District 5 A.A.

Area 58 - Central Oregon

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Cooperation with the Professional Community Committee

PI/CPC Home Group Service Position

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Who We Are

Members of C.P.C. committees inform professionals and future professionals about A.A. — what we are, where we are, what we can do, and what we cannot do. They attempt to establish better communication between A.A.s and professionals, and to find simple, effective ways of cooperating without affiliating.
 - Reprinted from, with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.

A.A. is considered by many professionals to be a valuable resource for alcoholics who want help.  When there is a good working relationship between A.A. members in the community and professionals who come in contact with alcoholics, the afflicted alcoholic is the winner.  He or she gets the help needed from both.

We are not in competition with these professionals; we have our separate functions. A.A. is not in the business of education, research, medicine, counseling, treatment, prevention, or funding. We simply have a message to carry about a program of recovery for alcoholics.

If you are a professional looking for any information on Alcoholics Anonymous please contact us at

Suggested Literature for Groups to Use at Open Meetings

The following is a list of pamphlets for students and professionals visiting open meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous:

A.A. Guidelines from General Service Office (GSO) for CPC Committee

A.A. Guidelines are compiled from the shared experience of A.A. members in various service areas. They also reflect guidance given through the Twelve Traditions and the General Service Conference (U.S. and Canada). The purpose of these Guidelines is to assist in reaching an informed group conscience.

More Information

Contact District 5 CPC Committee Chair       

District 5 CPC Committee Chair
P. O. Box 7241
Bend, OR 97708


CPC Audio and Video Recordings

A.A. District 5 Presents: "Oregon Area 58 CPC Workshop" - August 30, 2020.  Download or stream.

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D5 Monthly Meeting

D5 Monthly Meeting
​Second Sunday of the Month
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Trinity Episcopal Church (TEC)
469 NW Wall St, Bend, OR
Downstairs, Down the Ramp

(Please contact DCM for hybrid option)

Calendar  and Announcements

District 5 Calendar

Check out the calendar and announcements section for upcoming workshops, etc.