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What is Area 29?

Your Maryland General Service (Area 29) Officers and Committees

Maryland General Service officers and committee chairs can be contacted by e-mail as shown at Contact Us or write to:

Maryland General Service Inc.
P.O. Box 13457
Baltimore, MD 21203

Message from the Area 29 Delegate

Does your home group have a General Service Representative (GSR)?
Do you attend any groups that don't?
Please take them a copy of this circular and ask them to participate with a voice in the group conscience of A.A. as a whole.

Margenser Articles Wanted

Do you have an experience in A.A. that you would like to share? Please consider sharing your experience, strength, and hope with Service work in print. Articles should be no more than 750 words or as short as you would like it to be. For more information, See Margenser.


Committee meetings

The 2015 Area 29 Fall Convention committee meeting will be held third Thursday of each month, except June, will be on the 25th.
Location The Serenity Center
9650 Basket Ring Road
Columbia, MD 21045
Time 8:00 p.m.
For further information contact 2015 Area 29 Fall Convention Committee
The 2015 Area 29 State Convention Committee meetings will be held on Sunday, April 19 and May 17.
Meeting location The Serenity Center
9650 Basket Ring Road
Columbia, MD 21045
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact the 2015 State Convention Committee.


What’s Happening in Area 29?

MGS Finance Committe Workshop

May 30, 2015 (Frederick, MD)


District 31 Workshop

May 31, 2015 (Arnold, MD)


District 41 Picnic

June 13, 2015 (New Market, MD)


45th Annual Area 29 State Convention

June 18-21, 2015 (Hagerstown, Md)
Online Registration

District 6 Workshop

July 25, 2015 (Lothian, MD)

A.A. Events Outside Area 29

2015 International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous

July 2 - 5, 2015 (Atlanta, Ga.)



New Publications

2nd Quarter 2015 issue of the Margenser.

Box 459: Holiday Issue 2014.

Maryland General Service Assembly Handbook

New Forms

New Group Form

Group Information Change Form

MGS Expense Form XLS PDF




Our Mailing Address

Maryland General Service Inc.
P.O. Box 13457
Baltimore, MD 21203

Please reference your Group Service Number on all correspondence and group contributions.

To Group Treasurers

Please remember to put your 6-digit GSO Group Number on all correspondence to Maryland General Service, Inc.

Contributions to GSO can now be made online

Groups and individuals can now make contributions to the general Service Office online. For more information and instructions, click here.

Help an Alcoholic “Bridge the Gap” between Treatment Facilities and A.A.

Click here for more information about how you can help an alcoholic leaving a treatment facility or other institution to continue his/her recovery in A.A.


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