Y.E.S. Group To Celebrate 40 Years
Sunday August 19, 2017 – Doors open at 6:30 pm – Lead speaker at 8:00 pm.
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
2770 Central Ave
Toledo, OH 43606
Come help the Y.E.S. (Youth Enjoying Sobriety) AA group celebrate 40 years of helping and keeping the next sick and suffering Alcoholic find serenity through working the Twelve Steps of A.A. We will have fellowship, hamburgers / hot dogs, beverages and fun. If you can, please bring a dish to pass / share. We will have a special lead speaker. Family and friends are welcome.
Tolerance In Practice
“We found that the principles of tolerance and love had to be emphasized in actual practice. We can never say (or insinuate) to anyone that he must agree to our formula or be excommunicated. The atheist may stand up in an A.A. meeting still denying the Deity, yet reporting how vastly he has been changed in attitude and outlook. Much experience tells us he will presently change his mind about God, but nobody tells him he must do so.
“In order to carry the principle of inclusiveness and tolerance still further, we make no religious requirement of anyone. All people having an alcoholic problem who wish to get rid of it and so make a happy adjustment with the circumstances of their lives, become A.A. members by simply associating with us. Nothing but sincerity is needed. But we do not demand even this.
“In such an atmosphere the orthodox, the unorthodox, and the unbeliever mix happily and usefully together. An opportunity for spiritual growth is open to all.”