October 2019 BRANA Meeting List.

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WELCOME to the BLUE RIDGE AREA of NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS WEB-SITE. We are a collection of groups and meetings in the central Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia, USA. Our meetings are held in the counties of Augusta, Page, Rockbridge, and Rockingham. As well as the cities of: Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Waynesboro.

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UPCOMING BRANA EVENT: Oct. 19,2019 CHILI-COOKOFF at Montgomery Hall Park, 1000 Montgomery Ave. in Staunton, Va. 1pm to 6pm. On Nov. 1, 2019 a Halloween Party is 8pm-11pm at Central Un. Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. in Staunton, Va.

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The following is the Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous Meeting List information, (The Blue Ridge Area is a part of the Central Atlantic Region of N.A. & the NA – Autonomy Zonal Forum)

SECTION 1: NA MEETING LIST – Sept. 2019

SUNDAY:

6:30 pm “Just for Today” group, Valley Mission 1513 W. Beverly St. Staunton, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Enter at the Chapel Room entrance on W. Beverly St. , Anniversary celebrations last Sunday of the month)

7:00 pm “Courage to Change” group, Muhlenberg Lutheran Church 281 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, meeting is in the Fellowship Hall building, Anniversary celebrations the last Sunday of the month)

MONDAY:

12:30 pm “Together We Can” group, Valley Community Services Board Bldg. at 85 Sanger’s Lane, Staunton, VA. (Open mtg. discussion, handicap accessible, We meet in the lobby at 12:30pm, Sign in at the Clipboard at the Front Desk (first name only) and ask for a name tag sticker, and then we are escorted by the staff to the meeting location,)

7:00 pm “Courage to Change” group, Muhlenberg Lutheran Ch. 281 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, Beginner Focus – discussion meeting, handicap accessible, meeting is in the Fellowship Hall building,)

8:00 pm “Find a New Way to Live” group, Main Street Methodist Ch. 601 Main St. Waynesboro, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Enter at the side basement entrance, Second Monday – Step Study, Fourth Monday -“Ask it basket” discussion mtg.)

TUESDAY:

1:00 pm “Together we can” Waynesboro Library, Wayne Ave. Waynesboro, VA. (Open discussion mtg. handicap accessible, Enter in the basement entrance – Room 2 – occasionally the meeting is held on the main level of the library in the small Conference Room.)

5:30 pm “It Can Be Done” Group, Sunrise Church of the Brethren, 1496 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, Entry at rear of the church, and the meeting is upstairs.)

6:30pm “Women’s Meeting” Shenandoah Valley Estates – Trailer Park Clubhouse, 98 October Circle, Waynesboro, VA. (This meeting is held the first Tuesday of each month. This meeting is actually in Stuart’s Draft, VA. )

6:30pm “Live Clean or Die” St. Andrews Episcopal Ch.  516 McCormick Blvd. Clifton Forge, VA.

7:30 pm “Step By Step” meeting, Valley Mission 1513 W. Beverly St. Staunton, VA. (Open, Step/Tradition study and discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Enter in Chapel Room entrance on W. Beverly St. , “Step Working Guide” study, & discussion, the first 3-4 weeks and on the last Tuesday of each month a 12 Traditions study & discussion

WEDNESDAY:

5:30 pm “It Can Be Done” Group, Sunrise Ch. of the Brethren, 1496 S. Main St. Harrison- burg, VA. (Open, “Just for today” meditation, study, discussion, meeting, Entry at rear of the church, and the meeting is upstairs,)

7:00 pm “Keep it Simple” group, Grace Memorial Episc. Ch. 123 West Washington St. Lexington, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, Enter In front or side entrance of the Parish Bldg. The meeting is on the top floor)

8:00 pm “Never Alone” group, Reformation Lutheran Ch. 9283 North Congress St. New Market, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, Use the side basement entrance – meeting. is in the basement)

8:00 pm “Together We Can” group, Augusta Medical Center (in the Augusta Community Care Bldg.), 96 Medical Center Dr. Fishersville, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Last Wed. of each month 7 pm a “Pot-Luck Eating Mtg.” & a anniversary celebration meeting at 8pm)

THURSDAY:

6:30 pm “A Chance for Gratitude” group, Central United Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. Staunton, VA. (Open mtg., N.A. Literature study, & discussion meeting, Enter in the basement entrance on Beverly St. – meeting. is in the basement)

7:00 pm “Courage to Change” group, Muhlenberg Lutheran Church 281 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, meeting in the Fellowship Hall building,)

FRIDAY:

6:30 pm “A Chance for Gratitude” group, Central United Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. Staunton, VA (Open, Newcomer & discussion meeting. Enter in the basement entrance on Beverly St. the meeting is in the basement)

8:00 pm “It Can Be Done” group, First Presbyterian Ch. 17 N. Court, Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, On the last Friday of the month, Anniversary celebrations, and a Lead share & discussion, Enter at the main front church entrance – mtg. on the 1st floor,)

8:30 pm “Find a New Way to Live” group, Main Street Methodist Church,601 Main St. Waynesboro, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, handicap accessible, Enter in the side basement entrance,)

SATURDAY:

11:00 am “Riverside Recovery” meeting, (Outdoor, Open, Smoking, JFT Meditation study, a 5 minute meditation session, & discussion meeting, A Pot-Luck Breakfast is held at 10:00 am before the 11:00 am regular meeting. The mtg. is held last Saturday of each month – year ‘round. Meeting is held – rain or shine, bring a lawn chair and/or umbrella.)

