The Southeastern Pennsylvania Intergroup Association of Alcoholics Anonymous welcomes you to its official web site.  SEPIA covers the Southeastern Pennsylvania area, including the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery.  Our primary purpose is to carry the message of recovery to the alcoholic who still suffers.  If you want to drink, that's your business; if you want to stop, it's ours. 

We can help!  Please call 215-923-7900.


The S.E.P.I.A. Office Hours:   Monday thru Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


ATTENTION ALL GROUPS:  Please complete the Meeting Update form to indicate the most up-to-date information about your groups.  New directories will be printed in January 2015 and we need to have accurate information for all groups.  Click on form, print it out and send it to SEPIA as soon as possible.

Printable Group / Meeting Update form




Now being accepted by mail this week only  Online registration available only until March 30. (See side menu)

Obtain printable registration form here,

or from your intergroup Representative, your zone coordinator 

or from the SEPIA office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


75 years of AA in  Philadelphia 

Event was a huge success!  Thank you to all who participated and attended.  Happy 75th Birthday Philadelphia AA! 


Unity Pitches 

Has your home group had a unity pitch?  Do you know what a unity pitch is?  The following group is having a unity pitch over the next few weeks.  Join the meeting to see what it is and schedule one for your own group soon by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Do you have an anniversary coming up?  If so, can you contribute in two ways to Intergroup for its twelve step work?  

INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTIONS: anniversary donation form






For your convenience, you can view our latest Literature Order Form, by clicking here:   Printable Literature Order Form


Group Contributions - 2011, 2012 and 2013 

NOTE:  If your records do not agree with this list, please let the office know.   

 See Current "Interviews" Newsletter Below:


"Interviews" Newsletter Archives

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ANNUAL ROUND UP - April 10 to 12, 2015 at the Grand Hotel in Cape May New Jersey.  All are welcome.  Registration is $25.  Complete form and submit to SEPIA office at 444 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia or register in person at the Round Up!  $25 per person.




Sunday, April 26 - BENSALEM SUNDAY NIGHTERS is celebrating their 35th anniversary at the Presbyterian Church at 2826 Bristol Road (19020)  Food at 6 pm, two speakers at 7 pm.  Donations gratefully accepted.  All are welcome. 

Monday Fun Day Group - 6 pm As Bill Sees It and 7:30 pm Speaker/Topic meeting at the Chalfont United Methodist Church, 11 Meadowbrook Lane, Chalfont (18914)  



Monday, April 20 - the NOT ALONE GROUP is celebrating their 26th anniversary at the Prospect United Methodist Church, Rt 420 & 8th Avenue, Prospect Park at 11 am. 

NEEDS SUPPORT:  Tuesday nights at 7 pm - BIG BOOK BREAKDOWN at Trinity Unity Presbyterian Church at 360 N Oak Road in Clifton Heights (19018).  Help carry the message by reading the book.


AMBLER GROUP at the Upper Dublin Lutheran Church School at Butler and Susquehanna in Ambler needs support.  42 year old meeting meets at 8:30 pm on Friday nights.  All are welcome. 

Tuesday, April 28 (4th Tuesday of eery month) - the local MONTGOMERY COUNTY ZONE Pubic Information (PI) and Cooperation with the Professional Communities (CPC) committee meets at St. Peter's Church on Easton Road in Glenside at 7 pm. All interested in serving on one of these commitees are welcome to attend.

Starting Monday, March 2 - The SOLUTION STEPS and TRADITIONS MEETING will be meeting from 7:30 to 8:30 pm at the 309 Unity Clubhouse, 445 Bethlehem Pike, Colmar (18915)

Sunday, March 29 - the ROYERSFORD RECOVERY group is celebrating their 25th anniversay at 6 pm at 816 Oak Street in Royersford.  All are welcome to attend.


West Philadelphia SPIRITUAL AWAKENING GROUP - from 6:30 to 8 pm on Friday's needs support. Holy Cross Baptist Church (corner house) 1903 Wynnewood Road.

Wednesday, April 8 - the SOUTHWEST GROUP is celebrating their 66th anniversary at the Clearview Methodist Church at 76th and Buist Avenue (19153) 6:30 pm Food, fun, fellowship; 7:30 pm two speaker meeting.  All are welcome.

Saturday, April 18 - CONSCIOUS CONTACT GROUP invites all to their 27th anniversary from 10 am to 12:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church of Germantown in Pilllings Hall at 6001 Germantown Avenue (19144).  Donations gratefully appreciated.

Saturday, April 25 - YOUNG MEN'S GROUP is celebrating their 51st anniversary at St. Katherine of Siena at 9700 Frankford Avenue at 7 pm.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.  Bring a dessert to share.

