoom meeting took place on Saturday 23rd May to continue the dialogue from the initial meeting in February 2020. During the meeting, general consensus was to reform the LSER committee and some of those present expressed…