MARCH thru NOVEMBER this meeting is held at the St. Mary’s River Wilderness Area Parking Lot. (Directions: From Rt. 11 – south of Greenville, VA – turn onto Rt. 666, Turn right onto Rt. 608, Turn left onto St. Mary’s Rd. Go 1 mile, road ends at the parking lot. On right-hand side of Parking Lot, Look for NA service logo on tree of the trail that leads to the meeting spot, which is about 100 yards away.)

DECEMBER thru FEBUARY this meeting is held at Lofton Lake – 136 Lofton Lake Lane, Raphine, Va.  For more info about either of these meetings call: William H. 540-221-1567.

3:00 pm “Recovery By The Riverside”meeting (A part of the “Find A New Way To Live” home-group service structure), 835 Green Hill Lane, Churchville, Va. (Outdoor, Open, Smoking, discussion meeting, A Pot-Luck Lunch at 2pm. The mtg. is held the Second Saturday of April thru November. Meeting is held – rain or shine, bring a lawn chair and/or umbrella.) (Directions: Turn of of Rt-42 in Churchville and follow Green Hill Lane until you come to an empty wooded lot (#635) Look for NA service logo on the gate of the property that leads to the meeting spot.)

6:30 pm “A Chance for Gratitude” group, Central United Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. Staunton, VA. (Open, discussion meeting, Candlelight, Enter in the basement entrance on Beverly St.)

7pm “It Can Be Done” group, First Presbyterian Ch. 17 N. Court, Harrisonburg, VA. (Open, Step/Tradition study, discussion meeting, For entry to the meeting at the side of the church, & go upstairs to 2nd Floor.)

Some “SUGGESTIONS”
*Don’t use today – no matter what !!!
*Go to N.A. meetings regularly, and frequently.
*For newcomers, 90 meetings in 90 days is suggested.
*Avoid people, places, & things where drugs are being used. (Alcohol is a drug too !)
*Pray for help with your addiction.
*Get & use phone numbers from other N.A. members.
*Call someone BEFORE you use drugs or engage in any other harmful behaviors!!!
*Come to meetings early & stay late, fellowship with other recovering people. Join, and participate in a Home-Group.
* Be of service, help somebody today.
*Get a “Sponsor” and work the “12 Steps of N.A.”
*Keep coming back; N.A. works, “We do recover”.

Area Service Meeting
The Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous Area Service Committee meets the second Sunday of each month @ 4:00 pm at Verona United Methodist Ch. 406 Lee Hwy, Verona, VA. Enter at rear basement entrance of the church and look for Room 146

SECTION 2: Area Service Information

Blue Ridge Area CHAIRPERSON: John Halterman

Blue Ridge Area VICE-CHAIR: Laura Hall

Blue Ridge Area SECRETARY: Sara Wine

Blue Ridge Area TREASURER: Position Open (William Hall – Pro-Temp)

Blue Ridge Area REGIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBER: Position Open 

Blue Ridge Area ALTERNATE REGIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBER: Position Open

Blue Ridge Area VIRGINIA REGIONAL CONVENTION COMMITTEE DIRECTOR: William Hall                                                                                     

 Blue Ridge Area VRCC Alternate DIRECTOR: Position Open

Blue Ridge Area OUTREACH COMMITTEE: Position Open, the committee meets the second Sunday of each month at 3:15 pm at Verona United Methodist Ch. 406 Lee Hwy, Verona, VA.

Blue Ridge Area SPECIAL EVENTS: The committee meets the first Friday of each month at 7:00pm in Waynesboro, Va. at Main St. United Methodist Ch. 601 Main St. Special Events Chairperson: Will W.

Blue Ridge Area POLICY COMMITTEE: The committee meets each quarter (Or as needed). Policy Chairperson: Jason R. (Nominated)

Blue Ridge Area LITERATURE COMMITTEE: The committee has no scheduled meetings. Literature Chairperson call: Gene Gray  – 540-525-7604.

SECTION 3: Homegroup Business Meetings

“A Chance for Gratitude” group, First Thursday of each month @ 7:30pm at Central Un. Methodist Ch. 14 N. Lewis St. Staunton, VA.

“Courage to Change” group, First Sunday of each month @ 5:30pm at Muhlenberg Lutheran Ch. 281 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA.

“Find a New Way to Live” group, On the Monday before the A.S.C. mtg. @ 7pm at Main Street Methodist Ch. 601 Main St. Waynesboro, VA.

“It Can Be Done” group, Last Tuesday of each month @ 6:45pm at Sunrise Ch. of the Brethren, 1496 W. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA.

“Just for Today” group, First Sunday of each month @ 7:40pm at Valley Mission 1513 W. Beverly St. Staunton, VA.

“Keep it Simple” group, First Wednesday of each month @ 8:00pm at Grace Episcopal Ch. 123 West Washington St. Lexington, VA.

“Never Alone” group, First Wednesday of each month @ 9pm at Reformation Lutheran Ch. 9283 N. Congress St. New Market, VA.

“Riverside Recovery” , Last Saturday of every month at Noon. Dec. thru Feb. at 136 Lofton Lake Ln. Raphine, VA. and Mar. thru Nov. at St. Mary’s Wilderness Area after the regular meeting.

“Together We Can” group, The first Wednesday of each month @ 7pm at Augusta Medical Center, Community Bldg. 96 Medical Center Dr. Fishersville, VA.

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