Tuesday, April 21 - TAKING THE RIGHT STEPS TOGETHER group annoucnes their 7th anniversary from 7 to 9 pm at Holsey Temple Church, 5305 Germantown Avenue (19144). 

Saturday, May 2 - the SPRUCE HILL STEPPERS will be celebrating their 8th anniversary at 9 am to 11 am. Spruce Hill Community Center at 257 South 45th Street in West Philadephia.

Saturday, May 2 - CONCEPTS WORKSHOP at 4021 club, 4021 Walnut Street from 1 to 4 pm - 4 speakers.

Saturday, May 16 - SURVIVAL's 20th anniversary from 6 to 9 pm, 2 speakers, Frankford Memorial Methodist Church, Oxford & Dyer.  Water Ice and Food, Fun and Fellowship.  All are welcome.

Friday, May 22 at 9 pm to Monday, May 25 at 7 pm - MEMORIAL DAY WEKKEND ALKATHON at 4021 Clubhouse, 4021 Walnut street in University City.  Looking for more groups to participate/  Contact Phil or Keith to volunteer.

OTHER EVENTS (within Five County Area):

February 26 to 28, 2016 - LOLLAPALOOZA will be held at the Crowne Plaza, 4700 East Street Road, Feasterville.  $70 includes registration banquet dinner, ice craem social, hotel group rate $129 per night.  Information at:


Saturday, March 28 at 6:30 pm the PHILLY BID presents a SPAGHETTI DINNER & SPEAKER JAM at St. Pio's, 1826 Pollock Street, $5 cost for dinner at 6:30 pm, speaker jam is free.  All are welcome.


Saturday, April 18 - Combined District GSR Orientation Workshop from 1 to 4 pm at the Willowdale Chapel, 675 Unionville Road, Kennett Sqare.  GSR's are requested to be present.  All other members are welcome.


Friday, August 14 to Sunday, August 16, 2015 - the Pennscypaa YOUNG PEOPLE's convention will be held at the Clarion Hotel in Philadelphia.  For more info:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or


Friday, August 21 to Sunday Augsut 23 - the LIBERTY BELL ROUNDUP will be held in Philadelphia.  Contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.


OTHER EVENTS (Outside Five County Area):


Sunday, April 26, 2015 - the THIRD Annual COMBINED INTERGROUP WORKSHOP wll be held at Hampden Heigts 7th Day Adventist Church, 2706 Old Pricetown Road, Temple, Pennsylvania (near Reading) (19560).  10 am registration; workshop 10:30 am to 4 pm.  Topics:  Growing in Digital Age, how to attract newcomers, roundtable discussions.  All Area 59 Intergroups and Central Service Offices and interested AA members in doing service work are welcome to attend.  Food, fun, fellowship. Workshop Flyer


Friday to Sunday, June 12 to 14 - FOUNDERS DAY weekend in Akron Ohio - celebrating 80th anniversary of AA - Birthplace of AA.  Registration $20, package plans range from $130 to $180 per person.  Contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


July 2 to July 5, 2015 - Online Registration continues for the INTERNATIONAL AA CONVENTION - 80 years!  To register online at go to International link for the 80th International Convention in Atlanta Georgia on July 2-5, 2015.


Pennsylvania Hospitality suite at International convention - joint venture with Areas 59 and 60 - in Atlanta, Georgia - help is needed.  Monetary donations:  Send to EPGSA Treasurer PO Box 222, Glenolden, PA 19036 - clearly mark check "Hospitality Suite 2015" Also, need volunteers at the hospitality suite in Atlanta - contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more info or to sign up for a certain day/time.


July 31 to August 2 - 22nd ANNUAL PA STATE CONVENTION "We are not a glum lot" Holiday Inn Harrisburg contact


REGISTRATION NOW BEING TAKEN FOR THE ROUND UP - Friday to Sunday April 10, 11 and 12, 2015 for the next SEPIA ANNUAL ROUND UP at the Grand Hotel of Cape May.   Obtain your registration form by sending an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Pre-registration strongly encouraged.  Deadline for pre-registrations is Monday, March 30, 2015.




SEPIA is always in need of volunteers to help carry the message of recovery. You simply have to show up. Most committees do not have a length of sobriety requirement. There are several ways to get involved.

  1. Volunteer at the SEPIA office. We ask one year of continuous sobriety to answer phones at the office. If you have less than a year, there are plenty of things you can do to help. For instance, we can always use help putting our newsletter, Interviews, together toward the end of each month.
  2. Get involved with one of our 12 Step Committees (Click Here). These committees meet at the SEPIA office, 444 N. 3rd Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia at 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the following nights: