AA Decorah Meetings

The Decorah A.A. website was last updated on Tue 19 Apr 2022.

This website is frequently updated and provides current information as of the date indicated above. Email decorahAA@gmail.com or call (563) 293-1801 if you have questions.


You're NOT alone anymore!



August 7th, 2022. 12:00 potluck and 1:00 pm speaker(s)

Location: Phelps Park Shelter #1

~alcoholics or people who think they might have an alcohol problem are welcome;
~family and friends of alcoholics/possible alcoholics are welcome;
~those who are curious about A.A. are welcome.



------>Monday and Friday Noon Online Zoom Meeting, Email decorahAA@gmail.com or call (563) 293-1801 if you are interested in attending this local online zoom meeting. This is an "open"* meeting.


------>Monday through Friday Noon in-person meeting, in the classroom in the basement of Saint Benedict's Church building, 307 W. Main Street, Decorah. Enter through the western most door along the north side of the Church building. This is an "open"* meeting.

------>Tuesday 8 pm in-person Meeting, starting 6 July 2021: Meeting will be @ 119 Winnebago St. (Peace & Justice Center). [Formerly met @ 302 West Broadway St. [2nd floor of the education wing (north end) of Methodist church]. This is a "closed"# meeting.

------>Saturday 4 pm in-person Meeting, starting 3 July 2021: Meeting will be @ 119 Winnebago St. (Peace & Justice Center). Click here for 2022 Saturday 4 pm Meeting Topics. This is a "closed"# meeting.

*An "open" meeting is open to anyone:
~alcoholics or people who think they might have an alcohol problem are welcome;
~family and friends of alcoholics/possible alcoholics are welcome;
~those who are curious about A.A. are welcome.

#A “closed” meeting is ONLY for alcoholics or people who think they might have an alcohol problem.





-------------------Links to Other Meetings & Info-------------------


Northeast Iowa (area 24 district 5)

Lime Springs, Iowa, Public Library. This new monthly Saturday afternoon Step meeting started in May 2021.

Southeast Minnesota (area 36 district 2)

Western Wisconsin (area 75 districts 1 & 9)


-->8 AM (central time) Zoomers, Boise, Idaho

-->Nightly @ 10 PM (central time) Keep it Going group, California, zoom id 431001429, no password.

Other A.A. meetings in the U.S. & Canada

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Information for Anyone New Coming to A.A. AND for Anyone Referring People to AA:

-->Information on Alcoholics Anonymous
-->What is A.A.?

Can A.A. help me stop drinking? In this video, members explain how Alcoholics Anonymous works and what to expect in meetings. Learn about sponsorship and home groups, and how the Twelve Steps can help you recover from alcoholism and live without drinking. A.A.'s primary purpose is for members to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

Alcoholics Anonymous International Website


About "anonymity"
-->"That 'anonymous' part was the most important thing to me at the time. To me, using our first names is only the first step in being anonymous. There is much more to anonymity. It means absolutely no gossip. It means not repeating what we heard about anyone at the diner or in the parking lot after a meeting—not even to our sponsor," from the Grapevine article "Hope Nobody Sees Me! A member in Tennessee shares his thoughts about the importance of anonymity."
-->"Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities" (from A.A.'s Traditions).

Twelve Tips on Keeping Your Holiday Season Sober and Joyous

Grapevine. is A.A.'s "meeting in print." Click here and here for information and to subscribe.

[Click here if you are an A.A. member and would like to make a voluntary monetary contribution to the G.S.O. Click here for a story explaining the need the G.S.O. has for funds. Note that the G.S.O. only accepts voluntary contributions from members.]

Click here for information on problems other than alcohol (like drug addiction, etc.) and how A.A. does or does not fit in.






Upcoming Service Events:

Area 24 (Iowa) and District 5 (Northeast Iowa) Events

Past Service Events

15 Dec 2019 Oelwein Alano potluck

31 Dec 2019 New Year's Eve Party in Winona, Minnesota 

Fri 7 Feb 2020 New Hampton Super Sober Soup Supper

Feb 2020 Cedar River Roundup

Please fill out the Area 24 Conference Survey and return it to dcm@aa-cedarrapids.org by 21 March 2020.

March 2020 Sioux City Tri-State Roundup

March 2020 Aim for Ames

April 2020 Sunlight of the Spirit Weekend in Fairmont, Minnesota

June 2020 Area 24 (Iowa) Spring Conference in Storm Lake

July 2020 A.A. International Convention in Detroit, Michigan

October 2020 Area 24 Virtual Fall Conference

June 2021 Area 24 (Iowa) Spring Conference



-------------------Inspirational Messages-------------------

-->“I go to lots of meetings. I get there early and help set up. I stay late and help clean up. I extend my hand as it was extended to me ... I’ve been given a second chance and I’m here to be of service.” --from “Staying in the Momentum,” Blacksburg, Virginia, August 1995, In Our Own Words: Stories of Young A.A.'s in Recovery





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