The Southeastern Pennsylvania Intergroup Association of Alcoholics Anonymous welcomes you to its official web site.  SEPIA covers the Southeastern Pennsylvania area, including the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery.  Our primary purpose is to carry the message of recovery to the alcoholic who still suffers.  If you want to drink, that's your business; if you want to stop, it's ours. 

We can help!  Please call 215-923-7900.

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The S.E.P.I.A. Office Hours:   Monday thru Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

2014 SEPIA ANNUAL ROUND UP in Cape May was a huge success - please send in your beach photos to share (send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you one and all for all of your help and service and contributions to make this another great fundraising event. 

Hope to see you all there again next year!

2014 Round UP Beach Meeting Photo

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Five-County Zone

FUNSHOP

Saturday, May 17, 2014

from noon to 4 pm (check in at 11 am)

Church of the Messiah (Montgomery County)

1001 Dekalb Pike, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002

Food-Fun-Fellowship

"Beyond our Wildest Dreams"

Come one - come all!

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2nd Gratitude Breakfast

on Sunday, May 18, 2014

Time:  9 am to noon            Price:  $20.00 per ticket

Westover Country Club 401 South Schuylkill Avenue Jeffersonville PA 19403 (near Norristown, within 1/2 mile to public transportation)

Free parking, buffet style breakfast, gift basket donations gratefully accepted.

Purchase tickets at SEPIA office or from your County/Zone coordinators

before May 9th. 

  

Do you have an anniversary coming up?  If so, can you contribute in two ways to Intergroup for its twelve step work?  

INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTIONS

anniversary donation form

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HELPING WITH 12TH STEP CALLS...

12th STEP VOLUNTEER FORM

  HOW TO GET A TAX I.D. #  FOR AA GROUP BANK ACCOUNTS

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 LITERATURE ORDER FORM:

For your convenience, you can view our latest Literature Order Form, by clicking here:   Printable Literature Order Form

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Group Contributions - 2011, 2012 and 2013 

NOTE:  If your records do not agree with this list, please let the office know.   

 See Current Interviews Below:

 

"Interviews" Newsletter Archives

 ---2015 international info S.E.P.I.A. EVENTS

    

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - Five-County ANNUAL UNITY FUN SHOP - skits from all of the zones - games - fun day - to be held at the Church of the Messiah at 1001 DeKalb Pike (Route 202) in Lower Gwynedd (19002).  Noon to 4 pm (check in at 11 am)  Food-fun-fellowship!!  All are welcome!

 

TICKETS on SALE NOW for SEPIA's 2nd Gratitude Breakfast - SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 - from 9 am to noon - at the WESTOVER COUNTRY CLUB 401 South Schuylkill Avenue, Jeffersonville (near Norristown)  Free parking, buffet style breakfast.  Tickets:  $20   Only 400 tickets will be sold.  No tickets sold at the door.  Donations of gift baskets gratefully accepted.  Contact your Zone Coordinator or the SEPIA office to purchase tickets.

 

 

 MEETING EVENTS

BUCKS COUNTY 

FOUNDERS' WAY group of Tuesday nights at 7:30 pm has moved as of 2/4/2014 from Assembly of God church to St. Ann's Church at Pond & Dorrance Street.  Enter thru rear.  Meeting in rectory basement.

Sunday, April 27 - the EDGELY Group of AA celebrating their 37th anniversary at 7 pm at United Christian Church, 8525 New Falls Road, Levittown.  Open meeting.  Food, fun, fellowship.

CHESTER COUNTY:  

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR NEWS!

DELAWARE COUNTY: 

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR NEWS! 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY:  

Wednesday, April 23the MAPLE GLEN group is celebrating their 41st anniversary at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 620 Welsh Road, Maple Glen at 7 pm food and 8 pm speaker.  All are welcome.

Saturday, April 26 - 309 Unity Clubhouse is sponsoring a AA Step Workshop from 9 am to 4 pm (noon to 1 pm break for lunch) at 445 Bethlehem PIke, Colmar (18915)

Friday, May 2 - the GLENSIDE CENTER is sponsoring a SPRING FLING CELEBRATION DANCE at Immaculate Conception church hall at 604 West Avenue, Jenkintown from 7 pm to 11 pm.  Food-fun-fellowship.

PHILADELPHIA: 

LIVING SOBER group - has returned to THURSDAY nights at 7 pm at Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut Street, Center City, Philadelphia.  All are welcome.

Saturdays - from April 5 through to June 7 - a Big Book Discussion group will be held at the 4021 Clubhouse on the 1st floor from 1 to 3 pm.  Bring your own Big Book!

Saturday, April 19 - the 2014 National AA Archives Workshop planning meeting will be held from 11 am to 1 pm at the SEPIA office.  Please call AnneMarie or Mike to help with the planning of this event that will be held from October 9 to 12 at the Doubletree Hilton in Valley Forge.

Friday, April 25 - the EARLY MORNING GROUP will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the First Presbyterian Church, 35 West Chelten Avenue from 9 am to 11 am.  AA and Al-Anon speakers.  Food-fun-fellowship.  All are welcome. Donations gratefully accepted. 

Friday, April 25 - the WEST OAK LANE group is hosting their 41st anniversary at Reformation Lutheran Church, 1215 East Vernon Road (Vernon & Rugby - enter on Rugby St) at 8 pm.  AA and Al-Anon Speakers. Food, fun, fellowship.  Donations gratefully accepted.

Friday, April 25 - the SPIRITUAL AWAKENING Group is having their anniversary from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Holy Cross Baptist Church Lower Auditorium 1900 North 63rd Street Philadelphia.

Wednesday, April 30 - the GERMANTOWN AGAPE GROUP is having their 38th anniversary from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the DePaul House, Sprague & Chelten Avenues.  Donations gratefully accepted.  Food-fun-fellowship.

