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Dear Newcomer,

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Welcome to OA. You are a valuable asset to us. Your abilities and talents will not be overlooked in this Fellowship. Do not be hesitant to jump into service work. You will not be alone. Even if you think your idea is silly, say it anyways. Remember, Higher Power is in our group conscience. You will be heard. Remember the Twelfth Tradition’s reminder to place principles over personalities. We are all human and imperfect but it’s our weakness, not strength, that binds us together. Service work for me has been a huge strength in my recovery, from picking up members

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