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SEPIA Service Committees

By our Twelve Steps we have recovered, by our Twelve Traditions we have unified, and through our Third Legacy -- Service -- we shall carry the AA message down through the corridors of time to come.

The primary purpose of South Eastern Pennsylvania Intergroup
Association (SEPIA) is to help inform the greater community about A.A. and alcoholism so that those who need help can find recovery from alcoholism.
SEPIA is an organization created and sustained by A.A. groups in the South Eastern Pennsylvania.

Member Support Means the World to the Still Suffering Alcoholic…..

Service Teams
Giving Back What Was Freely Given

SEPIA has many opportunities to provide valuable service, that allows the hand of Alcoholics Anonymous to always be there.


Click on each opportunity for further details.

Steering Committee

The SEPIA Steering Committee holds regularly scheduled meetings and deals with general policy and plans.


The primary purpose of those involved in archival work is to carry the message of Alcoholics Anonymous. Archives service work is more than mere custodial activity; it is the means by which we collect, preserve, and share the rich and meaningful heritage of our Fellowship.


The Finance Committee is responsible for making recommendations to the Association, Steering Committee and office staff about how best to spend our Seventh Tradition donations.


Did you ever wonder who answers the phones when the Intergroup office is closed? Interphones does.

If you feel like volunteering for 12th step work, but don't want to leave the house, Interphones is a great way to get into service.


The Southeastern Pennsylvania Intergroup Association (SEPIA) prison committee carries the AA message of sobriety and hope to correctional facilities in the five county area. We focus on those who want our help and the most difficult to reach, while planting the seeds of recovery from our disease to the inmate behind the walls.

Prisons-Temporary Contacts

Please join us in carrying the A.A. message to the inmate behind the walls. Our committee has been successful in helping many new members in the correctional institutions to find sobriety and help them get comfortable in A.A.

Public Information

Like all of Alcoholics Anonymous, the primary purpose of members involved with PUBLIC INFORMATION service is to carry the A.A. message to the alcoholic who still suffers. Working together, members of the PUBLIC INFORMATION committee convey A.A. information to the general public, including the media. We are here to help!

Special Events

The Special Events Committee coordinates Alcoholics Anonymous related activities in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Area. We create events such as SEPIA's biggest fundraiser, the Round UP every year.

We also plan for Gratitude Breakfasts, Dinner Dances, Bingo nights etc.... anything for fun!!

Treatment / Bridging The Gap Committee

In Southeastern Pennsylvania Intergroup Association (SEPIA’s) five-county area there are many opportunities to carry the Alcoholics Anonymous message to treatment facilities. Many among us first heard the message of hope and recovery as a patient in these facilities.


Does your home group know about the committees that do 12th step work from the Intergroup Office? That is what the Unity Committee! We will come to your group and give a short presentation about each of our 12 step committees.

Cooperation with the Professional Community

The Cooperation with the Professional Community, or C.P.C. Committee carries the message of A.A.’s purpose to the professional (medical, legal, judicial, and religious) community through workshops, seminars, and various other activities.

Website / Technology

The Public Information Committee is responsible for oversight of the SEPIA website and eCommerce store. Additionally the committee consider other pieces of technology that can benefit operations of the SEPIA Office.


Members of AA protect their anonymity:

to protect the AA organization, their professional and private lives, the lives of other alcoholics, and most importantly, those seeking help with their drinking problem: the newcomer.

Your anonymity will be protected. AA does not keep information on their members nor track or record who contacts them.

For more information, visit our page on anonymity.

Service Statement

Responsibility of service activities is placed at the group’s level, and all service center activities are guided by the Twelve Traditions and the Groups’ will and conscience. Unity of purpose thought, and deed is of primary importance in all SEPIA actions.
The continued advancement of the A.A. Program through the performance of service work is the ultimate objective of the SEPIA Service members.

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