Friday, May 23 - 4021 Club House is sponsoring a Book Drive & Fundraiser at the 4021 Bookstore Grand Opening.  Donations of gently read recovery books, AA Grapevine's, milestone coins - as  well as donations of NEW recovery books greatly appreciated.  Please drop off your donations to 4021 Club House, 4021 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, May 30 - the NORTH PHILADELPHIA group invites you to join them at their 54th Anniversary from 7 to 9 pm at the East Bethel Baptist Church, 1333 West Erie Avenue (enter on Park Avenue).  AA & Al-anon speakers.  Food-fun-fellowship.  Donations gratefully accepted.  ALL ARE WELCOME!

Saturday, May 31 - the GREATER NORTHEAST Group  at 4318 Frankford Avenue will be celebrating its 70th anniversary at 6 pm.  Speaker meeting, followed by food and fun and then a dance.  Donation at the door would be greatly appreciated.

OTHER EVENTS:

 

Friday to Sunday, May 2 to 4, 2014 - the Reading-Berks Intergroup will celebrate their sixth annual CIRCLE OF HOPE ROUNDUP at the Rodeway Inn, 2545 No. 5th Street Highway, Rading (19605).  Phone: 610-929-4741610-929-4741.  For more info, go to www.CircleOfHopeRoundup.com .

 

Friday to Sunday May 15 to 18 - TriState Roundup at the Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino in Laughlin, Nevada.  www.tristate-roundup.com

 

Friday, May 23 from 9 pm to Monday, May 26 a 7 pm - MEMORIAL DAY ALKATHON at 4021 Clubhouse, 4021 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.  Meetings every hour on the hour for 69 hours.  If interested contact Phil or Keith.  Deadline for signing up to chair a meeting is April 15.

 

June 6 to 8 - the 79th anniversary of AA - FOUNDERS' DAY WEEKEND Akron Ohio  Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; voice mail:  330-972-7755.  Pre-registration runs from March 1st to May 15th, 2014.  For more information visit:  Akronaa.org  Package A = $180; B = $130

 

BUS TRIP TO AKRON FOUNDERS DAY WEEKEND - leaves Trenton NJ at 3 am, leaves 4021 Club at 4 pm on Friday, June 6th.  Contact Robert or Ed through SEPIA office.  $350.

 

Friday to Sunday, June 13 to 15 - Any Lengths Weekend at French Creek - for more info:www.facebook.com/groups/anylengths

 

Saturday, June 14 - Combined District Workshop (25, 26, 27, 28 & 60) - Communicating our Three Legacies (Unity, Service, Recovery) from noon to 3 pm at the SEPIA office.

 

Friday to Sunday, June 27 to 29 - the LIBERTY BELL ROUNDUP at the Clarion Philadelphia aireport hotel at 76 Industrial Highway in Essington.  www.libertybellroudup.com

 

Friday to Sunday, July 11 to 13 - PENNSCYPAA XXVI - Pennsylvania State Conference of Young People of AA.  Theme is "The Road to Happy Destiny" held at the University of Scranton.  Registration: $15.  Sponsor a newcomer:  $15.  Contact:  pennscypaa-xxvi.org for more information.

 

Friday to Sunday, July 18 to 20 - 8th ANNUAL HICKORY RUN CAMPOUT.  Candlelight & campfire meetings Friday and Saturday, swimming Saturday, 12 steps explained using Big Book fellowship, food, Al-Anon participation; sing a long, drumming circle.  $40 per person 4 to a cabin.  more info:  www.aapracticetheseprincipliesgroup.org.

 

Friday to Sunday, August 1 to 3, 2014 - the 21st ANNUAL PENNSYLVANIA STATE CONVENTION Languaget of the Heart to be held at the Holiday Inn East at 4751 Lindle Road in Harrisburg (17111)  Early registration before 7/15 for $22 daily or $60 for weekend package and after 7/15 for $28 daily or $65 for weekend.  Reservations at $99 plus tax per nite at hotel call 800-637-4817. More information or register online at aapastateconvention.com or contact Alicia at 717-602-9173.

 

Thursday to Sunday, October 9-12, 2014 - the 18th ANNUAL NATIONAL AA ARCHIVES WORKSHOP (Theme:  "Love and Service") will take place at the Double Tree Hotel, 301 W. DeKalb Pike, in King of Prussia.  Rate $110 per night and includes breakfast and free parking.  Workshop contact: Mike G 610-212-0812 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

SAVE THE DATES for Friday thru Sunday, October 24-26, 2014 - the NORTHEAST WOMEN TO WOMEN CONFERENCE will be held at the Radisson Valley Forge Hotel & Resort, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia (19406).  For more information, please contact the chairperson Diane at 267-825-0320 or co-chair Rasheeda at 215-424-9521.

 

October 30 to November 2 - the 53rd Annual HAWAII CONVENTION at the Ala Moana Hotel.  More information:  www.annualhawaiiconvention.com

 

INTERNATIONAL AA CONVENTION - 80 years!  Registration will begin in September.  check online at www.aa.org for more details begininng in August, 2014 for the 80th Convention in Atlanta Georgia on July 2-5, 2015.

  

 HOW TO GET INVOLVED:

SEPIA is always in need of volunteers to help carry the message of recovery. You simply have to show up. Most committees do not have a length of sobriety requirement. There are several ways to get involved.

  1. Volunteer at the SEPIA office. We ask one year of continuous sobriety to answer phones at the office. If you have less than a year, there are plenty of things you can do to help. For instance, we can always use help putting our newsletter, Interviews, together toward the end of each month.
  2. Get involved with one of our 12 Step Committees (Click Here). These committees meet at the SEPIA office, 444 N. 3rd Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the following nights: