Step Study Class
“The Step Study Class provides an interactive classroom environment for anyone working the Steps of the SAA® program. ALL Twelve Steps are discussed at every meeting allowing anyone to join in.”
The material presented on this page supports the discussion and work done during the weekly Study Study Class and is used during our Step Retreats.
The Step Study Class Goals
We are all here for the same purpose
- To learn how to work the Steps
- To work the Steps rapidly and effectively
- To adopt a service oriented mind-set because “Service Keeps Us Sober“
We encourage you to find a sponsor but you do not need one to work the Steps. A temporary sponsor can help you for a defined period, like 30-days. Co-sponsors are members who agree to work the Steps together, supporting each other and holding one another accountable. In a real sense, we co-sponsor each other in this class. Attendees are encouraged to ask other class members to be their temporary sponsor or co-sponsor.
Working in isolation is STRONGLY DISCOURAGED
The materials presented here are used during the Triangle Area SAA Annual Step Retreats and are intended to be used with the guidance of a sponsor or co-sponsor. By downloading this material, user agrees to use any and all Triangle SAA documents as presented, in their entirety, without editing, deletions, or corrections.
Steps 2 and 3
“Studying the Steps is not the same as taking the Steps. In the “Beginners’ Classes” you take the steps. The Big Book says, “Here are the steps we took” not “here are the steps we read and talked about.” The AA pioneers proved that action, not knowledge, produced the spiritual awakening that resulted in recovery from alcoholism or addiction.”