- The Group Conscience is the collective conscience of the group's members, representing substantial unanimity on issues involving the group, before definitive action is taken.
- Most groups conduct group conscience meetings once a month after their regular meeting at a pre-announced time.
- Any member can participate in a group conscience meeting.
- One General Service Representative (GSR) from each group is elected to represent the group as one voting member at the Intergroup / Area level.
Group Conscience Business Meeting Format
Adapted from Robert's Rules of Order
- Meeting is opened with the Serenity Prayer.
- Read The Twelve Traditions
- Secretary reads Minutes from the last business meeting.
- Minutes are approved as read and/or amended and approved.
- Secretary gives his or her Report (Announcements).
- Treasurer reads the Treasurer's Report, including 7th Tradition donations received and any expenses incurred.
- Unfinished Business is conducted by following items listed on the Agenda.
- Motions may be made and voted upon.
- New Business is conducted (including, if necessary, elections of vacant Trusted Servant positions).
- Next Business Meeting is scheduled.
- Meeting is closed with the Serenity Prayer.