Sunday Meeting Trusted Servant

Duties to be performed by the Trusted Servant responsible for leading the Sunday meeting:

  • Provide your contact information (e-mail, phone) to the Alternate Trusted Servant.
  • Attend all meetings of The Firing Line.
  • Contact the Alternate Trusted Servant if you are not able to attend.

Before the Meeting

  • Arrive at least 20 minutes before meeting starts.
  • Take meeting supplies (in rolling cart) out of storage closet.
  • Set up binder, commitment clipboards, etc. at the head of the center table.
  • Prior to the start of the meeting, find volunteers/readers for:
    • The Big Book
    • There is a Solution
    • Trusted Servant Statement
    • A Vision for You
    • Dictionary definitions

Open the Meeting

  • Use the meeting script in the 3-ring binder to lead the meeting.
  • Begin the meeting promptly at 5 p.m.

During the Meeting

  • Set 5-minute timer for meditation.
  • As members share, act as timekeeper to ensure adherence to 2-minute time limit.

Close the Meeting

  • Return to script at 6:05 p.m.
  • Close the meeting as per the script.
  • Lead The Lord’s Prayer.

After the Meeting

  • Replace all meeting-related items in cart and return cart to storage closet.
  • Return pamphlet rack to storage closet.
  • Ensure everyone has exited the building.
  • Lock up.
  • Attend The Firing Line’s business meetings.