Meetings

Welcome to the UCE Addictions & Recovery Group we are a group of people who have struggled with our own addiction and the addiction of others. We hope to struggle well together as we work towards finding sanity, peace, love, and healthy relationships in our lives. We will strive to spend our time together in the spirit of love embracing the inherent worth and dignity of all. We accept and respective the varied paths our members will take to find sanity, peace, love, and healthy relationships we covenant to be together in a safe, confidential environment where we can explore our paths and our stories.

We meet on Thursday evenings from 7:15-8:45pm. 

Our meetings currently follow this format.

An opening reading followed by reading our welcome and covenant.
Check-in.
A minute of quite reflection.
Topic reading, listening or watching.
Discussion on the topic.
Burning desires and naming accountability issues.
Closing Reading.

Our Relational Covenant

▪ Embrace and practice deep listening.
▪ We will strive to be respectful of our limited time and try to keep our comments focused on the issues that have brought us here.
▪ Experience the group in a non-judgmental frame of mind.
▪ Build trust within the group.
▪ Confidentiality about specifics shared or discussed is imperative for our success.
▪ We each take full responsibility for what we share or say, recognizing retractions are acceptable as well.
▪ Meetings will always start and end on time (ish).